Upcoming Events


February

All Day
29
Feb
Day & Night event

Pako Festa

Come join us in Pakington Street for Pako Festa!

Diversitat Pako Festa is the largest free celebration of cultural diversity in Australia!

Every year since 1983 Pako Festa has gathered together thousands of people from Geelong’s local and cultural communities, professional performers, community groups, schools, businesses, street traders and artists from all walks of life for one huge, amazing street party to celebrate our multicultural community.

All Day
29
Feb
Day event

Blues Train

https://www.thebluestrain.com.au/shows/

March

All Day
1
Mar
Day event

Strawberry Fair

A family fun day at Wallington Primary School that highlights local produce with a strawberry flavour.

This is an event that provides for all the family, rides and gourmet foods.
 
All Day
14
Mar
Day event

Geelong St Patrick's Cup

Sat Mar 14 2020 at 11:00 amGeelong Racecourse, Geelong, Australia
Try your luck on an Irish Day.
Horses. Family. Fashions. Fun.
bet365 Geelong St Pat's Cup.
Gourmet Dining Packages and Marquees on sale NOW.
Gather your friends together. It's a great day out.
 
All Day
14
Mar
Day event

Blues Train

https://www.thebluestrain.com.au/shows/
All Day
14
Mar
Day event

Australian Cider Day

On 14 March we will celebrate Australian Cider Day and all the incredible ciders made across Australia from 100% Australian Grown fruit!
 
All Day
21
Mar
Night event

Geelong Cats V GWS Giants

Geelong Cats play their first game of the season against the GWS Giants at 7:25pm
All Day
21
Mar
Day event

Blues Train

https://www.thebluestrain.com.au/shows/
All Day
28
Mar
Day event

Blues Train

https://www.thebluestrain.com.au/shows/
All Day
29
Mar
Night event

Geelong Cats V Gold Coast Suns

Geelong play their first home game of the season at GMHBA Stadium against Gold Coast Suns at 7:25pm

April

All Day
4
Apr
Night event

Geelong Cats V West Coast Eagles

Geelong Cats play against West Coast Eagles at 8:10pm
All Day
4
Apr
Day event

Blues Train

https://www.thebluestrain.com.au/shows/
All Day
5
Apr
Day event

The Geelong Half Marathon

The Geelong Half Marathon is run along the beautiful Barwon River, from Belmont, to Breakwater and then up to Fyansford and back to Belmont.
 
All Day
13
Apr
Day event

Geelong Cats V Hawthorn

Geelong Cats play against Hawthorn at the MCG in an afternoon match
All Day
18
Apr
Day event

Blues Train

https://www.thebluestrain.com.au/shows/
All Day
19
Apr
Day & Night event

Geelong Cats V St Kilda

Join our home team play against the Saints at GMHBA Stadium
All Day
25
Apr
Day event

Blues Train

https://www.thebluestrain.com.au/shows/
All Day
26
Apr
Night event

Geelong Cats V Fremantle


May

All Day
2
May
Night event

Geelong Cats V Brisbane Lions

All Day
3
May
Day event

Kyokushin State Finals

The 44th Victorian Kyokushin Karate Association (VKKA) Open Knockdown & No Contact Championships returns to Geelong Arena in 2020.
All Day
9
May
Night event

Geelong Cats V Essendon

All Day
10
May
Day event

Mother's Day Classic

The Geelong event offers participants a 3.9km and 7.3km walk & run!

Can’t join us on the day, don’t worry, while you may not be able to join us in body, you can still join us in spirit by registering as a ‘Support us in Spirit’ participant!

All Day
15
May
Night event

Geelong Cats V Richmond

All Day
17
May
Day event

RSPCA Million Paws Walk

On Sunday 17 May, thousands of people and their pooches will walk together to show their support for the animals of Australia. Million Paws Walk is a fun day out where we celebrate our furry friends and come together to raise much-needed funds to help care for the 124,146 animals who come through our doors each year.
Join us at Eastern Beach
 
All Day
22
May
Night event

Geelong Cats V Sydney Swans

Start
23
May

Finish
24
May
Day event

Bellarine Dance Fest

Bellarine Dance Fest

The Bellarine Dance Fest is a non-competitive opportunity for all dance schools, clubs and groups of the Bellarine, Geelong, Surf Coast and Otways to showcase their work. The Festival is open to all dancers aged 6 years and above to perform on stage in costume on day one and do the Master Classes on day two of the Festival. All dancers and teachers are welcome.

All Day
30
May
Day event

Geelong Cats V North Melbourne


June

Start
5
Jun

Finish
8
Jun
Day event

National Celtic Festival

Held annually in Portarlington, Victoria, Australia on the June long weekend.

From near and far we gather in the wonderful township of Portarlington to Unleash the Spirit, Discover the Passion and Experience the Culture.

All Day
12
Jun
Night event

Geelong Cats V Hawthorn

All Day
20
Jun
Night event

Geelong Cats V Port Adelaide

All Day
23
Jun
Day event

ITTF Australian Open

Returning for its third year, Geelong will host a world tour table tennis event this winter, which will be broadcast to an international audience of more than 100 million viewers.

The Australian Open of Table Tennis is one of six platinum series events (like a grand slam) of the World Tour of the International Table Tennis Federation.  

The tournament will be held in the Geelong Arena

All Day
27
Jun
Day event

Geelong Cats V Carlton


July

Start
3
Jul

Finish
26
Jul
Day & Night event

Tastes of Central Geelong

https://www.centralgeelong.com.au/events/115582
Indulge your senses at Tastes of Central Geelong – it’s a 24 day festival of food, flavours and fun. Held throughout Central Geelong, you can sample gourmet food and drink, learn tricks of the trade from local chefs, wine and dine and participate in food themed events.

 
All Day
3
Jul
Night event

Geelong Cats V West Coast Eagles

GMHBA at 8:50pm
All Day
11
Jul
Night event

Geelong Cats V Brisbane Lions

The Gabba at 8:25pm
All Day
17
Jul
Night event

Geelong Cats V Collingwood

MCG at 8:50pm
All Day
25
Jul
Day & Night event

Geelong Cats V Melbourne

GMHBA Stadium

August

Start
1
Aug

Finish
31
Aug
Day event

Geelong Small Business Festival

The Geelong Small Business Festival is delivered by the City of Greater Geelong in partnership with the State Government to help businesses in Geelong grow and connect through events, webinars and workshops.
All Day
1
Aug
Day & Night event

Geelong Cats V Western Bulldogs

GMHBA Stadium
All Day
7
Aug
Night event

Geelong Cats V GWS Giants

GMHBA Stadium
All Day
21
Aug
Day event

Geelong Cats V St Kilda


September

All Day
26
Sep
Day event

AFL Grand Final

Teams to be announced

October

Start
10
Oct

Finish
11
Oct
Day & Night event

Cancer Council Relay for Life

Welcome! Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Geelong community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.
Start
15
Oct

Finish
18
Oct
Day & Night event

Royal Geelong Show

https://royalgeelongshow.org.au/
Start
18
Oct

Finish
22
Oct
Day event

ICC T20 World Cup

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is coming to Geelong with Kardinia Park to host six First Round matches in a week-long festival of cricket.  
All Day
31
Oct
Day & Night event

A Day On The Greens: Rod Stewart

SIR ROD STEWART returns to Australia for an eight-date tour across the country, playing both arenas and a day on the green winery dates.

November

Start
7
Nov

Finish
8
Nov
Day event

Toast To The Coast 2020

https://toasttothecoast.com.au/
Start
13
Nov

Finish
15
Nov
Day & Night event

North Bellarine Film Festival

https://www.northbellarinefilmfestival.org/
Start
20
Nov

Finish
27
Nov
Day & Night event

Blackball International World Championships

http://blackballinternational.org/world-championships-2020/
This is the first international eight ball pool championships to be held in Australia and Blackball International is proud to be the organisers of such a prestigious event.
Geelong Arena
 
Start
27
Nov

Finish
29
Nov
Day event

Geelong Revival Motoring Festival

The Geelong Revival Motoring Festival takes place on Friday 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of November 2020.

Held on Geelong’s picturesque waterfront, this action packed motoring festival is an event not to be missed!

https://geelongrevival.com.au/


December

All Day
5
Dec
Night event

Denis Walter Carols by the Bay

Join us at the Waterfront Geelong for some Christmas Carols
All Day
24
Dec
Night event

Carols By Candlelight

Johnstone Park, Geelong
All Day
31
Dec
Day & Night event

New Years Eve Fireworks Display

Enjoy the last of the year at the Waterfront Geelong with some breaktaking fireworks displays
All Day
31
Dec
Day event

Dawnbusters Fun Run

Kick off your New Year's Eve celebrations with the Dawnbusters Fun Run on Thursday, 31 December 2020, a 5km fun run or walk by the Geelong Cross Country Club, fundraising for the Give Where You Live Foundation.

Hundreds of runners will take in the beautiful Geelong Waterfront at the break of dawn and you can join them! Register on the morning from 6am at The Carousel, with the race beginning at 7am.


February

Start
23
Feb

Finish
28
Feb
Day & Night event

Avalon International Air Show 2021

Avolon International Air Show 2021

The skies above Avalon are set to erupt in 2021 when the Australian International Airshow returns.

All eyes will be turned to the sky as the Southern Hemisphere’s largest Airshow flies back into Melbourne.

And a not to be missed cornerstone of AIRSHOW 2021 will be the Royal Australian Air Force’s Centenary celebrations.

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