Month-long festival offers plenty of fun

The largest community celebration for
seniors in regional Victoria will be held in Geelong during October.

The month-long Geelong Seniors Festival allows
people to explore new interests, strengthen social networks and improve their
knowledge and skills.

A proud partner of the Victorian
Seniors Festival, Geelong’s festival program is packed with a variety of events
daily from 1 October to 31 October.

Activities include:

  • Musical performances –
    jazz, classical, country and western;
  • Theatre shows;
  • Ballroom and old-time
    dances, as well as dance lessons;
  • A weekly bike ride;
  • Photography workshops;
  • Art exhibitions;
  • Shorebird strolls, guided
    walks and beekeeping information
  • Financial information
    sessions and special offers; and
  • Club open days

The full program will be available online from
mid-September at

Geelong Mayor Bruce Harwood

The Geelong
Seniors Festival provides a great chance for people to experience a range of activities
and shows, for little or no cost.

There are plenty of opportunities for people to
embrace the festival theme of ‘Get into it!’, with more than 120 events to
choose from.

The festival offers great insight into what is
happening in Geelong, with specialist local clubs and interest groups hosting
events to showcase their ongoing activities.

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