Glowing Nights, Local Delights: Piccadilly Night Market returns to Geelong Racecourse on Friday

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Glowing Nights, Local Delights: Piccadilly Night Market returns to Geelong Racecourse on Friday

Rail, hail or shine, get on down and peruse stalls of Geelong's best makers while raising money for mental health.

Get ready to light up your Friday night because the Piccadilly Night Market is back at the Geelong Racecourse on 28 July, 2023, and it’s bringing local makers, bars, and food trucks for an epic evening of shopping, dining, and fun.

If you’re in the mood to support local businesses and score some unique handmade products, the Piccadilly Market is the place to be. With more than 40 stalls showcasing Geelong’s most talented jewellers, fashion designers, artists, and food producers, you’re guaranteed to find quirky buys and artsy gift ideas for all those special occasions.

Piccadilly Night Market

  • Friday, July 28, 2023, 5 pm – 9 pm
  • $5 entry fee for 16+, FREE for Under 16
  • Free parking
  • Geelong Racing Club, 99 Breakwater Road, Breakwater

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The market transforms the Geelong Racing Club into a shopping wonderland where you can chat with the makers themselves and get a feel for the passion and creativity behind their products.


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But it’s not just about shopping – the Piccadilly Night Market promises a whole lot more. Sip on refreshing drinks from Gypsy Belle Bar and Danny Boy Distillery, while live entertainment from Piano Bar sets the mood. There will also be three drag queen performances at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm.

For the kids, there’s a glow-in-the-dark area with fun games and activities to keep them entertained.

And don’t worry, your four-legged friends are welcome too! The market is dog-friendly, so bring your adorable pooch along to enjoy the night with family and friends.

Of course, we can’t forget about the food trucks! The Lil Dumpling Van, Workers Barbecue, Chubby Bao, Twisted Potatoes, and Country Baked Potatoes are just a few of the delicious options to satisfy your hunger. And for those with a sweet tooth, the Cannoli Project, Rockin’ Donuts and Coffee and Baking Bliss will have you covered.

Entry is only $5 for adults, and kids under 16 get in for free.

Best of all, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Black Dog Institute in honour of Jonah Lear, Piccadilly Market director Janina Lear’s son who passed away in December last year.

For more details, head here. See you there!

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