Live Entertainment

Festival Village Lions Park, Charlotte Street, Cooktown

The Expo opens with a fabulous concert by local Warrigan Band, Nigh Shift and a little surprise from Mau Power!!

Village Markets

Festival Village Lions Park, Charlotte Street, Cooktown

Visit the array of art and craft stalls, food stalls, workshops and colourful entertainment at the Festival Village.

Tall Ship Sailing

Endeavour River Cooktown

Experience sailing on a tall ship, the Derwent Hunter and learn about the First Nations maritime heritage of the local region. Explore the Endeavour River mouth as Captain Cook would […]

Glass Fusing Workshop

CCAA Art Space 97 Charlotte Street, Cooktown

Learn the art of glass fusing and create your own fused glass bowl and hanging ornament. Items can be collected the following day.

Ngutha-Ngutha Indigenous Precinct

Ngutha Ngutha Indigenous Precinct 57 Adelaide Street, Cooktown

Ngutha-Ngutha Indigenous Showcase takes us on a journey into the traditional cultural heritage and daily life of Australia’s First People in our region.

Nguumbar Nhaama Exhibition

Bluewater Marquee Webber Esplanade, Cooktown

Pop up art gallery showcasing Cape York and Torres Strait Island Regional Artists.

Beauty Rich & Rare

Nature's Powerhouse Cooktown

Illuminating the natural beauty of Australia through digital animation. Beauty Rich and Rare is a 20 minute submersive digital experience which follows Captain James Cook’s 1768 voyage to Tahiti, New Zealand, […]

Open Garden Tours

Various Cooktown

Various locations across Cooktown. For the gardening enthusiasts or those that just appreciate a beautiful garden, why not visit one of the region's open gardens. View some amazing tropical gardens and speak with the local garden owners.

Endeavour Connections and Cook Family Tree Exhibitions

Cooktown History Centre 121 Charlotte Street, Cooktown

Run by the Cooktown & District Historical Society, the Cooktown History Centre offers a unique insight into the intriguing history of the area with stories, photos, interactive displays, murals and oral histories. The Endeavour Connections and Cook Family Tree exhibitions have been curated especially for the Cooktown & Cape York Expo.

Fun Fair

Anzac Park 97 Charlotte Street, Cooktown

Join the carnival atmosphere. Rides will include Dodgem Cars, Rock Wall, Storm Rider, Rocking Pirate Ship, Double Lane Inflatable Slide, Jumping Castles and the Laughing Clowns.

History of the Chinese & Gold Rush presentation

James Cook Museum 50 Helen Street, Cooktown

Join an experienced National Trust guide as they tell the historic stories of the Chinese and gold rush era that helped shaped Cooktown.

Cook Shire Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which Cooktown 2020 commemorations will be held and pay respect to the Elders past, present and future. 

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