Gala Day

The Geelong Hospital Annual Appeal, launched in 2008, supports the region’s health services by raising money for different areas and priorities within Barwon Health. 


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  • Gala Day 2013: A Sunny Success

    Gala Day 2013: A Sunny Success


    The 97th Gala Day Parade brought fun and light to Geelong on what was forecast to be a dreary day, with over 12,000 people lining the streets to view the Morris Finance Gala Day Parade. A giant Dr Bear balloon was guided through Malop Street along with volunteers selling iconic Gala Day pinwheels. “The float entrants this year were of the h...

  • Gala Day Parade Applications now open

    Gala Day Parade Applications now open


    Staff at Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre are working hard on ideas for their collaboration with Barwon Health for this year's Gala Day parade. The Barwon Health float will follow an Indigenous Health theme and Narana staff are coming on board to design and help construct the float. Staff have been busy discussing potential design concepts and...

  • Popular children's acts set for Gala Day 2014

    Popular children's acts set for Gala Day 2014


    Some of television's nmost popular children's acts are set to star at this year's 98th Gala Day. This year the event will take place on Saturday November 15, featuring the Geelong Connected Communities Parade and the Momentum Energy Family Fun Day. The Geelong Connected Communities Parade will travel from Eastern Park through the city centre t...

  • Vendor Applications Now Open

    Vendor Applications Now Open


    This year's Gala Day is set to once again be a  major calendar event for families in Geelong on Saturday 15 November. If you are interested in applying to be one of the many attractions, rides, market stall ro food stall vendors click here for a Vendor Expression of interest form....