2012 Cairns Festival 17th August - 2nd Spetember 2012
Cairns Festival Is In Its 51st Year
Friday 17th August and Sunday 2nd September 2012
This years' Cairns Festival will be an action packed 17 day festival featuring artists, entertainers, musicians, and dancers from Cairns and surrounding regions all joining forces and coming together for a big party around the city of Cairns in Queensland Australia.
This event is hosted by the Cairns City Regional Council and it is created around the regions colourful character and multicultural community and showcases talents of locals in all sorts of artistic mediums.
While there will be many new events gracing the 2012 year's program, we are pleased to include the annual highlights, namely Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Esplanart outdoor exhibition of visual art, the opening Grand Parade, Tropical Pride Festival, Carnival on Collins and Muddy's Art Village.
The 2012 Grand Street Parade is scheduled for Saturday 18th August, and will again include 50 plus floats from throughout the Cairns community, an amazing pyrotechnic fireworks show, and free entertainment on The Esplanade for all the family.
Other Festival Cairns venues for artistic events include the Civic Theatre, Tanks Arts Centre, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, and the beautiful beachside village of Palm Cove.