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Pako Festa - A Celebration of Cultural Diversity

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Pako Festa is Geelong's much loved, award-winning, free annual community cultural festival and the biggest of its kind in Australia.

Managed by Diversitat and held on the last weekend of February in Pakington Street, Geelong West, the multicultural heart of Geelong. Pako Festa incorporates an extravagant street parade featuring around ninety floats and hundreds of performers representing forty-five affiliated ethnic communities and around sixty other community groups and organisations.

The street is lined with stalls selling traditional foods, arts and crafts and nine separate stages in the precinct offering performances of music and dance as well as interactive workshops and exhibitions. Pako Festa has become one of Victoria's premier multicultural events, attended by well over 100,000 people in each of the last three years

Visit the website for full program.

Content: Geelong Ethnic Communities Council Inc

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Facilities:
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilet
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Shop
Entry cost:

Free Entry

Accessibility:

  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times
  • Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer

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