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The Monthly Round Up - What's On In December

The Monthly Round Up - What's On In December

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so it makes merry good sense that our What’s On December roundup up be festively inspired. It’s not a full list but it’s a jolly good start. Let’s get the merriment happening and away we ho… 

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A Sassy Christmas

3 December

Christmas just got sassy with the amazingly versatile four-piece band, ‘Sassy’, playing at the Potato Shed this December. Their smooth soul singing and gorgeous harmonies will fill your heart with Christmas joy.

Denis Walter Carols By The Bay

7 December

Hosted by consummate MC and talented singer, Denis Walter, this much-loved, FREE Christmas festivity will have you singing along to your favourite yuletide carols and hymns. Talented artists from this great region, along with notable Australian performers grace the stage. And then to finish off the night, a dazzling fireworks display.

The Bellarine Railway – Santa Train Specials

14 – 15 December

All aboard the Chrissie train. Bellarine Railway are pulling out all the stops with all the trimmings; A carolling elf, a story-reading Mrs Claus, a pressie-giving Santa and of course a terrific train ride.   

Christmas with the Cats

14 December

Enjoy the purr-fect Christmas celebrations with the beloved Geelong Cats. There’ll be signings and photos with AFL and AFLW players, photos with Santa, Cats shop offers, Charles & Co Cafe Specials, photo booth, face painters, kids activities, meet the mascots and a chance for you to check out any available reserved seats for 2020. It’s a merry catters Christmas!

Christmas Festival of Lights

1 December

See the magic of Christmas and fairy tales come to life this December at Adventure Park, with colourful state-of-the-art displays and 1.2 million lights that will illuminate Geelong's night sky​!

Join us for our opening night, 6pm-10pm. Free entry for Season Pass holders.

Joint Christmas Party at 360Q

14 December

The crew at 360Q, Queenscliff Harbour invite companies, community groups, clubs and all locals from the Bellarine to Melbourne to celebrate the end of the year together at their joint and jolly Christmas party. Along with a grazing-style gourmet three-course menu, there will also be a rocking live performance from 80s tribute band, ‘Countdown ‘80s’.

A Very Vaudeville Christmas - Geelong

17 December

A ‘Very Vaudeville Christmas’ will most certainly deck the halls with its bright and energetic performances; live music, dancing, burlesque, stunts, hilarity and special Christmas treats. It’s two hours of outrageous merriment.

Carols by the Water at 360Q

22 December

Get swept up in the strumming delights and glorious voices of ukulele band, ‘Ukes of a Feather’, as well as a performance from Australian singing group of sisters, StellaR at 360Q’s Carols by the Water. With a Christmas themed menu, it’s both a feast for the belly and for the ears.

Geelong Carols by Candlelight

24 December

What better way to celebrate the day before Christmas than with Carols by Candlelight. Held at picturesque Johnston Park, the programme is packed with Geelong’s best artists and choirs plus the impressive and brassy concert band. This event has been an annual favourite since 1965.

And while in the swing of festivities, let’s not forget about the New Year’s Eve celebrations…

New Years Eve with The Q Train and Queenscliff Brewhouse

31 December

Welcome the New Year in with a roaring good party. Dress up in your best 1920s attire and board the Q Train where for three hours you will feast on their famous degustation menu. Then Charleston your way to the speakeasy at the Queenscliff Brewhouse where you will sip on the best local beer, wine and cider. Time to party like its 1920!

New Year's Eve at 360Q (Downstairs)

31 December

Ring in the New Year with a full belly. 360Q’s gorgeous downstairs restaurant delivers a three-course grazing feast as well as canapes on arrival. Plus there'll be not one, but two firework displays over Queenscliff Harbour.

New Year’s Eve at 360Q (Upstairs)

31 December

Take yourself on upstairs and dine on a delectable five-course dinner served with spectacular five-star water views over Queenscliff Marina. Beer, wine, sparkling and soft drink is all inclusive, along with the best seats in the house for the glittering firework displays.

New Year’s Eve on the Waterfront

31 December

Don your favourite 80’s outfit, grab a sangria and toast to the New Year at the Novotel’s Waterfront Restaurant. Tickets include a sumptuous buffet, as well as canapes, live cooking station, cheese and dessert corner and a five-hour beverage package.

Piano Bar on The Pier - NYE

31 December

The Pier and The Piano Bar combine to epically send off 2019. The location – hot spot The Pier.  The Entertainment - Piano Bar’s local legend Andy Popjoy and Shandelle McGennisken, favourite drag queen sensation Art Simone and special guests. The food – canapés, antipasto and cheese grazing platters. The night – fantabulous!