International Airshow, Avalon, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
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Events

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.

Highlights

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Great Ocean rd cycle

Great Ocean Road Cycle

8 - 10 Feb 2016

Geelong

From $175 - $175

The Great Ocean Road cycle is an annual cycle tour that begins in Geelong Victoria and ends in Warrnambool. The Great Ocean Road is world renown for...

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2012 Overall Winner - Adam Cassar

All Ford Day - Geelong

21 Feb 2016

Waurn Ponds

From $10 - $30

Come down to Deakin University for the largest display of Ford vehicles anywhere in Australia. The day will include: Over 1,200 Ford vehicles on...

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Pako Festa A Celebration of Cultural Diversity

27 Feb 2016

Geelong West

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

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Motor City Music Festival

Motor City Music Festival

11 - 13 Mar 2016

East Geelong

From $39 - $97

Geetroit Rocks as Motor City Music Festival celebrates Geelong's past and present, with a great live soundtrack. Held over the (Victorian) Labour Day...

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