Carnival on Collins - 1 September, 2019
A slice of life market festival held on Father's Day every year as the finale to the Cairns Festival.

Carnival on Collins is Cairns Festival’s finale event held on Father’s Day each year. Attracting between 25-30,000 locals and visitors, Carnival on Collins is a high profile and popular event that has been a family favourite for 25 years. Held at the City’s Botanic Gardens and Tanks Arts Centre precinct, it’s a slice of life in the tropics with 250 market stalls offering local art and craft, produce, plants, food and refreshments. A performance stage, roving entertainers, buskers, art exhibition, Kid’s Carnival, information displays, multicultural stalls, sustainable living stalls, plus an ever evolving array of new, permanent and one off events, all held between 9am and 3pm for one day only.

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