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The Geelong Region’s Major Events

The Geelong region has some of Australia’s best events and there is usually something happening each weekend. Our biggest event is the Australian International Airshow which happens on the odd numbered year. The multicultural Pako Festa held every February is our biggest free local event attracting around 100,000 visitors.

Australian International Airshow

Australian International Airshow

The region’s biggest event happens every second year on the odd year and is an amazing display of aircraft and aerospace technology with an up close look at some incredible machines. ...Read More

Barwon Heads – Festival of the Sea

Barwon Heads – Festival of the Sea

The Barwon Heads Festival of the Sea is one of the best community events in the greater Geelong region. The festival brings together a huge array of family fun with the highlight being the duck race. ...Read More

Bellarine Show

Bellarine Show

Held on the Portarlington Recreation Reserve, the Bellarine Show is one of the most popular and best events on the Bellarine Peninsula’s event calendar. ...Read More

Chryslers by the Bay

Chryslers by the Bay

Every March hundreds of Chrysler enthusiasts flock to the lush lawns of the Geelong Grammar School to show off their fins, mussel cars and other great products from the Chrysler Corporation in the annual show and shine. ...Read More

Colac Kana Festival

Colac Kana Festival

There’s nothing more fun than a festival and the people of Colac sure know how to put on a great day with their annual Kana Festival taking over the normally quiet town. ...Read More

Festival of Sails

Festival of Sails

Corio Bay turns into a sea of colour every Australia Day weekend with one of the worlds greatest yachting events. But the fun doesn’t stop on the water, there is a huge shoreline program with food, entertainment, fireworks and plenty of fun. ...Read More

Gala Day

Gala Day

Gala Day takes over the Geelong city streets with a huge parade and festival. It has been a much loved institution for generations of Geelong’s young. ...Read More

Geelong All Holden Day

Geelong All Holden Day

Holden enthusiast takes over Ford town for just a day with a massive display of Holden vehicles from the 58 and FJ right up to the brand new HSV’s and Commodores. ...Read More

Geelong Highland Gathering

Geelong Highland Gathering

For over 150 years Geelong has been home to the Highland Gathering bringing together an array of Scottish and Celtic games, music, food and culture. ...Read More

Kiwanis Geelong All Ford Day

Kiwanis Geelong All Ford Day

Every February thousands flock to celebrate everything Ford, with over 1000 vehicles on display celebrating the 100 plus years of the Ford Motor Company. ...Read More

Lara Food and Wine Festival

Lara Food and Wine Festival

The Lara Food & Wine Festival at the historic Pirra Homestead not only features some amazing food and wines but a full day of entertainment and often features some of TV’s biggest celebrity chefs. ...Read More

Model Railway Exhibition

Model Railway Exhibition

The Model Railway Exhibition held every Australia Day Weekend is a joy to all who visit with incredible detail, fine craftsmanship and so much fun. ...Read More

Pako Festa

Pako Festa

Pakington Street comes alive with one of Australia’s biggest and best multicultural celebrations, with parade, music, food and so much fun, once you have been you will return every year. ...Read More

Queenscliff Music Festival

Queenscliff Music Festival

The Queenscliff Music Festival is held in November every year and always has a huge and amazing line up of great musical artists from both Australia and around the world. ...Read More

Rip Curl Pro

Rip Curl Pro

Bells Beach less than half an hour from the centre of Geelong is home of the The Rip Curl Pro, which holds the title of the longest running and most prestigious professional surfing contest in the world. ...Read More

Royal Geelong Show

Royal Geelong Show

The Geelong Show celebrates the our magnificent rural regions, with some of the finest animals, and produce not forgetting the showbags, huge carnival and fun for all ages. ...Read More

The Geelong Cup

The Geelong Cup

The Geelong Cup is more than just a horse race it is the social event of the year. Thousands dress up in their finest to celebrate this great day with friends, some even get to see a horse race. ...Read More

The National Celtic Festival

The National Celtic Festival

Every June Portarlington on the Bellarine Peninsula plays host to the National Celtic Festival, with music, dance and plenty of Celtic culture. ...Read More