Weekend Event Guide | Friday 1 July-Sunday 3 July 2022

Port Douglas 1970.
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Weather conditions aren’t exactly ideal but console yourself with loads of fabulous live music playing in local venues stretching from Cape Trib, out to Mount Molloy and down to Ellis Beach. Tuck in to some fresh local prawns direct from Santiego, who will be selling to the public from the public jetty on Saturday from 7.00 am and Sunday from 8.00am. Grab a loaf of crusty bread at the Mossman markets for a gourmet prawn sanga or chargrill direct on the fire pit. There are plenty of great movies now screening, including the fabulous Elvis. Our local markets are always a great way to support our local growers, producers and artisans, and are held in Mossman, Port Douglas and Palm Cove this weekend.

What exactly is the weather doing?

A high [1023 hPa] in the northern Tasman Sea and a high [1035 hPa] in the Great Australian Bight extend a ridge over the northern waters. The second high will move slowly east over the next few days, maintaining the ridge. A trough may develop in the Coral Sea over the weekend, remaining slow moving offshore into the start of next week. Winds south to southeasterly up to 30 knots over the weekend.

The Reef Eye Ferris Wheel is now open at the Cairns Esplanade, from 10am to 10pm, seven days a week, beside the Lagoon. Credit / @_sarahlatham

Friday 1 July 2022


MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Lady Valiant and Jag the Joker sitting on $1150-tickets with your drink purchase from 5.30pm. Meat tray raffle at 7pm raising funds for the local community clubs. Enjoy Happy Hour and a transfer bus home (book early!)

PADDYS / Seachange from 8pm

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live tunes by Steve Rockman from 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Wait-a-while from 7.30pm

CANE TOAD RACING / Chillis from 6pm (weather depending)

HEMINGWAYS / Joey Lanskey 5-8pm

Lady Valiant performing at Mount Molloy National Hotel Friday night and at Paddys late Sunday afternoon.


DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

ACTIVE8 FITNESS / Free Seniors Movement and Parkour at Mossman Gymnastics Club & Kindergym 10.30am

SONIC TAPESTRY / Port Douglas Yoga Studio 6.30-7.30pm. Further information.

Join Loni The Harpist and Kate The Sound Healer for a journey through ethereal sounds. Weaving a Sonic Tapestry with the Harp and the Crystal Singing Bowls. An hour of pure relaxation. Bathe in the frequency of 432hz (the frequency of the universe), melt and drift away.


MOSSMAN COMMUNITY CENTRE / “SheShed” from 9am-1pm (also Tuesday and Wednesdays)

MOSSMAN COMMUNITY CENTRE / “Playgroup” each Friday for kids 0-5yrs from 9.30-11.30am

BOOMERANG BAGS COMMUNITY SEWING GROUP / Mossman Community Centre 9.30-11.30am

Saturday 2 July 2022


COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live music by Seachange from 7.30-11pm

PADDYS / Steve Rockman from 8pm

CANE TOAD RACING / Chillis from 6pm

PKS VILLAGE CAPE TRIBULATION / Mitch King live from 7pm. Roots, blues and folk

Born and raised on the Gold Coast, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Mitch King spends his days travelling around Australia in his campervan, playing his music at shows and festivals across the country. He first started playing guitar at the age of 14, spending hours in his bedroom playing music, honing his skills and listening to artists like John Mayer, Jimmy Hendrix and Santana.

Mitch King performing at PK’s Jungle Village on Saturday night

BALL PARK MUSIC / The Tanks Cairns

Ball Park Music live at the Tanks on Saturday night.
Why not pop into Devils Thumb Distillery’s tasting bar this weekend? Enjoy the range made with local botanicals and enjoy views out over the cane fields.  Open daily 10am to 4pm, 1-3 Owen St, Craiglie. Make a booking via this link or by email at info@devilsthumbdistillery.com for bookings over 10. Image Credit/ sarahjonestravels


MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

PALM COVE / 8am-2pm


YOGA WITH LUCY / 7am Buffs Hall Mossman

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman


Sunday 3 July 2022


PADDYS / Irish Music Session from 12pm and Lady Valiant from 5pm

PLANTATION RESORT / Sunday Session by the Pool with live tunes by Yahdoh from 4pm

COURTHOUSE HOTEL SUNDAY SESSION / Live music from 12-3pm by Yahdoh and Wait-a-while from 7.30pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / The Rockmans

TIN SHED / Seachange from 1pm

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $1 Oysters & Live Music from 1-4pm


PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm


PALMER SEA REEF GOLF CLUB / Sunday Roast Special from 11.30am-2.30pm

BARBADOS / Seafood Sunday Session 3-5pm

Did we miss anything? Let us know! Our calendar event listings are FREE!


An afternoon with Mike Elrington, Mitch King, Yazmindi, Tessa Devine, Tullara, Stuie Harcourt by Chopperdog Productions next weekend

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