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School Holidays

22 SEPT - 7 OCT 2018

Kite Making and Flying

27th September 2018

Children can make a colourful diamond kite and fly it on Customs Park or Steampacket Gardens and the...

The Music Of Queen at Piano Bar

8th November 2018

To celebrate the opening of the new blockbuster film "Bohemian Rhapsody" starring Rami Malek, Joss R...

Face Painting at Tates Toyworld

26th Sep. - 4th Oct. 2018 (4 sessions)

It’s face painting time at Tates Toyworld, visit Tates and get your face painted free.  ...

GKR Karate International

25th Sep. - 5th Oct. 2018 (8 sessions)

Time to burn up some energy as well as teaching the kids some personal safety technics? Bring the ki...

Tea Meetups @ Tea-Cha

1st Oct. - 2nd Oct. 2018 (2 sessions)

Tea-Cha tea bar would like to invite you for a meetup which will take you around the world of tea.Th...

Grand Final Line up at Recess

28th Sep. - 30th Sep. 2018

Your Grand Final Line up is here:Thurs: DJ Trudi on the decks upstairsFri: $10 Cocktails 4-Late upst...

Geelong Bridal Expo

21st October 2018

Brides, head to Geelong this October for the Geelong Bridal Expo! Come along and meet with some of G...

AFL Grand Final Day – The Best Big Game Atmosphere

29th September 2018

Experience the Best Big Game Atmosphere at Australia’s Premier Sports Bar & Grill this Gra...

Humans in Geelong Expo 2018

7th October 2018

FREE Community event highlighting our amazing locals. Gold coin optional. Uplifting start to Mental ...

Gala Parade

10th November 2018

The Gala Parade will be a visual spectacular, creating a fun and enchanting atmosphere igniting chil...

New Year's Eve Fireworks

31st December 2018

A FREE Fireworks display will be held on the Geelong Waterfront on New Year's Eve. An early new year...

Global Champagne Day Masterclass

5th October 2018

Every year, The Champagne Dame creates a new show for Global Champagne Day! This year Kyla will be s...

Musicamaze

3rd October 2018

Bring your little ones along this school holidays to welcome in the Springtime with Vivaldi’s ...

Marion Hall Best: Interiors Exhibition

14th Sep. - 25th Nov. 2018

 Electrifying, vital and avant-garde – experience the colourful career of one of Australi...

Masters: Art of the Precious Metal Object Exhibition

14th Sep. - 29th Jan. 2019

Introducing Masters: Art of the Precious Metal Object – an Australian premiere exhibition show...

Culture Feed - Marion Hall Best Interiors

18th October 2018

Need a feed of culture? Experience Marion Hall Best’s colourful creations over your lunch brea...

Ebony & Ivory's Sicilian Night

3rd October 2018

Be taken on a trip to Sicily with Ebony and Ivory. Spend your evening indulging in a Sicilian three ...

St Mary's Parish Christmas Fair 2018

8th December 2018

St Mary's Parish Christmas Fair 2018: Join us for entertainment, shopping and community. Something f...

Run for Geeelong's Kids

18th November 2018

RUN, WALK AND SUPPORT OUR KIDS!Run For Geelong’s Kids is our communities newest and most excit...

Aladdin Story Time and Activities

3rd Oct. (2 sessions)

This is your chance to meet some of the cast of Medimime's pantomime Aladdin. Hear a story read by t...

CRYSTAL WORKSHOP - Booked Out

2nd Oct. (3 sessions)

Have you ever wondered how crystals are formed? Where do they come from?  Why do they have diff...

Abstract Art Workshop - Booked Out

27th Sep. - 4th Oct. 2018 (2 sessions)

Vanessa Conte is an artist exploring colour and movement with her art. She would like to introduce y...

Kids Get Crafty at Spendless Shoes

24th Sep. - 26th Sep. 2018

Join in the fun these school holidays and decorate your own pencil case with Spendless Shoes. Cost:...

Good Times - Grand Final Thursday

27th September 2018

GOOD TIMES at Captain. Public holidays & football are a big part of our culture, much like musi...

Cuttings—Elizabeth Gower

12th Sep. - 25th Nov. 2018

Elizabeth Gower recycles and collages remnants of popular culture to create exquisite optical patter...

Christian White - The Nowhere Child

26th September 2018

The Nowhere Child is a critically acclaimed, riveting tale of trauma, cult conspiracy and memory. Au...

Girls Night In 2018

27th October 2018

All profits will be donated to Cancer Council Victoria to raise awareness for women’s cancer r...

Piccadilly Christmas ONE DAY only Market

2nd December 2018

Where better to do your Christmas Shopping than at this 1 day only indoor (mostly) artisans market, ...

Movies at the Dome

27th September 2018

Join us at the Dome for an M Rated movie on our big screen. Bookings are essential as places are str...

Digital Designs

1st October 2018

Want to know the right way to use internet images? Want to design your next social media post and ha...

Experience Virtual Reality

30th September 2018

Want to try VR? Live out your imagination in immersive and interactive virtual worlds in this hands-...

Where’s Wally Hunt

4th October 2018

Where's Wally? Bring your friends along to the library to find Wally amongst craft, activities and W...

Treasure Boxes

29th September 2018

All you need is your imagination and creativity for this hands-on workshop to construct a treasure b...

Little Malop Street Activities (September)

1st Sep. - 30th Sep. 2018

Bring your lunch to Central Geelong and enjoy free entertainment from local artisits in Little Malop...

Little Malop Street Activities (October)

1st Oct. - 31st Oct. 2018

Bring your lunch to Central Geelong and enjoy free entertainment from local artisits in Little Malop...

Little Malop Street Activities (Novembmer)

1st Nov. - 30th Nov. 2018

Bring your lunch to Central Geelong and enjoy free entertainment from local artisits in Little Malop...

Crafty Kidz

21st Aug. - 18th Dec. 2018 (5 sessions)

Calling all Crafty Kidz! Market Square is your one stop shop for all things art and craft and now y...

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Geelong Carols by Candleight

24th December 2018

Geelong Carols by Candlelight is a great evening for the whole family, to be held in its popular hom...

Opening Night - Christmas in Geelong

9th November 2018

You are invited to enjoy the spectacular show as we kick off our Christmas celebrations and light Ge...

Denis Walter Carols by the Bay

1st December 2018

Sit on the lawn at Eastern Beach and watch the sun set over the bay while enjoying this wonderfully ...

Djembe Drumming - Come and Try

25th Sep. - 1st Oct. 2018 (2 sessions)

David Robertson runs hands on, well attended, enthusiastic, and fun djembe drumming workshops. Come ...

Krazy Koala

27th Sep. - 3rd Oct. 2018 (2 sessions)

Join Nic Dacomb, Krazy Koala, and all their other furry friends as they offer a ‘didgeridoo&rs...

Hoop Fusion

26th Sep. - 2nd Oct. 2018 (2 sessions)

Hooping is a great way to get fit. So why not come on down to Central Geelong during your lunch brea...

Make a Ribbon Mobile and Kazoo

1st October 2018

Join Urban Upcycle in using every day objects to create something extraordinary. Make a gorgeous mob...

Footy Fun and Giant Games

26th September 2018

Just in time for the AFL Grand Final, we invite you to bring your footy and have a kick on Steampack...

Unplugged Games

27th September 2018

Come along for an hour of fun and games without batteries or computers! Ages 8+   ...

Classic Crafts

6th October 2018

Come along and learn how to make traditional crafts like cat’s eyes, pet rocks and pom-poms in...

Fandom Art

26th September 2018

Share your favourite fandoms; TV, movies, music or sports are all fair game. We’ll show you ho...

Draw Your Own Video Game

27th September 2018

Have you ever dreamed of creating your own video game but you’re not into coding? Put pen to p...

Westfield Geelong - Play-Doh Tub and Slide

2nd Oct. - 6th Oct. 2018

Head into Westfied Geelong and immerse yourself in our Interactive Play-Doh Tub and Slide. Kids can ...

Market Square Jurassic Safari

1st Oct. - 7th Oct. 2018

Join us on the Market Square Jurassic Safari. Fun will not be extinct these school holidays as you ...

Gallery Tots

28th September 2018

Join us for a free monthly catch-up in the Gallery with your little one. Explore and enjoy work...

Beginner’s Embroidery

26th Sep. (2 sessions)

This workshop introduces hand embroidery techniques that can be applied in different ways such as em...

Papercraft - Booked Out

1st October 2018

In this freeform workshop we will be having a lot of fun with paper, scissors and glue with artist Z...

Mini Cartoon Workshop - Booked Out

1st October 2018

  In this workshop artist Zoe Boyd will let you in on some hints and tips to creating your own...

Upcycled Wall Hanging - Booked Out

2nd October 2018

Together we’ll make some crazy art using up-cycled materials such as doilies, ribbons, yarn, b...

CHYA Dance Party

2nd October 2018

Come along and join in to learn some cool dance moves. Age: For 9-15yrs Bookings: Required vi...

Yarn Craft - Booked Out

2nd October 2018

Who doesn’t love playing with yarn? This is a freeform workshop artist Zoe Boyd will give you ...

Pet Portraits - Booked Out

3rd October 2018

We all love our pets, and in this workshop artist Zoe Boyd will help you create a loving homage to t...

Inspirational Quote Banner - Booked Out

3rd October 2018

We all need some positivity in this world; sometimes we even need a physical reminder. In this works...

Art Journaling - BOOKED OUT

4th October 2018

In this workshop we will collage, collaborate & create! Using an array of mediums including mag...

Interactive Stories – I Want My Hat Back

27th Sep. (3 sessions)

National Wool Museum The bear’s hat is gone and he wants it back. Is it lost in the muse...

Interactive Stories – Where Is The Green Sheep?

4th Oct. (3 sessions)

The Green Sheep is hiding somewhere in the National Wool Museum – but where? Join us for inter...

Come and try Parkour

1st Oct. - 3rd Oct. 2018 (3 sessions)

Parkour Geelong is setting up along the waterfront! You'll learn to safely and efficiently navigate ...

VERTICAL GARDENS OR BIRD FEEDERS WORKSHOP - Booked Out

4th Oct. (3 sessions)

Do you like making something out of nothing? In this workshop you will have the choice to make a han...

Giggle & Hoot's Hootastic Concert

5th October 2018

Giggle & Hoot are going on tour and coming to Geelong! Sing, stomp and roar to all the hits in t...

Geelong Revival Motoring Festival

23rd Nov. - 25th Nov. 2018

The Geelong Revival Motoring Festival is an action packed motoring festival, held on Geelong’s...

2018 Archibald Prize

22nd Sep. - 18th Nov. 2018

First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’...

Archibald Kid’s Tour (ages 6–10)

2nd October 2018

A special school holiday offering, join us for a before-hours tour through the Art Gallery of New So...

Archibald Kid’s Tour (ages 9–13)

3rd October 2018

A special school holiday offering, join us for a before-hours tour through the Art Gallery of New So...

Archibald Kid’s Tour (ages 3–5)

1st October 2018

A special school holiday offering, join us for a before-hours tour through the Art Gallery of New So...

Good Faces For Radio presents: The Music of Bon Jovi

4th Nov. - 15th Nov. 2018 (2 sessions)

Good Faces For Radio and Piano Bar present:The Music Of Bon Jovi Geelong's favourite party band, Go...

Brougham Market for Cystic Fibrosis

24th November 2018

With over 100 stalls of high quality, locally made Art and craft, featuring:* Fashion, Jewellery &am...

Afternoon Tea @ Gordon Culinary School

14th Sep. - 12th Oct. 2018 (3 sessions)

Join The Gordon Certificate III Patisserie students at the historic Davidson Restaurant on Friday af...

Getting Your Ideas Moving!

26th September 2018

Bronte Stead author and illustrator of The Broken Horse talks about ideas and what to do with them. ...

Boat Making and Sailing - Activity Change

27th September 2018

Due to unforseen circumstances this activity will not take place. Instead a new free activity Kite M...

2019 Festival of Sails

26th Jan. - 28th Jan. 2019

The annual Festival of Sails, held over the Australia Day long weekend, is the largest keelboat sail...

Tuckers Musical Mornings

11th Jul. - 6th Dec. 2018 (10 sessions)

An essential part of Geelong Performing Arts Centre's daytime entertainment calendar, Musical Mornin...

Christmas Day at Waterfront Restaurant

25th December 2018

Celebrate Christmas Day on the waterfront. Have a stress free Christmas this year and join us for br...

AHN DO - The Happiest Refugee Live!

20th October 2018

By popular demand Anh returns with his smash hit show.  ANH DO - THE HAPPIEST REFUGEE LIVE!! ...

Disney Villains Film Festival

20th Oct. - 11th Nov. 2018

The Disney Villains Film Festival is coming to Village Geelong from October 20 until Novem...

Vintage Vinyl Night at Mavs

5th October 2018

Presented by Cool Heat Come and join us for our very first Vintage Vinyl Night where we will be pla...

Who's Who Portrait Prize

15th Sep. - 18th Nov. 2018

Coinciding with the Geelong Gallery's presentation of the Art Gallery of New South Wales' ...

Retro Toys

1st Oct. - 3rd Oct. 2018 (3 sessions)

Let’s go back in time and have fun with retro toys – play with a range of old time games...

Introductory Angel Card Reader's Workshop

30th September 2018

Our Satellite Hearts presents: Introductory Angel Card Reader's Workshop, with Naturally yours ...

Upcycle Your Life - Kids Edition

24th Sep. - 26th Sep. 2018 (3 sessions)

Resist the temptation to go out and buy the kids something new. Learn how to upcycle your life toget...

Lowercase poetry: muscle

11th October 2018

lowercase poetry returns to The Workers for your favourite poetry night. This month's theme: 'muscle...

Word for Word - National Non Fiction Festival

16th Nov. - 18th Nov. 2018

Word for Word is Australia’s only non-fiction writing festival. It is a unique annua...

Andy Pobjoy and friends

10th Jun. - 7th Oct. 2018 (3 sessions)

Come and join Andy and his special guests for an afternoon of swing jazz, crooning, laughs and smile...

The Original Gentlemen’s Swing Club - Sunday Jazz at Piano Bar

24th Jun. - 21st Oct. 2018 (3 sessions)

The Gentlemen’s Swing Club The original 2005 Gold Coast GSC line-up reunites for three specia...

Geelong Waterfront Makers and Growers Market

7th Jan. - 2nd Dec. 2018 (12 sessions)

Geelong Waterfront Makers & Growers Market is the name for the combined Waterfront Market and Ce...

ROCKWIZ Revue 2018

24th November 2018

Here they come again, looking better than anyone has the right to! The RocKwiz gang are going back ...

Geelong Wine Show - Public Tasting

21st October 2018

Have your opportunity to taste the Gold Trophy winning wines of the 2018 Geelong Wine Show. This pub...

Good Times - Grand Final Night

29th September 2018

GOOD TIMES at Captain,Grand Final Night. If there was ever a better excuse to run a party, please n...

Dinner with the Drags

19th October 2018

Let us entertain you!  4 course meal. Cocktail on arrival.  $120 per person. Book today ...

Food Truck Friday

7th Sep. - 2nd Nov. 2018 (3 sessions)

Food Truck Friday is held on the first Friday of every month (excluding Dec and Jan). The line up of...

High Tea at Customs House

18th Mar. - 16th Dec. 2018 (10 sessions)

Third Sunday of every month Midday until 4pmOrFor a table of twelve or more, we will arrange your ow...

Sweethearts' Workers Soul Sessions

22nd Mar. - 20th Dec. 2018 (10 sessions)

Welcome to the Sweethearts SOUL SESSIONS at Workers Geelong! A Brand new, monthly residency, presen...

Central Geelong Shopping Festival + Sidewalk Sales 2018

6th November 2018

This year’s Central Geelong Shopping Festival + Sidewalk Sales on Tuesday 6 November is set to...

Arj Barker - We Need To Talk

6th October 2018

Hey, you got a hour? Look, I've been doing a shit-ton of thinking about...us, and where we're headed...

White Night Geelong

13th October 2018

White Night Geelong makes its debut on Saturday 13 October 2018 from 7pm to 2am, when it will light ...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

27th October 2018

A JWR Productions Australia & Michael SiedersAdapted from the book by Eric Carle “and - p...

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