Featured Arts & Culture Events
Ancient and modern cultures combine in Tropical North Queensland, and are celebrated in a diverse range of events held throughout the year.
Arts & Culture30 June 2018
Order of the Outback BallView event
Arts & Culture27 Jul - 19 Aug 2018
InkMasters Print ExhibitionView event
Arts & Culture24 Aug - 2 Sep 2018
Cairns FestivalView event
Sports3 - 7 Oct 2018
Australian Irish Dancing Championships 2018View event
Arts & Culture12 - 14 Oct 2018
Cairns Tropical PrideView event
Cooktown Discovery Festival
The Cooktown Discovery Festival celebrates Cooktown’s fascinating history and heritage. With a packed program offering everything from fire-dancers to bicycle tours, historical re-enactments to eating competitions, there is something for all the family.
While you’re here
Gain a fascinating insight into the diversity of Tropical North Queensland.
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14 Food trail highlights on the Atherton Tablelands
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5 Unmissable sights in the Torres Strait Islands
Between Cape York and Papua New Guinea, there’s a fascinating world of unforgettable adventures to be had. Journey to this culturally unique part of Australia and you’ll find vibrant Indigenous communities celebrating their strong connection to land and sea.
10 Things you didn’t know about the Wet Tropics Rainforest
Get to know our famous forest, which spans 8940 square-kilometers and covers more ground than Samoa, Luxemburg and Puerto Rico, with this list of 10 things you didn’t know about the Wet Tropics.