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

Palm Cove Christmas 2020
  • Location: Cairns Beaches
  • Dates: Friday 25th December

Each year the local Restaurants offer special lunch and dinner menus for Christmas parties and Christmas Day. Here is a selection of this year's options.

New Years Eve at Palm Cove
Palm Cove - New Years Eve 2020
  • Location: Palm Cove Williams Esplanade , Palm Cove
  • Dates: Thursday 31st December

New Years Eve 2020 is almost here! Do you have plans? Why not send off the old and celebrate the new at Palm Cove? There will be a festive atmosphere along the beachfront Williams Esplanade, a perfect location to celebrate with friends and family. Enjoy the fabulous cuisine of Palm Cove restaurants, raise a glass and toast in the New Year with a magical fireworks display off the beach.

Palm Cove Fireworks by Angela Willemsen Photography
Palm Cove Queensland Australia - New Year’s Eve 2020 - 2021
  • Location: Palm Cove
  • Dates: Thursday 31st December

New Year’s Eve 2020 is almost upon us! If you are not sure yet what to do why not send off the year and say ’ hi’ to the new one on a mini break in beautiful Palm Cove Queensland Australia? The traditional NYE Fireworks will be launched at 9.00pm from the beachfront Esplanade and over the Coral Sea, a great display for all the family to enjoy. The atmosphere on the esplanade will be filled with revellers all enjoying beautiful Palm Cove. Come and enjoy the fabulous cuisine of Palm Cove restaurants and resorts, raise a glass and toast in the New Year and then walk back to your nearby holiday accommodation, to awake to a fresh new day in 2021 on the palm fringed beach of Palm Cove.

Valentines Day February 14th 2021 in Palm Cove
Valentines Day February 14th 2021 in Palm Cove
  • Location: Palm Cove
  • Dates: Sunday 14th February

What better location could you find than a beachfront resort and restaurant to spend a night with your sweet Valentine than Palm Cove? Probably nowhere in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland but then again we are a bit bias as we live here and we love it all year round.

Port Douglas Fireworks
New Years Eve 2020 - Port Douglas, Queensland Australia
  • Location: Port Douglas
  • Dates: Thursday 31st December

Port Douglas really is a special place to celebrate the end of 2018 and to welcome in the New Year of 2020 in the famous seaside village of Port Douglas. What a better way to end 2020 than with fabulous fireworks. Port Douglas is a really spectacular place to celebrate this event. With many special dining and party options, you won’t forget a special New Year Eve’s celebration in Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia.