No masters would be complete without a fantastic social program. This year's entertainment includes a fantastic line-up of Australian bands, themed party nights, delicious food and bars, all in the heart of Cairns.

2017 GBRMG organisers are pleased to announce The Jack as the Social Hub for this year's event. The Jack is situated right in the heart of Cairns CBD, and includes bars, restaurant, gaming room, pool tables and a tour shop. AND it will be happy hour every night of the Games from 7-9pm.

Welcome Party & March In - Thursday 25 May

Dr Elephant

Sports participants, ambassadors, non-playing officials are all welcomed to the Games Opening Ceremony with the inaugural March In from Mantra Esplanade departing at 6.10pm sharp. Wear your team colours and march into the Social Hub! There is a prize for the best-dressed team. Party on with Dr Elephant, famous for their performances at the Alice Springs Masters Games.

Fluro Friday


Think fluro - glow sticks, funky wigs, lycra and anything that glows as the Games moves to a whole new level. Voted number one best band at the 2015 Great Barrier Reef Masters Games, Sanchez will rock the night away with DJ Papa Stanley. Best fluro outfit prize.

Summer-Lovin Saturday

Adam Thompson

Put on your best boardshorts, summer sarong and get out those fancy pluggers as we celebrate friendships and games success at our closing night. Party the night away with Adam Thompson, from the Aria Award-Winning Australian Band Chocolate Starfish. With Adam at the helm as the band's iconic front man, Chocolate Starfish earned two top ten singles and two top 5 albums with hits such as 'You're so vain' and 'Mountain'.