Dates: 31-December-2018 - 31-December-2018
Queenscliff Harbour NYE 2018 The Queenscliff Harbour will once again light up with a stunning fireworks display at both 9.30pm & midnight, as well as live musical performances from acclaimed Australian artists Bob Evans, Mark Lang (Skipping Girl Vinegar), Shaun Kirk, DJs and more to be announced soon. Queenscliff Harbour NYE 2018 is a family friendly event bursting with fun for all ages including children's entertainment; Dazzling Dan the magician, giant bubbles, circus tricks, jumping castles and so much more kicking off at 6pm. All Children under 16 free, Tickets $25 from and Try booking.
1 Harbour Street

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Dates: 26-January-2019 - 27-January-2019
The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is a pro event being staged in Geelong and the Surf Coast for the fifth consecutive year in January 2019. Thousands of elite cyclists will be in Geelong this summer to be part of the third Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race - expected to be bigger and better than the previous events! Consisting of the 174km Elite Men’s Race, which in a coup for the event, has secured a place on the coveted UCI WorldTour racing calendar (2017-2019), announced by world cycling’s governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), and 113km Elite Women’s Race (also endorsed with an official UCI classification). Riders will travel from the Geelong Waterfront to Barwon Heads, Torquay and return. There's also an open participation event - the Swisse People's Ride, enabling approx. 4,000 cyclists to ride the course. There are 65km and 111km courses again, plus the introduction of a new, shorter course - 35km. People's Ride info: Register for the Swisse People's Ride to ride with Cadel Evans, Australia’s only Tour de France winner and three-time Tour de France champion, Greg LeMond. Every rider receives an exclusive 2019 Swisse People’s Ride Santini Cycle Jersey. (Valued at $A129.95).
Various Geelong - Surf Coast

Festival of Sails

Dates: 26-January-2019 - 28-January-2019
With over 15 different race series catering from the highest performance Grand Prix racers to trailable cruisers, the varied race action is sure to offer something for everyone, and spectators will certainly not be disappointed. First held in 1844, the Festival of Sails is Victoria's oldest ongoing sporting event, and the largest annual keel boat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere. For those not competing on-water, there is plenty of shore-side excitement taking place with over 100,000 people flocking to the stunning Waterfront Geelong over the Australia Day holiday period to be part of the excitement. The Fireworks Extravaganza will take place on the Geelong Waterfront on Australia Day, 26 January 2019.
Royal Geelong Yacht Club

Point Lonsdale Market

Dates: 16-March-2018 - 31-January-2019
The Point Lonsdale Market is one of the larger and more popular markets on the Bellarine Peninsula. The market features local produce from locally made jams to spuds straight from the farmer's cart. Lovers of art and craft are not forgotten either with plenty home made clothes and artworks up for great prices. All goods are home made, produced or grown. There are art and craft stalls and plant and food stalls. This market is held on the second Sunday of the month and on Easter Saturday. There are approximately 150 stalls, indoor and outdoor, with goodies for the whole family.
22 Bowen Rd - Point Lonsdale Primary School
Point Lonsdale
0417 037 970 or 03 5258 1501

The Blues Train - Bellarine Railway

Dates: 16-March-2018 - 31-January-2019
Queenscliff railway steam train.The blues train.Australia's best blues musicians.See the blues train website for more information and dates.
Bellarine Railway Station
20 Symonds Street (bottom of Hesse Street)
03 52582069

The Bellarine Taste Trail

Dates: 01-December-2018 - 31-January-2019
Every Friday you can enjoy a free tasting at Tastes of the Region in Queenscliff & on the Bellarine in general. Tastes of the Region is at the following venues: 1314ad, Grassy Point, Bellarine Estate, McGlashans, Banks Road, Bellbrae, Nine Yards, Gosling Creek, Scotchmans Hill, Terindah Estate, Dinny Goonan and so many more. Start your Fridays like you should, with a local wine in hand. Once a month they will host a special producer tasting evening matching local artesian produce to the wines. Cost applied for matched produce. See website for dates. Here in Queenscliff, the Brewhouse is home to over 300 craft beers and ciders, showcasing the extensive Prickly Moses handcrafted range, rotating guest taps and hundreds of bottled beers from around the globe.
2 Gellibrand Street

Basil's Farm

Dates: 09-December-2018 - 31-January-2019
Sit back and relax to the sounds of talented musicians playing every Sunday 12.30-3.30pm, from September to April.Every month we will also feature a Jazz, Folk or Blues musician. Keep an eye on this page for regular updates. Admission is free however bookings are highly recommended.
43-53 Nye Road
Swan Bay

Queenscliff Rod Run

Dates: 01-February-2019 - 03-February-2019
The Queenscliff Rod Run is an annual event where the Geelong Street Rodders and classic car owners from all over Australia polish up their pride and joy and head to the beautiful Victorian township of Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula for a wonderful event.See geelong street rodders website for further information.


Dates: 09-February-2019 - 09-February-2019
BY THE C - A celebration of live music, food and community on iconic coastal locations around Australia. Now, BY THE C comes to the beautiful Leura Park Estate. With one of Australia's greatest musical line ups...including electric live performances from Australia's finest - ICEHOUSE; Australia's favourite party band, the SUNNYBOYS; The brilliant, DO RE MI; And pop legends MENTAL AS ANYTHING. With an additional killer act to be announced on December 2. Don't miss this incredible concert event - BY THE C Saturday 9th February 2019 Leura Park Estate 1400 Portarlington Road, Curlewis VIC Just 15 minutes from Geelong Running Times Gates - 1:00PM Start - 1:30PM Icehouse - 8:30PM Finish - 9:30PM Please note, all times are approximate and subject to change.
Leura Park Estate
1400 Portarlington Road

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Dates: 15-February-2019 - 16-February-2019
17th year of Shakespeare in the Vines. . .the ultimate romantic comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream set to enchant Bellarine winery, Leura Park Estate is set to be transformed into the magical land of Athens in two nights of mystical enchantment as the renowned Essential Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February 2019. Gates open at 5pm with the performance commencing at 7pm on both nights
Leura Park Estate
1400 Portarlington Road
0418 392 840

John Farnham - By the C

Dates: 17-March-2019 - 17-March-2019
John Farnham, Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, The Black Sorrows with Vika and Linda Bull and Ross Wilson. TIMES: John Farnham 8.00pm to 9.30pm Jon Stevens 6.30pm to 7.30pm Vanessa Amorossi 5.15pm to 6.00pm Black Sorrows 4.00pm to 4.45pm Ross Wilson 2.45pm to 3.30pm Gate: 1.30pm (Times are subject to change) IMPORTANT: General Admission Patrons are permitted to bring fold up chairs or picnic blankets. Premium General Admission Standing ticket holders may bring fold up chairs or blankets but are not permitted to sit in the Premium GA area - you may only stand in that area. Children under 18 must have a valid childrens ticket and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, who also hold a valid ticket Food and beverages will be for sale. You cannot BYO food, drinks or alcohol This event will proceed rain, hail or shine No pass outs are available at this event Security will search all bags upon entry What to bring Tickets Credit Card/Debit Card with wave pass (no cash is accepted at bars and merchandise) ID Fully charged phone Empty water bottle (not glass, metal or aluminium) to fill up at drinking water stations Sun protection - sunglasses, hat, sunscreen Footwear must be worn at all times (thongs are ok) What NOT to bring / prohibited items Aerosol cans Alcohol or any beverages of any sort Cameras - no professional standard or video cameras Eskies or cooler bags Food - if you have food allergies and need to bring your own food items, please email us to request permission: Glass, aluminium or steel/metal containers Large prams - small prams or pusher is ok Metal cutlery, scissors or knives of any sort Picnic baskets Selfie sticks Umbrellas, marquees or shade tents Weapons or items that are deemed unsafe Any other objects considered by the Promoter and the Venue to be dangerous or capable of causing a public nuisance that could be used to distract, obstruct or interfere with any performer. Pre-sale Friday 23rd Nov 2018 at 10.00am on Ticketmaster No password or code required. PRICING: BY THE C LOUNGE: $219 PREMIUM GA STANDING: $169 GA: $119 KIDS 2-17: $59.00 BY THE C LOUNGE INCLUSIONS: Dedicated entry into the venue Exclusive BY THE C lounge area Occasional furniture chairs and shade Dedicated Bar (Card payments only) Dedicated Food (Card payments only) Dedicated Toilets BY THE C Host/customer service staff BY THE C lounge is located away from the main stage and is an exclusive chill out area Viewing of the stage may be restricted BY THE C patrons are welcome to come and go from the lounge during the event and use the Pemium GA area near the stage. PREMIUM GA STANDING INCLUSIONS: Dedicated Entry Dedicated Premium GA area near stage Standing only - no chairs or blankets
Leura Park Estate
1400 Portarlington Road

The Bellarine Railway

Dates: 04-December-2018 - 30-April-2019
SANTA TRAIN RIDES Make this Christmas extra special by joining Santa, Mrs Claus and our Carolling Elves on board our Santa Train Specials. 15 and 16 December 2018 Session times: 10am, 11am, 12pm & 1pm Please note that bookings are essential and close at 12 noon on Friday 14 December 2018. The Elves will then be busy selecting all the gifts for Santa to give to your children on the day! Also available for the kids: day out with Thomas.
20 Symonds Street


Dates: 29-April-2018 - 30-June-2019
The last Sunday of each month (excluding June, July & August). Experience the true laid-back atmosphere at one of our hidden gems! Situated in picturesque Princess Park which is only a stone's throw from the water's edge in Queenscliff, this boutique market is the ideal place to come and meet your friends while wandering through a wonderful range of fresh produce, hand crafts, plants and lots more. Your senses will be assailed at every turn. There's nothing like spending a leisurely morning on the last Sunday of the month (excluding June, July and August). There is great coffee and a range of foods available. So relax, read the paper, have a chat and enjoy breakfast or brunch all while strolling through this delightful park setting. Melways Reference 236 J5. This market is the ideal place to come and meet your friends (or make new ones) while wandering through a wonderful range of fresh produce, hand crafts, plants, food stalls and a whole lot more. There is nothing like spending a leisurely morning than strolling through this delightful park setting.
Cnr Gellibrand and Symonds Streets

Heath and Wellbeing

Dates: 29-April-2018 - 31-July-2019
Tone,Strengthen core, Ease lower back pain and relax. Mat pilates: Mandy - 7.30am to 8.20 am wed and Fri Yoga: Tara - 7.30am-8.30am SATURDAYS.
Beacon Resort - Function Room
78 Bellarine Hwy

Day out with Thomas - Queenscliff Railway

Dates: 29-April-2018 - 29-November-2019
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm Events held in January,Easter school holidays and October. See website for further information and dates. Thomas the Tank Engine is coming to Queenscliff in January, along with Douglas, Oliver, Henry, Salty and those Troublesome Trucks! The Whole family will enjoy unlimited rides with Thomas on the Troublesome Trucks, a steam train ride with one of Thomas Friends and all the Boys and Girls can meet Sir Topham Hatt and shake his hand. This special family event is from 10am to 4pm and includes all of the above plus: - Spot the Engine family activity - Jumping Castle and Children's Maze - Visit Henry and blow his whistle - Thomas Story Telling and Sing-a-longs - Colouring competition judged by Sir Topham Hatt - Children's show bag with Thomas the Tank Engine tattoo - Photo opportunities galore and more! Further information and tickets are available on-line at with bookings recommended to avoid disappointment, however, they may be purchased at the gate on event days, unless sold out prior. Enquiries are welcome on 5258 2069 or by emailing or visit Bellarine Hwy website for more information.
Bellarine Railway Station
20 Symonds Street (bottom of Hesse Street)
5258 2069

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Tour

Dates: 29-April-2018 - 31-December-2019
General Public half hour guided tours each Sunday morning 9.30-1pm Book on 0490 550 837
0490 550 837 or 52583440