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Christmas in Geelong

Geelong has once again looking spectacular for Christmas with beautiful decorations and of course our magnificent floating Christmas Tree really helping the city get into the festive spirit

Christmas in Geelong

Geelong Toy Run

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Hundreds of Harleys and other motorbikes will roar through the streets of Geelong this Sunday the 11th of December as part of the 24th annual Geelong Toy Run.

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A weekend of speed

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The Geelong Waterfront transformed into one of Australia’s biggest automotive festivals when the 2016 Geelong Revival returned for a weekend of speed, classic cars, fashion and fun.  Hundreds of beautiful vehicles from all eras of motoring were on display from Cunningham Pier to the grassy lawns of Eastern Beach.

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Ferry service a boost for Geelong

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The State Government has announced the ferry service between the Bellarine Peninsula township of Portarlington and Melbourne’s Docklands will continue for at least three years, further strengthening the Geelong region’s tourism boom.

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Denis brings some Chrissy joy

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Denis Walter brought some Christmas cheer to Geelong with some of his famous friends at his annual Carols By The Bay.  See our photo spread.

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Myer Christmas windows

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Myer department store in central Geelong is once again celebrating the Christmas season with some somewhat large but friendly looking polar bears enjoying Christmas with Santa and a few friends.

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A spectacular Gala Day Parade

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Thousands of families lined Malop Street to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gala Day in what was a spectacular event filled with mascots, celebrities colourful floats and plenty of fun.

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New Epworth Hospital

The Epworth Geelong Hospital is about to open in Waurn Ponds next to Deakin University in July and we were lucky enough to have a tour of the incredible $272 million dollar facility that is more like a luxury hotel than a hospital.   See our huge gallery

New Epworth Hospital

UBER Geelong - Free Ride

Enjoy a free UBER ride

Intown in conjunction with UBER are giving first time users a free ride up to $20 in the Geelong region. Find out more.

Enjoy a free UBER ride

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New Geelong Library

The amazing new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre has opened in Johnstone Park has just celebrated its first birthday and has won praise for its incredible design and facilities.

New Geelong Library

Geelong's best coffee

Best coffee in Geelong

There are some wonderful places to get the perfect coffee around Geelong. It takes more than delicious rich fresh beans and the skill of great barista, there’s a little magic in every cup. We had trouble narrowing it down to just ten that are well worth a try.

Best coffee in Geelong

Geelong Museum of Motoring and Industry

Geelong Museum of Motoring

Located in one of the historic Federal Mill buildings in Mackay Street, North Geelong, the Geelong Museum of Motoring and Industry features a wonderful collection of vehicles and memorabilia that celebrate the motor vehicle and Geelong’s decades of involvement in the manufacturing industry.

Geelong Museum of Motoring

Thomas Austin introduced the rabbit into Australia

The rabbit invasion

The Geelong region has the notoriety of introducing one of the greatest environmental catastrophes onto Australia; the rabbit. The story of the rabbit in Australia is a little more twisted and complex than it first appears.

The rabbit invasion