Captain Cook 1770 Festival

Seventeen Seventy, Gladstone Area

25 – 27 May 2018 - 

Indicative Rate * AU$0 to AU$11.00

In 2018, the 26th annual Captain Cook 1770 Festival will commemorate the landing of Lieutenant James Cook on 24 May, 1770 at Bustard Bay.

The award winning festival includes a foreshore re-enactment event at dusk on Friday 25 May 2018, followed by two full days of entertainment at the SES Grounds on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May 2018.

The Saturday street parade of floats and community groups is a popular and also free family event for everyone. Gates to the SES Grounds festival site open after this parade and the whole family will be entertained by live performances, market stalls, Indigenous dancing and exciting amusement rides, with a spectacular fireworks display on Saturday night.

The festival continues on Sunday and it's only gold coin for admission, with special deals for the amusement rides. It's a wonderful day to chill and enjoy live music while you watch the popular, local Duck Race and browse the market stalls.

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
25 – 27 May 2018

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.

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Kiosk

Event Venues


SES Grounds
Address:
Captain Cook Drive
Seventeen Seventy
Queensland, Australia 4677

Other Information

Accessibility:

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,
Queensland
Australia

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