Social nights

Compete Party on the Reef

No Masters Games would be complete without a fantastic social program and the Great Barrier Reef Games is no different. 2021's entertainment will again include a fantastic line-up of Australian bands, themed party nights, prizes and special guests, all in the heart of Cairns CBD at official Social Hub The Jack. the jack

All Great Barrier Reef Masters Games athletes receive a pass into the Social Hub at The Jack as part of their registration fee. Family and friends can also purchase Social Hub passes to be a part of the action, for $50 by the Register link.

March In + Tropical Thursday welcome party - Thursday 20 May 2021

Sports participants, ambassadors and non-playing officials are all welcome to the Great Barrier Reef Master Games Opening Ceremony! Dress in all things tropical, then march in to the Social Hub at The Jack where we will get the party started after the reading of the athlete's ode with a live band and DJ! Please note the march-in and all social events are for 18+ years only.

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Friday night Fun - Friday 21 May 2021

We keep the party rolling on Friday night with another live band, DJ, prizes and more!

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'Anthems in Rock' and 'Miami 80s in Paradise' Closing party - Saturday 22 May 2021

Be at The Jack for the biggest party of the Games with a double headline acts for the party to end all parties.

MIAMI 80's IN PARADISE will take you on a journey to re-live the magical period of the 80’s where summer, fashion, television and great music collided! Think back to Duran Duran, Miami Vice, and all the amazing video clips you remember from the mid 80’s- it was all about dancing, having fun, and living it up at the beach- in style!

ANTHEMS IN ROCK is the ultimate salute to the greatest arena rock hits of all time. Featuring a stellar lineup of musicians, who deliver a high energy concert performance and representing legendary bands including: Guns n’ Roses, Queen, AC/DC, KISS and many more. They will rock the Games to a close as we celebrate friendships old and new, success and fun, all in paradise! So get your best 80 outfit packed to kick off the final night on the Great Barrier Reef.