Italy in the Tropics

21st July to 6th August 2023

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Enter the Cairns Italian Festival raffle to win one of our amazing prizes. You could win a Trip for 2 to Italy!

About the Festival

Cairns Italian Festival is back for another year!

Vespa in front of a restaurant, Italy

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About the Cairns Italian Festival

The Cairns Italian festival is an event that encompasses the entire North Queensland region from Cairns, Atherton, Dimbulah, Edmonton, Gordonvale, Innisfail, Mareeba, Mossman, Mutchilba, Port Douglas, Silkwood, Tully, and Yungaburra. The Inaugural Cairns Italian Festival is a celebration rich in Italian history, culture, food, wine, song, and dance that will encompass 10-days of festivities.

This is a significant regional cultural event of not only world-class entertainment, fun and culinary delight, but also to pay homage honouring the Italian immigrants that left their homeland in search for a better life and future in Australia. Generations of Italians making Australia and Far North Queensland home and changing the face and future of the North Queensland Region in farming, business, and development.

We can’t wait for you to join us to celebrate the Cairns Italian Festival for 2023.

Cairns Italian Festival 2023 Major Sponsor

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