ECOfiesta

Cairns ECOfiesta 2018

Sunday 3 June | Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal
Music | Markets | Children's Activities | Workshops

The Cairns ECOfiesta returns in 2018 to celebrate sustainable living in North Queensland and the thirty year anniversary of Wet Tropics World Heritage.

Immerse yourself in a day of stellar performances, workshops and a massive expo of green-tech and sustainable living solutions. With a dedicated children's program, tropical eats, ecotourism prizes and new connections to your community, the Cairns ECOfiesta is set to help you celebrate today and inspire tomorrow.

Follow the facebook event for all the program announcements!


To find out about sponsorship opportunities for 2018, download the ECOfiesta Sponsorship Prospectus ( PDF, 2.23 MB ).

The 2018 Cairns ECOfiesta is proudly supported by JJ Richards, Wet Tropics Management Authority, Cairns & Far North Environment Centre, Ports North, The Cairns Post, Channel 9Triple M and The Source Bulk Foods.

Contact: ecofiesta@cairns.qld.gov.au

Ecofiesta 2018 is proudly supported by:

ECOevents

ECOweek 2018 runs from 25th May until the 5th of June (World Environment Day). It's a time when community groups and businesses come together to help you celebrate our natural environment with workshops, community events and discount ecotourism offers.

Check out the program and follow ECOevents Cairns on Facebook for updates, as well as events on throughout the year.

Submit an Event: Community groups are invited to join the ECOweek program.

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The Circular Economy & Becoming a Waste Wise Business

Date: Fri 25 May 11:45 am
Location: Hilton Hotel Cairns

Website: www.f4bg.com.au

Understand what makes up a “Circular Economy” and learn how your business can achieve the status of becoming a waste-wise business. More

Unseen: Exploring the Intersections Between Art and Science

Date: Sat 26 May 10:00 am
Location: Cairns Botanic Gardens

Website: https://donnadavisartist.weebly.com/public-programs.html

An ECOfiesta satellite event. Unseen: Interactions between Art and Science is an ecology and creative practice workshop. More

World Sea Turtle Day 2018

Date: Sat 16 Jun 10:00 am
Location: Muddy's Lawn, Cairns Esplanade

Website: www.seaturtlefoundation.org

An all-ages event to promote awareness and conservation of sea turtles. More

Terms and Conditions

Do you have an event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns regional community would like to know about?

Terms and conditions:

  1. Events or activities must align with the ECOweek ethos and promote sustainability and/or the natural environment.
  2. Events or activities must be open and have broad appeal to the general community within the Cairns Regional Council area. We will not list 'members only' events, events for discrete interest groups, or activities where participants are required to be affiliated with the organisers.
  3. Events or activities must be located within the Cairns Regional Council area, or be deemed relevant to our residents and visitors.
  4. Events relating to or held by a group which conflicts with Council's corporate mission/vision will not be listed.
  5. To provide fair exposure to all community events listed on this calendar, listings for exhibitions (eg, art gallery exhibitions, touring displays etc) will be published for a maximum of seven (7) days only from the opening date of the exhibition.
  6. You should only submit your listing once you have secured all necessary permits, licences, insurances and other relevant approvals for your event.
  7. Requests need to be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the event date. Submissions will not be accepted more than twelve months in advance.
  8. Inclusion in the event calendar is not guaranteed; you will be advised if your event is not suitable for the calendar. Council is not liable for any loss or damage incurred by an event organiser as a result of failure or delay in listing an event.
  9. All listings are subject to editorial discretion. Cairns Regional Council reserves the right to reject any listing request and to remove any listing.
  10. The person submitting the listing must ensure information supplied is accurate and information is kept up to date, and must notify Council as soon as possible of any changes. A nominated contact person and contact number must be supplied for all event listings.
  11. Council's events calendar is provided without any warranties or guarantees the service will be error free and without disruption.

Do you have an event, festival, celebration or important date that the Cairns regional community would like to know about?

* Fields are compulsory, other fields are optional.

Event Details

Event Name*:
Event Description:
Event Location
Event Website
is more event information
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Start & End Times*:
If you have a similar event on more than one occasion 
during the week, please list as a separate event.
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Event Contact Name:
Event Phone Contact:
for publication
Event Email Contact:
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Contact Details

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Terms & Conditions*:
 

Sustainability events and activities in the Cairns region happen throughout the year- follow ECOevents Cairns to stay in the loop.

Get Involved

The Cairns ECOfiesta would not be possible without the passionate groups, volunteers and businesses building sustainability in our community. Want to get involved? Apply to:

  • Have a stall
  • Volunteer
  • Sponsor (now closed)
  • Provide Food & Beverage (now closed)
  • Perform or host a workshop (now closed)

If you have any queries or ideas to promote sustainability, please contact: ecofiesta@cairns.qld.gov.au

Get Social to Win

Follow the Cairns ECOfiesta facebook event and you could win eco-tourism prizes. With competitions on the day and in the lead up, it's just another way to help you celebrate our amazing environment.

Get Involved

The Cairns ECOfiesta would not be possible without the passionate groups, volunteers and businesses building sustainability in our community. Want to get involved? Apply to:

If you have any queries or ideas to promote sustainability, please contact: ecofiesta@cairns.qld.gov.au

Get Social to Win

Follow the Cairns ECOfiesta facebook event and you could win eco-tourism prizes. With competitions on the day and in the lead up, it's just another way to help you celebrate our amazing environment.

ECOfiesta Volunteer

ECOfiesta Volunteer

ECOfiesta Downloads

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ECOfiesta Sponsorship Prospectus (2.2 MB)
ECOfiesta 2018 sponsorship prospectus document outlining sponsorship options.

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ECOfiestaTerms & Conditions (168.2 KB)
Sustainable Living Expo exhibitor terms and conditions.

Last updated: 24 May 2018