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Happy Wednesday FNQ!

Here’s a snapshot of just some of the fun things that are taking place this week around Cairns and the far north.

You’d better get your skates on… actually, no, you’d better get your frock ready – it all kicks off with the races at Cairns Jockey Club tomorrow!

Race Day – July 29
Enjoy the fun of the CCW Cabinet Works Race Day at the Cannon Park Racecourse, hosted by the Cairns Jockey Club. General admission can be purchased at the gate on race day, with gates opening at noon. Eight races, entry $10, and children under 15 free.

Bavarian Beerhouse – July 30
Join the Bavarian Beerhouse on the Esplanade as they celebrate 10 years of fun, food, and beer. Live music from 4 pm.

Bourbon & Beats – August 1
Celebrate Bourbon & Beats at Hopscotch on Sunday from 2 pm to 5 pm, featuring New Orleans inspired music, smoked meaty morsels from Mighty Nice Meats, a traditional salad fare, and a welcome bourbon cocktail on arrival. Bookings essential – check out their Facebook page for further information.  

Get out and explore Your FNQ!

Palm Cove Markets – August 1
The Palm Cove Markets will see more than 120 stalls showcase local, quality handmade products, including contemporary jewellery, leatherwork, pottery, arts and crafts, clothes, and food, with children’s activities and live entertainment provided by local musicians. A great event for the whole family, held on Williams Esplanade from 8 am to 2 pm on the first Sunday of each month. 

Bavarian afternoon – August 1
Enjoy some Bavarian fun at an afternoon event for the whole family, featuring entertainment by the Edelweiss Dance Group and the Oompah Band, as well as German sausages, dance workshops, activities, and prizes. Gold coin entry, bookings not required. The event will be held at the North Cairns Tigers Club, corner Macnamara and Behan St, Manunda, from 10 am to 2 pm. 

For further information, phone 0409 314 116 or email  

Dr Elephant – August 1
Hidden @ Yorkeys will feature Dr Elephant on Sunday from 3 pm to 5 pm, as well as awesome tapas, sensational cocktails, and a fabulous wine list, topped off with Hemmingways beer. Bookings essential – phone 0477 853 034. 


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Stay well till next week,
Fleur & the Your FNQ team

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