One of the most prestigious events of Port Douglas is the festival of Carnivale. The 10-day event, which is held every May, started in 1993 to celebrate the beginning of the tourist season and market the beautiful Port Douglas region as the ideal vacation destination. Carnivale is a week-long party and is regarded as the most exhilarating 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 resort. The award winning event attracts people from all over the world and keeps everyone enthralled as the entire community takes part in the spectacular event.
Street Fiesta is considered as the all time favorite Carnivale events of the participants. It is a colossal street party that is held on Macrossan Street, the main street. 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 favorites like the Four Mile Beach Family 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 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 the Port Douglas resort and during the Carnivale, you can be sure that everything will be nothing short of spectacular.
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 Carnivale and if you are looking for the perfect vacation, the Carnivale would be the ultimate experience for you and your family.
Port Douglas Apartments
Plaza Port Douglas Accommodation is just 3 minutes walk away from the beautiful beach of Port Douglas. It is the ideal accommodation option in Port Douglas that gives you to option of choosing from affordable fully furnished luxury spa apartments with private balconies of 1,2, and 3 bedrooms. Ideally located within walking distance to Macrossan St, 4 Mile Beach and the Marina Mirage complex, all venues for great Carnivale Events.
Enjoy spacious apartments, all fully self contained, air conditioned, feature spa baths and balconies and with resort facilities that include resort style pool, undercover parking, a great relaxed bbq and outdoor dining area adjacent to the pool. Plaza Port Douglas is the perfect Port Douglas Accommodation choice for this years’ Carnivale. Ring today to make your booking.