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Rusty’s Markets Cairns

Rusty’s Market boasts over 180 stalls, featuring fresh local produce, artisan breads, organic meat, spices, tropical flowers, locally produced cheeses and a mix of handicrafts.

These markets are held at 57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns and are open Friday & Saturday 5am – 6pm, and Sunday 5am – 3pm.

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Kuranda Heritage Markets

Kuranda Village is well known for its markets. The Kuranda Heritage Markets have been established for over 30 years and are the place to experience the best of Kuranda, in an all-weather covered market. It’s the place for shoppers to stroll around at their leisure, exploring all of the stalls and enjoying the colourful characters and ambience.
Stop for coffee or a meal, enjoy an ice-cream and make sure you visit the iconic wildlife attractions which are located within the markets.

These markets are held at 2/4 Rob Vievers Drive, Kuranda and are open Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 3.30pm

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Ironman Cairns

With a truly spectacular destination, stunning course and electric atmosphere, you can see why the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns has earned the title of World’s Best IRONMAN in the 2022 Athlete Choice Awards. It’s a race where a world heritage-listed rainforest meets one of the natural wonders of the world – the Great Barrier Reef … no wonder it’s known as the ‘Race in Paradise’.

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NYX Festival

21 – 25 June 2024

After a booming third edition, NYX Festival returns as Australia’s up and coming underground arts, music and culture experience to hit the tropical paradise of North Queensland on 21-25 June 2024.

Nestled amongst the picturesque utopian rivers, paper barks and eucalyptus forests, the 3 day experience is set on a remote 30,000 acre property in Ravenshoe nearby Cairns.

The ultimate location to reconnect with nature during perfect weather conditions over the winter solstice whilst dancing away under the millions of breathtakingly clear stars of the milky way…

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Cairns Marathon

The Cairns Marathon Festival is a must-do destination event in Australia for all running and lifestyle event enthusiasts. Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Each road race will take in the best that Cairns has to offer. The event hub is a hive of activity hosting running clubs, corporate teams and sponsors. On-course and post-race entertainment in Fogarty Park are an integral element of the participant’s overall event experience.

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Cairns Show

At the Cairns Show we promise to bring the best of Cairns’ Agricultural, Pastoral, Mining and Cultural Industries! You’ll see jaw-dropping Entertainment, incredible competition entries, educational displays, local business exhibits, delicious food stalls, animals of all shapes and sizes, and thrilling rides in Sideshow Alley!

The Cairns Show is a budget friendly event that caters to all ages and backgrounds. Discover our list of Free Things to Do to get the most our of your experience.

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Cairns Festival

Mark your calendars, Cairns Festival is back from 23 August to 1 September and it’s going to be a feast for the senses.

Last year, over 100,000 people attended an array of events, from the ever-popular Grand Parade and Carnival on Collins, to projections and immersive lighting installations and live music, as well as fireworks and art exhibitions.

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Cairns Cup

The Cairns Cup Carnival is a headline event of the Cairns social calendar and a major highlight each year for the locals and guests in our region. With superb fashion, racing, fun and entertainment, the Carnival will run over two days with a variety of packages on sale.

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