Not your typical art fair!
This event, known as CIAF (pronounced kai-aff), is held in Cairns and is a lively celebration of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.
Featuring a sophisticated exhibition of carefully curated Indigenous art work, some of which is transported from the most remote communities in Australia, you’ll gain an insight into the world’s oldest living culture.
You can expect an eat street, dance performances, theatre, sculptures, an art market, and even a fashion show.
There will be many locations where this event will be held, so best to visit the helpful website to find out details of what’s on and which events are free, and ticketed.
The event concludes late in the afternoon of Sunday, 15 July.
Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, Cairns City
Locals call it the Green Season and this is the best time of the year to travel to Tropical North Queensland. During this time the Rainforest comes to life, it is also the time to witness Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef.
Every Sunday, on the waterfront at Market Park, you’ll find 150 stalls selling local produce, tasty delights, arts and crafts, fashion, and more.
Open Friday to Sunday, this bustling market of over 180 stalls sells everything, from the freshest fruits and vegetables to multicultural fare. A favourite among locals and tourists.