Top Ten Things to Do in FNQ

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Top Ten Things to Do in FNQ

Mark & Juanita's Top Ten things to do in FNQ

  1. Grab your family and friends and head to the Carnivale Family Beach Day on Four Mile in Port Douglas on Saturday for a full day of fun by the sea. Featuring an amazing Kite display with astounding giant, colourful kites and the chance to fly your own alongside the masters of the ocean winds. Dig deep in the Sand and join in on the Sand sculpting competition all while enjoying roving entertainment, face painting, kids activities, markets stalls and more. It’s all on from 11am – 3pm


  1. Cairns ECOfiesta is on Sunday at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal from 10am – 7pm. This is a free festival celebrating sustainable living and our World Heritage environment, featuring live music, kids activities.There will be over 100 market stalls with eco-conscious products from solar panels to fair trade beauty products. Come along for some fun and eco-inspiration.


  1. Fishermen’s Village Music Festival is a new event to Port Douglas Carnivale and is one for the whole family at Rex Smeal Park on Sunday. A full family carnivale atmosphere of Music, Art, Circus acts, and entertainment. Enjoy the villages licensed area and a range of delicious seafood, food trucks, pop up milk bar, Fairy Floss, Pop Corn, and the Ferris Wheel, ABC KIDS Lah Lah’s Big Live Band, music featuring local favourites The Hillbilly Goats, a guest appearance from Ben Lee.


  1. Direct from sell-out shows across the globe, the world’s greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Live, is on at Cazalys on Saturday. Featuring 30 of the world’s best extreme athletes in freestyle motocross, BMX, and skate, plus a host of ridiculous contraptions being launched 50 feet into the air by the crazy Nitro daredevils. Gates open at 3pm, show starts at 4pm. General admission tickets still available from ticketdirect. Children $39, Adults $59


  1. Experience the taste of the tropics with this deliciously exciting event with Port on a Fork, Food, music, wine. The event will include live Burlesque acts, Fire Twirling and Ben Lee performing. It’s all in Rex Smeal Park starting from 5pm – 11pm, tickets available from the venue. All catering and beverage options will be $4, $8, $12, $16.


  1. David Strassman returns with a brand new show ited-e, an evening of side-splitting comedy and funny antics from Ted E. Bare and the malicious Chuck Wood. The show also stars the spaced-out Kevin the Alien who lets us know who's really in charge, and Sid the Beaver cracks a heap of jokes. The shows starts at 7pm at the Tanks. Tickets are $64.90 and $84.90 and available from ticket link.


  1. The iconic 'Babinda State Hotel' will be celebrating its 100th year as the only State Government-built hotel still trading as a hotel in Australia today. In true Babinda style, the community will be hosting a week of celebrations kicking off on Saturday from 5.30pm – midnight with a street party and lots of entertainment.


  1. Now in its third Games, the 2017 Great Barrier Reef Masters will be held across the weekend with 2,000 masters-aged men and women from Australia, Oceania and South East Asia competing in 20 individual and team sports. Check out some of the many venues including Walker Road sporting precinct in Edmonton for Cricket, Softball and soccer. Swimming at Tobruk pool, Futsal in Redlynch, Beach Volley ball on the Esplanade and Netball on Martyn Street.


  1. The monthly Tanks Markets are on Sunday from 10am – 2pm. The markets showcase a blend of local art, craft, produce, vintage clothing, collectibles and local natural health products and treatments, Market stalls line Tanks promenade on Collins Avenue, with live entertainment provided by local musicians.


  1. Time again for a dance and camp out in the Rainforest. The 6th Billabong Beats is on Saturday at Kuranda. Eight acts will perform on stage with food and drinks available. Tickets $30 at the gate which includes camping, gates open at 4.20pm