The central city area has a high concentration of malls with major department stores and chains, as well as a good mix of speciality shops and independent boutiques.
There are large scale shopping centres in Waurn Ponds and Corio as well as major centres in other suburbs including Belmont, Highton and Newcomb and Leopold and Ocean Grove as well as 'Home Maker' centres in Corio and Waurn Ponds.
Pakington Street, running through Newtown and Geelong West, is vibrant and fashionable. Shops here tend to be independent and perfect for finding on-trend fashion or unique homewares.
Located in the heart of Geelong, The modern Westfield shopping centre offers a great shopping experience for the whole family:
- Department stores:
- Big W
- Coles Supermarket
- plus over 160 speciality stores.
- Great range of cafes, restaurants, food court and fresh food.
- Free WiFi located on The Bridge on Level 1.
- Kids Playworld and parents change rooms.
- Secure car parking.
Market Square Geelong
This shopping centre was named after the original town square of Geelong on which the shopping centre is constructed, offering over 80 fashion, health and beauty, food, services, electronics and homewares retailers including:
- Cotton On, Cotton on Body, Cotton On Kids, Factorie, Ruby Shoes, Typo
- Harris Scarf, EB Games, JN Hi-Fi, Best and Less, Ghanda, Lincraft
- Australia Post
- Cafe's and Food Court
- Secure Car Parking
Pakington Street (or ‘Pako’ to locals) is a vibrant, cosmopolitan mix of shopping and eating out.
Fashion stores, boutique giftware, specialty stores and gourmet groceries make up the eclectic mix of shops. You are likely to finish your day with a killer pair of heels and a bag of locally grown gourmet tomatoes.
Stroll amongst the stalls and sample some of the regions finest fresh produce and unique gourmet treats. A diverse range of fresh ingredients are on offer from a unique mix of food swaps, general, night and farmers markets.
View all markets in our events calendar.