PLAN YOUR PAKO
PAKO FESTA TIPS
ALCOHOL FREE ZONE
With the exception of designated licensed areas, the consumption of alcohol in the street is strictly
prohibited. Fines of up to $2,000 may apply.
Please call 03 4210 0044
HOW TO DRESS
It might be hot, it might not! Remember a hat, sunscreen, water and don’t forget comfy shoes!
LOST AND FOUND
Cultura, Geelong West Town Hall, 153 Pakington Street, Geelong West.
By entering the Pako Festa event precinct, you give permission that photos/film containing your image may be used for publicity or general information purposes, including publication on the Pako Festa website and social media, which may be seen by the general public. Pako Festa will not seek any further permission nor provide any notification before using such photos/film.
Due to the number of food stalls along Pakington Street, Pako Festa is a Smoke Free Zone.
Bus times and routes have been altered across the event day. Bus stops along the event course cannot be serviced during the event. Revised public transport timetables are available on ptv.vic.gov.au & cdcvictoria.com.au
Prepare for a warm day, wear sunscreen, bring your own water bottle to fill at the Barwon Water Hydration stations located in West Park and the Subway Car Park Area
All side streets and areas behind Pakington Street has free on street parking which includes accessible parking.
We also recommend getting public transport to event it is a short 10mins walk from the Geelong Train Station along Gordon Ave.
First Aid Tents will be available to the public for anyone who needs medical assistance located near the West Town Hall please refer to the Event Map.
RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENT
We’re committed to minimising our impact on the environment – please help us by doing the same. Please give thought to packaging and while you are here, please dispose of your rubbish in one of the many bins or recycling points dotted around Pakington Street.
Sat 25 Feb 2023 – Closes 3am / Re-opens 11pm
Pakington Street and streets intersecting it are closed to all traffic from, and including, Waterloo Street at the northern end and Autumn Street and Gordon Avenue at the southern end.
Public Toilets are located at West Park, corner Autumn St and Pakington St, inside the main hall and at the rear of Geelong West Town Hall. Portable toilets will be in Waratah Street. Accessible toilets are located at Karingal, West Park and Geelong West Town Hall. View the map on the program page for more details.
Bring your own water bottle to keep hydrated with Barwon Water’s Drinking Fountain at West Park and the Barwon water Chill Out Zone. Bottled water will also be readily available from chill-out zones and many traders and food/ beverage stalls in the precinct.
Due to the weather forecast we encourage you to leave your furry friends at home.