Featuring performances from local legends BEANS, Bones and Jones, Libby Steel and more.
Every year we countdown the day to the festival that takes over the picturesque Apollo Bay Harbour, where food and travel lovers feast on pescatarian treats surrounded by the stunning sea view backdrop of the Great Ocean Road region – the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival.
Like most events, this year’s festival is looking a little different to what we’re used to, returning to the region with a series of ‘Summer of Seafood’ (SOS) covid-friendly events, replacing the annual three-day festival.
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
One event that will see punters having the time of your life, devouring delicacies, dancing and sampling some of the region’s finest tipples is The Summer of Seafood’s End of Summer Block Party.
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.
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?
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.