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Palm Cove Reef Feast Friday 6th - Sunday 8th October 2017

06-08 Oct
2017

Palm Cove Reef Feast Friday 6th - Sunday 8th October 2017


Friday 6th October 2017

Ambrose Golf Day Paradise Palms Golf Course

Spanning 3 days in the glorious sunshine of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland we begin the weekend’s festivities with a good old game of Ambrose the four ball best ball game that is inclusive for the novice players as well as the avid weekend warriors and semi-professionals. Everyone is invited to make up a team of four or just join a team on the day. The golf game is to be held at the beautiful Paradise Palms Golf Course just 5 minutes drive from Palm Cove. Game begins at 11am and concludes at 5 pm with a post-game barbeque.

Paradise Palms Golf CourseParadise Palms Golf Course

Photos credit to Paradise Palms Resort 

Blues & Prawn Rock The Palm Cove Jetty

This is a pop up event with a beverage bar, seafood vendor stalls and other interesting foods from Tropical North Queensland bought to you by the local Palm Cove Resorts and restaurants. The entertainment is The Blues Brothers Band and the Legends of Perhaps. This rocking event will run from 5pm – 9pm.

Blues & Prawn Rock The Palm Cove JettyBlues & Prawn Rock The Palm Cove Jetty

Photos credit to Tourism Palm Cove

Sunset Soiree at Alamanda Wedding Chapel on The Beach

Be at the gorgeous white wedding chapel on the beach in front of the Alamanda Resort at 6.30pm for a feast of enchanting opera arias from the greats performed by local classical vocalists and sopranos.  Up next at 7.30pm is a Latino feast of Tango music that will have your feet tapping in the pews.

Alamanda Chapel By DayAlamanda Chapel By Night

Photos credit to Alamanda by Lancemore

Saturday 7th October 2017

The Famous Palm Cove Beer Awards at the Sea Temple Resort

Now this is an activity that there is no shortage of volunteers to be the judges of. Sampling the latest craft brewed hops from the local brewers in Tropical North Queensland. Beer awards always attract big crowds and not only do the men enjoy a good beer but so do many women. Beer drinking is serious business in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland for sure! Join the beer awards judges at Sea Temple Resort from 10.30 am up to 3.00pm.

Beer Awards at the Sea Temple ResortBeer Awards at the Sea Temple Resort

Photos credit to Tourism Palm Cove

Taste Of Palm Cove on the Esplanade Beachfront at Palm Cove Australia

This is our signature event Reef Feast Palm Cove. An evening of degustation with pop up stalls offering small plates of food creatively produced from the local resorts and restaurants that line the esplanade of Palm Cove. Each tasting plate will be priced from $5 - $10 and will showcase the produce of the season. For entertainment under the stars there will be six stages with bands and musicians to get your feet dancing. This event kicks off at 5.00pm and concludes at 11.00pm. 

Guilt Free Comedy

If you need or enjoy a few laughs then rock on along to the Comedy Tent and if you wish to get up and give it a go yourself you are more than welcome. This event commences at 5.30pm.

Jusfa Kicks

Live music is great for a weekend of festivities and a great way to relax and unwind with your friends and family. Jusfa Kicks will be pumping out some reggae soul music to have you on the dance floor in no time at all. This band will be at the Palm Cove Surf Club from 5.00pm.

Victoria’s Secrets

This event is for the lovers of fine jazz music to get you into that tropical chilled out mood for the evening ahead. Grab a cocktail and your friends and just chill to the vibe. From 5.30pm.

Red Dice

Fast and furious music is what its all about with this crew. A rockabilly trio that will definitely have you up and dancing to their tunes in no time at all. Be there at 5.45pm.

The Montgomery Brothers

These guys are the headline act of the Palm Cove Reef Feast Festival and will be performing from 7.00pm to 10.00pm. They have recently been touring the world and have come back with extra exhuberance that will be bubbling on the night so make sure you bring your dancing shoes. Begins at 7.00pm to 10.00pm.

Dreamstate Entertainment

Do you like circus style acrobatics combined with fireworks art? If so come along to this tent for some really athletic antics and fun entertainment and be prepared to perform in the show yourselves. Begins at 7.00pm.

Palm Cove Reef Feast Fireworks Display

See the crescendo of fireworks as they are set off over the ocean on the jetty. Such a perfect end to a great day of sampling the locals food and beverages of Tropical North Queensland. Fireworks begin at 9.45pm.

Palm Cove FireworksPalm Cove Fireworks

Photos credit to Tourism Palm Cove

Sunday 8th October 2017

Palm Cove Sunday Markets on the Esplanade

The Reef Feast Market day showcases wellness tents with massages, tarot card readings and health goods. There is home baked goods, natural skincare products, jewellery, pottery, leatherwork, clothing and much more. Come along for a bit of a shopping trip and then relax for a bit of lunch in one of the Palm Cove restaurants or just spend the rest of the day on the beach. Markets begin at 8.00am until 2.00pm.

Palm Cove MarketsPalm Cove Markets

Photos credit to Tourism Palm Cove

Sunday Food Of Palm Cove Family Day

The afternoon kicks off again with food stalls and live entertainment more aimed for family fun down near the Palm Cove Sunday Markets at the jetty end of Williams Esplanade. This event runs from 12 midday to 5.00pm.

The North Project

A mixture of guitar, keyboards, drums and voice you will be entertained by this multi-talented crew as pump out an extremely verified and colourful repertoire. Be there to see them at 10.00am.

Melanfunk Collective

Have you ever seen a Melanesian Funk Band? No well come along for this as they entertain you with their cool vibes creative rhythms and rocking music. See them at 12.45pm.

 

Please Note: Some of these are ticketed events so please see here for more information

Watch the official Reef Feast Video by MOD Films Cairns here.

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