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Christmas in Cairns

From pre-Christmas parties to Christmas Day extravaganzas, with six unique venues and a budget to suit all, we've got your Christmas 2022 plans covered. 

Sit-down, stand-up, share-style or on your own. With colleagues, family or friends (new and old). Do Christmas your way, with a little helping hand from your Crystalbrook elves. Explore our Christmas offerings below.

A Crystalbrook Riley Christmas 

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Pre-Christmas functions and events

Month of Merry-Making functions

For an exclusive setting for a Christmas banquet, hire one of Crystalbrook Riley’s private function rooms. Entirely customisable spaces perfect for groups of 35-280 guests with a range of shared canapes, two and three course menus. 

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Paper Crane's Month of Merry-Making

'Tis the season to be jolly. The Month of Merry-Making at Paper Crane offers a $55 share-style set menu and a $65 buffet-style set menu that will transport you to the bustling streets of Asia. This pre-Christmas dining experience is perfect for intimate dinners and large groups. 

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Rocco Festive Gathering

Celebrate the festive season from Cairns highest rooftop restaurant. Enjoy delicious Rocco-style platters and cocktails (or champagne) while overlooking the beautiful Coral Sea. Let our team create a sophisticated Christmas party for your end-of-year do. Share style platter menu available from $49 per platter to $120 per platter.

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Christmas Day at Crystalbrook Riley

Enjoy Christmas day in style (and luxury) with two options at Crystalbrook Riley:

Paper Crane Christmas Day Buffet

Celebrations on the deck mean it's time to sit back, relax and get jolly with friends and family this festive season. Enjoy a buffet-style menu with decadent local seafood, all the Christmas trimmings you would expect (plus a little more!), a three-hour beverage package with unlimited soft drinks for children, live music and entertainment for the young and the young at heart.

$189 per adult, $119 per teen (12-17 yo), $69 for children (5-11 yo), under four free. 

Located at Paper Crane by Crystalbrook

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Christmas Day Banquet at Crystalbrook Riley

Enjoy a sophisticated, memorable Christmas lunch at Cairns (and in air-conditioning). Indulge in a decadent share-style buffet including locally sourced seafood, carvery, salad bar and Christmas delights (with all the trimmings). 

$179 per adult, includes three hour beverage package, $119 per teen (12-17 yo), $69 for children (5-11 yo), under four free. 

Located in Crystalbrook Riley Zones 1-6.

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A Crystalbrook Bailey Christmas

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Month of Merry-Making functions

Pre-Christmas functions and events at Crystalbrook Bailey include festive two and three-course set menus in our Crystalbrook Bailey function rooms. 

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Merry, Merry CC's

Take your taste buds on a merry old journey of Australia, as CC's Bar and Grill highlights the finest produce from land and sea. Select from our two-course 'Taste of Christmas' menu for $79 per person or our three-course 'Savour Christmas' menu for $99 per person. 

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Pachamama Fiesta 

Duo, trio, Pachamama! Indulge in our duo, trio and share board set menus at Pachamama, perfect for sharing among friends, functions and Christmas parties.

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Arte Wine Bar

Come and graze our artisan deli-style menu, designed to complement and celebrate local fresh produce; offering a selection of cheeses, charcuterie boards, assorted cold cuts and condiments, accompanied by an array of boutique biodynamic Australian and international wines. With its own in-house gallery exhibition and conveniently positioned in the heart of Cairns, it’s the perfect setting to get lost in the details and enjoy a sophisticated end of year gathering.

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Christmas Day at Crystalbrook Bailey

A CC's Christmas

Join us on Christmas Day for a merry Christmas lunch feast to celebrate with friends and family. Settle in for a three-course shared menu taking inspiration from some traditional festive favourites, all served with a sophisticated CC's twist. $169 per person includes a glass of champagne on arrival.

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A Crystalbrook Flynn Christmas

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Pre-Christmas functions and events

Soirée Christmas functions

For an exclusive setting for a Christmas banquet, hire one of Crystalbrook Flynn’s Soirée function rooms. Entirely customisable spaces perfect for groups of 30-140 guests. Canapé, two course and three course menus available. 

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Flynn's Italian Saluti!

Celebrate your end-of-year event in true Italian style with a delicious four-course set menu for $105 per person. 

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Boardwalk Social Bash

‘Tis the season for socialising, getting merry and sending off the working year with your crew. A stomping ground for all things delicious, treat your party to some great gastro pub classics along with a convivial festive vibe right in the heart of all the action. Enjoy a $39 per person share-style menu or a $49 per person share-style menu. Group dining prices are based on a minimum of 10 guests. 

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Whiskey and Wine Festive Gathering

The suave canape and cocktail event you've been looking for. Located on level two at Crystalbrook Flynn and overlooking the Coral Sea and mountains of East Trinity. The perfect setting for a sophisticated end of year party with canapes on the rooftop.

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Christmas Day at Crystalbrook Flynn

Buon Natale at Flynn's Italian

Experience an Italian Christmas in the tropics. Dine with friends and family with stunning views across the Coral Sea in air-conditioned comfort. $149 per adult with a glass of Prosecco on arrival, $129 per child (16 years and under). 

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A Very Board-ie Christmas Day

Time to get into the spirit(s) at Boardwalk Social. Enjoy Christmas Day lunch the Boardwalk way with a buffet including seafood on ice, hot Christmas classics and desserts for $129 per adult, $99 per teen (12-17 years), $49 per child (4-11 years) and under four free.

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