Events listings for The Theatre, 241 seat black box; The Space, large open plan rehearsal/ performance venue; two galleries; meeting/ workshop facilities; Paradiso Cairns Cafe; and Theatre bar number 96. Home to resident AQ funded companies: JUTE Theatre Company; KickArts Contemporary Arts; End Credits Film Club; Unseen Cinema; and the Far North Queensland's Queensland Museum.
February 22, 2020, 2pm-12am - PRE Mardi Gras warm up party. Mar 1st-9th - POST Mardi Gras Chillout. Mar 6th - The Full Worm Moon. Apr 8th, 6:30pm - The Full Pink Moon Party, w/ ALL MALE-ONLY Nude Full Flower Moon BEACH PARTY. May 1st-10th - Turtle Cove annual NUDE WEEK. May 4th - Labour Day 2020. Jun 5th - The Full strawberry Moon BEACH PARTY. Jul 5th - Full Buck Moon BEACH PARTY.
May 1-10, 2020, from noon. With May 7th, 6pm men-only beach party. Join your naked brothers to experience the majestic beauty of Australia’s only LGBTI inclusive adult holiday resort, on the beach north of Cairns. A secluded private resort amidst unspoiled rainforest and pristine coastline. Excursions to the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and other sites.
Late August, 2020 (TBC). Ten days of events have included: City Library City Lights program; SAT 3pm entertainment, 5pm Grand Parade floats, and 7:30pm fireworks on Cairns Esplanade; SUNDAY FUNDAY full day at Cairns Esplanade with music and activities. Suburban Satellites free, participatory, multi arts events at venues in the Suburbs of Cairns. See full program:
October, 2020. The end of an era. Cairns Tropical Pride, born in 2006, one of the longest continually running pride festivals in Australia is over. The Cairns Tropical Pride Festival Committee and members voted to close the association down for 2019 and 2020. Sydney Mardi Gras or Big Gay Day Brisbane are now the pride ‘fix’ for the year for community locals.
November, 2020. TFF, Australia's longest running travelling film festival, showcases Australian + international features, documentaries and short films in regional Australia; 18 locations annually, screening in the Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales. See October Cairns venue announcement and screenings tickets sales.