2012 St Leonards Festival
Back for a 6th year the St Leonards Community Festival brings a day of festive fun to the quaint Bellarine Peninsula seaside township on the 3rd of November 2012.
The festival held at the primary school oval and locations around the township features an array of family friendly activities and fun for all ages. The festival marks the start of the holiday season in St Leonards and is held only weeks away from the township swelling in size with campers and holiday makers flocking to the beautiful bayside beaches. The major camp grounds in St Leonards actually open this weekend.
The oval will feature so much to see and do, there will be face painting, pony rides, animal farms, a jumping castle and lots of entertainment for the kids plus some wonderful entertainment from local musicians.
There will be a art show be taking place a the St Leonards Yacht Club during the festival and free shuttle buses will link the primary school with the show. Also down on the waterfront will be a fishing competition running form the St Leonards Boat Ramp. There are some great prizes for fish caught and the competition is open to all ages.
The St Leonards Foreshore Market will also be in operation and always has a great selection of goodies, with tasty treats, the freshest of local produce, art and craft and some interesting older items. The memorial hall is also a must for history buffs, the hall will feature some great heritage displays that are will worth a look.
The festival will celebrate everything great about St Leonards, the culture, the towns rich heritage, charm and delightful seaside environment. The day promises to be a fantastic day and with St Leonards only around a half hours drive from the centre of Geelong it is easily reached.
Last years festival was fantastic and attracted a large turnout of visitors, this years event looks even better and promises to be a fantastic day. St Leonards is around a half hours drive from the centre of Geelong through the beautiful rolling hills of the Bellarine and it is easily reached.