A full day of events begins with the Traders Day Competition in the morning, the Grand Street Parade, festivities and tractor pull afterwards at the Babinda Showgrounds.
At the Festival there are food stalls, children’s entertainment, market stalls, live entertainment and a bar, a pavilion filled with local arts, fruits and displays. The night concludes with a wonderful firework display and cane burning at 8:30pm and the bands play until midnight.
While you’re here
Experience the best Tropical North Queensland has to offer
Trail running the Goldfield Trail at Babinda Boulders
Trail runners and bushwalkers are spoilt for choice in Tropical North Queensland. It’s hard to put a figure on how many trails there are but trust me, there are hundreds. Situated in lush, heritage-listed rainforest, the Goldfields Trail, between Babinda and Goldsborough Valley, is one of the most iconic in the region.
Day trip ideas for Southern Cairns
If you’re into adventure and nature, point your compass south and explore Cairns’ under-the-radar southern corridor – a region of breathtaking natural beauty with a whole lot of country charm.
16 things to do on your first trip to Cairns
If ever the statement “so much to do, so little time” rang true of a destination, Cairns would be it. With the Great Barrier Reef in its front yard and the Wet Tropics rainforest out the back, aside from your bathers, time is the best thing you can pack for a visit to Tropical North Queensland. If it’s your first time in the North Queensland capital, start with these 16 things to do in Cairns.
Family friendly adventures in Mission Beach & the Cassowary Coast
Drive one hour south of Cairns and you’ll enter the region known as the Cassowary Coast. It’s an area that embodies all that people love about Tropical North Queensland…no crowds, no rush and definitely no stress!! Here’s adventures in Mission Beach & the Cassowary Coast that the whole family will enjoy.
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