There's something for everyone on the Surf Coast

Markets and events

The Surf Coast has a range of markets and events year-round.

Annual events


  • Bells Bash Cliff Run (Jan Juc)
  • Torquay Night Jar Festival


  • Aireys Open Mic Music Festival
  • Victorian Life Saving Championships (Anglesea/Lorne)


  • Rip Curl Pro (Bells Beach)
  • Lighthouse Literary Festival (Aireys Inlet)
  • ANZAC Day Dawn Service (Torquay/ Anglesea)


  • International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (Aireys Inlet)


  • Surf Coast Century – Ultra marathon trail run
  • Salomon Trail Running Series
  • ANGAIR Wildflower and Art Show (Anglesea)


  • Bell Street Fiesta (Torquay)
  • Anglesea Music Festival
  • South Exposure Surf Coast Mountain Bike Festival (Anglesea)


  • Carols by Candlelight
  • Rock2Ramp Swim (Point Roadknight)
  • Torquay Festival

Annual markets

  • Torquay Farmers Market (every Saturday)
  • Torquay Crowie Market (from September to April)
  • Aireys Inlet Market (October to June)

Check out the Surf Coast Shire event calendar for a more detailed list.

Things to do

Great Ocean Road Coast Committee

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