Fire danger ratings and total fire bans are declared by the Country Fire Authority (CFA).
Find out more about fire danger ratings and total fire bans
More than 300 events are held in the Surf Coast Shire each year, including major events, sporting events, festivals and community celebrations.
Search our calendar for something for all ages.
Bring your great idea to life with a community-focused event on the Surf Coast.
Council supports community and major events through our annual Event Grants Program.
View traffic impacts of events
We have markets all around our region throughout the year.
This annual competition at the famous Bells Beach has brought the world’s best surfers to town since 1973.
The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race returns bigger than ever in 2020 with the world’s cycling elite hitting our shores.
Surf Coast Shire Council
1 Merrijig Drive (PO Box 350)
Torquay Victoria Australia 3228
03 5261 0600