Reconciliation Re-enactment Commemoration

Reconciliation Rocks Precinct 2 Furneaux Street, Cooktown

On this exact site in 1770, Australia's first recorded act of reconciliation occurred between Lt. James Cook and a local Guugu Yimithirr 'little old man'. Join us for a live re-enactment of this momentous occasion as we officially open the upgraded Reconciliation Rocks precinct and impressive public artwork.

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!!

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.

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.

Paranormal Investigations Tour

James Cook Museum 50 Helen Street, Cooktown

As the sun goes down, join experienced guide and paranormal investigator, Brett Scotney, as he attempts to find out who is around when all is quiet. Discover the haunted heritage of the James Cook Museum.

Poet’s Breakfast

Nature's Powerhouse Cooktown

Enjoy breakfast on the verandah of Nature’s Powerhouse, overlooking the Cooktown Botanic Gardens, while being entertained by talented local poets.

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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