One of the most prestigious events of Port Douglas is the festival of Carnivale. The event, which is held every May, started in 1993 to celebrate the beginning of the tourist season and market the beautiful Port Douglas area as the ideal vacation destination.
Carnivale is a week-long party and is regarded as the most exhilarating North Queensland event of the year. It is unique in its own right and the primary reason for which May is considered the best time to visit the Port Douglas region and enjoy accommodation at our Port Douglas Accommodation Special deals. The award winning tourism event attracts people from all over the world and keeps everyone enthralled as the entire community takes part in the spectacular event.
Port Douglas Carnivale 2012
The dates for Port Douglas Carnivale 2012 are May 18th – 27th 2012. It is best to come for the entire time to get the most of the celebrations. The Street Fiesta is considered an all time favourite Carnivale event by many participants. It is a colossal street party that is held on Macrossan Street, the main street of Port Douglas. During the party, the whole street is blocked off and no vehicles are allowed in the vicinity till the party is on.
The Carnivale is, however, not restricted to just street parties. It has now evolved into a broad program that involves the whole community. There are events that have become family favourites like the Longest Lunch, Palates of Port, Four Mile Beach Day, Marina Mirage Seafood Extravaganza, and AME Bullride Spectacular.
Also, there is the all-night alfresco dining where you can dine from a huge variety of 80 Port Douglas restaurants and food stalls. It is a mesmerizing experience where you find yourself immersed in live music, fine selection of wine, street theater, and fireworks. The party is always on in Port Douglas and during the Carnivale, you can be sure that everything will be nothing short of spectacular. Book your Port Douglas resort accommodation now to make sure you are part of this great North Queensland event.
Sports lovers would appreciate the huge variety of adventurous activities at their disposal. They can witness or participate in the Port Douglas Golf Challenge, regatta, and fishing competition.
All these activities are perfectly complemented by the balmy weather and the magnificent beauty of Port Douglas. Hence, there is something for everyone in Port Douglas during the Carnivale and if you are looking for the perfect vacation, then Carnivale would be the ultimate experience for you and your family to enjoy while on holidays.
Port Douglas Accommodation specials during Carnivale
Central Plaza Port Douglas Resort Holiday Accommodation is just 3 minutes away from the beautiful 4 Mile Beach of Port Douglas and a short walk to Macrossan Street, the heart of this village with its range of cafes, restaurants and boutiques. Central Plaza provides the ideal Port Douglas accommodation that gives you to option of choosing from affordable fully furnished 1,2, and 3 bedroom luxury spa apartments with private balconies, just perfect for your next Port Douglas getaway. Check out the Accommodation Special Deals at Plaza Port Douglas Resort