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Deakin car at previous Pako Festa Parade

19 January 2023

2023 Pako Festa Parade

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The annual Pako Festa, held in Geelong West’s iconic Pakington Street, is a carnival of delicious cultural food, traditional dancing, music, activities, entertainment and fun. First held in 1983, Pako Festa events have attracted more than 100,000 spectators in pre-COVID years and feature hundreds of performers bringing the street alive.

The highlight of this iconic street party is the Pako Festa Parade in which cultural groups, performers, schools, businesses and other organisations walk down Pakington Street. Come join the fun and watch Deakin students, staff and alumni take part in the march!

When: Saturday 25 February 2023, 10am–12.30pm (parade begins at 11am)

Where: Corner of Pakington Street and Waterloo Street, Geelong West.

For more information, visit the Pako Festa website.


Date:25 February 2023
Time:10am – 12.30pm AEDT
Event category:Geelong Waterfront Campus Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


Venue name:Geelong
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