International Airshow, Avalon, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
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From world-class surfing and ocean swims to folk music and wine, the Great Ocean Road region hosts a diverse range of festivals and events.

On the peninsula
In Geelong see stunning aerobatics at the Australian International Airshow or watch colourful spinnakers fly on Corio Bay in Geelong during the Festival of Sails – Australia's largest regatta. On the Bellarine Peninsula take in the best in Australian blues, rock, pop, funk and jazz music at the Queenscliff Music Festival in November.

Water world
Bells Beach is home to the Rip Curl Pro, the world's longest running professional surfing event and one of the most sought after titles on the World Championship Tour. Not content being a spectator? Get amongst the 4,000 people taking part in the Lorne Pier to Pub, the world's largest open water swim, or test your stamina on the gruelling Surf Coast Century course.

Feel the beat
Get musical in March and attend the Port Fairy Folk Festival with international and national artists performing in a four-day celebration of folk, blues, jazz and country music, alternatively check out the smaller, more intimate Apollo Bay Music Festival.


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Geelong Collectables and Bottl

Victorian State Collectables and Bottle Show

24 Oct 1914 - 25 Oct 2014


From $5 - $5

Geelong Bottle and Collectables Club Inc. are hosting a Collectables and Bottles show at the Geelong Showgrounds. Friday evening will see a relaxing...

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The Sands Torquay Clubhouse

The Sands Torquay - Surf Coast Classic Pro Am

1 Jul - 31 Dec 2014 (dates to be confirmed)


Boasting an 18 hole championship course designed by Australian Golfing professional Stuart Appleby and situated on Victoria's idyllic Surf Coast, The...

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Vanished Into Stitches

8 Aug - 9 Nov 2014


These are not your usual animal skins! Australian artist Ruth Marshall has spent years researching museum collections and has transformed scientific...

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An evening with Gladioli

An Evening with Gladioli at Leura Park Estate

12 Sep 2014


From $120 - $140

Guess who's coming to dinner?! Celebrated Chef returns to The Bellarine for An Evening with Gladioli Restaurant at Leura Park Estate. Acclaimed chef...

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Surf Coast Century 2014

13 Sep 2014


Imagine running at the foot of some of Australia's tallest coastal cliffs, while the low tide of the Southern Ocean laps the sand at your feet. Ahead...

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Start of Amy's Gran Fondo

Amy's Gran Fondo

14 Sep 2014


Amy's Gran Fondo means long distance or great endurance. Gran Fondo is a 500+ year old tradition that originated in Italy as a walking event, which...

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Salomon Trail Running Series

Salomon Trail Running Series: Race 4, Anglesea

14 Sep 2014


The Salomon Trail Running Series is designed to present trail running for all that it can be: scenic, accessible, not overly technical and fun for...

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Simpson Progressive Farmers Market

14 Sep 2014


Every Second Sunday of the Month, the Progressive Farmers Markets is set up in the rustic rural towns of Cobden, Timboon or Simpson. Make the most of...

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Annual Wildflower Weekend and Art Show - Anglesea

20 - 21 Sep 2014


From $2 - $5

The biodiversity of the Anglesea Heathlands is vast. The ANGAIR Wildflower Show displays indigenous plants as well as environmental weeds. The...

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Anglesea And Aireys Inlet Wildflower Show

20 - 21 Sep 2014


From $2 - $5

The annual Anglesea And Aireys Inlet Wildflower Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday 20th and 21st September 2014 from 10. 00 am to 4. 30pm at...

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