Social Program

The Australian Masters Games have become well known for the festival style atmosphere that incorporates expansive sporting and social programs over a weeklong event period.

Iconic Australian entertainers Mental as Anything and James Reyne will have more than 8,000 participants rocking when they open the 14th edition of the Australian Masters Games on Saturday 5th October at the Avalon Airport Games Village at Kardinia Park. Click here to read more.

And at the other end of the week-long festival of sport, Pseudo Echo will bring the Games to a close as they headline an evening of celebration and achievement at the official closing ceremony. Adding to the ambiance and in honour of the bands biggest hit which saw them top the Australian charts for 12 weeks and soar to the USA and UK Top 10’s, the closing ceremony theme and dress code will be ‘Funky Town’. Click here to read more.

The Avalon Airport Games Village at Kardinia Park will host a fanfare of great music and entertainment throughout the Games week and below is a snapshot of the schedule.



Saturday 5 October


Opening Ceremony
Mental As Anything
& James Reyne

Monday 7 October

Test Pilot Molly Band

Wednesday 9 October


Mid-Week Party
Robbie Williams Tribute act

Friday 11 October

Farnham Tribute act

Saturday 12 October


Closing Ceremony
Pseudo Echo


There will also be a host of Games Friendly venues offering themed nights throughout the week:


Date: Sunday 6 October

Time: 9:00pm onwards

Event Details:

Welcome to Geelong Party.

DJ playing your favourite hits and Melbourne’s top cover band.

Edge Geelong:

Date: Tuesday 8 October

Time: 7:00pm onwards

Event Details:

70s/80s themed night

Vinnie to DJ

Complimentary food platters

The Pier Geelong:

Date: Thursday 10 October

Time: 6:30pm onwards

Event Details:

Italian Night - Buffet

Dinner and Show: $29.
Show only: $10

Swing Band (18 piece) on stage - Janet Ross- Fahy & Absolute


Did you know you can enter the Games as a 'Social Participant' to access the above entertainment as an accredited Games entrant? If you do your best work on the dance floor as opposed to the sports arena, this may be the entry category for you! Click here to access all the details, including a full list of the benefits.



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