Cairns Children's Festival

SUNDAY 20 MAY 2018

This year Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens will host the 5th annual Cairns Children's Festival on Sunday, 20 May. This exciting event is aimed at children aged 12 years and under with a huge range of events taking place throughout the day.

TIME: 9.00am – 3.00pm
COST: Free & ticketed events
AGES: Up to 12 years
VENUE: Tanks Arts Centre & Cairns Botanic Gardens
NOTE: Parents / guardians must accompany children at all times.
FOOD: Available from our resident cafes Botanic Gardens Cafe and Tank Sixty Four Cafe. You are also welcome to bring a picnic!

View the 2018 program here ( PDF, 1.77 MB )

Cairns Children's Festival

If you would like any more information about the Cairns Children's Festival please contact us at cairnschildrensfestival@cairns.qld.gov.au.

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Green Zone

Sun 20 May
FREE

Art Play and Nature Experiences with Family Day Care.
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Tinkering Tank

Sun 20 May
FREE

Tinker with paper, tape and a big room of wooden posts.
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screenPLAY Zone

Sun 20 May
FREE

Head to the ScreenPLAY Zone to see films by our youngest filmmakers.
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Blue Arrow's Garden

Sun 20 May
FREE

Create, play, listen and read in Blue Arrow's Garden.
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The 5ft Giant

Sun 20 May
$15.75 | $47 Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) inc b/fee

A fun, magic filled production for the entire family.
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ARC Racers

Sun 20 May
FREE

Join in interactive games with the ARC Racers.
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5 Minutes of Fame Stage

Sun 20 May
FREE

It’s time for your 5 minutes of fame on this fully produced stage.
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Round the Tank - Mini Music Festival

Sun 20 May
FREE

Music festival for mini music lovers.
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String Garden - Infant Zone

Sun 20 May
FREE

A private, cushion filled space to engage with music.
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