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Good Food and More in Geelong
Tastes of Central Geelong is a 24-day festival running from Friday 6th to Sunday 29th July celebrating everything from retail therapy at big-name department stores and specialty shops to fabulous wining & dining in restaurants, cafes and bars throughout Central Geelong.
Geelong, Victoria's second city, comes alive with Tastes of Central Geelong from Friday 6th to Sunday 29th July. Photo: Ian Gill / Footloose PhotoBank
Visitors will have a multitude of great events to choose from including Jamie's Ministry of Food Geelong School Holiday Program, Eat The Street in the areas Laneways Precinct, Cheese & Wine Grazing, the Scarf Festival at the National Wool Museum, Friday Happy Days at Leega Korean BBQ restaurant, High Teas & Themed Dinners and Afternoon Tea with celebrity chef Shannon Bennet.
Tastes of Central Geelong will have everything from cheese and charcouterie boards ......
..... to elegant fine dining at some of the cities finest restaurants.
There'll be special offers and discounts including $12 Seafood Thursday at the Sir Charles Hotham Hotel and half-price wings, ribs and pints at the Sporting Globe Bar & Grill, who'll also be serving up all burgers for $14.90 on Thursdays and heavily discounted Angus Rump or Porterhouse Steak dishes.
There's also a long list of events for the kids, many of them free, running from 30th June to 15th July.
Check out the Central Geelong website for full details of venues, ticketing, terms & conditions and bookings for each individual event.
Indulge your senses at Tastes of Central Geelong from Friday 6th to Sunday 29th July – you won't be disappointed.
Central Geelong is 75 Kilometres south of Melbourne, about a 70-minute drive via the Princes Freeway/M1.
Alternatively VLine operate regular, fast & efficient train services to Geelong from Melbourne Southern Cross train station.
Everybody's heading to Geelong for the Tastes of Central Geelong Festival from Friday 6th to Sunday 29th July. Photo: Ian Gill / Footloose PhotoBank