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

It's set to be a cracking weekend in the Tropical North.

And we've got you covered with a curated list of the best stuff to do.

Witness and enjoy the outstanding festivals across the region, including the Cairns Festival of Highland and Irish Dancing, the Tablelands Folk Festival and the Kuranda Festival.

The weekend is also bursting with other events, including a Digital SLR Photography workshop, the Cairns Annual White Party and the International Crocodile Trophy.

It's all in the TropicWeekender guide - our biggest one yet!

Saturday 22 October

1. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info

2. Cairns Festival of Highland and Irish Dancing: Info

3. Niesar Painting Cox Plate Race Day: Info

4. Scopes Annual Cent Sale: Info

5. Babinda Harvest Festival: Info

6. Paradise is Singing at Jute: Info

7. Discover Digital SLR Photography: Info

8. All That Remains: Info

9. Tablelands Folk Festival: Info

10. Yungaburra Markets: Info

11. Country & Western Landscape Re-Imagined: Info

12. Kinderballet: Info

13. The Taming of the Shrew - Shakespeare at the Tanks: Info

14. Gravitate: Info

15. Bridget Jones's Baby (M): Info

16. Reef Blitz 2016: Info

17. GAZE 2016 Tropical Mardi Gras Art Exhibition: Info

18. Illumination 2016 - Cairns Annual White Party: Info

19. Cairns Money Expo: Info

20. Crocodile Trophy: Info

21. Sculpture Botanica Cairns 2016: Info

22. The Sunny Cowgirls: Info

23. Cairns Parkrun: Info

Sunday 23 October

24. Gravitate: Info

25. Port Douglas Sunday Markets: Info

26. Kuranda Festival: Info

27. AJ Hackett Sunday Sessions: Info

28. Discover Digital SLR Photography: Info

29. Kinderballet: Info

30. Reef Blitz 2016: Info

31. Tablelands Folk Festival: Info

32. The Taming of the Shrew - Shakespeare at the Tanks: Info

33. Country & Western Landscape Re-Imagined: Info

34. Sculpture Botanica Cairns 2016: Info

35. GAZE 2016 Tropical Mardi Gras Art Exhibition: Info

36. Bridget Jone's Baby (M): Info

37. Illumination 2016 - Cairns Annual White Party: Info

38. All That Remains: Info

39. Crocodile Trophy: Info

40. Cairns Parkrun: Info

41. Cairns Craft Destash Market: Info

42. Big Bottomless Sundaze Launch: Info