Captain Cook 1770 Festival

Seventeen Seventy, Gladstone Area

 19 May 2017 

The 25th annual Captain Cook 1770 Festival commemorates the landing of Lieutenant James Cook on 24 May, 1770 at Bustard Bay.

The award winning festival will be held at the SES Grounds at 1770 and caters for the whole family with live entertainment, market stalls, art show, Indigenous dancing and exciting amusement rides, with a spectacular fireworks display on Saturday night.

The Sunday is a wonderful day to wind down and enjoy some music while you watch the Duck Race and browse the market stalls.

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
20 May 2017
20 May 2017
21 May 2017

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $10.99 - $11.00 This price includes two day event.
Child Under 12's have free entry, however still require a wrist band on entry due to liquor licensing.
Student $5.49 - $5.50 This price includes the two day event.


  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Kiosk

Event Venues

SES Grounds
Captain Cook Drive
Seventeen Seventy
Queensland, Australia 4677

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Captain Cook Drive
Seventeen Seventy,

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