Council provides a number of accessible, multi-purpose community halls, venues and public access areas such as parks, reserves and foreshore, which are available to book for special events.

To make a tentative booking, please call our Customer Service staff on 07-4099 9444.

Once a tentative booking has been made, you will need to complete an application form for either the hire of the venue or an approval to hold an activity or event in a public space (parks and reserves).

For small events, applications should be lodged a minimum of 14 days prior to the proposed event.  For large events, applications should be lodged at least 6 weeks prior to the proposed event.  Please contact our Events Officer to discuss larger events on 07-4099 9444.

The forms below have a lot of information on terms and conditions and may answer many of your questions in relation to organising events in the Douglas Shire.


Community Halls and Facilities Hire Agreement

For further information on our range of community halls, including the beautiful Sugar Wharf, read below.

FL01E - Application For Venue Hire Of Community Halls And Facilities Hire And Agreement 23-24 (516.6 KiB)


Events and Activities in Parks and Reserves

For further information on activities and events that require an approval, click here.

LL22 - Application To Conduct Small Wedding And Other Ceremonies In A Park-30Aug2023 (674.7 KiB)

LL20 - Application To Conduct A Temporary Entertainment Event Or Large Private Or Corporate Event-1 (446.1 KiB)

LL21 - Application To Conduct A Small Event Or Activity (301.9 KiB)

LL19 - Application to Display Fireworks on Public Land (273.9 KiB)

LL18 - Application To Land An Aircraft On Public Land (291.7 KiB)


Book a Venue

Sugar Wharf

Port Douglas Sports Complex

Port Douglas Community Hall

Mossman Showgrounds

Mossman Shire Hall

Daintree Hall