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Tropic Weekender: Your insider guide to the best events this weekend


Huge weekend ahead with Cairns Festival, CQUni Open Day, markets across the region and the Ukulele Festival. It's all in the TropicWeekender guide.

Saturday 27 August

1. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info

2. Cafe Blah Blah: Info

3. CQUni Open Day: Info

4. Honour by Joanna Murray-Smith: Info

5. Be-Tween Us: Info

6. Yungaburra Markets: Info

7. Grin N Bear It Challenge: Info

8. Ukulele Community Concert: Info

9. Nina Dawson - Seasonal scarves: Info

10. EnLIGHTenment - OCEAN AND EARTH: Info

11. Beyond the Surface: Info

12. Grand Parade and Fireworks: Info

Sunday 28 August

13. Be-Tween Us: Info

14. Central Intelligence at Babinda Cinemas: Info

15. Port Douglas Sunday Markets: Info

16. Spirit of Cairns Sunday Cocktail Cruises: Info

17. AJ Hackett Sunday Sessions: Info 

18. Beyond the Surface art exhibition: Info

19. Birthday Bash & Crazy Jump Day: Info

20. About the One Million Stars to End Violence Project: Info

21. Ride for Muscular Dystrophy: Info