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 & Culture24 Jan - 1 Feb 2020
Chinese New Year
Celebrations offer cultural performances, food experiences and activities designed to encourage people from diverse backgrounds to come together and celebrate.View event
Arts & Culture3 - 5 Jul 2020
Laura Quinkan Dance FestivalView event
Arts & Culture17 Jul - 4 Aug 2020
Cooktown Expo 2020 – Discovery FestivalView event
Arts & Culture7 - 9 Aug 2020
Cairns Tropical Writers FestivalView event
Arts & Culture9 August 2020
Gimuy Fish 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.