For current details of what is happening, check out:
Geelong & the Bellarine: www.visitgeelongbellarine.com.au/whats-on
Queenscliffe & Point Lonsdale: http://www.queenscliffe.vic.gov.au/events
Great Ocean Road: http://www.visitgreatoceanroad.org.au/
The Point Lonsdale Market, held every 2nd Sunday of the month, is one of larger and most popular markets on the Bellarine Peninsula, held at the local primary school. The market features local produce from locally made jams to spuds straight from the farmers cart. Lovers of art and craft are not forgotten either with plenty home made clothes and artworks up for great prices.
This market is held on the second Sunday of the month and also Easter Saturday and the first Saturday in December from 9am – 2pm
Barwon Heads Market has over 30 stalls of fresh fruit and vegies, home made crafts and jewellery, jams, lavender, oils, home grown plants, craft, clothing, Devonshire tea and a sausage sizzle in the Barwon Heads Community Hall. Held on the LAST Saturday of every month and EVERY Saturday in December and January (except for public holidays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or New Years Day).
The Bellarine Community Farmer’s Market is a ‘produce only’ market, with the main aim of the Bellarine Community Farmers’ Market to bring together local farmers, community gardens, backyard growers and producers to provide fresh food and produce, direct to the public, in one convenient location. Held on the third Saturday of every month at Ocean Grove Park, 9am to 1pm
The Drysdale Community Market is a great market set amongst the gum trees and rolling slopes of the Drysdale Recreation Reserve, with over 100 stalls with handcrafted items, home produce, rides, playground, food and raises profits for the Drysdale Primary School. Third Sunday of the month October to May held at the Drysdale Recreation Reserve
Ocean Grove Craft Market is held at Ocean Grove Park with over 70 stalls selling handcrafts, produce, clothing, refreshments and entertainment. The Rotary Club of Ocean Grove operates a ‘Summer’ market on the first Sunday of each month from October until around Easter, each year.
Portarlington Community Market is held at Parkes Hall on the last Sunday of every month in the wonderful seaside village of Portarlington. Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere as you browse or buy, strolling through the beautiful parkland that takes in the best views of Port Phillip Bay while watching the local mussel boats and fishermen go about their trades. There is something for the whole family to enjoy while the children share a picnic with a local seagull or play in the park.
The Torquay Cowrie Market has around 100 stalls selling handmade items, home made produce, environmentally friendly, local community group stalls and arts and craft. Enjoy local musicians and artists of the month, free jumping castle and balloons. Held on the 3rd Sunday of the Month, September to April at Elephant Walk, The Esplanade, Torquay