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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

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...

Dogs Photos with Santa

21st Nov. - 5th Dec. 2018 (3 sessions)

It's that time of year to get a magical family photo with Santa (that includes your furry friends to...

Clothes Swap

24th November 2018

Round Two of the Clothes Swap! This time we will be jigging things a little differently! Please bri...

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...

Sweetfest

2nd December 2018

Sweetfest is a new, innovative and unique creative festival focussed at showcasing female artists. I...

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

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

Delight your children this Christmas with a Morning Tea with Santa at The Carousel. $5 per child ove...

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...

Christmas Kid's Workshop DIY Bath Bliss

24th November 2018

Does the thought of dragging the kids around the shopping centre make you shudder? Imagine having t...

Interactive Stories - Where is the Green Sheep? Christmas Edition

5th Dec. (3 sessions)

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

Sand in the City

15th Oct. - 19th May. 2019

Calling all beachcombers… This summer, the beach comes to the National Wool Museum with Sand...

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...

Retro Cocktail Party

24th November 2018

Join the National Wool Museum for retro mania as they celebrate the Geelong Revival Motoring Festiva...

Masterclass: Learn To Screen Print in a Day!

24th November 2018

Be inspired by the bold, vibrant and colourful mid-century designs of Marion Hall Best and learn how...

Aladdin - Medimime Productions Inc

16th Nov. - 24th Nov. 2018 (8 sessions)

Medimime Productions Inc. is proud to present, Aladdin, the traditional story of the poor laundry bo...

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...

Concentric Circles

24th November 2018

Create your own hand painted canvas artworks in one workshop. Inspired by Kandinsky’s use of c...

Incredible Inks

8th December 2018

Create an abstract artwork using inks in one workshop. Inspired by nature and organic shapes, you wi...

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...

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...

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...

Cuttings—Elizabeth Gower

12th Sep. - 25th Nov. 2018

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

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, ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Geelong Revival Motoring Festival

23rd Nov. - 25th Nov. 2018

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

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...

ROCKWIZ Revue 2018

24th November 2018

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

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...

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

Piano Bar Presents : A Very Dolly Christmas

4th December 2018

A Very Dolly Christmas is a fun festive night out.  Join Dolly as she performs some well known...

Magic Meter Elf Base

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 – an a...

1800 Tequila Masterclass with Hayley Dixon.

28th November 2018

1800 is the year the world’s first premium tequila, real tequila, was born. For more than two ...

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...

Crystal Connections

23rd November 2018

Join Adam Barralet, Australian author of Crystal Connections and Crystal Reflections, for an evening...

Bear and Bean High Tea with Cakesmith - Christmas Edition

9th December 2018

A Sunday afternoon has never sounded better! Sweet treats from Geelong's cake sensation 'Cakesmith' ...

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 piano

7th December 2018

Geelong’s youngest and brightest musicians present their innovative take on the classic Austra...

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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