Fishermen’s Village: Wet weather update

Sunday May 22nd 8:45am Due to Sunday’s weather forecast of strong wind and high volume rainfall, we unfortunately have had to cancel the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival in the Rex …More

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Wet Weather Update

Saturday May 21st, 3:30pm Despite the rain, Port Douglas Carnivale activities will continue tonight as planned, with additional cover provided for outdoor events. The Asahi Port on A Fork Food, …More

2016 Port Douglas Carnivale road closure

Road Closure Information

Port Douglas Carnivale is fast approaching, running from Friday 20 May to Sunday 22 May. During Carnivale there will be road closures which may affect your access to roads throughout …More


Sail into Tropical North Queensland May 2016

Celebrating its 22nd year, Port Douglas Carnivale sails into Tropical North Queensland in May with an exciting new line-up of events and activities for local, national and international visitors alike. …More

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Get Ready to Limbo Port Douglas

Port Douglas Carnivale event organisers have this week announced the addition of an international circus cabaret to the lineup of events in the Wonderland Spiegeltent, which will be perched in …More

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Port Douglas Carnivale – Vamp & Burn is a sizzling new show starring the incredible Lola The Vamp an icon in the making, Jacqueline Furey the Human Heatwave and Australia’s …More

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Get Ready to Party in Paradise

Celebrating its 22nd year, Port Douglas Carnivale sails into Tropical North Queensland in May with an exciting new line-up of events and activities for local, national and international visitors alike. …More

Seafood Extravaganza

Carnivale Ends on High

Port Douglas, 1st June, 2015 – Port Douglas Carnivale has ended on a high with thousands attending the Seafood Extravaganza at the Reef Marina to close out the 10-day festival yesterday, …More

Seafood Extravaganza Celebrates 21 Years

Not only will there be the region’s tastiest and freshest seafood to enjoy, there will be live entertainment, family fun and more at this year’s Preston Fresh Seafood Extravaganza at …More

Live A Radiant Life

Port Douglas’ Radiant Life Festival is expected to attract hundreds of visitors over an exciting two days at the Port Douglas Sugar Wharf from 10am to 5pm on May 28-29. …More

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Record Crowds for Carnivale Parade Opener

Port Douglas, 24th May, 2015 – From gourmet food events to the Macrossan Street Parade, Four Mile Family Beach Day and World Motorised Cooler Championship, thousands from across the region …More

Models Hits High Note With Sold Out Crowd

Tickets are now sold out to modéle 15, the fashion and social event of the calendar year in Port Douglas. Organisers Claire Tierney and Annetta Tantanis have chosen Niramaya Villas …More

Celebrity Sightings In Port Douglas

It wouldn’t be Port Douglas Carnivale if there weren’t a celebrity or two and the 2015 program won’t disappoint with some of Australia’s greatest cricketers to the who’s who of …More

New Events Launched As Carnivale Turns 21

Old and new events will be the highlight of this year’s Port Douglas Carnivale celebration as the countdown begins to the much loved Festival’s 21st milestone year. Port Douglas Carnivale …More

Carnivale Campaign Underway

CARNIVALE CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF WITH MEGA FAMIL IN REGION  Port Douglas, 11th February 2015 – The promotional campaign for Port Douglas Carnivale 2015 is underway with Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree hosting …More

Port Douglas Carnivale Wrap Up

CARNIVALE ENDS ON HIGH WITH STRONG ATTENDANCE Port Douglas, 26th May, 2014 – Port Douglas Carnivale has drawn a crowd of around 25,000 people over the 10 days as it …More

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Last Call for Food & Wine Tickets

SCREAMING JETS ADDS STAR POWER TO FOOD, WINE & A TASTE OF PORT Port Douglas, 23rd May, 2014 – Celebrate the last night of Port Douglas Carnivale with Australian gods …More

Taste Port Douglas

FOODIE EVENT OFFERS UP A TASTE OF PORT DOUGLAS Port Douglas, 22nd May, 2014 – Foodies from across the region are expected to converge on Port Douglas for a weekend …More

Carnivale Opening Weekend Wrap Up

GODS SMILE ON PORT DOUGLAS DURING CARNIVALE’S FIRST WEEKEND Port Douglas, 18th May, 2014 – The first weekend of Port Douglas Carnivale saw perfect weather with great crowds out and …More