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  • Tropic Weekender: Your curated guide to the best events across the Cairns region this weekend

    This weekend we celebrate one of the most important days of the year... Mother's Day! A special thanks to all the fabulous FNQ mothers out there. Time to celebrate, right mums! 

    But first, the weather forecast. It looks like the sun will shine this weekend with maximum temperatures of 28C on Saturday and 27C on Sunday, and only a 5-20% chance of light showers. Perfect weather to enjoy the massive bundle of events we've got listed for you!

    Whatever you do, make it an awesome tropical weekend!

    Saturday May 11

    1. Pink in the Tropics round by AFL Cairns: Info

    2. Cairns Craft Beer Festival at Hemingway's Brewery Cairns Wharf: Info

    3. Street Art for our Oceans by Cairns and Far North Environment Centre: Info

    4. Zennith at Tanks Arts Centre: Info

    5. Cabaresque at Paramour Cabaret Theatre: Info

    6. French Film Festival at Cairns Performing Arts Centre: Info

    7. Cocktails at Gin Social: Info

    8. Operation Fur-ever Home Adoption Day at Cannon Park Racecourse: Info

    9. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info

    10. Mother's Day Arts and Craft at Mt Sheridan Plaza: Info

    11. Music in the Park at Machans Beach Sports and Rec Group Inc: Info

    12. Rock n Sweet at Cairns Esplanade: Info

    13. Latin Dance Party at Cairns Latin Dance Club: Info

    14. Free Bamboo Workshops for Kids at Tanks Arts Centre: Info

    15. Industry Connect at Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre: Info

    16. Orchid Society Flower Show at Mt Sheridan Plaza: Info

    17. Lisa Hunt live at The Reef Hotel Casino: Info

    18. Julian James live at The ORB: Info

    19. Eddie Skiba live at The Salt House: Info

    20. Makin' Whoopee Maker's Markets at Edge Hill State School: Info

    21. Lip Sync Battle at Fretwell Park: Info

    Sunday May 12

    22. Mother's Day Classic Fun Run/Walk at Cairns Esplanade: Info

    23. Mumm for Mum High Tea at The Chambers: Info

    24. Mother's Day Bottomless Buffet at The Surf Club Palm Cove: Info

    25. Mother's Day at The Bluewater: Info

    26. Mother’s Day Buck’s Fizz Brunch at Paper Crane, Riley Resort: Info

    27. Mother's Day at Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa: Info

    28. Holloways Beach Markets: Info

    29. Soul Jah live at Cairns Esplanade: Info

    30. Glacier Rock plays at Portsmith Club: Info

    31. Woree Markets: Info

    32. Mother's Day Buffet Breakfast at Balaclava Hotel: Info

    33. Mother's Day at Pullman Cairns International: Info

    34. Love Mum at Cairns Colonial Club Resort: Info

    35. Bobby Maguire live at Greenfields by Crystalbrook: Info