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The Cooktown Discovery Festival will be complemented this year by Wild and Windy Cooktown - a community celebration offering a wide range of local activities

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The Program :: 15th June

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Friday 15th, June
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join botanic artist, Julie McEnerny for a botanic drawing workshop set amongst the beautiful Cooktown Botanic Gardens.

Friday 15th, June
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join James Cook University Botanists for an educational and scenic Endeavour River cruise on board Riverbend Tours.

Friday 15th, June
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Be croc wise and learn about crocodiles in Far North Queensland. Participate in a palm frond weaving workhop to make a large crocodile sculpture.

Friday 15th, June
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All aboard Riverbend Tours for a sunset cruise on the Endeavour River.

Friday 15th, June
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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

Friday 15th, June
6:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Start the night off with a bang and watch the local marines fire their muskets!

Friday 15th, June
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bring the kids to the fun and excitement of the funfair amusement rides.

Friday 15th, June
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Be entertained with live acts from a selection of the 2017 Discovery Festival busking competition winners.

Friday 15th, June
8:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Round off a fabulous day of celebrations with a party at the pub Cooktown style – Jusfa Kicks will be performing live.

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