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PakoFesta (Pakington Street Festival)

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by Julie Mundy (subscribe)
Julie is the author of a number of guidebooks, including 'Melbourne's Best Bush Bay and City Walks' & 'Melbourne for Dogs' (with RSPCA). Read more of her adventures at her walks blog:
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Australia's largest mulit-cultural festival in Geelong's liveliest street bursts out all over again this Saturday 23rd February. Going strong since 1983, the all day street parade-party-gig-market-good time features visits from the stars of Home and Away and My Kitchen Rules. Street Stalls are in action from 9am, but things really start jumping with the exuberant street parade from 11am-12 noon. Apart from the TV stars, you can see dance groups (at last count, that included, Spanish, Serbian, Macedonian, Hungarian ad Scottish troops) hear choirs, orchestras, DJ's, soul and more. There is a children's stage (yes, with Bananas in Pyjamas I'm sorry to say), grown up music stages and loads of yummy food. What more could you want for a sleepy Sunday in February?
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Why? Because it's time to kick back and just have some fun!
When: Saturday 23rd February 2013
Where: Pakington Street, Geelong West
Cost: Free and Fabulous!
Your Comment
You're right! My date was right but day wrong - it's DEFINITELY THIS SATURDAY EVERYONE! I have requested an amendment - thanks for letting me know. Looking forward to trying one of your yummy Bretzels there. Thanks for letting me know, J.
by Julie Mundy (score: 3|1734) 2426 days ago
Pakot Festa is this SATURDAY NOT Sunday! will be there like every year with yummy Bretzels made fresh at Weiser's Bakery and served into the street hot from the oven: Original German Bretzels, Cinnamon Vanilla Bretzels and the amazing chocolate filled Bretzels with Sprinkles
by info135 (score: 1|19) 2426 days ago
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