The City of Greater Geelong is always a lively place, but this Easter, there are many reasons to get down and visit this great coastal city! This is just a short list of the many exciting things to do in the area but is by no means exhaustive.
Check out the Bells Beach Ripcurl Pro! 27/3-7/4 Located just half an hour from Geelong, Bells Beach is home to one of the world's most prestigious surfing contests. With world champions such as Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning and Stephanie Gilmore gracing the waves of the coast, be sure to get down and have a peek.
Meet Easter the Bunny and hunt for eggs at Market Square-Saturday 30th March The Easter Bunny will drop into Market Square between 10am and 2pm and hand out some crowd favourites - Cadbury and Red Tulip chocolates!
Also not to miss is the Easter egg hunt. Head to centre management to find your cluesheet.
Rotary Club Drysdale Annual Easter Art Show - 30-31st March The Rotary Club of Drysdale have held their annual art show over Easter for the last 36 years! This year held at the Drysdale Campus of Christian College, for a mere $8 you will be able to view over 500 amazing exhibits.What's more, all money raised will be distributed to the club's charities. Check out Kids Busking for the Kids in Queensclif - 29th March (Good Friday) Head on down to Queenscliff Good Friday and support a worthwhile cause. Young local artists get the chance to display their talent with all proceeds going to the Good Friday RCH appeal. Support you favourite act as there is something up for grabs for the buskers too - a spot at the Queenscliff Music Festival.
Many Local Markets Over the Easter weekend, many local markets will be on! On Saturday the 30th, head down to Barwon Heads, Torquay, or St Leonards. Sunday check out Portarlington and Queenscliff for their markets and the fun continues on to Easter Monday, with the Ocean Grove Market to be held.
The launch of Australia's first drive-thru Parmi! April 4th
The Clarendon Hotel becomes the first pub in Australia to offer a drive through parmi service. Just phone in your order and in 20 minutes, drive through to pick it up. Check out their soon to be website here!
With so many amazing things on offer this Easter in Geelong, if you're not here you are missing out!