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Camperdown Craft Market

Sunday 1 February 2015 - Sunday 6 December 2015
Manifold Street
Camperdown, Victoria 3260
Held on the historic avenue of Camperdown's Manifold Street, the Camperdown Craft Market is held on the first Sunday of... read more

Terang Market

Saturday 7 February 2015 - Saturday 5 December 2015
Cnr Thompson St (Noorat Rd) and Bourkes Road
Terang, Victoria 3264
Come along the first Saturday of each month to the Terang Market under beautiful avenues of oak, cottonwood poplars and... read more

Bellarine Community Farmers' Market

Saturday 20 June 2015 - Saturday 19 December 2015
Corner Draper Street & Presidents Avenue
Ocean Grove, Victoria 3226
The Bellarine Community Farmers' Market main aims is to bring together local farmers, growers, producers, community... read more

Derrinallum Market

Sunday 18 October 2015 - Sunday 20 December 2015
Main Street
Derrinallum, Victoria 3325
The Derrinallum Market takes pride of place in the main street under the elms and has an average of 45 stalls with lots... read more

Derrinallum Town and Country Market

Sunday 18 October 2015 - Sunday 20 December 2015
Hamilton Hwy
Derrinallum, Victoria 3325
Derrinallum Town and Country Market is located in the main street of Derrinallum under the elms. The market has over... read more

Skipton Market

Saturday 14 November 2015 - Saturday 12 December 2015
Anderson Street
Skipton, Victoria 3361
The Skipton Market is conveniently located on the Glenelg Highway between Ballarat and Hamilton, Skipton is blessed with... read more

Grand Afternoon Tea at the Vue Grand

Sunday 22 November 2015 - Sunday 17 July 2016
46 Hesse Street
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
It is said that class and style are things to be savoured, enjoyed and never rushed, so why not savour and enjoy your... read more

Geelong Revival Motoring Festival

Friday 27 November 2015 - Sunday 29 November 2015
Ritchie Boulevard
Geelong, Victoria 3220
The Geelong Revival Motoring Festival will be back in 2015 bigger and better than ever. Held on Geelong's picturesque... read more

Queenscliff Music Festival

Friday 27 November 2015 - Sunday 29 November 2015
Princess Park
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
The Queenscliff Music Festival (QMF) hits the shores of Queenscliff this November 27 to 29. An array of music guests... read more

Afterglow Night Trail Run

Saturday 28 November 2015
The Esplanade
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Afterglow Night Trail Run is unique on the Victorian running calendar - 21 kilometre and 12 kilometre distance runs... read more

Kiltynane Wines New Release Wine Tasting and Dinner

Saturday 28 November 2015
43-53 Nye Road
Swan bay, Victoria 3225
Join Kiltynane Wines' Wine Director, Kate Kirkhope, for a twilight dinner at Basils Farm where she will introduce new... read more

Queenscliff Market

Sunday 29 November 2015 - Sunday 27 December 2015
Hygeia Drive
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
Experience the true laid-back atmosphere at one of the hidden gems. Situated in picturesque Princess Park which is... read more

Magical Christmas Wonderland

Saturday 5 December 2015
79 Breakwater Road
East Geelong, Victoria 3219
Come one, come all to this spectacular end of year event that is Magical Christmas Wonderland. Bring your corporate... read more

Piccadilly Market

Saturday 5 December 2015 - Sunday 6 December 2015
I Gheringhap St
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Piccadilly Market is a Geelong waterside artisans' market bursting with more than 100 stalls of beautiful and unique... read more

Adventurethon Anglesea - Surf Coast

Saturday 5 December 2015 - Sunday 6 December 2015
Anglesea foreshore Victoria
Anglesea, Victoria 3230
Adventurethon Anglesea takes in the best paddling, mountain biking and trail running over a number of course options... read more

Santa Train Specials

Sunday 6 December 2015 - Sunday 20 December 2015
20 Symonds Street
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
The Bellarine Railway invites families to get the festive season started on-board Santa's Steam Train, where everyone... read more

Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience

Friday 11 December 2015 - Friday 20 May 2016
46 Hesse Street
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
Be abused by Basil, amused by Manuel and charmed by Sybil as the cast perform this fabulous, hilarious and truly chaotic... read more

Point Lonsdale Market

Sunday 13 December 2015 - Sunday 8 May 2016
22 Bowen Road
Point Lonsdale, Victoria 3225
The Point Lonsdale Market is one of the larger and more popular markets on the Bellarine Peninsula. The market... read more

Sandford Village Market

Sunday 13 December 2015
16 Burke Street
Sandford, Victoria 3312
Sandford Village Market is held in the small village of Sandford, Victoria. Craft, plants, hand knitted items,... read more

Moyneyana Festival

Thursday 24 December 2015 - Tuesday 26 January 2016
Sackville Street
Port Fairy, Victoria 3284
The Moyneyana Festival is in its 67th year and is known for its enduring tribute to community spirit. The festival runs... read more

Flying Trapeze Workshops

Sunday 27 December 2015 - Sunday 10 January 2016
Collendina Caravan Park
Ocean Grove, Victoria 3226
Learn to fly this summer in Ocean Grove at the Flying Trapeze Workshops. Have you ever dreamed of running away with... read more

Anglesea Rock2Ramp Ocean Swim

Monday 28 December 2015
Point Roadnight
Anglesea, Victoria 3230
The Anglesea Rock 2 Ramp is an open water swim held at Point Roadnight Beach and is comprised of two distances of two... read more

New Years Eve 70's Spectacular at Vue Grand

Thursday 31 December 2015
46 Hesse Street
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
Join the Vue Grand this New Years Eve and party 70's style. The five course evening will contain everything you might... read more

Bluestone Blues Festival

Thursday 31 December 2015 - Friday 1 January 2016
B140 Hamilton Highway
Murgheboluc, Victoria 3221
Bluestone Blues Festival is an event by the Sleepy Hollow Blues Club in partnership with Taste. See. Explore - Visit... read more

Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic

Friday 1 January 2016 - Monday 4 January 2016
Geelong Waterfront
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Launched in 1989, the Bay Cycling Classic has become recognised as the world's fastest criterium series. Taking the... read more

Lake School of Celtic Music - Koroit

Saturday 2 January 2016
High Street
Koroit, Victoria 3282
Lake School of Celtic Music annual event where you learn to play Irish Music, learn Irish dance steps and sing Celtic... read more

Day Out With Thomas event

Saturday 2 January 2016 - Sunday 9 October 2016
20 Symonds Street
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
Every child's favourite steam train, Thomas the Tank Engine makes a special appearance at the Bellarine Railway, along... read more

Anglesea Surf Life Saving Club - Senior Carnival

Sunday 3 January 2016
100 Great Ocean Road
Anglesea, Victoria 3230
The Anglesea Surf Life Saving Club is hosting what is considered the pre-eminent Victorian senior lifesaving carnival at... read more

Nightjar Festival

Thursday 7 January 2016 - Friday 26 February 2016
Surf beach Drive
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Emerging designers, amazing musicians, taste sensations from around the world, award winning street performers and a... read more

Lorne Pier to Pub

Saturday 9 January 2016
Mountjoy Parade
Lorne, Victoria 3232
Dive in with 5,000 other swimmers in the world's largest organised swim. Each year thousands of swimmers dive into a sea... read more

Bells Bash Cliff Run

Friday 15 January 2016
Clubhouse Road
Jan Juc, Victoria 3228
The Bells Bash Cliff Run is a fun run/ walk or from Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club along the cliff tops to Bells Beach... read more

Danger 1000 Ocean Swim

Saturday 16 January 2016
The Esplanade
Torquay, Victoria 3228
The Danger 1000 Ocean Swim at Point Danger (Torquay Front Beach) has become one of the biggest and most popular open... read more

Sunset Sailings - Queenscliff

Saturday 16 January 2016 - Saturday 27 February 2016
1 Wharf Street East
Queenscliff, Victoria 3225
If you've ever dreamed of sailing off into the sunset then now's your chance! Searoad Ferries has just released its... read more

Festival of Sails

Friday 22 January 2016 - Tuesday 26 January 2016
25 Eastern Beach Road
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Welcome to the Festival of Sails. Since 1844, the Festival of Sails has played a key part in the Victorian and... read more

Anglesea Music Festival

Saturday 23 January 2016
Ellimatta Reserve
Anglesea, Victoria 3230
Anglesea Music Festival is a truly unique festival that is brimming with talented performers, friendships and good... read more

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Saturday 30 January 2016 - Sunday 31 January 2016
The Great Ocean Road
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Come and enjoy Australia's ultimate weekend of cycling and entertainment at the 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race... read more

Oates Vic Open

Thursday 4 February 2016 - Sunday 7 February 2016
1732 Barwon Heads Road
Barwon Heads, Victoria 3227
Come and witness the only golf event in the world where male and female players together for equal prize money. The... read more

Great Australian Beer Festival Geelong

Saturday 6 February 2016
99 Breakwater Road
Breakwater, Victoria 3219
The Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) is returning bigger and better in 2016. More brewers and brews from all around... read more

Great Ocean Road Cycle

Monday 8 February 2016 - Wednesday 10 February 2016
Gordon ave
Geelong, Victoria 3220
The Great Ocean Road cycle is an annual cycle tour that begins in Geelong Victoria and ends in Warrnambool. The Great... read more

Commonwealth Championship Sheepdog Trials

Monday 8 February 2016 - Sunday 14 February 2016
Bourne Avenue
Port Fairy, Victoria 3284
The Commonwealth Championship Sheepdog Trials are open to all registered sheep dog workers throughout Australia. Novice,... read more

Bellarine Sunset Run

Saturday 13 February 2016
Pier Street
Portarlington, Victoria 3223
Entries now open to the Bellarine Sunset Run where runners, joggers and walkers will move their way along the Bellarine... read more

Giant Odyssey Mountain Bike Marathon

Saturday 20 February 2016
1-3 Gilbert Street
Forrest, Victoria 3236
The Giant Odyssey is Australia's most respected mountain bike marathon thanks to the quantity of epic single track, the... read more

Apollo Bay Seafood Festival

Saturday 20 February 2016
Foreshore Reserve
Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233
Seafood lovers take note. Grab your family, friends and picnic rug and head on down to Victoria's own Paradise by the... read more

All Ford Day - Geelong

Sunday 21 February 2016
Pidons Road
Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216
Come down to Deakin University for the largest display of Ford vehicles anywhere in Australia. The day will... read more

Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Festival

Saturday 27 February 2016
Town Green
Heywood, Victoria 3304
Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Committee will be celebrating their 23rd Annual Festival on 27 February 2016. Entertainment... read more

Pako Festa A Celebration of Cultural Diversity

Saturday 27 February 2016
153 Pakington Street
Geelong West, Victoria 3218
Pako Festa, now in its thirty forth year is Geelong's much loved, award-winning, free annual community cultural festival... read more

Corangamite Foodies Feast

Friday 4 March 2016
Adeney Street
Camperdown, Victoria 3260
The Corangamite Foodies Feast is back in 2016 for its fifth year. The Corangamite region is fast becoming renowned... read more

Wallington Strawberry Fair

Sunday 6 March 2016
610 Wallington-Ocean Grove Road
Wallington, Victoria 3221
Come and celebrate the humble strawberry at the annual Wallington Strawberry Fair held on the first Sunday in March.... read more

Motor City Music Festival

Friday 11 March 2016 - Sunday 13 March 2016
79 Breakwater Street
East Geelong, Victoria 3219
Geetroit Rocks as Motor City Music Festival celebrates Geelong's past and present, with a great live soundtrack. Held... read more

Port Fairy Folk Festival

Friday 11 March 2016 - Monday 14 March 2016
Campbell Street
Port Fairy, Victoria 3284
Twenty venues host one of Australia's largest music festivals presenting roots, celtic, folk, country, bluegrass, blues,... read more

2016 Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong

Saturday 12 March 2016 - Monday 14 March 2016
25 Eastern Beach Road
Geelong, Victoria 3220
The Royal Geelong Yacht Club is once again hosting the Wooden Boat Festival. This will be the seventh consecutive... read more

Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival

Friday 18 March 2016 - Sunday 20 March 2016
45 Great Ocean Road
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231
The ninth annual Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival will be held from 18th to 20th March 2016. The festival caters... read more

Golden Plains Arts Trail 2016

Saturday 19 March 2016 - Sunday 20 March 2016
Corner High Street and Milton Street
Bannockburn, Victoria 3331
The Golden Plains Arts Trail 2016 is a weekend adventure showcasing the work of artists of the Golden Plains region.... read more

Geelong Highland Gathering

Sunday 20 March 2016
75 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216
Enjoy the Geelong Highland Gathering and see the spectacular South Pacific Heavy Games Championships, the Western... read more

Rip Curl Pro

Wednesday 23 March 2016 - Sunday 3 April 2016
Bells Beach Rd
Bells Beach, Victoria 3228
The Rip Curl Pro will be celebrating the 54th anniversary of the Bells Beach Easter Rally and the Rip Curl Pro in... read more

The Virtual Arboretum Project Portland

Monday 28 March 2016
Glenelg Street
Portland, Victoria 3305
The Virtual Arboretum Project is a virtual artistic pathway linking regions across Australia. The very first pilot of... read more

Woody's Murray to Moyne Annual Cycle Relay

Saturday 2 April 2016 - Sunday 3 April 2016
PO Box 93
Port Fairy, Victoria 3284
Woody's Murray to Moyne Annual Cycle Relay is an annual cycling relay with approximately 1500 riders and support crews.... read more

Geelong Half Marathon

Sunday 3 April 2016
High St
Belmont, Victoria 3216
The Geelong Half Marathon will be held on the first Sunday after Easter. The course follows the Barwon River paths... read more

The Victorian Dance Festival

Friday 15 April 2016 - Sunday 17 April 2016
185 Timor Street
Warrnambool, Victoria 3280
The Victorian Dance Festival is an annual event showcasing the very best in the Australian Dance Industry over three... read more

The Great Ocean and Otway Classic Ride

Saturday 16 April 2016
Elephant Walk Reserve
Torquay, Victoria 3228
The RACV Great Ocean & Otway Classic Ride is one of Australia's premier and most spectacular rides, attracting... read more

GMHBA Great Ocean Road Marathon

Saturday 14 May 2016 - Sunday 15 May 2016
176 Mountjoy Parade
Lorne, Victoria 3232
Australia's iconic Great Ocean Road is home to one of the world's most visually spectacular runs, the Great Ocean Road... read more

National Celtic Festival

Friday 10 June 2016 - Monday 13 June 2016
Celtic Club
Portarlington, Victoria 3223
The National Celtic Festival is widely recognised as the premier Celtic festival in the southern hemisphere. With a... read more

International Lighthouse Weekend at Point Lonsdale Lightstation

Saturday 20 August 2016 - Sunday 21 August 2016
Point Lonsdale Road
Point Lonsdale, Victoria 3225
Tour to the top of Point Lonsdale Lighthouse which overlooks the dangerous entrance to Port Phillip, and see and hear... read more

Geelong Cross Country Anglesea Eight Kilometre Footrace

Sunday 28 August 2016
35 Harvey Street
Anglesea, Victoria 3230
On Sunday, 28 August 2016 the Geelong Cross Country Club will conduct a handicap race for runners 16 years and older... read more

Surf Coast Century

Saturday 3 September 2016
Great Ocean Road
Anglesea, Victoria 3230
Welcome to the Surf Coast Century. This is ultra trail running at its best: surf coast location, diverse and challenging... read more

Geelong National Bottle and Collectables Show

Friday 21 October 2016 - Sunday 23 October 2016
79 Breakwater Road
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Geelong Bottle and Collectables Club is proud to announce it will host the 2016 National Bottle and Collectables Show.... read more

Upwelling Festival Portland

Saturday 29 October 2016
Bentinck Street
Portland, Victoria 3305
The Upwelling Festival in Portland offers a fantastic and vibrant way for visitors and Portland locals to celebrate and... read more

Australian International Airshow

Friday 3 March 2017 - Sunday 5 March 2017
Beach Road
Lara, Victoria 3212
The skies above Avalon Airport will again reverberate to the sound of thunder in February 2015, when the 13th Australian... read more

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High Tea on the High Seas - Searoad Ferries

Experience High Tea on the High Seas in the privacy of the Portsea Lounge on board the Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry.

High Tea on the High Seas - Searoad Ferries

Experience High Tea on the High Seas in the privacy of the Portsea Lounge on board the Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry.
Enjoy table service in elegant surroundings, exquisite food, quality tea and real coffee!

$40.00 per person and includes immediate return travel on the same ferry for a leisurely experience.

Every Sunday from February to November
12pm sailing from Sorrento
3pm sailing from Queenscliff.

To book visit or contact 03 5258 3244