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Is there a better way to end the week than by sipping wine, listening to live music and tasting the region’s best seafood, all against tranquil beaches, rolling green hills and the Great Otway National Park. If this sounds like your idea of a perfect Saturday, then The Summer of Seafood’s End of Summer Block Party is the perfect event for you.
The key takeaways
- The Apollo Bay Seafood Festival returns with the ‘Summer of Seafood End of Summer Block Party’
- The one-day event will host local music, culinary delights and seafood specials
- It all goes down on Saturday, February 27
Going ahead as part of this year’s Apollo Bay Seafood Festival (which returned to the region as a series of ‘Summer of Seafood’ (SOS) covid-friendly events) punters can expect the time of their life, devouring delicacies, dancing and sampling some of the region’s finest tipples.
Set to take over the space behind The Apollo Bay Distillery and The Great Ocean Road Brewhouse, locals and tourists alike can indulge in the culinary delights from some of the most loved food vendors from previous years as well as a selection of Apollo Bays freshest local seafood. You’ll find giant paella pans from the team at ORA, smoked meats from Sticks n Bones BBQ, Abalone Pizzas from the team at the Distillery, seafood specials at The Brewhouse, plus Crayfish raffles, Gin tastings and a few salty surprises!
Armed with a bounty of delicious food, punters can feast to the sounds of some incredible local acts including organ-driven garage-psych outfit Beans (formerly Baked Beans), central Victorian sextet Bones and Jones, jazz-pop-reggae infused The Beachniks, Western Victorian rocket Libby Steel, local legends The Fillmores, Outtatime, the seasoned muso’s The Rank Outsiders, Jarosite plus DJ sets from Bevan Shmevan.
This event is a must for any seafood or music lover, and is a damn fine way to celebrate the end of summer! You just need to book your $30 ticket prior to the event and you’ll be right to go.
When the main event is all said and done, the afterparty will kick off at the Brewhouse from 9pm with a free show by bay favourites Localles and Geelong outfit hold//fire.
An entire day of local music, fresh seafood and taking in the rugged beauty of the coastal town, what could be better?
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It all goes down on Saturday, February 27 between the GOR Brewhouse and The Apollo Bay Distillery from 12pm.
Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here. Kids under 10 are free. Please note, tickets need to be purchased online in advance due to COVID-19 restrictions.