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Discovery Festival Ball

Friday 15 June, 5.30pm-12am
Cooktown Events Centre, 3 May Street, Cooktown

Ticketed event – $80 per person (tickets will be on sale at the end of March)

Join us at the Discovery Festival Ball for the official opening of the 2018 Cooktown Discovery Festival.

You are invited to join us for an evening of celebration in a transformed Events Centre as we celebrate the rich heritage of our town by exploring some of our forgotten traditions.

Witness the Cooktown debutante parade and the minuet dancers in a tribute to the federation traditions and then dance the night away.

Ticket price includes

– Canapes on arrival and a 2 course meal (main and dessert)

– Live entertainment

– Live performance of 17th Century and Ballroom style dancing

– Presentation of the 2018 Debutantes

– Free shuttle bus from the Events Centre after the event 

– Official opening of the 2018 Cooktown Discovery Festival

– MC

Dress code: Formal dress (or 17th Century period costume)

Age: 15+ event

Cash bar available