Tropic Weekender: Your insider guide to the best events this New Year's weekend
This weekend is all set for a massive celebration to ring in the new year.
There'll be maximum temperatures of 32C and possible scattered thunderstorms, but don't let that deter your party spirit.
You can choose from a colossal list of New Year's Eve events, including celebrating the last day of 2016 at the Cairns Esplanade, Hemingway's Brewery, the Reef Hotel Casino or QT Port Douglas.
On top of this, you can spend the first day of 2017 at a range of recovery parties, from AJ Hackett's to the Splash Pool Party.
It's all in the TropicWeekender guide, now with a BONUS Holiday Program list!
Saturday 31 December
1. New Year's Eve on the Esplanade: Info
2. New Year's Eve at the Reef Hotel Casino: Info
3. New Year's Eve in Port Douglas: Info
4. New Year's Eve Neon Nite: Info
5. New Year's Eve at Fogarty Park: Info
6. New Year's Eve Celebration at Castaways: Info
7. Cairns Biggest New Year's Eve R&B Party: Info
8. New Year's Eve at Palm Cove: Info
9. New Year's Eve Seafood Buffet at Mizuna Restaurant: Info
10. New Year's Eve at QT Port Douglas: Info
11. New Year's Eve - Island Night: Info
12. New Year's Eve at North Bar & Kitchen: Info
13. New Year's Eve at Cow Bay Hotel: Info
14. New Year's Eve at McGintys: Info
15. New Year's Eve at the Mount Molloy Hotel: Info
16. New Year's Eve Dinner at the Pullman Hotel (Palm Cove): Info
17. New Year's Eve at Three Wolves: Info
18. New Year's Eve at The Jack: Info
19. New Year's Eve at The Salthouse: Info
20. National Portrait: Info
21. Cafe Blah Blah: Info
22. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info
23. Mossman Markets: Info
24. Cairns Parkrun: Info
Sunday 1 January
Do you need your kids out of your hair these holidays?
Here is a list of activities that will keep your kids active and out of the house...
- Cairns Indoor Multi-Sport Madness: Info
- South Cairns Gymnastic Club's Holiday Activities: Info
- Christmas Markets at the Mount Sheridan Plaza: Info
- Craft and Sewing Studio Classes: Info
- Cairns Esplanade Activities: Info
- Aussie Farm Entertainment: Info
- Cairns Recreation Centre School Holiday Program: Info
- Jump Mania Trampoline Park: Info
- Cable Ski Kids Club: Info
- Kids Club at Cazalys: Info