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Christmas in Central Geelong

9TH NOV. 2018 - 31ST DEC. 2018

Morning Tea With Santa

NOW UNTIL 22ND DEC. 2018

Geelong Revival Motoring Festival

23RD NOV. 2018 - 25TH NOV. 2018

Sweetfest

2ND DEC. 2018

The Art of Christmas

5th Dec. - 24th Dec. 2018

The Metropolis Gallery Christmas Show features stunning collections of paintings and prints, exquisi...

Vegemite Family Ride

25th January 2019

Registrations for the Vegemite Family Ride at the 2019 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race are now ope...

The Christmas Creatives Workshops at Westfield Geelong

17th Dec. - 19th Dec. 2018

Westfield Geelong has partnered with Geelong Creatives to bring you The Christmas Creatives, a serie...

NYE at Recess Bar & Eats

31st December 2018

Word on the playground is Recess has all your New Year's Eve celebration needs. Bring in the New Yea...

Bring in the New Year at Fishermen's Pier

31st December 2018

Looking for a intimate location to bring in 2019? Fishermen's Pier only have a few tables left for w...

New Year's Eve | Geelong Hotel Rooftop

31st December 2018

NEW YEAR'S EVE 2018GEELONG HOTEL ROOFTOP Bring in the New Year on Geelong Hotel’s newly renov...

NYE 2019 at Home House Geelong

31st December 2018

This year we'll be decking out the venue in classic bling and we have been planning for months the b...

New Year at the Wharf Shed Pavilion

31st December 2018

Happy New Year from the team at the Wharf Shed Pavilion! We invite you to join us to see in the sta...

1850's Murder And History Tour New Years Eve

31st December 2018

Start your New Years Eve entertainment with an adventure through the streets of 1850's Geelong. Hea...

Food for Fines at the Geelong Library

26th Nov. - 14th Dec. 2018

Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is proud to once again partner with Geelong Food Relief ...

SHADOW TRICKS - POLYGLOT THEATRE

23rd Jan. (4 sessions)

Join the team from Polyglot Theatre, one of Australia’s leading creators of interactive and pa...

Eye Spy Art Adventures for Wee Ones - Make a Print

22nd January 2019

  Join us for a fun adventure through the Gallery’s collection and explore the works cur...

Gallery Tots

30th Nov. - 22nd Feb. 2019 (4 sessions)

  Join us for a free monthly catch-up in the Gallery with your little one—explore and en...

The Gruffalo

11th Jan. - 21st Jan. 2019 (2 sessions)

He has terrible tusks and terrible claws. But didn’t you know; there’s no such thing as ...

Pasta making with Leonie Mills

16th February 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn the art of pasta making? Well now here is your chance, with a four-hou...

New Year’s Eve at Wah Bah

31st December 2018

Lording it over the rest of the city with drink in hand, is truly one of life's great pleasures and ...

FEED ME - New Years Eve at Wah Wah Gee

31st December 2018

Welcome the new year with a delicious Wah Wah Gee 'Feed Me' spread and feast your way into 2019! We...

NYE at Edge Geelong

31st December 2018

Say HELLO to 2019 with us here at Edge! With FREE entry all day, live acoustic entertainment, a DJ ...

Welcome to Project E | NYE

31st December 2018

New Year, New Era. The Project E family formally invites you to a New Years UV extravaganza, we&rsq...

Dawnbuster Fun Run 2018

31st December 2018

Brought to you by the Geelong Cross Country Club, kick off your 2018 New Year Celebrations the right...

2019 NYE Picnic on the Lawn

31st December 2018

Enjoy the fireworks with drinks at bar prices! Marina View Cafe will be open till 9:00pm Entertainme...

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

26th Jan. - 27th Jan. 2019

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is a pro event being staged in Geelong and the Surf Coast for ...

2019 Australian International Airshow

1st Mar. - 3rd Mar. 2019

The Australian International Airshow is a pinnacle event for the Geelong Region, attracting crowds i...

2019 Geelong Gift

23rd February 2019

The Geelong Gift is one of Victoria's most prestigious running events. 'Gift' races or pro running a...

Family Christmas Nature Craft Workshop

19th December 2018

Join us for a fun afternoon of Christmas crafting with natural materials. We’ve collected a ra...

An evening among the Stars

31st December 2018

CELEBRATE NEW YEARS EVE ON THE WATERFRONTDress as your favourite celebrity and have a night with the...

Christmas Concert at the Basilica

14th December 2018

Geelong’s own international opera stars Cheryl Barker and Peter Coleman-Wright will perform ar...

Geelong 1850's Murder History Tour

6th January 2019

Join the Geelong Murder History Tour and step back into the 1850's with your actor guides. There ar...

NYE @ S'R

31st December 2018

Come enjoy our newly renovated Rooftop & Lounge Bar as we cheers into 2019 with an all-inclusive...

Artisan Christmas Pop Up Market

14th December 2018

Presented by Sprout & Bean. Support the movers, makers and shakers. Including Barefoot Baby, Bec...

Santa's Reindeer Training Academy

1st Dec. - 24th Dec. 2018 (20 sessions)

Help get Santa’s reindeer ready for Christmas Eve. Take a ride on one of Santa’s reindee...

Deakin Graduation

13th Dec. - 14th Dec. 2018

Whether you're finishing your studies or showing your support from the crowd, Deakin graduation cere...

Adults Only Christmas Eve Party

24th December 2018

Looking to avoid the family carols Christmas Eve? Piano Bar Presents :: An adults only Christmas Ev...

Geelong Waterfront Makers and Growers Market

7th Jan. - 1st Dec. 2019 (24 sessions)

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

Geelong Heritage Wine Walk

9th February 2019

The APCO Foundation is again running their much anticipated Geelong Heritage Wine Walk on Saturday F...

Morning Tea with Santa - SOLD OUT

1st Dec. - 22nd Dec. 2018 (13 sessions)

This event is sold out. If tickets become available they will be released online as there are no wai...

Family Christmas Movies

7th Dec. - 14th Dec. 2018 (2 sessions)

Family Christmas movies on Steampacket Gardens. BYO chairs and blankets.  Friday 7 DEC –...

Geelong Best kid busker Christmas showcase

22nd Dec. - 24th Dec. 2018

Enjoy Christmas Carols, and other performances while you shop by the very talented finalists of this...

Deadly 60 - Down Under

23rd January 2019

Andrew Kay and Phil Bathols in association with BBC Studios present DEADLY 60 - DOWN UNDERStar ...

Nightjar in the City

1st Feb. - 22nd Feb. 2019 (4 sessions)

Step inside the wonderland that is the Nightjar Festival! Over 8 weeks in summer you will be immerse...

Pete Murray - The Wool Exchange Geelong

24th January 2019

One of Australia’s most loved musicians Pete Murray has today announced a sun-soaked coastal h...

Sand in the City

15th Dec. - 19th May. 2019

Calling all beachcombers! This summer the beach comes to the National Wool Museum with Sand in the ...

The Year of Knots

25th January 2019

Local artisan and knot expert Barry Smith has undertaken a 365 day journey to tie a new knot every d...

Youth Workshop: Block Printing

23rd January 2019

In this three-hour workshop participants will learn basic relief printing techniques – creatin...

NYE @ Piano Bar 2018

31st December 2018

Expect the unexpected… Bring in 2019 in style with the team from Piano Bar. We have planned ...

Coffee with a Cop 2018

18th Oct. - 19th Mar. 2019 (6 sessions)

Coffee with a cop is a Vic Police led initiative to engage with the public via face to face consulta...

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...

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...

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...

Geelong Carols by Candlight

24th December 2018

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

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...

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...

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...

Floating Christmas Tree and Light Show

9th Nov. - 8th Jan. 2019

The largest floating outdoor tree in Australia will shimmer and glitter on Corio Bay every 15 minute...

Free Personalised Santa Letters

9th Nov. - 15th Dec. 2018

Post your letter to Santa in the North Pole letter box located in The Carousel to receive a letter b...

Christmas at The Carousel

9th Nov. - 8th Jan. 2019

Enjoy extended hours, festive lighting, and roaming Santa. Glow merchandise, souvenirs and snacks av...

Illuminated Baubles & Stars

9th Nov. - 8th Jan. 2019

Illuminated baubles and five giant stars light up The Carousel Precinct. This activity forms part o...

Myer Christmas Windows

10th Nov. - 24th Dec. 2018

This year’s Myer Christmas windows has a clever and creative element. Engineering student...

Waterfront Activities

9th Nov. - 8th Jan. 2019

The Waterfront Precinct will come alive with activities for the whole family. From a ride on The Car...

Giant Sky Wheel

9th Nov. - 19th Apr. 2019

Hop on the largest travelling Ferris Wheel in the Southern Hemisphere to get a great view of the Flo...

Cargo Box Light Display

9th Nov. - 8th Jan. 2019

Representing the 200 year history of cargo shipped through Corio Bay via the Port of Geelong. This ...

Santa Photos at Westfield

10th Nov. - 24th Dec. 2018

What will you ask Santa for this year? Create a memory that captures the magic of Christmas and boo...

Elf Activity at Bank of Melbourne

1st Dec. - 24th Dec. 2018

Enjoy Christmas themed activities for the kids.Look out for the Christmas in Central Geelong marker ...

Santa Photos at Market Square

18th Nov. - 24th Dec. 2018

Santa is making his way back to Market Square and will arrive on Sunday 18th November. We know your...

School Christmas Trees

20th Nov. - 8th Jan. 2019

Local schools have decorated Christmas trees. Come and see their colourful creations.  This ac...

City Hall Projections

9th Nov. - 7th Jan. 2019

Join the Christmas star for a new journey through the projection display on City Hall. The building...

Christmas Tree

9th Nov. - 7th Jan. 2019

A six metre tree adds Christmas cheer to the corner of Malop and Gheringhap Streets. This activity ...

Nativity Scene

1st Dec. - 8th Jan. 2019

See a traditional Christmas Nativity scene in the window at the council offices at 100 Brougham St, ...

Catenary Lighting and Star

9th Nov. - 7th Jan. 2019

Central Geelong’s Christmas Catenary lighting display and star. This activity forms part of t...

Christmas in Central Geelong

9th Nov. - 31st Dec. 2018

Magic Meter Elves

1st Dec. - 24th Dec. 2018

Central Geelong’s Magic Meter Elves spread Christmas cheer and will use Santa’s Reindeer...

Tinsel Room

1st Dec. - 22nd Dec. 2018

Get your phone ready for our totally Insta-worthy Tinsel Room located in the Belchers Arcade on Moor...

Get crafty at the Courthouse

4th Dec. - 20th Dec. 2018

Get crafty at Courthouse Youth Arts this Christmas season! Make your very own Christmas ornament tha...

Christmas Stories at the Library

14th Dec. - 21st Dec. 2018 (3 sessions)

Enjoy favourite Christmas stories, carols and craft. This activity forms part of the Central Geelon...

Free personalised santa letters and Christmas Craft

9th Nov. - 24th Dec. 2018

Post your letter to Santa in the North Pole letter box located in the Geelong Library to receive a l...

Gallery Christmas Tree

1st Dec. - 25th Dec. 2018

Celebrate the festive season at Geelong Gallery and decorate the Gallery Christmas tree on an activi...

Nautical, But Nice | New Year on The Pier

31st December 2018

Celebrate this New Year's Eve like you are on a yacht sailing the French Rivera! Join us from the b...

One Christmas Eve storytelling

1st Dec. - 24th Dec. 2018

Hear the 2018 Myer Geelong Christmas Window Story read daily by Magic Meter Elves. Monday to Saturda...

Christmas at the National Wool Museum

1st Dec. - 24th Dec. 2018

There is lots of wooly Christmas fun with Christmas craft and Interactive stories - Where is the Gre...

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