As the kids head back to school, work starts to kick off and we fall back into a routine, it’s easy to think summer is ending, but the fun is just beginning here in Geelong & The Bellarine.
February is full of events and here’s your guide to what’s hot, so set a date and we’ll see you soon.
Geelong Cat AFLW home games
Hosted at GMHBA Stadium the AFLW is serious fun. There will be a FREE Summer Footy Festival taking place outside the ground.
The festivities open two hours before the game and include footy skill activities, food trucks, meet the mascots, live entertainment, face painting, giveaways and more.
There are two games in February, so we hope to see you supporting our Cats Women!
- Friday 4 February | 7.10pm | Cats v West Coast Eagles | GMHBA Stadium
- Sunday 20 February | 1.10pm | Cats v Fremantle | GMHBA Stadium
Vic Open Golf Championship
The groundbreaking Vic Open is the first event in the world to feature men and women playing for equal prize money on the same course at the same time!
It will take place at the picturesque 13th Beach Golf Links in Barwon Heads, from 10-13 February and will be part of both the WPGA Tour and the ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia.
Entry is free for all spectators and features fun activations, a Family Day, and food and drink stalls.
So there are no ifs, ands or putts about it, roll on down to 13th Beach to check out the action. Read more here.
Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run
Over the past five years, the Bellarine Sunset Run has found the perfect way to combine some of life's loves. Many families and friends have ventured to the Bellarine Peninsula to spend a weekend running, eating, drinking, smiling, and laughing with friends and love ones.
This family organised run is also an important contributor to Bellarine Community Health Youth Services with awareness and funds raised from our Bully Buster 4km contributing to their headspace program and the youth on the Bellarine Peninsula, the current total raised exceeds $25,000.
Held on Saturday 12 February you can run into more information here.
So Frenchy So Chic
Raise a glass of Champagne and dance the day away to the best of French music past and present — the So Frenchy So Chic dance floor is ready and waiting.
Hosted at Werribee Park on Sunday 13 February this event will allow you to kick off your shoes, rock out to French tunes and feast on the poshest pique nique in the Southern Hemisphere.
‘faisons la fête’, let’s party! Book tickets here.
2022 Women in Sport Breakfast with Jana Pittman
When it comes to women in sport, every opportunity matters.
Join Jana Pittman, Olympian World Champion, Mother and Doctor, as she discusses the importance of making the most of every opportunity, on and off the track.
Being held on Thursday 17 February at GMHBA Stadium, this isn’t just a normal breakfast, as the event is taking place on-field, yes on the ground, at GMHBA Stadium. Which is pretty exciting! Book your position here.
IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong
IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong has long been the best-kept secret on the Oceania circuit, with a stunning venue (Geelong), world-class course, vibrant community and loads of local support.
Whether you want to push yourself and join as an athlete or participate as a supporter, get down to Geelong’s Waterfront on Sunday, 20 February to check out the action.
Pako Festa Reimagined - A Celebration of Cultural Diversity
It's the 40th-anniversary edition of Pako Festa and this year it will be held at the Northern Community Hub in Norlane on Saturday 26 February 2022.
Since 1983, Pako Festa has been bringing people together to celebrate the dress, music, dance, language, art and food of the many cultures that call Geelong home. The festival is free and once again delivered by Diversitat.
Looking for another event or what's on beyond February, check out a full list of events here.