Lime Cordiale to bring fresh music festival to Cairns with big Australian line-up

Lime Cordiale is set to bring The Squeeze to Cairns Showgrounds next year, boasting Thelma Plum, Client Liaison and Beddy Rays among other Aussie artists.

Cairns to welcome Ocean Alley for a double-header set this summer

Cairns Summer Sounds is kicking off in a big way this season with Ocean Alley and the band's cruisy, coastal hits, for not one but two back-to-back shows.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

There's a few Christmas markets on, as well as a free outdoor screening of one of the best festive films of all time, next to live music and comedy.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

We're in for sunny days and clear skies this weekend, along with a bunch of great events and things to do in the tropical north!

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

Margaritas, beachside tunes, markets and more live music than you can keep up with ... we're looking forward to this weekend!

Australian war veteran stars in Things I Know to Be True in Cairns

The soldier, who took up acting as part of his treatment for post traumatic stress disorder, performs from this Friday at the Rondo Theatre.

Laneway Cairns to revive with huge electro, 80s-themed all-day party

Laneway bar is bringing together Cairns’ best visual artists, DJs and performers for a huge neon-themed, electro event this November.

Cairns to premiere play combining Torres Strait war history with Shakespeare's Othello

Othello combines a Shakespeare classic with the Strait's unique and untold history during World War II, featuring Jimi Bani as lead actor and co-creator.

Cairns craftsmen release festive tipple and gin-focused degustation event

Wolf Lane Distillery and Nu Nu Restaurant have teamed up to release a second edition of their Christmas Pudding Gin, with a celebratory launch event in tow.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

The first weekend of November is all about films, live music, theatre and arts, with a few free events to enjoy in Cairns and Tropical North too.

Free passes on Daintree Ferry, Mossman Gorge for FNQ locals over wet season

Residents from Cardwell to Cooktown and Cairns to Mareeba can get waived fees on some of the Far North’s most frequented tourism destinations.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

It's time to get a little spooky – there's all kinds of haunted things coming up this Halloween weekend, next to a stellar line-up of live music and comedy.

Oaks Kitchen and Garden wins national award for best destination dining

One of nine winners in the 2022 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant awards, Far North Queensland's Oaks Kitchen and Garden is tropical dining at its best.

UMI Arts hosts first solo exhibition by local artist Dorothy Edwards

Dorothy Edwards' first solo body of work, a colourful celebration of her Kokoberrin culture, is currently on display at Cairns' UMI Arts Gallery.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

Live music is front and centre this weekend, with The Grass is Greener and the Tablelands Folk Festival on alongside lots of other local gigs.

Social gallery: La Bella Figura premiere by Cairns’ JUTE Theatre Company

JUTE Theatre Company launched its latest production with a sold-out show and plenty of smiles, champagne and antipasto on Friday at Bulmba-ja.

Cyclists set for Ride for Isabel event in Yarrabah this weekend

Almost 100 local cyclists are gearing up to ride in the annual Alive Pharmacy Warehouse Ride for Isabel event, taking place this Sunday 17 October.

Tropic Now’s guide to Cairns’ The Grass is Greener festival

The Grass is Greener is making its homecoming next week, bringing a big list of Australian artists including Boo Seeka, Crooked Colours and Peking Duk.