24 January 2018



This long weekend is set to be a corker on the Great Ocean Road! The weather forecast is looking perfect and we’re still in summer mode so we’ve compiled our top picks to make it easy for you.

Thursday 25th January

Twilight Festa

Otway Harvest Trail Twilight Festa, Birregurra (pictured)–Scour the market stalls for the freshest and finest local produce, mingle with the passionate growers and makers - all while enjoying live music and entertainment. 


Fourth Night Festival & Nightjar Market, Torquay  – The finale to the Nightjar summer markets will be celebrated with a ticketed event featuring the Cat Empire and Sarah Blasko. They really know how to party in Torquay!


Friday 26th January

Hooked on Portland Festival, Portland – all weekend - 3 days of fun showcasing Portland and it’s community – from great music to fishing competitions this is a fantastic family event where you can discover some of Portlands secrets.

A Day in the Bay, Apollo Bay - Live music outdoors at the Great Ocean Brewhouse. Kick back either in the venue or across on the foreshore to settle down for some sweet sounds.


Saturday 27th January

The Tempest at Loch Ard Gorge

Cadel Evans Swisse People’s Ride, Torquay and Geelong Bellarine – Ride with Cadel! This event is the prelude to Sunday’s big rave where entries are open to everyone. A must for road-cycling entusiasts.

The Tempest at Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell (pictured)– Shakespeare’s stormy masterpiece set in one of the most spectacular locations imaginable! Shows are on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening. This one is not to be missed!




Sunday 28th January

ANGLESEA ADVENTURE CADEL EVANS GREAT OCEAN ROAD RACE 1Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, Torquay, Geelong & Bellarine – The weekend is rounded off with the world famous Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. The course takes the worlds best cyclists around Geelong, Bellarine and the Surf Coast. There’s great spots to get a view of the action in both Torquay and Anglesea




Discover all the markets, open gardens, Australia Day Civic Celebrations and other events in the region here - HAVE GREAT WEEKEND!

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