Ballarat Beer Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

15 Feb 2020

The Ballarat Beer festival is a family friendly festival filled with Australia’s leading craft beer brewers, a great range of live bands, children’s activities, many gourmet food trucks and craft beer master classes.

Recently voted Australia’s most popular regional craft beer festival, Ballarat Beer Festival moves to a new month in 2020, February 15. Situated in the North Gardens near Lake Wendouree, the new site offers plenty of natural shade from the abundant trees, and a relaxing rural picnic style atmosphere.

With shade aplenty from the abundant trees offering respite to the summer heat, this is the perfect day to round up your mates, grab a picnic blanket and take in over 20,000 square metres of garden beer action.

A boulevard of brewers will offer a kaleidoscope of tastes and flavours – take your pick from over 200 different brews from across Australia and regional award winning wines.

The 2020 Ballarat Beer Festival is preceded by a degustation dinner on the prior Friday night, with each course matched with beers or a cider, and is hosted by the inimitable Professor Pilsner, Pete Mitcham and Beer Diva, Kirrily Waldhorn.


Bar Disabled access available Family Friendly Food & Wine Free Wifi Non Smoking Parents Room Pet Friendly Public Toilet Shop


Single Adult Entry – includes tasting glass, lanyard and access to all events.

Event Times

15 Feb 2020

Annual Event


North Gardens Lake Wendouree

Corner Zoo and Nursery Drives, Lake Wendouree, 3350

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