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Port Douglas Events

Past Events

06 Nov
2016
Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Marathon - Run for the Reef 2016

Great Barrier Reef Marathon - Run for the Reef 2016

The Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival 2016 & the Run for the Reef fund raising charity in tropical Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia is not only the best but also the most scenic of all the Great Barrier Reef marathons.

12-14 Aug
2016
Taste Port Douglas Food & Wine Festival 2016

Taste Port Douglas Food & Wine Festival 2016

Experience the food culture and lifestyle of Tropical North Queensland with the Best Chefs in Australia! Celebrating world class food, beverages and talent the three day festival with showcase the regions' best.

12-22 May
2016
2016 Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas Carnivale 2016

2016 Port Douglas Carnivale is set to be the biggest yet, Celebrating its 22nd year! Spread out over several days, Port Douglas will come alive with local events celebrating food, music, art, sport and tropical lifestyle. Events include the Longest Lunch, Family Beach Day and the Saturday Night Street Parade - with something for everyone! Look out for the exciting new events....including the Wonderland Spiegeltent!

31 Dec
2015
Port Douglas Fireworks

New Years Eve 2015 - Port Douglas, Queensland Australia

Port Douglas really is a special place to celebrate the end of 2015 and to welcome in the New Year of 2016 in the famous seaside village of Port Douglas. With fireworks at 8.30 pm for the children and then another amazing display for the older ‘children’ at 12.00 pm it really is a spectacular place to celebrate this event. With many special dining and party options, you won’t forget a special New Year Eve’s celebration in Port Douglas, Far North Queensland, Australia.

01 Nov
2015
Run for the Reef 2015

Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival 2015

1.11.15 Marks the "World's Best" (dubbed by marathon champion Steve Moneghetti) Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival in Port Douglas! Whether you are running for a team, going solo or just cheering on the sidelines, Port Douglas is the place to go to run, recover & rejuvenate!

22-31 May
2015
Port Douglas Carnivale 2015

Port Douglas Carnivale 2015

Happy 21st Birthday - Port Douglas Carnivale! Don't miss this fantastic fun filled celebration of A Taste of Paradise and many unique events over 10 days in the beautiful tropical town of Port Douglas! Carnivale is the place to be to see colourful street parades, fun beach events and activities, experience the sumptuous flavors of the tropics and spectacular local seafood and just party!

31 Dec
2014
Port Douglas New Years Eve 2014

New Years Eve 2014

NEW YEARS EVE 2014 - PORT DOUGLAS Celebrate the New Year in at the beachside village of Port Douglas - enjoy the family Fireworks at 8:30pm and count down to the Midnight Fireworks to see the start of 2015. The best viewing for the News Years Eve Fireworks is at Anzac Park on the Port Douglas foreshore.

09 Nov
2014
Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival Port Douglas 2014

Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival 2014

Take your mark, get set and go to Port Douglas! The Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is the most fun you will ever have whist challenging your athletic endurance! This quaint tropical paradise is home to amazing restaurant, shopping and touring experiences. This annual event attracts competitors from all over Australia & the world!

10-15 Nov
2012
Solar Eclipse Marathon 2012

Solar Eclipse Marathon 2012

Port Douglas Queensland Australia is the place to be on November 14th, 2012 for the Total Solar Eclipse Marathon. An excellent way to celebrate this incredible force of nature that only occurs 6 times every 30 years. Australia's own Steve Moneghetti could not resist the idea of 2000 runners commencing a marathon as the first rays of sun come out from behind the moon and begin the heavily anticipated 2012 Solar Eclipse!

18-27 May
2012
Port Douglas Carnivale

Port Douglas Carnivale - A Taste of Paradise

DONT MISS THE 2015 PORT DOUGLAS CARNIVALE!(http://www.portdouglastravel.com/events/may/port-douglas-carnivale-2015.66/ ) promising to be bigger and better this year celebrating Carnivale's 21st birthday. This year, the annual celebration of life in the tropics will launch with a food and wine lovers weekend. Port Douglas Carnivale organisers say adjusting the program will result in added attendance and longer term occupancies in the Port Douglas Resorts and Port Douglas Holiday Homes and Port Douglas Holiday Apartments. "We have put together an opening weekend comprising all the core cuisine events so people who travel up from down south – and that includes Cairns! – can plan their visit to the Carnivale to encompass all these key events and plan to stay on afterwards for a relaxing holiday in the tropics said Carnivale's General Manager Mr Ken Dobbs.

28-29 May
2011
Port Douglas Coral Coast Triathlon 2011

Port Douglas Coral Coast Triathlon 2011

Port Douglas Queensland Australia will be in the limelight on the last weekend of May before the inaugural Cairns Triathlon Festival Event resumes by hosting the Coral Coast Triathlon. This is an annual Cairns Port Douglas Triathlon event that attracts competitors from all over Australia.

21-28 May
2011
Port Douglas Carnivale 2011

Port Douglas Carnivale 2011

DONT MISS THE 2015 PORT DOUGLAS CARNIVALE! http://www.portdouglastravel.com/events/may/port-douglas-carnivale-2015.66/ Promising to be bigger and better, celebrating the 21st Birthday! Port Douglas Carnivale started back in 1994 when a few of the Port Douglas locals needed an excuse for a weekend long party and came up with a fiesta around a yacht race on the Great Barrier Reef. Today, it's an annually held popular festival conducted over 10 fun filled days in May when the balmy tropical weather of Cairns is a welcome relief for visitors from down south to retreat from the chill of winter and to and join in on the Carnivale celebrations in and around the tropical seaside village of Port Douglas. There's music, arts, sports, food, culture and all styles of Carnivale entertainment - every reason you need to head to Port Douglas Queensland Australia for a 'taste of paradise'.

20-30 May
2010
Port Douglas Carnivale 2010

Port Douglas Carnivale 2010

DONT MISS THE 2015 PORT DOUGLAS CARNIVALE! http://www.portdouglastravel.com/events/may/port-douglas-carnivale-2015.66 Promising to be bigger and better, celebrating the 21st Birthday! Once a year there is a two week long party in Port Douglas to celebrate all things tropical with ten days of fun, food, and festivities during the Port Douglas Carnivale. This fine Port Douglas tradition has been running for 18 years now and has been gaining momentum and popularity each year due to the exciting events that showcase local Port Douglas culinary, artistic, and creative talents as well as the regions stunning natural beauty. So popular in fact are the Carnivale events that many visitors to Cairns and Port Douglas region ensure their holiday coincides with the thrilling Port Douglas Carnivale.