Geelong hosts an amazing array of events throughout the year. From iconic events like the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race and the Geelong Royal Yacht Club Festival of the Sails to Music festivals and farmers markets. 

Festival of the Sails - 25th - 27th January 2020

The Festival of Sails has evolved over many years culminating in its’ current position as the foremost competitive keelboat regatta in Australia. The event has consistently attracted both brilliant yachts and a public keen to soak up the essence of the event and Royal Geelong Yacht Club takes great pride in its role as host of a regatta whose reputation as a global player expands each year.

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Cadel Evans Road Race - 31st January - 2nd February 2020

Inspired by Europe’s prestigious one-day classic races, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is the first of its kind in Australia. It has rapidly been embraced at a local and international level as a unique competition and spectator experience.

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Held over the Melbourne Cup long weekend, this iconic two-day festival is one of the most anticipated events on the local calendar, showcasing the very best cool-climate wines and gourmet food from around the Moorabool Valley, Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsula.

This year’s event will offer an exciting format change, with more options to discover Geelong’s world-class wine.  Enjoy Day 1 of the event touring the wineries, visiting cellar doors and discovering the delights our region has to offer.

While Day 2 is at the iconic Pier, where our wine producers will come together to offer our finest drops at a beautiful showcase event under the one roof.


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Geelong Revival - November 2020

The Geelong Revival Motoring Festival, held on Geelong’s picturesque waterfront, is an event not to be missed!

Take pole position for the historic quarter-mile sprints, as 300 classic and exotic cars and motorcycles sprint down Ritchie Boulevard at full throttle. Join us in the park for the Revival Hillclimb!

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Avalon Airshow - 26th - 28th February 2021

Experience the awesome power of military aviation…

The thrust and grunt of the latest heavy metal…

The boom and zoom of vintage warbirds and the roar of attack helicopters…

A high voltage array of combat aircraft takes centre stage at AIRSHOW 2021.

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