Port Douglas Carnivale was originally held to celebrate the start of the sugar cane harvesting season. This now well established Tropical North Queensland event attracts local, interstate and international visitors of all ages.
Not To Be Missed Events
Daddy Cool himself, Ross Wilson, will be rocking the stage.
When: Saturday 26th May at Rex Smeal Park.
After the success of last year, award winning Ochre Restaurant will be once again catering for the longest lunch. This modern Australian restaurant sources the best local produce from the Far North Queensland. The event is held at Rex Smear Park under the palms with stunning ocean views. The lunch menu and its matching wines are to die for.
When: Friday 25th May from 11:30am to 3:00pm.
This is a free event for the whole family. The day will consist of sand castle making competitions, spectacular skydiving display with landing on the beach and Samba for all ages!
When: Saturday 26th May 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Four Mile beach.
Watch Macrossan Street come alive with “Tropical Magic”, this free family parade is sure to entertain what every your age.
When: Friday 25th May 2018 from 5:00pm
Do you love seafood? This event is for you! Back by popular demand, Seafood Extravaganza is sure delight your taste buds. Located at the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, this event brings together people from far and wide to indulge in the best local seafood, live entertainment, maybe even a sneaky beer. And the best thing about it… it’s free!
When: Sunday 27th May 2018 from 12:00noon to 5:00pm
All other fantastic events:
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.