The massive new light festival ‘Geelong Gets Its Glow On’ has been rescheduled
02.06.2021

The massive new light festival ‘Geelong Gets Its Glow On’ has been rescheduled

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The projections and installations will now light up the Geelong Racecourse on June 26.

Due to Victoria’s recent circuit breaker lockdowns and the changes to regional Victoria’s outdoor restrictions, the new lights festival ‘Geelong Gets Its Glow On’ has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 26.

The dazzling celebration of the city’s vibrant arts and food scene was originally scheduled to go ahead this weekend on Saturday, June 5.

The key takeaways

  • The festival of lights heading to Geelong has been rescheduled
  • The one-day event will see an array of LED animal sculptures light up the city showgrounds
  • The event now takes place on Saturday, June 26

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Running for one night now on Saturday, June 26 from 5pm until 8:30pm, this festival of lights will showcase an array of LED animal sculptures dotted throughout the Geelong Racecourse, with guests invited to wander through a maze of lights, sprawling projections and glowing installations.

Taking cues from renowned events like White Night, Geelong After Dark and Adventure Park’s magical Christmas Festival of Lights, the event will also feature brilliant roving performers, a spectacular light show at the end of the night, and a night market offering amazing street food, market stalls, and a range of kids amusements to keep the little ones engaged.

With plenty of dazzling light projections to tempt you out into the cold, the event is all about bringing people together to light up the night and ‘get your glow on’. They’ll have everything you need for a sparkly evening, including a glow-in-the-dark tent which will be slinging glow in the dark glasses, headbands and other flashy items to really light up the skies.

Hosted by Glow Up Events, there will be prizes on offer on the night for the best glow-in-the-dark outfits.

Geelong Gets Its Glow On runs from 5pm to 8:30pm on Saturday June 26. Tickets are just $10 for adults, $5 for kids between 5 and 15, and free for kiddies under five. You can book your tix here.

There are also Glow Up events in Ballarat on August 21, and Bendigo on June 20.