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

The world-renowned Ocean Film Festival is coming to Cairns, plus, you can still take part on St Patrick's Day activities!

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

The Taipans has a home double-header in store this weekend, while you'll also find a taco + tequila event in Ellis Beach, open mic comedy and live music.

Ball Park Music to bring national headline tour to Cairns

Indie rock charmers Ball Park Music have announced their first headline tour in four years, with a visit to Cairns part of the 12-show schedule.

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

March is off to a bang with this week's TW line-up, featuring everything from theatre to streetwear vintage markets, food events and cinema.

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

A blend of comedy, games and live music is coming to CPAC with two nights of RocKwiz, plus the Port Douglas Hot & Steamy festival kicks off.

Cairns’ JUTE to launch 30th year with family political drama Queenslander

Set in a dystopian but not wildly unfamiliar future, Queenslander, playing at Bulmba-ja, promises to dive deep into the controversial politics of our time.

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

You'll find everything from comedy to classic cars and trivia to music bingo, as well as a few new exhibition openings across Cairns this weekend.

NorthSite’s latest photography exhibition showcases decades of the ‘deep north’

In his first solo exhibition in Cairns, artist Matthew Stanton reflects on the ever-changing landscape of the tropical north, his childhood home.

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair to return to physical festival in world-class venue

The region’s premier celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture is returning to Cairns – this time in a vibrant new events hub.

Tropic's guide to Valentine's Day events, dinners and things to do

Whether you’re shacked up this Valentine’s, or single and ready to mingle with your friends, there's plenty on in Cairns come Cupid's favourite day.

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

Whether you're up for live music, comedy, markets, or some seriously good food events, there's something for everyone this weekend.

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

Tropic Weekender is back, and it's a special one with Chinese New Year events taking place right across the week in Cairns.

Cairns luxury hotel to welcome canine companions in new dog-friendly stay options

Crystalbrook Bailey Residences is rolling out the red carpet for pups of all kinds and colours, offering dog-friendly stays on the hotel's first floor.

New three-day Port Douglas cycling event to showcase spectacular coastal highway

3000 cyclists and their families are expected to converge in Port Douglas this September for the inaugural Gran Fondo Festival.

Three ways to enjoy coffee cold during the Far North's steamy summer

Oliver James of Tattooed Sailor Coffee Roasters (TSCR) and Guyala Café shares some of the best ways to enjoy coffee during the heat of a Cairns summer.

Cairns Art Gallery showcases functional art in latest exhibitions

Cairns Art Gallery's current exhibitions all focus on art forms to be used, worn and treasured, alongside a stack of kids activities these school holidays.

Free screenings of Carols in Cairns announced as event goes online for second year

Free cinema screenings will be held this weekend to launch the new Carols in Cairns, as the event goes online for a second year due to COVID-19 concerns.

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

'Tis the weekend before Christmas! We're ready to get a little merry with art markets for gift buying, followed by live music and a roaring 20s party.