Tropic Weekender: Your insider guide to the best events this weekend
This festive weekend is perfect for Christmas, with maximum temperatures of 31C and partly cloudy skies.
Even though it's Christmas, the weekend is still jam-packed with events that you and your family can enjoy.
You can choose from an extensive list of pre-Christmas events, including Christmas Carols at Mount Sheridan, PJ O'Brien's Biggest Christmas Eve Party and "Closed For Christmas" performing at the Tapas Bar.
On top of this, you can celebrate Christmas with your closest family and friends at a selection of different places. These include the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, the Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort or the Hotel Grand Chancellor.
It's all in the TropicWeekender guide, now with a BONUS Holiday Program list!
Saturday 24 December
1. Christmas Carols at Mount Sheridan Plaza: Info
2. 4 in a Groove at Cazalys: Info
3. Tapas and Reggae: Info
4. Saturday Night at the Grand Hotel: Info
5. Cafe Blah Blah: Info
6. School Holiday Bat Chats: Info
7. Mark Burton on Christmas Eve: Info
8. National Portrait: Info
9. PJ O'Brien's Biggest Christmas Eve Party: Info
10. Saturday Afternoon at McGinty's: Info
11. Rusty's Markets: Info
12. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info
13. Mossman Markets: Info
14. Cairns Parkrun: Info
Sunday 25 December
15. Christmas Day at Pullman Reef Hotel Casino: Info
16. Christmas at Paradise Palms: Info
17. Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort: Info
18. Christmas Day at Mondo: Info
19. Christmas Day Lunch at Hotel Grand Chancellor: Info
20. Christmas Day Lunch at the Balaclava Hotel: Info
21. Live Jazz: Info
22. "Closed for Christmas" at Tapas and Music Bar: Info
23. Lunch at Pullman Cairns International: Info
24. Christmas Day Buffet Lunch at the Red Beret Hotel: Info
25. School Holiday Bat Chats: Info
26. Port Douglas Markets: Info
Do you need your kids out of your hair these holidays?
Here is a list of activities that will keep your kids active and out of the house...
- Cairns Indoor Multi-Sport Madness: Info
- South Cairns Gymnastic Club's Holiday Activities: Info
- Christmas Markets at the Mount Sheridan Plaza: Info
- Craft and Sewing Studio Classes: Info
- Cairns Esplanade Activities: Info
- Aussie Farm Entertainment: Info
- Cairns Recreation Centre School Holiday Program: Info
- Jump Mania Trampoline Park: Info
- Cable Ski Kids Club: Info
- Kids Club at Cazalys: Info