Past Events in October
Rugby League World Cup Cairns 2017
Experience all the excitement of world-class rugby when the Rugby League World Cup comes to Cairns in 2017. Enjoy watching the small island nations of Tonga and Samoa take on Scotland in respective matches as well as a match between Ireland and Italy, all being held at Barlow Park. Don’t miss out on the ultimate Rugby League experience in Cairns!
Tastes of the Tablelands
The organisers claim this is a must-do event for any self-respecting foodie, and we can see why. With its rich, fertile soil, the Atherton Tablelands is hailed as the food bowl of the tropics. This is the festival where you’ll be able to sample the range of produce the area is so well-known for. From locally grown and roasted coffee, to tropical and boutique wines, the freshest of fresh fruits and vegetables, to ice creams packed with local flavours, there’ll be plenty to sink your teeth in to. There’ll be live music throughout the day as well, so settle in under one of the many shady spots, and enjoy the atmosphere.
Babinda Harvest Festival
If you are in the Cairns region on 7th October, don't miss the Babinda Harvest Festival. From a festival first held in 1962 to celebrate the start of the sugarcane harvest, this event has grown into an affair offering great food, fun, and entertainment for the whole family.
Taste of the Tablelands 2016
Taste of the Tablelands Festival is a day of celebrating of the local Far North Queensland produce with a range of activities throughout the day including cooking demonstrations and local entertainment. Come meet the local farmers in the Farmer's Lane where you can taste and purchase a variety of local products from locally grown coffee, boutique wines, ice cream, fresh local fruit and vegetables plus more....
Cairns Tennis International 2014
If you love to play tennis or just love to watch the elite tennis players on television then you had better book your courtside seat for the Cairns Tennis International in October 2014 The Cairns Tennis Centre in the host of this annual event and you can be there to see the ITF Men and Women hit it out for the Futures tournaments around the world and compete for the USD$15,000 that is up for grabs