Tropic Weekender: Your insider guide to the best events this weekend
We're expecting partly cloudy skies and maximum temperatures of 27C in Cairns this weekend.
There are plenty of events around the region for locals to enjoy with friends and family including the Cairns Festival, the Mayweather vs McGregor fight, a chocolate-making masterclass, plenty of community markets and live music performances.
Have a great tropical weekend!
Saturday 26 August
1. Cairns Parade and Fireworks: Info
2. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info
3. Botanic Gardens basketry group: Info
4. Chocolate masterclass at Cairns Cooking School: Info
5. The music of Pink Floyd concert at the Cairns Convention Centre: Info
6. Lights Camera Murder at the Cairns Dinner Theatre: Info
7. Mossman markets: Info
Sunday 27 August
8. Cairns Festival Longest Lunch at Harbour Lights: Info
10. Mt Sheridan community markets: Info
11. Dave Cooke performs live at AJ Hackett: Info
12. Tanks markets in Edge Hill: Info
13. Savidas perform live at the Trinity Beach Tavern: Info
14. Eddie Skiba performs live at Kewarra Beach Resort: Info
15. Unseen cinema 'Neruda' at the Centre of Contemporary Arts: Info
16. Mission Beach markets: Info
17. Dr. Elephant performs live at Bar36 in the Casino: Info