Festival of Sport

Festival of Sport 2019

On 6 and 7 of October, 2018 the Geelong community descended on Kardinia Park for a celebration of physical activity, health, and sport! The free event provided a showcase of the state’s best in sport, welcoming the community to Kardinia Park to participate in over 30 different ‘come and try’ activations each day, including standup... Read more

COME AND TRY CIRCUS SKILLS AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

CircArts are bringing their high-energy and engaging circus performances to the Festival of Sport. Come and try an array of circus skills in a safe and fun environment at Kardinia Park on Sunday 7 October. Learn about this unique sport, which combines athleticism with entertainment to create mesmerising performances. Throughout the day, members of the... Read more

GIRLS TAKE OVER GMHBA STADIUM

Day 2 of the Festival of Sport will see a celebration of Women’s football on GMHBA Stadium. Come and help us fill the ground with girls. Bring your friends, your mums, your grandmas. Wear your footy colours if you want! If you play footy, would like to play, are too old to play, or too... Read more

FREE RUGBY UNION FEATURE MATCH AT GMHBA STADIUM

An exciting Rugby Union feature match between Melbourne Rising and Western Force will close out a weekend of activity and sporting fun at the Festival of Sport. Teams will travel to Geelong on Sunday 7 October for Game 6 of the 2018 National Rugby Championships. Entry to the match is FREE, with the game kicking... Read more

Tour the Geelong Cats at the Festival of Sport

On Saturday 6 October, Cats fans will have the opportunity to get an inside look at the inner sanctum of the Geelong Football Club at the Festival of Sport.. Many of the areas in the Brownlow Stand that were made possible by the Geelong Cats ‘Our Ambition’ campaign will be open, with fans able to tour... Read more

KELLY CARTWRIGHT LEADS A FANTASTIC LINE UP OF FREE WORKSHOPS AT THE FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Two-time Paralympic medal winner and Festival of Sport Ambassador Kelly Cartwright will be at GMHBA Stadium from 11.15am on Sunday 7th October to share her incredible story and run her FREE Every Step Counts Workshop. Kelly lost her right leg at the age of 15 to cancer, but that hasn’t stopped her from achieving some... Read more

FAMILY FUN AT FESTIVAL OF SPORT

Who says Geelong’s Inaugural Festival of Sport has to be all about sport? Make memories and spend time with the whole family enjoying all the performances and entertainment that the Festival has to offer. On top of all the sporting fun and activities, the Kardinia Park Precinct will be filled with music and artistic shows... Read more

Workout with Michelle Bridges at The Festival Of Sport

Michelle Bridges is bringing her fun and energetic workout to Geelong’s Festival of Sport! The health and wellness expert will be at GMHBA Stadium from 10:30am on Saturday 6 October to lead a FREE 45 minute exercise session! After the workout Michelle will be sticking around to answer some questions and fans will have the opportunity... Read more

WIN A 12 MONTH ‘GOLDEN TICKET’ TO GMHBA STADIUM

Submit your finest Kardinia Park photo, be it Precinct, People or Stadium via Instagram using the hashtag #YourKardiniaPark for your chance to win a ‘Golden Ticket’ to GMHBA Stadium. This ‘Golden Ticket’ includes a double pass to all major events at the Stadium during the following 12 months. HOW TO ENTER Simply hashtag your picture... Read more

SO WHAT IS A FESTIVAL OF SPORT?

Have you ever wanted to be tossed into the air like a cheerleader? What about completing an ‘obsta-cool’ course like the Ninja Warriors? Maybe you thought lawn bowls was only played by grandma and grandpa. Or that frisbee was something you just did for fun on the beach.  Think again. Geelong’s inaugural Festival of Sport... Read more
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