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Port Douglas Major Regional Events 2017


Great Barrier Reef Marathon

Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival (SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER)

The Port Douglas' based Marathon Festival is hosted in the spectacular surroundings of the contemporary seaside town. Port Douglas comes alive as an Athletes Village. Register now, join in the fun and Run for the



Port Shorts Film Festival - (Friday 27 & Saturday 28 OCTOBER)

With a prize pool of more than $15,000 up for grabs, the Port Shorts Film Festival shines the spotlight on the imagination of Australia's most creative minds, with a support network geared to stimulate the next generation of filmmakers.

Wolf Creek and Rogue Executive Producer Matt Hearn and acclaimed Australian actor Stephen Curry will be with emerging filmmakers every step of the journey as official ambassadors, mentors and judges of the Port Shorts Film Festival.

Portoberfest 2015

Porttoberfest 2017 (SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER)

Join us for our 10th BIRTHDAY!

Port Douglas' official Beer Festival celebrates island like living in Tropical North Queensland.

This years event will celebrate "Beers of the World".

Join in the fun and get dressed up in your best International Beer Drinking outfits.
$500 in prizes to win. 

Special guests - The Porttoberfest Dancing Girls! 

Gallery of previous Porttoberfest events - 2014, 2015, 2016

Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival

The premier sporting event is now in its 7th year and will host over 3,000 participants on Sunday October 22. The event includes a full range of events from 2.5km, 5km, 10km, 21km, 42km marathon.

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