A Call Out for Artists, Performers and Volunteers to Get Involved at Port Douglas Carnivale

WHY not get volunteer to involved in the biggest party in Port Douglas?

PORT DOUGLAS Carnivale, the biggest event on the local tropical social calendar, is shouting out for fabulous local talent and community-minded volunteers to get involved in this year’s event.

Locked in for May 21-23, Port Douglas will come alive with another memorable event featuring the iconic Macrossan Street Parade, Family Beach day, Longest Lunch and the Tropic Rock concert headlining Spiderbait.

volunteer performer at port douglas carnivale

Carnivale is a celebration of the Douglas Shire’s tropical lifestyle, an opportunity to connect with our community and the traditional kick-off for the tourist season.

longest lunch at port douglas carnivale

To help make the 2021 Carnivale even more special, local businesses, sports clubs, community groups, performers and artists are asked to get involved.

Local artists and performers might consider presenting an event or activity (such as busking, fire twirling, street or beach entertainment).

You might prefer to support an existing event, such as volunteering as a crowd marshall.

Either way, get involved and to make the most of our beloved annual event.

beach day at port douglas carnivale

Volunteers get ready for your fifteen minutes of fame!

Carnivale organisers will assist in the promotion of your event, which will be included in the Carnivale program, on the event website and through social media channels promoting you to local and visiting attendees.

So, get involved, put your hand up and participate in this great annual event and get your activity included as part of the biggest event in town.

port douglas carnivale macrossan street parade

Macrossan Street Parade

Registrations for the 2021 Port Douglas Carnivale  Tropic & Exotic Street Parade are now open. A true community event in the finest tradition; the Macrossan Street Parade has long been a highlight of the Port Douglas Carnivale and regularly draws enthusiastic supportive crowds of thousands who line the high street to cheer for their friends, colleagues and community.

Carnivale organisers are seeking fun loving, blinged up, all-star singing and dancing locals to be a part of this amazing spectacular event showcasing your town’s environment and community pride.

They are looking for multicultural diversity as well as corporate and local businesses, community organisations, local schools and schools dedicated to the performing and visual arts and everyone that wants to frock up and dance in the streets.

Cash prizes for:

Best Float – Overall $1000

Best Float – Business $1000

Best Float – Community $750

Best Youth Entry – $350

Best Individual – $200

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, May 14, 2021

Tropic & Exotic Shop Window Challenge

Don’t have the time or the know how to enter into the Tropic & Exotic Street parade to celebrate Carnivale?

Well…..Put on your thinking caps, let your creative juices flow and be a part of the biggest event in town an easier way.

Get involved by decorating your shop for Carnivale and help bring vibrancy and energy to our wonderful town while attracting people into your shop and increasing sales.

Win tickets to the Spiegeltent, to the Tropic Rock concert featuring Spiderbait  and Carnivale prize packs.

Further information

For further information, and to have your event included in the Carnivale program for 2021, click here.


fire dancing at port douglas carnivale

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