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Floral Reindeer

Floral Reindeer & Sleigh

Community Event

2 Dec 2019 to 1 Jan 2020

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

The Reindeers are back and it is their 10th Birthday. These festive sculptures have become an icon for Ballarat at...

First aid classes

Remote First Aid course

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

17 Dec 2019 to 18 Dec 2019

Distance from: 19.1 kms | Price from: $560.00

If you are out and about in the great outdoors and if you are not immediately next to a bitumen...

Brown Hill Market veg stall

Brown Hill Market

Markets

26 Oct 2019 to 26 Dec 2020

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: $0.00

The Brown Hill Market operates once a month, on the Fourth Saturday of the month. Based at the Brown Hill...

Ballarat Choir

Ballarat Central Uniting Church Choir

Community Event

14 Dec 2019

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: Free

Meet with friends for lunch and soak up the city's Christmas spirit as the Ballarat Central Uniting Church Choir performs...

Milan Miljevic's woodblock print Sea of monsters

Dark horse: Wild beasts and curious creatures

Exhibition and Shows

9 Nov 2019 to 23 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Free

Jane Burton is a photographic artist currently living and working in Melbourne, Australia. She is known for her depictions of...

Sensitive Santa Photos

Sensitive Santa Photos at Stockland Wendouree

Community Event

9 Dec 2019 to 16 Dec 2019

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

For little ones that have sensory sensitive conditions such as autism or asperger’s, Stockland Wendouree have special Santa booking sessions...

12 Days of Christmas Windows by Melinda Muscat

12 Days of Christmas Windows

Community Event

6 Dec 2019 to 2 Jan 2020

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

The 12 days of Christmas Windows will surprise and delight. The collection of temporary artworks is inspired by the Twelve...

Santa arriving at the Bridge Mall

Santa’s Kingdom Bridge Mall

Festivals and Celebrations

14 Dec 2019 to 24 Dec 2019

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

Visit Santa in his Kingdom at the Bridge Mall. Tell Santa all the things you want for Christmas, take a...

Nitro Circus Live - Ballarat

Nitro Circus Live – Ballarat

Concert or Performance Sporting Events

29 Feb 2020

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: $39.00

Nitro Circus: You Got This is an explosive, high-adrenaline action sports spectacular starring the best athletes in FMX, BMX, Skate,...

Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill’s Summer Gold Rush

Exhibition and Shows

26 Dec 2019 to 27 Jan 2020

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

This summer Sovereign Hill is busier than it has been since the gold rush of the 1850's. And with new...

Gingerbread house Ballarat

Gingerbread House

Community Event

2 Dec 2019 to 2 Jan 2020

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

Come and see this delicious-looking gingerbread house layered with candy and lollies. Children's faces will light up when they push...

Music concert in park, people dancing

Summer Sundays Ballarat

Community Event

5 Jan 2020 to 19 Jan 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

One of Ballarat’s most popular events, Summer Sundays will turn up the volume this January with a fantastic line-up of...

Dean Kite Festival

Dean Kite Festival

Community Event

6 Sep 2020

Distance from: 14.3 kms | Price from: Free

The Dean Kite Festival is a family-friendly opportunity to have some good old fashioned fun flying a kite. Learn how...

Choose happiness

Ballarat Drop-In Meditation – Tuesday Evenings

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Jul 2018 to 25 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $15.00

In each class a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. You can drop in any week. Classes begin...

Mo Kenney

Mo Kenney ‘Ahead of Myself’ tour

Concert or Performance

15 Jan 2020

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $25.00

Nova Scotia native Mo Kenney returns to Australia with a brand new single and a bag of new songs from...

Spirit of the Dance

Spirit of the Dance – Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts

Concert or Performance

5 May 2020

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: $84.90

International dance sensation ‘Spirit of the Dance’ has conquered the world and is coming to Australia in April/May 2020 with...

Santa giving a sign of approval

Ballarat Carols by Candlelight

Community Event Concert or Performance

22 Dec 2019

Distance from: 4.1 kms | Price from: Free

Join host Daryl Somers and a cast of national and local talent to celebrate Christmas at Ballarat Carols by Candlelight,...

Emily Van Der Molden

Make a Teeny Tiny Christmas Window

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

9 Dec 2019 to 19 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $0.00

Inspired by the 12 Days of Christmas Windows created by six Ballarat artists that have been installed around the CBD,...

FedUni Road National Championships - Sturt Street

Federation University Criterium National Championships – Ballarat

Community Event Sporting Events

10 Jan 2020

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: Free

Arguably the most exciting day ont the Federation Uni Road Nats schedule, the crit champs hit the streets of Ballarat...

Drawing for beginners at ClayMotion Ballarat

Drawing for Beginners

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

23 Nov 2019 to 14 Dec 2019

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: $170.00

Drawing for Beginners. In this four week drawing for beginners course you will learn the basics of drawing and develop...

The Yachty

Live Music at The Yachty with Black Hill Whoers

Concert or Performance

15 Dec 2019

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Enjoy a Christmas catch up at The Yachty with Live Music from Black Hill Whoers. Book a table or enjoy...

Fun for the whole family

Buninyong Community Night

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

8 Jan 2020 to 12 Jan 2020

Distance from: 9.2 kms | Price from: Free

On top of the exceptional racing that will be on display at the Federation University Road National Championships, the whole...

Santa Photos

Santa Photos at Stockland Wendouree

Community Event

30 Nov 2019 to 24 Dec 2019

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Capture the magic of Christmas with our Santa Photos.Santa will be available for photos daily from Saturday 30 November until...

Black cat truffles

Feast and Forage – Craig’s Royal Hotel

Food and Wine

12 Jul 2020

Distance from: 11.9 kms | Price from: $160.00

Feast and Forageis a special collaboration event with Craig’s Royal Hotel in Ballarat and Black Cat Cottage and Truffles to...

Australia's Premier ABBA Show

BABBA – Australia’s Premier ABBA Show at Buninyong Golf Club

Concert or Performance

14 Mar 2020

Distance from: 9.4 kms | Price from: $32.27

BABBA is the most exciting and musically accurate tribute to ABBA in the world and they will be kicking off...

Zlatko Balazic Artist

Meet the Artist – Zlatko Balazic

Community Event

18 Dec 2019

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: Free

The City of Ballarat has commissioned six artists to create 12 Christmas Windows to fill the shops and streets with...

Gold Museum

Pose Photographic Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

13 Aug 2019 to 8 Mar 2020

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $7.40

Sovereign Hill’s Gold Museum will showcase a unique collection of photographic portraits in their new exhibition Pose. Highlighting the work...

Creswick Theatre Emily The Juggler

Creswick Livid

Concert or Performance

26 Jul 2019 to 24 Jan 2020

Distance from: 15.5 kms | Price from: $10.00

Do you have a desire to sing, dance, juggle, tell a joke, play a musical instrument, tell a story, mime,...

Kryal Castle

Murder Mystery dinner and show – A night to die for

Concert or Performance

13 Dec 2019 to 14 Dec 2019

Distance from: 6.6 kms | Price from: $99.00

On the night of a royal wedding joining two kingdoms as one, the young bride is found in her chambers,...

Inflatable Jumping Castle

Dragons at Twilight – Summer School Holiday Program

Exhibition and Shows

21 Dec 2019 to 26 Jan 2020

Distance from: 6.6 kms | Price from: $22.00

Dragons will take over Kryal Castle this summer.Do not miss out on immersing your kids in a world of Dragons...

KC

New Year’s Eve Family Day at Kryal Castle

Festivals and Celebrations

31 Dec 2019

Distance from: 6.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Kryal Castle will be having an extended opening for New Year’s Eve and offering a fun packed day for all...

Sweet Mona's Choir

Sweet Mona’s Choir

Community Event

7 Dec 2019 to 24 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

Sweet Mona's Choir will fill the streets with the sounds of Christmas this December. Sweet Mona’s Choir, based in Ballarat,...

HMT Home of South Street

Royal South Street Society Eisteddfod

Concert or Performance

1 Jun 2020 to 8 Nov 2020

Distance from: 3.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia, began in 1879 as the Young Men’s General Debating Society, Royal South Street has...

Seasonal fruits and berries.

Farmers Market – Bridge Mall – Ballarat Central

Markets

2 Nov 2019 to 5 Dec 2020

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

The Bridge Mall Farmers Market is a fun and vibrant community event running yearlong on the first Saturday of the...

18 year old rider, Sarah Gigante celebrate a memorable win

Federation University Road National Championships – Ballarat

Community Event Sporting Events

8 Jan 2020 to 12 Jan 2020

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: Free

The 2019 FedUni Road National Championships is your chance to watch the best Aussie riders battle it out for the...

Photobooth and facepainting

Children Christmas Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

14 Dec 2019

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

The traders of the Bridge Mall invite you to come along and celebrate Santa arrival at the annual children's Christmas...

Ballarat Farmers Market crowd scene

Ballarat Farmers Market

Markets

9 Nov 2019 to 12 Dec 2020

Distance from: 5.6 kms | Price from: $0.00

Ballarat Farmers Market takes place in central Ballarat on the shores of beautiful Lake Wendouree, opposite the Ballarat Botanical Gardens....

Ballarat Beer Festival January 2016

Ballarat Beer Festival

Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine

15 Feb 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: $0.00

The Ballarat Beer festival is a family friendly festival filled with Australia's leading craft beer brewers, a great range of...

digging for truffles

A Taste of Truffles

Food and Wine

6 Jun 2020 to 9 Aug 2020

Distance from: 12.0 kms | Price from: $0.00

Join Black Cat Truffles throughout June and July for A Taste of Truffles - an invitation to find out more...

Cheeky Christmas Elves

12 Cheeky Christmas Elves

Community Event

14 Dec 2019 to 21 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Free

Enjoy lunch with the 12 Cheeky Christmas Elves between 14-21 December. The elves will roam Ballarat's CBD and get you...

The Schimmel Grand Piano at Celebrating Chopin - Ethan McCray of Horsham

Celebrating Chopin – The Margaret Schofield Memorial Prize

Concert or Performance

1 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Celebrating Chopin is one of Australia's most prestigious piano competitions. It is part of the Royal South Street Eisteddfod and...

Civic Hall

Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields presents: Murphy’s Pigs

Concert or Performance

18 Jan 2020

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: $5.00

Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields are proud to present the award winning Murphy's Pigs at the Ballarat Civic Hall.Murphy's Pigs...

Market hamper

Christmas Market

Markets

20 Dec 2019

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

On the Friday before Christmas, they will be holding a special market focusing on gifts and some food items. There...

Buninyong elite mens road race

Federation University Road Race National Championship

Community Event Sporting Events

11 Jan 2020 to 12 Jan 2020

Distance from: 9.5 kms | Price from: Free

The 2020 FedUni Road National Championships is your chance to watch the best Aussie riders battle it out for the...

Santa Paws Pet Photography

Santa Paws Pet Photography at Stockland Wendouree

Community Event

7 Dec 2019 to 15 Dec 2019

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Our four-legged friends are family too, so why should they miss out on the family portrait? Pet Santa Paws Photography...

Pinup competition

Rock Ballarat Rock n Roll Rockabilly Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

7 Feb 2020 to 9 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: $11.00

Welcome to the inaugural Rock Ballarat Rock n Roll Rockabilly Festival 2020.Everything nostalgic will be on display, Vintage Cars, Rock...

Santa's Red Telephone Box

Santa’s Red Telephone Box

Community Event

2 Dec 2019 to 1 Jan 2020

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Free

Who does not love the idea of calling Santa to tell him what they want for Christmas. Hear your child's...

Sovereign Hill

Pose: Portraits from the Gold Museum Collection

Exhibition and Shows

10 Aug 2019 to 8 Mar 2020

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $5.60

Showcasing the Gold Museum’s diverse photography collection, Pose: Portraits from the Gold Museum Collection exhibition features portraiture styles from carte...

Belt making, Sovereign Hill

Leather Belt Making

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

25 Jul 2019 to 19 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

A good pair of boots, your favourite jeans, that t-shirt you would happily never take off; there is something special...

The banner representing the Ballarat Branch of the Embroiderers Guild Victoria was created by approx

“Needles, Knots & Threads”- an Exhibition of Embroidery and Quilting

Exhibition and Shows

7 Mar 2020 to 9 Mar 2020

Distance from: 2.6 kms | Price from: $7.00

“Needles, Knots and Threads” is an Exhibition of Embroidery and Quilting by members of the Ballarat Branch of the Embroiderers...

Drag Racing Events Victoria

No Excuses #2 Drag Racing Heads Up

Exhibition and Shows Sporting Events

22 Feb 2020

Distance from: 9.5 kms | Price from: $0.00

See Australia's toughest and quickest Radial tyre cars battle it out for bragging rights and cash.No Excuses - Heads Up...

Making a Scene at Christmas

Making a Scene at Christmas

Exhibition and Shows

12 Dec 2019 to 15 Dec 2019

Distance from: 9.9 kms | Price from: Free

Making a Scene at Christmas is a display of over 500 Nativities from more than 60 countries.It includes relevant artifacts...

Australian Bee Gees Show

The Australian Bee Gees Show – 25th Anniversary Tour – Wendouree

Concert or Performance

27 Aug 2020

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: Not Available

Celebrating nine years and over 2800 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip, The Australian Bee Gees Show will be...

A colourful watercolour picture by artist Karen Garratt in greens, blue and yellows and yellows

Ballarat Society of Artists Inc Summer Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

1 Dec 2019 to 21 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

Once again the Ballarat Society of Artists, incorporated in 1982 is holding a summer exhibition of recent original work drawn...

RJM's Wine Bar

Christmas evening at RJMs Wine Bar

Food and Wine

21 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $60.00

Local musician Kevin Ruddick will be playing for your enjoyment, a range of acoustic finger picking style guitar.A set menu...

Nicola Pohl, Sorcha Breen, William Lark

OZACT’s Twelfth Night at Kirks Reservoir Park Gardens

Concert or Performance

26 Dec 2019 to 27 Dec 2019

Distance from: 4.1 kms | Price from: $25.00

OZACT presents Twelfth Night, the most brilliant of Shakespeare's comedies. A moving kaleidoscope of mistaken identities, larger than life characters,...

Volunteers work with a visitor to fix their clock.

Repair Cafe Ballarat

Community Event

14 Dec 2019 to 28 Nov 2020

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

If an item is broken, why not fix it? Don't throw it away.This is the concept behind Repair Cafe Ballarat,...

Eureka Brass Band

Christmas Brass Band

Community Event

5 Dec 2019 to 21 Dec 2019

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: Free

The Eureka Brass band is Ballarat's Christmas Brass band. This five piece brass band will be preforming much-loved Christmas Carols...

delicious tub of shortbread stars

studio oot and every little crumb Christmas pop up shop

Markets

13 Nov 2019 to 23 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

A pop up shop full to the brim with delicious Christmas treats.Operated by a mother and daughter team, the products...

Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields

Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields

Concert or Performance

10 Jan 2020 to 19 Jan 2020

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

For ten days in January, historic and modern venues of Ballarat and surrounds will be alive with the sound of...

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