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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.

Highlights

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Geelong Collectables and Bottl

Victorian State Collectables and Bottle Show

24 Oct 1914 - 25 Oct 2014

Breakwater

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)

Torquay

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

Geelong

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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Supercroc

19 Sep - 30 Nov 2014

Geelong

What eats dinosaurs for breakfast? Meet Sarchosuchus Imperator, 'flesh crocodile emperor,' the largest crocodilian to ever roam the earth. Supercroc...

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Inline

2014 Inline Hockey National Championships

26 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Geelong

Skate Australia, the Inline Hockey Australia National Executive Committee and Skate Australia Victoria Inline Hockey(SAVI) are proud to announce the...

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Circus Royale - Geelong

24 - 29 Sep 2014, 1 - 5 Oct 2014

Corio

From $15 - $25

Providing quality entertainment for the entire family, Circus Royal is an International Daredevil Multi-million Dollar Circus and Animal Spectacular...

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Bonjah

Bonjah Beautiful Wild Album Tour at the Torquay Hotel

3 Oct 2014

Torquay

Bonjah are thrilled to embark their most extensive national tour yet, supporting their brand new critically acclaimed record 'Beautiful Wild'....

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Drink Arts Food Torquay

Drink Arts Food Torquay

10 - 12 Oct 2014

Torquay

Drink Arts Food Torquay is a weekend celebration of all things local in Torquay; art, music, products and producers. So come to Torquay and get a...

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Birregurra Festival and Art Show

Birregurra Festival and Art Show

11 - 12 Oct 2014

Birregurra

The 15th annual Birregurra Festival and Art Show is set to transform the streets of Birregurra into a vibrant market place, rich with a diverse range...

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Back to Steiglitz Festival

12 Oct 2014

Steiglitz

The Back to Steiglitz Festival is a fabulous old fashioned family fun day is out. As aptly quirky as the little ghost town itself, there's something...

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Sandford Village Sunday

12 Oct 2014

Sandford

Last year, the small village of Sandford hosted its first Sandford Day, which was such a success that, almost twelve months later, people are still...

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Sandford Village Sunday

12 Oct 2014

Sandford

Last year, the small village of Sandford hosted its first Sandford Day, which was such a success that almost twelve months later people are still...

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AllTrails cycling the great ocean road

Great Ocean 'Rode' Luxury Bike Ride

16 - 19 Oct 2014

Port Melbourne

Great Ocean 'Rode' Luxury Bike Ride is an annual four day bike ride taking in the best highlights of the Great Ocean Road. This is the official four...

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Royal Geelong Show

Royal Geelong Show

16 - 19 Oct 2014

East Geelong

The Royal Geelong Show is the biggest four day show in country Victoria. People come from all walks of life, growers of produce and animals, creators...

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CopRice Cobden Spring Festival

CopRice Cobden Spring Festival

17 - 19 Oct 2014

Cobden

Come and visit a wonderful community celebration of Spring! The CopRice Cobden Spring Festival will run from Friday 17 October to Sunday 19 October...

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Rachmaninov Vespers at St Mary's Basilica

19 Oct 2014

Geelong

From $10 - $30

For Rachmaninov, his setting of the All-Night Vigil was his crowning achievement as a composer, a radiant masterpiece that pulsates with the ancient...

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Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekend

The Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Festival

23 - 26 Oct 2014

Camperdown

The 2014 Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Festival is on Thursday 23th October to Sunday 26th October throughout the historic tree lined main street of...

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Warrnambool Agricultural Show

24 - 26 Oct 2014

Warrnambool

Hosted by the Warrnambool Agricultural Society, the Annual Warrnambool Show features horse events (including showjumping); showing of animals...

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Geelong Collectables Club display

Geelong Bottle and Collectables Show

24 - 25 Oct 2014

Geelong

From $5 - $5

Geelong Bottle and Collectables Show proudly presents their biennial event at the Geelong Showgrounds. Buy, swap, sell or display your collectables...

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Open house

Open House Geelong 2014

25 Oct 2014

Geelong

Open House Geelong is a not-for-profit association run by a dedicated group of volunteers set up to hold an event that provides the public a free and...

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Trick or Treat Kidfzfest

Trick or Treat Kidfzfest

26 Oct 2014

Winchelsea

From $15 - $60

The Trick or Treat Kidzfest is a "Spooktacular" Hallloween Family Festival Celebrating All Things Spooky/ Awarded the prestigious Surf Coast Shire...

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Trick or Treat Kidz Fest

26 Oct 2014

Winchelsea

From $15 - $60

At the historical and haunted Barwon Park Mansion in Winchelsea the Trick or Treat Kidz Festival will again treat kids and adults alike. Dress up in...

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Let's Play Up

Let's Play Up

26 Oct 2014

East Geelong

From $15 - $15

Remember when you had to make your own fun after school because screens were just things that kept the flies out!? Let's Play Up is an original play...

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Southern Exposure Surf MTB Festival

Southern Exposure Surf Coast MTB Festival

26 Oct 2014

Anglesea

Heading into its eighth year, the race's world class location overlooking the Great Ocean Road in Anglesea is second-to-none. The Southern Exposure...

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Blue Whale and Art Installation

Upwelling Festival Portland

1 Nov 2014

Portland

The Upwelling Festival in Portland offers a fantastic and vibrant way for visitors and Portland locals to celebrate and showcase the unique...

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Golden Plains Farmers' Market Sumptuous Luncheon 2014

1 Nov 2014

Bannockburn

From $120 - $120

The Golden Plains Farmers' Market invites you to indulge in its Sumptuous Luncheon, with an exclusive banquet prepared by award winning chef, Matt...

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Toast to the Coast

Toast to the Coast

1 - 2 Nov 2014

Geelong

From $40 - $40

Charge your glasses and Toast to the Coast; cool climate wines from The Bellarine and the Surf Coast, across to the Moorabool Valley and surrounds.

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Koroit Agricultural & Pastoral Show

8 Nov 2014

Koroit

Experience all the spectacle, excitement and fun of a country show including cattle competitions,horse events and art and craft competitions....

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Gem, Crystal & Jewellery Show

Gem, Crystal & Jewellery Show

8 - 9 Nov 2014

Norlane

From $1 - $5

The Gem, Crystal & Jewellery Annual Exhibition of lapidary and allied crafts, gems crystals, minerals, fossils and jewellery. The event is hosted by...

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Casterton P & A Show

14 - 16 Nov 2014

Casterton

Casterton's Annual P & A Show has been enjoyed by locals and visitors to the area for 146 Years. This Year's show will include three days of...

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Noorat Show

Noorat Show

15 Nov 2014

Noorat

There is something for everyone at the Noorat Show, whether it's watching the Yard Dog Trials, the chips flying at the Woodchop, or participating in...

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Jimmy Barnes

A Day On The Green at Mount Dundee Estate - Jimmy Barnes

15 Nov 2014

Waurn Ponds

From $105 - $105

To celebrate his 30th anniversary as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes plays Mt Duneed Estate on Saturday 15 November with The Living End, Baby Animals,...

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Oyl

Kiltynane Wines - Wine & Dine Luncheon at Oyl

16 Nov 2014

Mannerim

From $75 - $75

Kiltynane Wines and Oyl have come together for a glorious afternoon celebrating fine food and wine at the stunning Oyl eatery. From nature to table,...

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Rokewood

Rokewood Rodeo

22 - 23 Nov 2014

Rokewood

The Rokewood Rodeo & Country Festival are again hosting The Rokewood Rodeo at Elder Park in Rokewood in November. The rodeo will attract competitors...

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Dean Marsh

Deans Marsh Market

28 Sep 2014, 23 Nov 2014

Deans Marsh

The Deans Marsh Market is a unique hinterland market only 20 minutes from Lorne. Each market aims to provide the local community an opportunity to...

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Run Geelong

Run Geelong

23 Nov 2014

Geelong

Run Geelong is Geelong's largest charity event of the year! It's a fun run/walk whereby 100% of all registrations go to enhancing the quality of...

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QMF 2014

Queenscliff Music Festival

28 - 30 Nov 2014

Queenscliff

The Queenscliff Music Festival has a veritable banquet of performers set to visit the charming coastal town this late Spring: ARIA Charting four...

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Queenscliff Market

28 Sep 2014, 26 Oct 2014, 30 Nov 2014

Queenscliff

Experience the true laid-back atmosphere at one of the hidden gems! Situated in picturesque Princess Park which is only a stone's throw from the...

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Lorne Adventure Festival

6 - 7 Dec 2014

Lorne

For one weekend every year Lorne, the 'Noosa of the South', explodes in a sea of adrenaline as adventure punters descend on the seaside haven to...

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Terang

Terang Market

4 Oct 2014, 1 Nov 2014, 6 Dec 2014

Terang

Come along the first Saturday of each month to the Terang Market under beautiful avenues of oak, cottonwood poplars and plane trees. Enjoy a friendly...

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Golden Plains Farmers Market

4 Oct 2014, 1 Nov 2014, 6 Dec 2014

Bannockburn

Golden Plains and Moorabool Valley regions are famous for fresh food, award winning wines, gourmet food producers and breathtaking scenery. The...

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Camperdown Craft Market

Camperdown Craft Market

5 Oct 2014, 2 Nov 2014, 7 Dec 2014

Camperdown

Held on the historic avenue of Camperdown's Manifold Street, the Camperdown Craft Market is held on the first Sunday of each month. The market offers...

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Vue Grand Hotel, Queenscliff

Grand Afternoon Tea at the Vue Grand

14 Dec 2014

Queenscliff

From $55 - $55

It is said that class and style are things to be savoured, enjoyed and never rushed, so why not savour and enjoy your afternoon amongst the majestic...

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Moyneyana Festival

Moyneyana Festival

24 Dec 2014 - 26 Jan 2015

Port Fairy

The Moyneyana Festival is in its 67th year and is known for its enduring tribute to community spirit. The festival runs over five weeks from...

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The Falls Music & Arts Festival

28 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Lorne

The Falls Music & Arts Festival is one of the finest, longest running, boutique music events in Australia. Boasting intimate surroundings of sheer...

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Bluestone Blues Lady

Bluestone Blues Festival

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

Murgheboluc

Bluestone Blues Festival, an event by the Sleepy Hollow Blues Club in partnership with Taste. See. Explore - Visit Golden Plains. Held at Murgheboluc...

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Lake School of Celtic Music

Lake School of Celtic Music - Koroit

2 - 7 Jan 2015

Koroit

Lake School of Celtic Music annual event where you learn to play Irish Music, learn Irish dance steps and sing Celtic songs. Learn to play Irish...

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Bells Bash Run

Bells Bash Cliff Run

2 Jan 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Jan Juc

The Bells Bash Cliff Run is a fun run/ walk or from Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club along the cliff tops to Bells Beach and back. The course takes...

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Danger 1000 Start

Danger 1000 Ocean Swim

3 Jan 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Torquay

The Danger 1000 Ocean Swim at Point Danger (Torquay Front Beach) has become one of the biggest and most popular open water swims in Victoria. This...

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Tattoos/music

Warrnambool Undercover Market

5 Oct 2014, 2 Nov 2014, 4 Jan 2015

Warrnambool

Come and explore the original undercover weekly market. Open every Sunday from 8am - 1pm at the Warrnambool Showgrounds, Koroit Street, Warrnambool....

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