Sunset Soiree

William Daku Park Webber Esplanade, Cooktown, QLD

Bring your picnic rug or camp chair and enjoy an afternoon and evening of live entertainment along the waterfront, including: Hope Vale Barefoot Ballerinas Borys Zagroki Extreme Bicycle Stunt Show Tongan Dance Troupe Hyper the Clown Bugzy Bumblebee Bubbles 1RAR Army Band Fireworks Parking on site will be limited, so we encourage you to car […]

Bugzy Bumblebee

Festival Village Lions Park, Charlotte Street, Cooktown, QLD

Follow the bubbles and you will find Bugzy the Bumblebee! Come and try out the different bubble wands or just chase the bubbles and release your inner child. Bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles!!

Laughter Yoga

Festival Village Lions Park, Charlotte Street, Cooktown, QLD

Join Hyper the Clown for a laughing good way to start your Sunday morning! Laughter Yoga combines unconditional laughter with yogic breathing. Laughter is simulated as a body exercise in a group but with eye contact and childlike playfulness, it soon turns into real and contagious laughter. The concept of Laughter Yoga is based on […]

Extreme Bicycle Stunts Workshop – Intermediate

William Daku Park Webber Esplanade, Cooktown, QLD

Join Borys Zagrocki from Extreme Bicycle Stunts as he teaches you how to do stunts and tricks on your BMX bike. Please bring: Bike Helmet Closed in shoes Water bottle Sun Screen Please note this workshop is for intermediate and advanced bike riders. The beginners class will be held on Saturday. Book Now - $15 […]

Combined Church Service

Charlotte Street Charlotte Street, Cooktown, QLD

Join the Cooktown combined churches for a Sunday morning, open air church service. Held on the vacant land beside Driftwood Cafe. For further information contact Pastor Morgan 0402 279 833

CWA Cafe

Charlotte Street Charlotte Street, Cooktown, QLD

Join the Cooktown branch of the QCWA for a cuppa, a cake or a sandwich and support their fundraising efforts to give back to the local community. Visit the CWA Hall on the corner of Charlotte and Furneaux Street.

Kids Creator Space

Kids Tent Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland

Bring your kids along for some free art and craft workshops, playtime and fun activities! The kids tent will be located at Anzac Park. Open 9am - 4pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Hosted by Wallaby Creek Festival committee and supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund.

Mini Magic Show

Festival Village Lions Park, Charlotte Street, Cooktown, QLD

Join Hyper the Clown for a special mini magic show! Proudly sponsored by Hazelmere Station

Captain Cook’s Landing Re-enactment

Bicentennial Park 156 Charlotte Street, Cooktown, QLD

The Cooktown Re-enactment Association has performed the re-enactment of the landing of Captain Cook as a visitor attraction since 1959.

Hats and High Tea

Nature's Powerhouse Cooktown, QLD

Enjoy a lovely high tea on the verandah of Nature's Powerhouse, set amongst the Cooktown Botanic Gardens. Be wowed with the Bobbin Joy Designs fashion parade. Price includes a scrumptious selection of sweet and savour afternoon tea treats, coffee, tea, and live music from local artist, David Pyke. Don't forget to wear your fancy hat […]

Botanic Garden Night Tours

Botanic Gardens 1 Walker Street, Cooktown, QLD

Ever wondered what creepy crawlies come out at night time in the Botanic Gardens? Join entomologists Dr David Rentz (AM), specialist in Orthoptera, the family of insects that includes grasshoppers, locusts, katydids and crickets and Buck Richardson, the "moth whisperer", as they guide you through the gardens to identify insects and animals. Light sheets will […]

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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