1. MABO DAY CELEBRATIONS 3 June 2015
Mabo Day marks a very significant time in Australia’s history when the High Court ruled on the Mabo decision in 1992. The day changed life for all Australians, especially the Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander peoples. With a number of events taking place around Cairns, join in and help celebrate Mabo Day.
2. WEIPIA FISHING CLASSIC 6-8 June 2015
Nothing beats a day of fishing, so have three! Weipia Fishing Classic will be held over this month’s long weekend. Fishermen and women will take to the water in a bid to hook the big one! With plenty of live and on shore entertainment including competitions and giveaways, the whole family can have fun at Rocky Point this weekend.
3. 40TH NORMANTON RODEO 6-8 June 2015
The Queen’s Birthday long weekend also marks the 40th anniversary of Normanton Rodeo and Campdraft. Head to Normanton Racecourse and help celebrate the anniversary. With plenty of prizes up for grabs and the famous rodeo competition to keep you entertained, what more could you want?
4. CAIRNS AIRPORT ADVENTURE FESTIVAL 7-15 June 2015
The famous adventure festival is back for another week filled with fun runs and activities for all. Running events are catered to suit participants of all ages and abilities, so there’s no excuse to miss out on one of Cairns’ most popular sporting events. Hit the pavement for Cairns Airport Adventure Festival this month!
5. COOKTOWN DISCOVERY FESTIVAL 7-9 June 2015
With live re-enactments and a display of the very best this town has to offer, the whole family can join in the celebration of the discovery of Cooktown. From the arrival of Captain James Cook, to the growth of a town, the festival promises to make the long weekend all the more fun.
Catch these 4 exciting events in Cairns.
Posted in Local Area & Events @ Apr 11th 2015 9:16am - By Administrator