Mar
24
Fri
MS Swimathon – Cairns @ Woree Aquatic Centre
Mar 24 – Mar 25 all-day
MS Swimathon - Cairns @ Woree Aquatic Centre | Woree | Queensland | Australia

The Woree Aquatic Centre will host the second last MS Swimathon event of the season to raise vital funds to help people living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

It doesn’t matter if you can do 100 fast laps or doggy paddle one, everyone can join in, have fun and support people living with MS – an incurable disease which affects a person’s central nervous system. Designed as a relay event, teams must have one swimmer in the water at all times throughout the entire 12 hour event period.

Participants can raise donations by asking for a one off donation from friends and family or being sponsored based on the number of laps they can do.

Registrations open 8 February, so get involved to help support those individuals living with MS and their families.

May
26
Fri
Port Douglas Carnivale @ Port Douglas, Queensland
May 26 – May 28 all-day
Port Douglas Carnivale @ Port Douglas, Queensland | Port Douglas | Queensland | Australia

Port Douglas Carnivale is an annual celebration of the tropics where you can “Taste. Watch. Dance. Play” in nature’s playground over four days and nights of fabulous events and activities.

Celebrating its 22nd year, Port Douglas Carnivale features local and international performers and producers showcasing the region’s spectacular tropical lifestyle and location.

Popular events include Paradise on Plate, Macrossan Street Parade, Family Beach Day, Port on a Fork Food, Wine and Music Festival, a seafood extravaganza and the Wonderland Spiegeltent.

Make sure to book early as some of the major events sell out quickly.

Aug
31
Thu
Cairns Amateurs @ Cairn Race Club
Aug 31 – Sep 2 all-day
Cairns Amateurs @ Cairn Race Club | Earlville | Queensland | Australia

The Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival is three days of fun, fashion, glamour, food and entertainment built around two days of horse racing in Cairns.

What began as a small meeting in 1959, designed to bring city and country together, has expanded over the years to become one of Australia’s premier spring horse racing carnivals. Operated by the Far North Queensland Amateur Turf Club Inc., their event has become widely, and affectionately, known as “The Cairns Amateurs”.

59 years on, the Cairns Amateurs is complemented by a host of social activities, some formal and some very informal including a number of Members-only and corporate functions as well as events and areas for the general public on both race days.

The beautiful mild September climate entices large crowds of locals as well as interstate visitors.

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