Pako Festa is Geelong's much loved, award-winning, free annual community cultural festival and the biggest of its kind in Australia!
Managed by Diversitat and held on the last weekend of February in Pakington Street, Geelong West, the multicultural heart of Geelong. Pako Festa incorporates an extravagant street parade featuring around ninety floats and hundreds of performers representing forty-five affiliated ethnic communities and around sixty other community groups and organisations.
The street is lined with stalls selling traditional foods and arts and crafts, and nine separate stages in the precinct offer performances of music and dance as well as interactive workshops and exhibitions. Pako Festa has become one of Victoria's premier multicultural event, attended by well over 100,000 people in each of the last three years
Visit the website for full program and to download the Pako Festa Mobile App....
Irish Murphy's Hostel is a short-stay, funky youth hostel.
Irsih Murphy's Hostel caters for guests who are international travelers looking to stay the night or have a break for a few days while enjoying what Geelong has to offer.
On the ground is Irish Murphy's bar and restaurant, which is the best place to meet and make new friends. The bar offers live music, fox sports, meals, and a wide range of international beers....