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

november, 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. 

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