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These are some of the festivals and events that you may be heading to here in Geelong. Head to Tourism Geelong and the Greater Bellarine for a full list of events.

  1. Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race: This world-class cycling event attracts professional cyclists from around the globe. The race takes place on the stunning Great Ocean Road, offering breathtaking coastal views and challenging terrain. Whether you’re a cycling enthusiast or simply love the excitement of sports events, this is a must-see.
  2. Queenscliff Music Festival: As one of Australia’s most renowned music festivals, the Queenscliff Music Festival features an impressive lineup of local and international artists across various genres. The festival’s seaside location adds to the charm, creating a delightful atmosphere for music lovers.
  3. Toast to the Coast: For wine connoisseurs, Toast to the Coast is a perfect opportunity to indulge in the region’s finest wines. Held at various wineries across the Bellarine Peninsula, this event allows visitors to sample a wide range of locally produced wines and enjoy the beautiful vineyard landscapes.
  4. Bellarine Agricultural Show: This community event celebrates rural life and showcases the region’s agricultural products, crafts, and entertainment. It’s a family-friendly affair with farm animals, competitions, rides, and delicious local food.
  5. Geelong Revival Motoring Festival: If you have a passion for classic cars and vintage racing, the Geelong Revival Motoring Festival is the place to be. This event features a display of vintage vehicles, classic car races, and an exhilarating sprint along the scenic waterfront.
  6. Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival: This grassroots event celebrates local musical talent in Aireys Inlet, a charming coastal town along the Great Ocean Road. The festival showcases musicians of all ages and genres, making it a delightful experience for music enthusiasts.
  7. Barwon Heads Festival of the Sea: This community festival highlights the seaside town’s maritime heritage and offers an array of maritime-themed activities, live performances, and delicious food stalls.
  8. Geelong Airshow: For aviation enthusiasts, the Geelong Airshow is a thrilling event featuring aerial acrobatics, vintage aircraft displays, and even the opportunity to take scenic joy flights.
  9. Portarlington Mussel Festival: Seafood lovers shouldn’t miss the Portarlington Mussel Festival, where you can savor fresh mussels and other seafood delicacies, enjoy live music, and participate in family-friendly activities.

We book out quickly for tours during these events. If you have something in mind, we suggest you get in touch as early as possible.

Hope to see you soon.

Elwyn Davies

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