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Cairns on a Fork | 25 November 2017 | Family Activity

  • Posted on November 20, 2017
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Cairns on a Fork | Family Activity | Eating Out in Cairns Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal | November 25, 2017 Cairns on a fork is a not-for-profit organisation that showcases the best of the street food culture around Cairns in a family friendly environment. Different locations are regularly selected for pop-up food markets where many types of vendors bring culinary delight to the residents and visitors of the city. On November 25, 2017, you’ll be able to get your foodie fix at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal from 12noon to 10pm.  This year is set to be the biggest and…

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THE CAIRNS AQUARIUM | FAMILY ACTIVITY

  • Posted on September 13, 2017
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The Cairns Aquarium | A Fabulous Family Activity! You can find the Cairns Aquarium at : 5 Florence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Yes, the Cairns Aquarium has been long in the making.  Yes, it’s opening date has been delayed, but as of the 19th September, 2017, you and your family can expect to be awed by the vast array of critters that now call the Cairns Aquarium, home. A number of displays will be showcasing fish, sharks, reptiles, amphibians and even giant insects.  I’m sure that the insects don’t rock everyone’s boat, but I’m sure the kids will love it….

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Cairns Festival 2017 | The Family Event of the Year

  • Posted on August 23, 2017
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Cairns Festival 2017 | The Family Event of the Year 25 August 2017 – 3 September 2017 The Cairns Festival has always been among the most popular family events for locals and tourists alike, with so many events to keep people from all walks of life. If you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, make sure you don’t miss out – we only have a few spots left. Click here to book.   While in the past I’ve enjoyed the weird and wonderful things that come with the Cairns Festival, this is the first year Minh and I will be doing it as…

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Carnival on Collins on Father’s Day

  • Posted on August 18, 2017
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When: Sunday 3 September, 2017 Where: Tanks Arts Centre, Collins Street, Edge Hill A giant day of family fun on Dad’s special day! Carnival on Collins on Father’s Day features loads of free entertainment for people of all ages – even Dad! For the gardening Dad check out what’s flowering in the botanic gardens and make your plant purchases at the plant store open while you enjoy the event. Then head on over to Gondwanan Lawn to view the fabulous cars at the exhibition of classic cars from the Cairns and District Historical Vehicle Club. Meanwhile brush up on your…

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Midnight Oil @ Kuranda Amphitheatre

  • Posted on August 9, 2017
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When: 7 October, 2017 Where: Kuranda Amphitheatre It’s shaping up to be a huge event for Cairns and the Kuranda Amphitheatre, with Midnight Oil performing at the revamped amphitheatre on 7 October 2017. More than two decades after the Beds are Burning outfit last rocked the rainforest venue, Midnight Oil will make their long-awaited return to the iconic Far North stage. The show is part of their “The Great Circle” 2017 world tour. Midnight Oil will perform hits from their classic 80’s and early 90’s albums like “10-1”, “Diesel & Dust” and “Blue Sky Mining”. The support act will be Urthboy. Midnight Oil is more…

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Cairns Cup

  • Posted on July 25, 2017
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When: Saturday 5 August & Saturday 12 August, 2017 Where: Cannon Park Racecourse, Cairns It’s that time of year again to dress up in your finery and get along the the Cairns Cup! This year this iconic event is being held over two Saturdays with Ladies Day Saturday 5th August and Cup Day on Saturday 12th August. It really is one of Cairn’s headline events on the social calendar with an exciting carnival atmosphere of exhilarating racing, superb fashion and fun times with friends. Get ready for a big day out and purchase a ticket to one of the great…

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Cairns Show

  • Posted on July 13, 2017
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When:  19 – 21 July, 2017 Where: Cairns Showgrounds There will be all the fun of the fair at this year’s Cairns Show, happening this year from Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 July. Checkout these fantastic fun-filled attractions: The Hot Ten Sideshow Alley with all your favourite rides and stalls Showbag Warehouse where you can purchase your showbags. Animals on show –  including cattle, dogs, goats, birds and guinea pigs. The main arena will provide plenty of free entertainment with Equestrian events, Woodchopping, Musical Extravaganzas, Showtime FMX, Pole Climbing and the grand finale Fireworks Spectacular. Several bars will be located…

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Cairns Festival

  • Posted on June 30, 2017
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When: 25 August to 3 September, 2017 Where: Multiple Venues, Cairns The streets of Cairns are going to come alive with ten days of partying at the Cairns Festival! The 56th annual Cairns Festival will feature a range of free and ticketed events across the city and into the suburbs. The festival kicks off with the Grand Parade with this year’s theme, ‘Shine’ inspiring some eye-catching decorations on the parade floats. Alongside the old favourites, there will be Carnival on Collins, Sunday on the ‘Nard’ and the introduction of ‘The Making Place’, a dedicated free performance and workshop space showcasing…

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Corpse Flower

  • Posted on January 22, 2016
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Corpse Flower | Cairns Event When: 8 January 2016 Where: Cairns Botanical Garden A Corpse Flower at the Cairns Botanical Garden recently went into full bloom causing excitement for locals and tourists alike.  We ducked down at lunch time to have a look and this rare and monstrous flower. The Corpse Flower emits quite a strong and foul odour, but its size and beauty still make it one of the world’s rarest attractions.  The corpse flower is one of the largest flowers in the world but it is only in bloom for a few days. It may take seven to…

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Chinese New Year 2015 | Cairns

  • Posted on January 22, 2015
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Chinese New Year 2015 | 16th Feb – 28th Feb Year of the Goat Cairns, Australia The Goat is the eighth sign the in 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. People born in the year of the goat are believed to be gentle, mild-mannered, sympathetic and brimming with a strong sense of kind-heartedness and justice. Last year the Chinese New Year had approx. 20,000 guests including local and international and 2015 expecting a similar outcome this year being the year of the goat. Last year the year of the horse having music, markets, zodiac animals. This year Chinese New Year…

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