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Fetes and Fairs around the Geelong Region

Shelford Duck Race -26th February 2016

The Shelford Community Duck Race takes over the Shelford Oval and nearby river from 11:00 AM on the 26th of March. This fun day is jam packed with entertainment including the Mik Maks, great food, market stalls and the legendary duck race that begins at 3:30 PM.

Rosewall Festival 2017 – 4th March

The Rosewall Neighbourhood Centre in Shartland Road Corio is holding their free family fun day between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM on Saturday March 4th. This event will feature roaming reptiles, jumping castles, live music, Dazing Dan the Magic Man, art craft, and lots of other fun for the whole family.


Ocean Grove Apple Fair – 10th March

Ocean Grove Primary School in Draper Street will be hosting their annual Apple Fair on the evening of Friday the 10th of March starting at 4:00 PM.  The fair will feature food, wine, market stalls, live entertainment and plenty of fun for the kids.  

Anglesea Primary School Twilight Village Fair – 11th March

Anglesea Primary is holding a great twilight event beginning at 4:00 PM that will feature a host of fantastic family friendly events including market stalls, local art and craft, produce, kids attractions and some wonderful entertainment. There will even be some of the region’s best beer and wine for the adults.

Irish Folk Festival –  19th March 2017

St Patrick’s Primary School in Petrel Street West Geelong are once again holding their Irish Folk Festival. Running between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Sunday the 19th of March the festival will feature plenty of Irish inspired music, food and fun. There will be market stalls, rides, live music and a wealth of fun for the whole family. 

Little River Country Fair – 19th March 2017

Little River Primary School brings back what is one of the best fairs around the region for 2017. This great event kicks off with a bag piper and features lots of country cooking, BBQ, side show alleys, auctions an animal farm and plenty of family friendly fun. The fun starts at 10:00 AM and runs through until around 3:00 PM.

Chilwell Fair – 24th March 2017

Chilwell Primary School at the river end of Pakington Street will be holding their fantastic Chilwell Fair on Friday the 24th of March. This great event will feature some fantastic food including sliders, hot dogs to name a few treats. There will be a wine tent for the adults while the whole sports grounds will be transformed into a huge carnival with rides and fun for all.  The fun starts at 4:00 PM and runs through until around 9:30 PM.

Pumpkin Fair –  25th March 2017

The 3rd annual Pumpkin Fair takes place on the Paddock, 21-29 O’Halloran Road in Leopold and will feature a fun day celebrating the pumpkin. The day will see plenty of pumpkin themed competitons including prizes for the heaviest, the cooolest and the most colourful. There will even be a pumpkin dress up competiton. This fun event runs between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM