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Palm Cove NYE Fireworks

31 December 2019

Cairns Regional Council

The foreshore at Palm Cove comes alive with the annual fireworks display at 9:00pm and 12 midnight on New Year’s Eve!

Grab a picnic, or book a table at a local restaurant and enjoy this family friendly event.

Fireworks start at 9:00pm and 12 midnight sharp!

Proudly sponsored by Cairns Regional Council and Tourism Palm Cove members. The fireworks have been booked and paid for months in advance.  Many Palm Cove businesses are also supporting the bushfire donations. More information about donating here

Palm Cove Markets

1st Sunday of the Month


The Palm Cove Markets is one of North Queensland’s premier community markets and is on the first Sunday of the month except September this year.

2019 dates

  • 7 April
  • 5 May
  • 2 June
  • 7 July
  • 4 August
  • 6  October
  • 3 November
  • 1 December

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Live Music

Chill Cafe

Southern end of Williams Esplanade

  • Fridays from 3pm
  • Sunday from 3pm


Middle of Williams Esplanade

  • Wednesdays – Trivia Night  – 7pm
  • Fridays – Live music 6-9pm
  • Fridays – Latino night – Salsa Dance  – 9pm
  • Saturdays – Live Music 6 – 9pm
  • Saturdays – Karaoke – 9pm till late
  • Sundays – Live music 2-5pm

Bad Boys of Uke

Northen end of Williams Esplanade

  • Sundays from 3pm

Pullman Sea Temple

  • Christmas Day Lunch on Wednesday 25 Dec. Read More
  • Live music at Lagoon Bar every Sunday from 3pm
  • Yoga classes at Pullman Palm Cove every Tuesday 9am. Read More

See all Pullman Sea Temple events here 

Palm Cove Reef Feast 2019

4 – 6 October

Palm Cove Reef Feast

October 4, 5 and 6 2019 we especially celebrate our Cove with the world. We call it Palm Cove Reef Feast.

Scrumptious food tasting plates from our award winning restaurants, street entertainment, music and markets are just some of the reasons for you to join us this year at Palm Cove Reef Feast.

Palm Cove Reef Feast is a Tourism Palm Cove event.

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International Kissing Day at NuNu

Saturday, 6th July 2019

Celebrate Nu Nu turning 15 AND International Kissing Day!

 Join them at 5pm until 10pm for an evening of lip smacking tasty bites, juicy cocktails and beachfront beats with DJ Bart from Electric Dreams.

Saturday 6th July. Book your tickets via the website for your first drink on arrival – https://www.nunu.com.au/events

Kids & families are all welcome.  See you there!

Prawns on the Jetty

Friday, 5th July 2019. 5-9pm

prawns on the jetty

Blues and Prawns on the Jetty return on Friday July 5 at 5pm.  Come and feast on the very best prawns in Australia and dance to the really cool Blues Brothers tribute band.

After parties at the Palm Cove Surf Club and Apres.

Cairns Iron Man 2019

Sunday, 9th June 2019

Situated at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns Airport IRONMAN Cairns is set in one of the world’s most iconic tropical locations and boasts a stunning backdrop that will take your breath away.  The swimming leg is held at beautiful Palm Cove

Read more here

Palm Cove Dog Show 2020

April 2020, 8am

A fun morning for those who love dogs and to have fun.  If your pooch is cute, unusual or looks like you, then come along.