Annual Events

World Cassowary Day

On September 26th 2014 conservation enthusiasts of the Wet Tropics in Far North Queensland gathered at Kuranda to celebrate Cassowaries for the inaugural World Cassowary Day. Kuranda was chosen to launch World Cassowary Day, as Kuranda is the home of the indigenous Djabugay people, for the Djabugay...

Yungaburra Triathlon

The annual Yungaburra Triathlon draws participants, spectators and sponsors to the picturesque Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland to help raise funds for our wounded warriors and awareness of the Soldier On organisation.

Mareeba Rodeo

This is the biggest annual event in the Mareeba area in terms of attendance, number of volunteers who assist and community involvement in the many competitions that are part of the Rodeo Festival.

Tastes of the Tablelands

Farmers from across the region will be selling their produce on the day allowing visitors to see fresh produce at its best. Visitors can wander through the many stalls that sell or display the products from our Tableland and Far North area. This festival shows how diverse the Tableland region is and...

Tablelands Folk Festival

Held annually on the 4th weekend of October in the beautiful heritage village of Yungaburra, this unique boutique festival presents a refreshing look into original music arts & culture, featuring some of Australia's best singer song writers.

Feast of the Senses

Started in 2003 by members of the then DPI The Feast of the Senses is arguably North Queensland’s premier Tropical Food Experience. Centered around the town of Innisfail, an hour’s drive south of Cairns the festival headlines our impressive variety of rare and exotic fruits whilst also showcasing ou...