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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.

2020 dates

  • 5 July
  • 2 August
  • 4  October
  • 8 November
  • 6 December

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Cairns Iron Man 2020

Sunday, 27th September

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

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Live Music

Chill Cafe

Southern end of Williams Esplanade

  • Fridays from 3pm
  • Sunday from 3pm

Bad Boys of Uke

Northen end of Williams Esplanade

  • Sundays from 3pm

Palm Cove NYE Fireworks

31 December 2020

Cairns Regional Council

The foreshore at Palm Cove comes alive with the annual fireworks display at 8.00pm 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 8.00 pm sharp !

Proudly sponsored by Cairns Regional Council.

For more details regarding the Palm Cove and other Cairns Regional Council NYE Fire works display please see the Cairns Regional Council web site, newsletters and social media pages or download the MY CAIRNS app via google play or the App Store.


Palm Cove Reef Feast 2020

4 – 6 December

Palm Cove Reef Feast

December 4, 5 and 6 2020 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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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.

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.