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Light Up Douglas

1st December Light Up Douglas

With a little extra cheer needed this year, we want to relish in the spirit of Christmas and #lightupdouglas!
If you or your street are getting behind the tradition of displaying Christmas lights we want to hear from you!
Post your street name in the comments section so we can help share your location, and spread the Christmas cheer. Don’t forget to add the #lightupdouglas
A little or a lot, lets do our bit to #LightUpDouglas and #DoItInDouglas!

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Barbados After dark

5th December Barbados After Dark

Join us for our first ever BARBADOS After Dark

Date: Saturday 5 December 2020

Time: 8-10pm

We are excited to welcome back Dj Soul who kicks off at 8pm & plays till 10pm
Food & drink specials between 7-8pm

Book: via FB & our website

Bookings essential | Seats limited

All bookings are for 2 hours only with our venue closing at 10.30pm
Team Barbados think it’s about time to have some fun & look forward to seeing you at this special event
Restaurant Bar Cocktails Rums Sunset Views Vibe

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Tangaroa Blue Beach Cleanup

5th & 6th December Tangaroa Blue Beach Cleanup

Saturday th3 5th is the Dickson Inlet and Sunday the 6th 4 Mile Beach in Port Douglas. One of our longest running QLD beach monitoring sites, which we clean and record data on every month.
Our Tangaroa Blue coordinator will be meeting volunteers at Bruno Reidwig Park at the end of Solandar Blvd, Port Douglas at 8:30am on September 12th for a beach clean-up and data collection activity.
All equipment will be provided, we just need volunteers to wear enclosed shoes, bring sun/rain protection, a reusable water bottle and lots of energy.
To register or for any questions, please email info@tangaroablue.org

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Christmas Night Markets

9th December Christmas Night Markets under the Raintrees

Cotter’s Market Art and Craft Stalls will be selling an array of locally hand crafted Christmas Gifts.
Food vendors will be will selling a range of delicacies suitable for dinner.
Bring your picnic blanket and/or chair and enjoy a meal under the Raintree Lights.
A Christmas Carols Service will be held in St David’s Church from 5pm – 5:45pm everyone is welcome to attend.
Presented by St David’s Anglican Church

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Christmas On Macrossan Street

11th December Late Night Shopping

Macrossan Street will be alive in the spirit of Christmas on Friday December 11 with late night trading and photos with Santa.
Carol singers, live entertainment, and Santa and his elves will be roaming Macrossan St, and entertaining the whole family.
We encourage visitors and locals to Buy Douglas: Build Douglas this Christmas.
With doors open until late, there will be lots of options to fill Christmas stockings. From toys, to clothing, to restaurant vouchers, Macrossan Street will have you covered!
In Partnership with Douglas Chamber of Commerce, Whatsoninport and Tourism Port Douglas Daintree – Industry
This is a COVID-19 Safe Event. For more information click here

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Christmas Markets Spectacular

13th December Christmas Markets Spectacular

The iconic Port Douglas Markets will turn on the spirit of Christmas with this special festive inspired market day!
Famous for serving up an eclectic variety of handcrafted goods, locally produced food, and seasonal fresh produce, the stall holders will have you covered for Christmas!
The spirit of Christmas in the tropics is sure to delight on this special Market Day
This is a COVID-19 Safe Event. For more information click here

Christmas Spirit Appeal

Christmas Spirit Appeal

9th November to 21st December Christmas Spirit Appeal

Now in it’s ninth year, The Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre is once again reaching out to those in need in our community, in their annual Christmas Spirit Appeal.
In conjunction with What’s On In Port, we are introducing the “Twelve Days Of Christmas”.
We are asking our wonderful local Shire residents to participate by donating goods relating to each of the twelve days as will be published over the coming weeks.

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End of Year Art Exhibition

14th Nov to 12th Dec End of Year Art Exhibition at DAB

“DAB Gallery End of Year Exhibition 14 November – 12 December
It’s almost time for our annual End of Year Art Exhibition! This event showcases a wide variety of quality work that has been created by local artists during the year.
Art on display includes fabulous range of acrylic and watercolour paintings, botanical paintings, urban sketches, pottery, glass work, jewellery and mosaics.
Come in, grab some unique and affordable Christmas gifts, and support your local artists.
DAB Gallery is open Monday to Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm. Everyone is welcome.
We are located at 11 Mill Street Mossman, just opposite the library.”

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Douglas Street Party

18th December Douglas Street Party

Join us for one of the Flagship Christmas Events of the season in Douglas Shire!
Front Street Mossman will be a-buzz with market stalls, food trucks, drinks, and a stage hosting Carols and performances from local artists. It will be a true celebration of our Shire and we encourage all to come along!
This is a COVID-19 Safe Event. For more information click here