Arts & Culture

Cairns Italian Festival

28 July - 6 August 2022

Event details

The Cairns Italian Festival is a celebration rich in Italian history, culture, food, wine, song, and dance that will encompass 10-days of festivities.

Ancient Rome Exhibition – for 8 weeks leading up to the festival

Italian Wedding Theatre Restaurant – interactive show by the Mareeba Theatre Company

La Festa Food & Wine – Community Festival at Fogarty Park

La Dolce Vita – Cocktails & Ferraris

Opera on the Reef

Family Italian Movie Night

Carnervale Masquerade Gala Ball

Comedy Night with Joe Avarti

Italian Car Show

Soccer World Cup screening with pizza and Italian drinks

Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

Salami & Salsiccia Competition


  • Social

  • Accessibility

    Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

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