Tropic Weekender: Your insider guide to the best events this weekend
It's going to be a hot weekend ahead, with maximum temps of 33C on both Saturday and Sunday.
It might be worth checking out some indoor (and nicely air-conditioned) options this weekend, whether it's a movie at the cinemas or a visit to Cairns Regional Gallery.
Live music fans are spoilt for choice on Saturday night, with Passenger playing the Parklands and Skegss at the Grand Hotel.
Saturday 21 January
1. The Taste at the Lagoon: Info
2. Facepainters and Balloon Benders at Balaclava Hotel: Info
3. Lisa & Kimberley at Holloways Beach Sporting Complex: Info
4. The Poets at The Jack: Info
5. Skegss at the Grand Hotel: Info
6. School Holiday Bat Chats: Info
7. National Portration Prize 2015 at Cairns Regional Gallery: Info
8. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info
9. Passenger at the Parklands: Info
10. KickArts Chinese New Year Fortune Telling Ceremony: Info
Sunday 22 January
11. Mr Cool and the Moody Rivers Band at Cape York Hotel: Info
12. Ray Danes live acoustic at Hemingways Brewery: Info
13. Trad Irish music session at McGinty's: Info
14. Cairns Blues Explosion at Elixir Tapas Bar: Info
15. The Fantasticks musical by Cairns Choral Society: Info
16. Clifton Beach Foot Race by Dynamic Running: Info
17. Port Douglas Markets: Info