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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.

Down the coast
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. Cyclists will love the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, with its concept inspired by the prestigious Spring Classics of Europe.

Feel the beat
Get musical in March at the Port Fairy Folk Festival – a four-day celebration of folk, blues, jazz and country music or land in Queenscliff in November for a big weekend of music by local and international stars. Check out Pako Festa and join over 100,000 people for a smorgesboard of food, folk dancing, parades, workshops, exhibitions and free activities. Visit the Bellarine Peninsula in June for the National Celtic Festival, boasting all the magic of Celtic music, dancing, pipers and drummers. 

Something for the foodies
Summer in Portarlington brings the Portarlington Mussel Festival, with food and wine, music and lots of fun for the kids. Prefer something more grown-up? Celebrate the best of the region at Toast to the Coast, held at wineries in The Bellarine, Moorabool Valley and the Surfcoast.


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Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekend

The Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Festival

22 - 25 Oct 2015


The 2015 Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Festival is on Thursday 22nd October to Sunday 25th October along the historic tree lined main street of...

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Warrnambool Agricultural Show

30 - 31 Oct 2015


The 162nd Annual Warrnambool Show, hosted by the Warrnambool Agricultural Society will be packed with lots to see and do. Enjoy the with competition...

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Upwelling Festival Portland

31 Oct 2015


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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Toast to the Coast

Toast to the Coast 14 Year Anniversary

31 Oct - 1 Nov 2015


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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Faulty Towers - the Dining Experience

19 Jun 2015, 10 Jul 2015, 21 Aug 2015, 25 Sep 2015


From $130 - $130

Be abused by Basil, amused by Manuel and charmed by Sybil as the cast perform this fabulous, hilarious and truly chaotic show amongst the restaurant...

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Shipwreck Coast Golf Classic

Shipwreck Coast Golf Classic

7 - 8 Nov 2015


From $90 - $90

The Warrnambool and Port Fairy Golf Clubs proudly present the 15th Shipwreck Coast Golf Classic over 36 holes. The Shipwreck Coast Classic is fast...

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Point Lonsdale Market

14 Jun 2015, 12 Jul 2015, 9 Aug 2015, 13 Sep 2015

Point Lonsdale

The Point Lonsdale Market is one of the larger and more popular markets on the Bellarine Peninsula. The market features local produce from locally...

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Koroit Agricultural & Pastoral Show

14 Nov 2015


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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Noorat Show

Noorat Show

21 Nov 2015


From $10 - $15

There is something for everyone at the Noorat Show, with over 30 different competitions on offer you won't be disappointed. See the Yard Dog Trials,...

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Rokewood Rodeo

21 Nov 2015


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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