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 & CultureJul 2020
Cairns Indigenous Art Fair
Cairns Indigenous Art Fair will transform the city of Cairns with its multi-faceted, all-inclusive celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, craft, performance, fashion and culture.View event
Arts & Culture23 Aug - 1 Sep 2019
Cairns FestivalView event
Arts & Culture31 August 2019
Mareeba Multicultural FestivalView event
Arts & Culture31 Aug - 1 Sep 2019
Arts & Culture14 September 2019
Mission Beach Community Cassowary FestivalView event
Port Douglas Carnivale
Port Douglas Carnivale is an annual celebration of the tropics where you can ” Watch. Dance. Play” in a mecca for lovers of all things food, fun and sun.
While you’re here
Gain a fascinating insight into the diversity of Tropical North Queensland.
11 Best markets near Cairns
Soak up the colour and the character, the smells and the sounds clunk and clash in a cacophony of the excitement of these 12 great markets.
Top 10 spots to see street art in Cairns
Want to photo bomb the best public art in Cairns? Or capture that crazy holiday selfie that puts you in the picture? Check out this guide for an easy ‘must see’ photo bombing list for your snap happy, arty holiday pics.
13 Food trail highlights on the Atherton Tablelands
Foodies take a deep breath and prepare your tastebuds for tantalisation. Here’s fourteen fun ways to get your foodie fix on the Atherton Tablelands.
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.
Adventure and discovery in Tropical North Queensland
Welcome to Tropical North Queensland, a destination that’s more famous than Indiana Jones when it comes to adventure and discovery.