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28th December 2015 – 3rd January 2016

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Thursday 31st December 2015
Dawn Busters Fun Run
The Geelong Cross Country Club is holding a Dawn Buster Fun on the Geelong waterfront. The 5 KM Run is a great way to end the year and help raise funds for Give Where You Live.

Thursday 31st December 2015
Geelong New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Geelong is going to see out 2015 and welcome in 2016 in spectacular style with an amazing fireworks display over Steampacket Quay with our beautiful Floating Christmas Tree in the foreground. There are two shows, one at dusk just after 9:00 PM and another at midnight as we welcome in 2016 – Happy New Year!  See Photos

Saturday 2nd January 2016
Tranquility Fair
The Ocean Grove Park in President’s Avenue is holding the annual Tranquility Fair between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. The fair will feature a full day of great entertainment, over 100 market stalls, fantastic food and plenty of fun for the kids.

Saturday 2nd January 2015
Rip to River
The Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club is once again holding its annual Rip to River run along the magnificent shoreline between Pt Lonsdale and Ocean Grove. The 10 KM run attracts a huge field and there are also a shorter walk, a 5KM race and a Ripper Nipper Run for the young that covers 1.4km. The main run begins at 9:30 AM below the Pt Lonsdale lighthouse.

friday 1st – Monday 4th January 2015
Mitchelton Bay City Classic
The cream of cycling will be competing in a four day event with stages in Portarlington, Geelong and Williamstown. Saturday and Sunday will see the Geelong legs staged at Eastern Park. See pics at our Facebook Page

Saturday 2nd January 2016
Alice and Peter Pan in Never Neverland
The Australian Shakespeare Company are putting on a performance centered around two of our favorite characters Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan at the Geelong Botanical Gardens in two shows 10:30 AM and 5:00 PM. Tickets and more information at

Sunday 3rd January 2015
Drysdale Classic Car Show
The Drysdale Reserve will host the 2015 Drysdale Classic Car Show, one of the best on the Geelong calendar. There will be vehicles representing all eras of motoring from the start of last century to the latest and greatest of today. Expect a huge array of muscle cars and plenty of surprises.  See our gallery