Colac & District: Events

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All year

Lions Club Market, Colac

Colac Lions Club Market

Held on the third Sunday of each month in Memorial Square, Colac, 9am–2pm. Fresh produce, preserves, garden plants, refreshments, music and sausage sizzle.

Contact Jan Dowie (03) 5231 4235 or email.

September 2017–June 2018

Otway Makers and Growers Market, Kawarren

Local produce and crafts market including fresh produce, berries, jewellery, cheeses and knitted goods.

Contact Clinton Feldtman 0417 118 432 or email.

10am–2pm on the 4th Sunday of each month, Echidna House, Kawarren East Road, Gellibrand.

November 2017–March 2018

Birregurra Sunday Markets

Birregurra Sunday markets every 2nd Sunday of the month from November to April plus Easter Sunday – April 16. Local produce including wine, cider, nuts, ice cream, cakes, slices and Ice Cream.  Plants of all types plus special garden art. 

Special market in March – Garden Harvest Market.  A chance to swap and buy flowers, fruit and vegies and raise money for a local organization. 

Music in the Rotunda from 10.30am to 1.30pm.  Includes a community BBQ.  All proceeds to the Birregurra Community. 

January 2018

Australia Day Celebrations, Fridat 26 January 2018, Colac

The Colac Otway Shire in partnership with local clubs and groups are holding Councils official Australia Day event on Friday 26 January, 2018, Memorial Square, Colac from 11am to 3pm.

There will be plenty happening on the day, including the official Australia Day ceremony, an Australia Day market, food stalls, a community BBQ, children’s activities and a great line up of entertainment including local performers and a performance from one of Australia’s premiere calypso-inspired tropical party bands "Mighty Duke & The Lords"  proudly sponsored by COPACC.

Another great addition to the day is the Community Expo, organised by the community for the community. This is a great opportunity for local business, organisations and community groups and clubs to come along and promote their services, recruit new members and promote upcoming activities and "come and try" days.

If you would like more information about the Community Expo or wish to register your interest in attending please complete the 2018 Community Expo Registration Form and return to the relevant precinct manager as specified in the registration form. All forms must be returned by 4pm on 8 December 2017.

Contact Colac Otway Shire (03) 5232 9400 or email.

11am–3pm Memorial Square, Murray Street, Colac.

February 2018

Gellibrand River Blues and Blueberry Festival, Sat-Sun 24-25 February 2018

Held annually this festival includes Blues music on the Saturday from top Australian Blues talent.

Market day on Sunday include food from local procures featuring blueberries, local blueberry products, artists and of course more blues music. Admission to the market is free.

Contact Corrie Koorn (03) 5235 8357 or email. For more information and tiockets head to the Festival's website.

12–8pm Saturday, 9.30am–2pm Sunday market, Otway Tourist Park, 25 Main Road, Gellibrand.