YOUR GUIDE TO WARRNAMBOOL SUMMER
Warrnambool, the home of the classic beach holiday, does Summer like a boss. Watch this space for all of your summer must do's!
Jayco Herald Sun Tour Live in Warrnambool
For over sixty years, the ‘Sun Tour’ has captured the attention of sports fans throughout Victoria. Riders from around the world compete in the Tour, with past winners including Tour de France champions Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France sprint champion Baden Cooke, Tour de France stage winners Simon Gerrans and Neil Stephens and many international riders who dominated the event in the 1990’s.
Take a late lunch – Thursday 1st Feb 2pm-3pm
Free Family Entertainment: Oddball and Friends Live on stage 1.50pm-2.20pm
Lions Club BBQ
Pippies by the Bay
Finish Line at 2.40pm
Dinner and Show Event – Thursday 1st 6.45pm- 10pm
Flagstaff Hill is offering ‘Friends of Jayco Herald Sun Tour’ a dinner and show package on Thursday 1st February. Enjoy a $25 meal deal at Pippies by the Bay followed by FREE entry into the epic Tales of the Shipwreck Coast Sound and Light Show. With an opportunity to meet and hear from Tour stars including John Trevorrow and the ‘Voice of Cycling’ Phil Liggett. Dinner 6.45pm – 8.45pm. Sound & Light Show 8.50pm for 9pm start. Bookings Essential. Pippies by the Bay and Flagstaff Hill located at 89 Merri Street Warrnambool.
For more info on the show: http://www.flagstaffhill.com/sound-and-light-show
For more info the tour: http://www.heraldsuntour.com.au/
To book the Sound & Light Show please call: 1800 556 111
To book your dinner please call: (03) 5561 2188
Download the menu here
Breaky Dash – Friday 2nd Feb 9am -10am
Watch world class cyclist preparing for the race
Lions Club BBQ breaky - egg and bacon rolls - 9am-10am
Pippies by the Bay
Race starts at 10am
*Merri Street will be closed during the Tour please park on Kelp Street or at Cannon Hill
Whether you're chasing perfect beach days, local markets, music, outdoor adventure, family fun or breathtaking nature - the Summer Guide to Warrnambool has you covered!
Drop into the Visitor Information Center located at Flagstaff Hill for your own copy to keep in your pocket or beach bag.
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BeachFest on the Warrnambool foreshore this summer
Live music, games and fun workshops for the whole family. Activities include:
- Beach Cricket: Get your team together for the big beach bash – all equipment supplied – you just supply the classic catches!
- Kids aquathon: a casual competition with a swim followed by a run.
- Come and try sand sculpting – professional sand sculptors will teach you the secrets of this amazing art form.
- Tunes in the Dunes with the Cheesebrothers – exploring Afro & world beat, hip hop, summer classics and other music from across the globe.
- Silent Disco Walking Tours with Guru Dudu - spontaneous flash mob dancing, hilarious commentary and interpretative dancing around local landmarks.
- Free drumming workshops with Wild Moves - high energy and interactive fun for the whole family.
- Join the revolution of wellness with a yoga class with internationally renowned yoga teacher, Kimberly Erin – yoga mats supplied.
- Plus come n’ try beach netball, surf lessons, beach volley ball, sailing, beach tennis, Ultimate Frisbee and much more.
STARTS: 27th Dec – 2:00pm
ENDS: 24th Jan – 12:30pm
Please note: the following activities have been cancelled
Australia swims: Warrnambool big beach swim on the 20th of Jan
Australia swims: Learn to swim, swim carnival on the 21th of Jan
Aussie BBQ in the Gardens
Celebrate Australia Day the right way, with friends and family in the Botanic Gardens…Welcome Australia’s newest citizens…and cheer on Warrnambool’s Citizens of the year…then, hear live local music performances…whilst stuffing your face with delicious food…This Australia Day in the Botanic Gardens.
Friday 26th January 10.30am till 4pm
For more information click here.
Happy Hump Day
Every Wednesday in January 5pm - 8.30pm
Adults $6.50 Children and Members FREE!
Enjoy easy-listening music in Warrnambool’s the biggest waterfront beer garden - Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.
WEDNESDAY 3 JANUARY: Russ Goodear & The Bucks, Folk Ballads, Irish, Rock & Alt Country
WEDNESDAY 10 JANUARY: Phil Royle & The Revolvers, Easy-Listening Popular Music
WEDNESDAY 17 JANUARY: Cill Airne, Acoustic Irish Folk Band
WEDNESDAY 24 JANUARY: Lynne Moloney & The Teachers Pets, Bluegrass & Acoustic Folk Ballads
WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY: Midnight Special, Blues & Soul
Friday Night Markets & Outdoor Twilight Cinema
A series of wonderful markets held every Friday night over summer in Warrnambool located at Lake Pertobe. Fabulous & unique stalls, foods, wine and live music. Watch the video here!
Stroll down to Warrnambool’s twilight cinema at Lake Pertobe and enjoy a movie beneath the stars (located close to Mini Golf). All movies start at dusk. $2 per person Light refreshments available. This Friday 12th playing: HAMPSTEAD.
Salute the Sun Saturdays - Free Family Yoga
Family Yoga on the Civic Green every Saturday Morning in January - 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th January 2018
10am Start (9.45am registration)
Fireworks off the Breakwater
Bring in the new year with a bang! Warrnambool will host regional Victoria's biggest New Years Eve fireworks display off the iconic Warrnambool Breakwater at 9.30pm and Midnight.
New Year's Eve on The Hill
For safe, family fun on the 31st of December book no further than Flagstaff Hill's New Year's Eve On the Hill! Bring a picnic and enjoy the atmosphere, before heading to the top of the Hill for a great view of the 9.30pm Fireworks.
5.30pm - 9.30pm
Local Live Music: Russ Goodear & The Bucks (5.30pm -9.00pm)
Interactive Silent Walking Tour with Guru Dudu
Floating Wish Lanterns in the Lake
Kids Craft Activities Pub Open in the Village
BYO Picnic or enjoy food stalls NO BYO Alcohol
Glow stick and lolly shop Firework Watching on the Hill
Prices: Adults $12.50 | Children $5 | Family $30 - Become a member for the best deal!
New Years Eve: Mexican Style Street Food
Great spot to view fireworks!