• Community Services
  • Engineering / Technical
  • Executive
  • Financial / Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Information Technology
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Secretarial / Office Admin
  • Temporary / Contract
  • Other
  • Staff writers

    Email Staff writers

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

    Check out our curated list of great things to do this weekend, ranging from exhibitions, live music and sports, all of which are on offer across the Cairns region.

    It's going to be a wet weekend with possible showers on Saturday and thunderstorms expected for Sunday with a peak temperature of around 33°C on Saturday and 31°C on Sunday.

    Whatever your plans are, have a great tropical weekend!

    Saturday 17th of February

    1. North Queensland Toyota Cowboys v Tigers (trial game) at Barlow Park: Info

    2. Cairns Esplanade Markets at the Lagoon: Info

    3. Grab a Saturday evening cocktail at Gin Social at the Hilton Cairns: Info

    4. Free entry at Cairns Art Gallery: Info

    5. Dinner with the Beatles at Cairns Dinner Theatre: Info

    6. Colour Conquest Zap Attack at Laser fun: Info

    7. Active Living Aqua Aerobics at Esplanade Lagoon: Info

    8. Live music Party At The Beach with 13th Floor at Holloways Beach sporting complex: Info

    9. Ash Grumwald live at Edge Hill Tavern: Info

    10. Chinese New Year Banquet at Xanadu on Collins: Info

    Sunday 18th of February

    11. Mega Wipeout at Woree pool: Info

    12. Sports Sign On day at Mt Sheridan Plaza: Info

    13. Port Douglas Sunday Markets: Info

    14. Boat Making Workshop at Cairns Art Gallery: Info

    15. Beginners Learn to Draw & Paint at Oasis Palm Cove: Info

    16. Live drumming with Djansa By The Creek at Glenoma Park: Info

    17. Five-Element Qigong at Wild Heart Yoga tribe: Info

    18. Come and try day at Cairns BMX Club: Info

    19. Yoga and Smoothie bowl breakfast at KOKO BOOST: Info

    20. Screening of indie film "Lucky" at CoCA: Info