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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.

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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Australian International Airshow

Australian International Airshow

24 Feb - 1 Mar 2015

Lara

Bring the family, meet the pilots and celebrate the power of flight with stunning aerial displays of vintage, commercial and military aircraft.

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Mower Racing

Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Festival

28 Feb 2015

Heywood

From $15 - $20

Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Committee will be celebrating their 22nd Annual Festival on 28th February 2015. Entertainment is available for all...

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Pako Festa Street Activity

Pako Festa A Celebration of Cultural Diversity

28 Feb 2015

Geelong West

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

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Backstage

Port Fairy Folk Festival

6 - 9 Mar 2015

Port Fairy

Twenty venues host one of Australia's largest music festivals presenting roots, celtic, folk, country, bluegrass, blues, jazz, rock, crossover and...

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Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival

13 - 15 Mar 2015

Aireys Inlet

The 8th annual Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival will be held from 13th to 15th March 2013. The festival is intended to be an open forum and will...

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Terang Country Music Festival

Terang Country Music Festival

13 - 15 Mar 2015

Terang

Terang will put itself on the country music festival map when it hosts a major event in March. The festival program runs from 11am until 6pm at the...

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Geelong Half Marathon

Geelong Half Marathon

12 Apr 2015

Belmont

From $55 - $55

The Geelong Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, 12th April, 2015 which is the first Sunday after Easter. The course follows the Barwon River paths...

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Fanning, in his quarterfinal against Jordy

Rip Curl Pro

15 - 26 Apr 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Bells Beach

Surf's up at Bells Beach every Easter, when the world's top ranked surfers carve up the waves and compete for the most sought after trophy in surfing.

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Athletes wind their way along stunning challenging course

Great Ocean Road International Marathon

16 - 17 May 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Lorne

If only every marathon had views like this. Run, walk or ride along the rugged Great Ocean Road while looking out over the wild Southern Ocean.

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Point Lonsdale Market

10 Aug 2014, 14 Sep 2014, 12 Oct 2014, 9 Nov 2014

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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