What's On in Cairns, Port Douglas and FNQ! 

What's on In Cairns

Festivals | School Holidays | Community | Special Events

The best things to do with kids and families in Cairns and FNQ can be found right here, or on our Facebook page.

We’ve listed the best kids and family events below in our Event Calendar.


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We are proud to have partnered with Cairns Calendar, to provide you with ALL the EVENTS in Tropical and Far North Queensland.

Cairns Calendar will keep you up to date with Cairns’ events and what’s happening in Cairns and across TNQ with festivals, live music, theatre, comedy, business, sports, the arts, kids’ events, markets and more.

Event CalendaR - what's on in Cairns for Families

february, 2023

Please check organisers website and Facebook pages for details and events as times can change. While we do our best to provide accurate information, Kids About Cairns cannot be held responsible for cancelled or changed events. 

Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach is a beautiful quiet beach, with palm trees, a sandy beach and beautiful views of the coral sea.Located in the Cairns Northern Beaches

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Machans Beach

Cairns’ Closest Beach Machans Beach is Cairns Closest beach, approximately a 10 minutes drive north of Cairns. However forget about swimming here!  Machans Beach has

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Mudskipper Muddys Playground

Muddy’s Playground

Without a doubt, Muddy’s playground and splash park on the Cairns Esplanade would have to be the best, and the most popular all-ages playground in

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Tolga Museum

Tolga Museum Tolga is located near Atherton, on the tablelands, around an hour drive from Cairns. There is also an awesome new playground here in

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Fig tree playground in Cairns

Fig Tree Playground

Cairns Ultimate Tree House! The fig tree playground is really one of a kind. Built into a massive fig tree, this playground consists of bridges,

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Yorkeys Knob Beach - main area

Yorkeys Knob Beach

Yorkeys Knob Beach A Hidden Gem – Cairns Northern Beaches yorkeys Knob Beach – 20 mins from Cairns CBD Ideal for kids to explore Yorkeys

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