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Great Ocean Road Marathon

176 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria, 3232
Phone Number: 5224 2466
Usually middle weekend in May
The Great Ocean Road International Marathon, Festival of Running, Walking and Wheeling is a six-race concept caters for runners, walkers and wheelchair participants of all ages and abilities over two days. The Half Marathon will also be held on Sunday, starting from Kennett River and finishing in Apollo Bay. The road from Lorne to Apollo Bay provides the most spectacular and challenging course of any marathon in the world.

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Great Ocean & Otway Classic Ride

Great Ocean & Otway Classic Ride - Torquay, VIC.  Spectacular recreational bike ride through the stunning Otway Ranges and along the magnificent Surf Coast

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Anglesea Riverbank Market

Anglesea Riverbank Market - On the Banks of the Anglesea River. A Sprawling treasure trove over 200 eclectic stalls and stallholders.

Melbourne Cup weekend
New Year's Day
Labour Day weekend

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Lorne Film

Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, VIC. Usually mid November

Film Festival event held in existing venues in Lorne - film, workshops, projection art and more. Featuring a range of intimate venues against the backdrop of Lorne’s unique coastal beauty, Lorne Film s a four-day celebration of international film for the people who make, watch and love film.

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Split Point Lighthouse Tours

Split Point Lighthouse Tours – Aireys Inlet - Open Every Day Tours on the hour, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm. Call to book a tour: 1800 174 045

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Festival of Performing Arts

Festival of Performing Arts in Lorne

Showcasing music, dance, installations and performance art over 3 days.

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Lorne Sculpture Biennale

Lorne Sculpture Biennale event in March. Located on Victoria’s famous foreshore with an exciting line-up of Australian artists.

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Amy's Gran Fondo

Annual event in September
@ Lorne, VIC
The Gran was the latest initiative of the Amy Gillett Fondo Foundation, established to promote improved rider safety in memory of champion Australian cyclist Amy Gillett who was killed while training in Germany in 2005.Some 2600 riders sign up for the event, which is held on closed roads. The circuit follows the Great Ocean Road westwards from Lorne before turning right and climbing the up into the Otways.

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Go Ride A Wave

Offering surf lessons and hire of surfboards, body boards, kayaks and beach gear for visitors to the beaches of Lorne, Anglesea and Torquay. Call 1300 132 441 for all enquiries.

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Torquay Cowrie Market

Torquay Cowrie Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of every month from September until April each year. 10am-3pm. Located on the Esplanade, Torquay, Handmade home produced products, environmentally friendly products, promoting local artists and crafts, bands, busking, and food. More information


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Lorne Pier to Pub

Annual event in January, Lorne Victoria.
Dive in with 5,000 other swimmers in the world's largest organised swim. Each year thousands of swimmers dive into a sea of history and race the 1.2 kilometre course of the Lorne Pier to Pub. The Lorne Pier to Pub started as an informal challenge among Lorne Surf Life Saving Club members. It's now an action-packed weekend attracting people from near and far to both participate in the race and soak up the carnival atmosphere. Over the past 33 years the event has grown in size and stature and now claims centre stage of a two day program that includes the Mountain to Surf Fun Run and Surf Boat Race Classic. Since 3071 swimmers took to the water in 1998, the swim has been entered into the Guinness Book of Records as the world's largest open water swim.

Phone Number: 5289 1724

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Toast To The Coast

Toast to the coast - Usually Melbourne Cup weekend

A signature Victorian event - getting bigger and better than ever before! Enjoy wonderful wine, food and entertainment at Geelong's wineries. Taste some of Australia’s finest wines, as well as great food, music and entertainment, at the annual Toast to the Coast festival during Melbourne Cup weekend.

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Lorne Twilight Bush Picnic

Lorne’s Twilight Bush Picnic - Join Love Lorne for a Twilight Picnic at Qdos Arts Pond. Date TBD.

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Aireys Inlet Market

Aireys Inlet Market, on every second Sunday during the warmer months, from Spring through to Easter, at the local hall. 9am onwards. The market specialises in fresh produce, locally made goodies and art and craft. Take the opportunity to meet the maker!

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Rip Curl Pro

 Bells Beach Rd, Bells Beach, Victoria, 3228
Annual event - Easter
The Rip Curl Pro will this year be celebrating the 53rd anniversary of the Bells Beach Easter Rally and the Rip Curl Pro in Australia's surfing home of Torquay. The ASP World Tour's best surfers will be at Bells over Easter to compete in the year's second ASP World Tour contest. But it will be only one deserving winner who will get to ring the prized Bell on the final day of competition. Joining the Men and Women of the ASP will be the world's hottest 16-year-old junior talent, who will be in town competing in the international final of the Rip Curl Grom Search Series. In tow with the action in the water, there will be plenty happening on land for fans, visitors and surfers alike, between the famous Bells contest site, the local pubs and legendary parties around town. 

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Deans Marsh festival

Date TBD -Pop the Deans Marsh Festival in your diary. Stay in Lorne and visit this fabulous community event.

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Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival

Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival - annual event in March

Well loved local annual music event featuring well over a 100 acts - free entry - The Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival is poised for another successful year. The festival presents over 160 performances of all types of music from full rock bands to solo acoustic acts on a number stages over three days. Held in a variety of venues throughout Aireys.

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