Tropical North Queensland

Show Events: JANUARY – DECEMBER

2018

January    February    March    April    May    June

 

July    August    September    October    November    December

2018

January    February    March    April    May    June

 

July    August    September    October    November    December

January Events

Event Date Event Name
Gulf Savannah
26 Australia Day

February Events

Event Date Event Name
Gulf Savannah

March Events

Event Date Event Name
15 – 17 Queen’s Baton Relay
17 Cairns Races
24 AFL Gold Coast Suns v North Melbourne
24 Mareeba Races
22 – 27 Feast of the Senses, Innisfail
Gulf Savannah
8 International Women’s Day
March 30 – April 1 Easter – The Burketown Barramundi World Fishing Championships
March 30 – April 16 School Holidays

April Events

Event Date Event Name
4 – 15 Festival 2018
5 – 10 Commonwealth Games: Basketball Heats
20 – 22 Outback Rock and Blues, Undara
21 – 22 Yungaburra Triathlon
26 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah
25 Anzac day
TBA Burke Shire Tidy Yard Competition

May Events

Event Date Event Name
1 – 5 Tour de Cure
4 Mount Garnet Races & Rodeo
6 The Feast of the Three Saints
11 – 13 Cairns Expo
17 Cairns Races
18 – 20 Great Wheelbarrow Race
19 – 20 Cape York & Tablelands ASH Challenge – Innot Hot Springs
20 Cairns Children’s Festival
22 – 26 Quicksilver Port Douglas Race Week
25 – 27 Port Douglas Carnivale
26 Biboohra Rodeo
Gulf Savannah
5 Gregory Saddies & Paddies Race day
6 Gregory Downs Canoe Race
TBA Burketown Campdraft & Horse Sports

June Events

Event Date Event Name
2 Professional Bull Riders Cairns Invitational
8 The Whitlams 25th Anniversary Tour at the Tanks
8 – 10 Weipa Fishing Classic
10 Cairns Airport Ironman
15 – 17 Cooktown Discovery Festival
15 – 17 Cairns Classic PGA Golf Tournament
16 – 17 Pyramid Polocrosse Carnival – Gordonvale
June 29 – July 1 Laura Races and Rodeo
June 29 – July 1 Tour of the Tropics
29 – Jul 2 Cape York & Tablelands ASH Campdraft – Mt Surprise
June 30 – July 6 Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride
Gulf Savannah
June 30 – July 15 School Holidays

July Events

Event Date Event Name
1 NRL – Rabbitohs v Cowboys
6 – 8 Georgetown Rodeo
6 – 8 Malanda Show
9 – 10 Atherton Show
12 – 13 Innisfail Show
13 – 15 Einasleigh Campdraft
14 – 15 Mareeba Rodeo & Festival
17 Cairns Races
18 – 20 Cairns Show
22 – 23 Mossmna Show
26 – 29 Eureka Creek Rodeo & ASH Campdraft – Dimbulah
27 – 28 Tully Show
27 – 28 Cooktown Show
28 – 29 Cairns Relay for Life
Gulf Savannah
1 Order of the Outback Ball
8 Gregory Campdraft & Horse Sports
8 – 15 Naidoc Week

August Events

Event Date Event Name
4 Cairns Races
9 – 12 Reef to Reef Mountain Bike Race
11 Cairns Cup Races
16 – 19 The Gulf Frontier Days Festival & Rodeo – Gregory Downs
17 – 18 Cape York & Tablelands ASH Challenge – Mareeba
17 – 19 Cairns Tropical Writers Festival
18 Innisfail Races
Aug. 24 – Sept. 2 Cairns Festival
26 Atherton Races
Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 Targa Great Barrier Reef Car Rally
Gulf Savannah

September Events

Event Date Event Name
2 – 9 Cycle Queensland Adventure Tour
7 – 8 Cairns Amateurs Carnival & Races
14 – 16 Taste Port Douglas
15 Mareeba Cup Races
16 Ona Mission Multisport Adventure
22 Atherton Cup Races
22 – 24 Cardiac Challenge
28 – 30 Wallaby Creek Festival
29 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah
23 Burketown Rodeo
Sept. 22 – Oct. 7 School Holidays

October Events

Event Date Event Name
2 – 7 Australian Irish Dancing Championships
6 Gordonvale Cup Races
13 Atherton Races
13 Cardwell UFO Festival
13 – 20 Crocodile Trophy Mountain Bike Race
20 Innisfail Cup Races
21 Tastes of the Tablelands
26 – 28 Tablelands Folk Festival – Yungaburra
28 Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival
30 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah

November Events

Event Date Event Name
6 Cairns Races
10 Cooktown Cup Races
24 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah
11 Remembrance Day
TBA Young Ambassador
TBA Dux – Burketown State School

December Events

Event Date Event Name
1 Innisfail Races
8 Atherton Races
20 Cairns Races
26 Mareeba Races
Gulf Savannah
TBA Council Breakup

Tropical North Queensland NEWSLETTER

January Events

Event Date Event Name
Gulf Savannah
26 Australia Day

February Events

Event Date Event Name
Gulf Savannah

March Events

Event Date Event Name
15 – 17 Queen’s Baton Relay
17 Cairns Races
24 AFL Gold Coast Suns v North Melbourne
24 Mareeba Races
22 – 27 Feast of the Senses, Innisfail
Gulf Savannah
8 International Women’s Day
March 30 – April 1 Easter – The Burketown Barramundi World Fishing Championships
March 30 – April 16 School Holidays

April Events

Event Date Event Name
4 – 15 Festival 2018
5 – 10 Commonwealth Games: Basketball Heats
20 – 22 Outback Rock and Blues, Undara
21 – 22 Yungaburra Triathlon
26 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah
25 Anzac day
TBA Burke Shire Tidy Yard Competition

May Events

Event Date Event Name
1 – 5 Tour de Cure
4 Mount Garnet Races & Rodeo
6 The Feast of the Three Saints
11 – 13 Cairns Expo
17 Cairns Races
18 – 20 Great Wheelbarrow Race
19 – 20 Cape York & Tablelands ASH Challenge – Innot Hot Springs
20 Cairns Children’s Festival
22 – 26 Quicksilver Port Douglas Race Week
25 – 27 Port Douglas Carnivale
26 Biboohra Rodeo
Gulf Savannah
5 Gregory Saddies & Paddies Race day
6 Gregory Downs Canoe Race
TBA Burketown Campdraft & Horse Sports

June Events

Event Date Event Name
2 Professional Bull Riders Cairns Invitational
8 The Whitlams 25th Anniversary Tour at the Tanks
8 – 10 Weipa Fishing Classic
10 Cairns Airport Ironman
15 – 17 Cooktown Discovery Festival
15 – 17 Cairns Classic PGA Golf Tournament
16 – 17 Pyramid Polocrosse Carnival – Gordonvale
June 29 – July 1 Laura Races and Rodeo
June 29 – July 1 Tour of the Tropics
29 – Jul 2 Cape York & Tablelands ASH Campdraft – Mt Surprise
June 30 – July 6 Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride
Gulf Savannah
June 30 – July 15 School Holidays

July Events

Event Date Event Name
1 NRL – Rabbitohs v Cowboys
6 – 8 Georgetown Rodeo
6 – 8 Malanda Show
9 – 10 Atherton Show
12 – 13 Innisfail Show
13 – 15 Einasleigh Campdraft
14 – 15 Mareeba Rodeo & Festival
17 Cairns Races
18 – 20 Cairns Show
22 – 23 Mossmna Show
26 – 29 Eureka Creek Rodeo & ASH Campdraft – Dimbulah
27 – 28 Tully Show
27 – 28 Cooktown Show
28 – 29 Cairns Relay for Life
Gulf Savannah
1 Order of the Outback Ball
8 Gregory Campdraft & Horse Sports
8 – 15 Naidoc Week

August Events

Event Date Event Name
4 Cairns Races
9 – 12 Reef to Reef Mountain Bike Race
11 Cairns Cup Races
16 – 19 The Gulf Frontier Days Festival & Rodeo – Gregory Downs
17 – 18 Cape York & Tablelands ASH Challenge – Mareeba
17 – 19 Cairns Tropical Writers Festival
18 Innisfail Races
Aug. 24 – Sept. 2 Cairns Festival
26 Atherton Races
Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 Targa Great Barrier Reef Car Rally
Gulf Savannah

September Events

Event Date Event Name
2 – 9 Cycle Queensland Adventure Tour
7 – 8 Cairns Amateurs Carnival & Races
14 – 16 Taste Port Douglas
15 Mareeba Cup Races
16 Ona Mission Multisport Adventure
22 Atherton Cup Races
22 – 24 Cardiac Challenge
28 – 30 Wallaby Creek Festival
29 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah
23 Burketown Rodeo
Sept. 22 – Oct. 7 School Holidays

October Events

Event Date Event Name
2 – 7 Australian Irish Dancing Championships
6 Gordonvale Cup Races
13 Atherton Races
13 Cardwell UFO Festival
13 – 20 Crocodile Trophy Mountain Bike Race
20 Innisfail Cup Races
21 Tastes of the Tablelands
26 – 28 Tablelands Folk Festival – Yungaburra
28 Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival
30 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah

November Events

Event Date Event Name
6 Cairns Races
10 Cooktown Cup Races
24 Cairns Races
Gulf Savannah
11 Remembrance Day
TBA Young Ambassador
TBA Dux – Burketown State School

December Events

Event Date Event Name
1 Innisfail Races
8 Atherton Races
20 Cairns Races
26 Mareeba Races
Gulf Savannah
TBA Council Breakup

Tropical North Queensland NEWSLETTER

Tropical North Queensland

Tropical North Queensland is the only place on the planet where two World Heritage Wonders sit side by side. Here, the world’s largest reef – The Great Barrier Reef….Daintree rainforest.

From reef to outback, through rainforest and grasslands, driving in North Queensland is an unforgettable driving experience incorporating 3 popular drives such as the Great Tropical Drive, the Savannah Way and the Epic Cape York Drive. Drive North Queensland offers journeys ranging from the adventurous 4WD and camping routes to the more laid back shorter drives from the Waterfall Circuit in the Tablelands to the beautiful coastal drives of the Great Green Way south of Cairns or the Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas.