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Cooktown Discovery Festival

About the Festival

The Cooktown Discovery Festival is one of Cook Shire's most popular and long standing events, with the highlight being the re-enactment of Captain James Cook's arrival on the banks of the Endeavour River in 1770 and the interaction between the Europeans and the First Nations people.

Click here to visit the Cooktown Discovery Festival website and find out more about this year's program, how to register for events and more.

Discovery Festival Markets

Council is facilitating the 2018 Cooktown Discovery Festival markets. This year's festival is held on June 15, 16 and 17, and market stall applications are now open. Applications close on Monday, May 28 2018.

Click here to download the 2018 Cooktown Discovery Festival Market Stall information sheet.

Click here to download the 2018 Cooktown Discovery Festival Market Stall  application form.

Click here to download the 2018 Cooktown Discovery Festival Market Stall site map.

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4069 5444

Fax: (07) 4082 0588