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18th – 24th January 2016

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Thursday 21st – Sunday 24th January 2016
Geelong Outdoor Living Show
The Geelong Outdoor Living Show returns to the Geelong Showgrounds for the third year with everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors. There will be a huge caravan and camping expo, fishing demonstrations, outdoor cooking and lots more. One highlight not to be missed will be the 4WD expo, where you can see some incredible vehicles climb the ‘summit’ a huge mechanical 4WD ramp- an incredible sight. Read More

Friday 22nd – Tuesday 26th January 2016
Festival of Sails
One of Geelong’s favorite events the Festival of Sails returns to the Geelong waterfront for the Australia Day weekend in what looks like being the biggest and best yet. This year hundreds of the country’s best yachts will be battling it out on Corio Bay while tens of thousands of people will flock to the waterfront for a weekend of music, food and fun. Read More

Thursday 21st January 2016
Nightjar Festival Torquay
The popular Nightjar Festival is back for 2016, with Torquay hosting the festival on each Thursday in January before Geelong gets it turn in February. The festival starts at 4:00 PM and runs through until 10:00 PM with market stalls, arts and crafts, activities and some amazing performances. Tony J King Hoodoo Suitcase, Larson Effect, Nick Barker and the Heartache State and Dereb the Ambassador are this weeks special guests.

Sunday 24th January 2016
Ironman 70.3 Geelong
The Warralily Coast T-Park will be the place to be on Sunday afternoon with a huge family day planned. The day kicking off at 3PM and running through to 9PM will include a Taylor Swift and Kate Perry tribute Show, followed by a screening of Willy Wonker on a big screen. There will also be a guest appearance from Willy and a few of his oompas

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th 2016
Model Train Expo
The Geelong West Town Hall in Pakington Street will host the Corio Model Railway Club’s annual Model Railway Exhibition. Celebrating its 41st year the exhibition is a must for anyone who has an interest in model trains. There will be some magnificent displays that have taken hundreds of hours to build. Come and talk to the experts and visit the huge trade stalls where you can buy everything from a simple train set to some elaborate scenery and track work. Read More