Events in Cairns Far North Tropical Queensland

If you are coming to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef  be sure to plan your holiday around one of the many exciting and colourful events that are hosted from Mission Beach, Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands. North Queenslanders are known as people that love to put on their party pants on more often than not so come on up and join us in all the fun for our local and international events

The whole region comes alive day and night with music, parades, markets, shows, banquets, events, duck racing, toad racing, horse racing and elite sporting events just to name a few

Read here about the current Cairns Events and Attractions  

Events in Far North Queensland

Rugby World Cup 2017
Rugby League World Cup Cairns 2017
  • Location: Barlow Park Cairns, Cairns
  • Dates: Sunday 29th October - Saturday 11th November

Experience all the excitement of world-class rugby when the Rugby League World Cup comes to Cairns in 2017. Enjoy watching the small island nations of Tonga and Samoa take on Scotland in respective matches as well as a match between two yet-to-qualify European teams, all being held at Barlow Park. Don’t miss out on the ultimate Rugby League experience in Cairns!