Summer filled fun! What's on in January?
Get ready for a summer filled with fascinating sporting events, including sailing competitions for the thalassophile in you, art/cultural events and great food and music! Read on to find out more about what January has in store.
Various dates from 9-19 January plus Finals
Come along and see a combination of the stars from the Korean Baseball Organisation and some home grown Geelong talent combine for some great family entertainment and see the best baseball action being played in Australia.
Royal Geelong Yacht Club, 25 - 27 January 2020
The annual Festival of Sails in Geelong sees world-class sailing action combined with fantastic free waterfront entertainment.Watch the largest keelboat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere and enjoy the carnival atmosphere, with live music, kids entertainers, spectacular waterski and flyboard shows, family-friendly activities, rides, food trucks, market stalls, plus the iconic Australia Day fireworks display.
National Wool Museum, Geelong, Now until 26 April 2020
Returning to the National Wool Museum for another season, the fifty-fifth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
National Wool Museum, Geelong, 20 January
Heading on holidays soon?
Learn how to take great travel images in this hands-on interactive photography workshop with award-winning photographer, Doug Gimesy.
Barwon Heads, various dates
The Wonderland Spiegeltent will take up residency on the beautiful foreshore at Barwon Heads this Summer. Step back in time and recapture the magic from the Golden Age of circuses. Wonderland Spiegeltent, the beautiful 1930s nostalgic wooden mirrored travelling European circus tent is coming back to Barwon Heads. Featuring a spectacular program of live entertainment including circus, cabaret, comedy, burlesque, music and family shows, the program will keep everyone cool all summer long.
Swan Bay, Saturdays in January, 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Sit outdoors on the lawn under the fig trees or inside Basils Cafe, listen to talented musicians perform and take in the stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff.
Queenscliff, various dates
Travel across The Bellarine from historic Queenscliff, beside picturesque Swan Bay and up through the rolling hills to Drysdale to experience the simple pleasures no longer possible on modern railways.
Food and Drink Events
Portarlington, Saturday 11 January
Set in the delightful village of Portarlington facing Melbourne across the bay, the festival features famous Portarlington mussels in all forms, to eat on the spot or to take away.
The mussels are only the beginning; there are dozens of other food booths with local produce, market stalls, local beer and wine tastings, art shows, cooking demonstrations, fun for the kids with roving entertainers and great local musicians across five stages
Johnstone Park, 18 January
Picture hundreds of amazing beers and ciders that you can sample or just kick back and relax with. Smoking slow-cooked meats and Geelong’s best burgers, a rocking piano-bar, a gin bar, slushies and wine just to mix it up. You can experience all of this at the 8th annual Great Australian Beer Festival Geelong at the iconic Johnstone Park in the heart of the CBD
For more fun adventures in January go to: https://www.visitgeelongbellarine.com.au/whats-on/