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Picks of the Week Feb 20 to 26

Last week was a huge week in the region with the All Ford Day and Glass Festival at Drysdale to name a few of the huge events. This week is also jam packed, there is plenty of great stuff to see do and experience around the Geelong, Bellarine, Surfcoast and Great Ocean Road region this week here are a few of our picks. See our gig guides, and what’s on pages for more details and an extensive listing.

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Pako Festa

One of the biggest and best events in Geelong, the Pako Festa returns to Pakington Street this Saturday for what will be an amazing day of food, music and multiculturalism. Don’t miss the parade at 11 and stay around for all the action during the afternoon. This event is not to be missed!  read more

Ford Otway Cycling Classic 2012
Sunday will see the Ford Otway Cycling Classic winding its way through the beautiful rainforests of the Otways The 140 km race starts at Apollo Bay and snakes through Skenes Creek, Lavers Hill, Beech Forest and Morengo. For more information visit


Geelong Night Market  LAST ONE THIS SUMMER – DON’T MISS!!!!!!
It’s the last chance to visit Geelong Night Market this year. It’s the best thing to do in Geelong on a Friday night over summer, a wide array of tasty international cuisine; market stalls and fantastic entertainment- don’t miss it! More Info…

Newtown Farmers Market

Saturday sees the return of the Newtown Farmers Market, located on the rise at the corner of Fyans Street and Shannon Avenue overlooking Balyang Sanctuary this market has some of the freshest produce, great bread, meats and usually even boutique beer. Get there early!

It’s the fourth weekend of the Month so there are plenty of markets on around the region. More Info…

Meal Deals

Some of the highlights this week include


The Valley Inn -$10  Schnitzel Night

The Bended Elbow – Parmi Night

Torquay Hotel $16 Pot & Parmi


Sir Charles Darling & The Bush Inn – $12 Steak Night

The Sporting Globe – $13 Eye Fillet Night

The Bended Elbow – Steak Night

Torquay Hotel $16 Pot & Parmi


The Sporting Globe – $13 Chicken Parma Night

Pami Night at the RSL in Belmont

Parmi Day at the Barking Dog


The Sporting Globe $10 Burger Night

The Bended Elbow – $10 Pie Night


The Eureka – $5 Pizza


Cider Sundays at the Sporting Globe

Parmis of the World – The Yardz


If you see any other great deals drop us a line on Twitter, Facebook or email.

Coming Up

3rd March – All Holden Day
3rd March – Warrambeen Film Festival
4th March – Wallington Strawberry Fair
11 March Bellarine Show
17-18 March 55th Annual Highland Gathering