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Marg Monday

Margarita Monday at Roy Hammond

Food and Wine

15 Apr 2024 to 29 Apr 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Sip, Sip, Hooray, Margarita Monday's are here!Raise your glasses and salt those rims because every Monday they're celebrating the zesty,...

Tattoo artist tattooing a man

Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Exhibition and Shows

12 Apr 2024 to 2 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

The Ballad of Sexual Dependency is a defining artwork of the 1980s. Nan Goldin’s extended photographic study of her chosen...

Trivia Monday

Trivia Monday’s at The Cattle Yards Inn

Community Event

15 Apr 2024 to 29 Jul 2024

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: Free

Monday Night Trivia at The Cattleyards Inn with EM J!Welcome, trivia enthusiasts! It's time to dust off those thinking caps,...

Victorian Opera

Parrwang Lifts the Sky Victorian Opera

Concert or Performance

24 May 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Victorian Opera is once again proud to present this family show, inspired by the Wadawurrung story of Parrwang, the courageous...

Crowd at Christmas Market

Ballarat Farmers Market Twilight Christmas Market

Markets

20 Dec 2024

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Free

On a Friday night just before Christmas, Ballarat Farmers Market holds a very special market focusing on gifts, artwork, jewellery,...

Masons

The Real Builders of Ballarat: A Masonic Tour of the Ballarat CBD

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

20 May 2024

Distance from: 3.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Freemasons were on the Goldfields from the very beginning and quickly became a contributing force in the fledging city of...

Embroidered piece

Chinese Silk and Gold Embroidery Workshop at Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

26 Oct 2024 to 27 Oct 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $350.00

Learn the art of embroidery with award-winning artist, Alison Cole.In this two-day workshop, you will be working on an embroidery...

Close up of bust of gold 1850s dress with historical clock in background

Back of House Collections Tour: Fashion and Textiles

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

24 Apr 2024 to 31 Jul 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $20.00

Go behind the scenes with Sovereign Hill's expert guides and explore their vaults of hidden treasures.See some of their most...

Ballarat Civic Hall

Bohemian Rhapsody – Ballarat

Concert or Performance

21 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Staring Thomas Crane on the 2024 "Made in Heaven" tour. Direct from sell-out theatres, Australia’s longest-running Queen Tribute since 1993,...

Kaze Karaoke

Cocktails and Karaoke at JD’s Bar & Lounge

Community Event

19 Apr 2024 to 28 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Cocktails and karaoke!Kaze Karaoke is now at JD'S Bar & Lounge on Friday Nights. Release your inner Rockstar on JD's...

Woven basket

Basket Weaving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 Oct 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $240.00

Learn the art of Random Weaving with Jodie Goldring.In this full-day workshop, you will learn how to create a basket...

The World of Musicals in Concert

The World of Musicals in Concert – Wendouree

Concert or Performance

10 Jun 2024

Distance from: 1.0 kms | Price from: $59.90

Following a sell out 2022 Australia tour - The World of Musicals in Concert Returns to Australia in 2024 featuring...

Ballarat civic hall

John Williamson in Concert

Concert or Performance

29 Nov 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Back by popular demand, John Williamson will again return to the stage at the Civic Hall Ballarat for one show...

Kaze Karaoke at The Sporting Globe ballarat - Thursday Nights from 7pm

Thursday Night Karaoke at The Sporting Globe Ballarat

Community Event

18 Apr 2024 to 27 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: Free

Kaze Karaoke is at The Sporting Globe Ballarat on Thursday Nights!Have you ever dreamed of being the next Mariah? Do...

Lights projected on United States Hotel and Victoria Theatre building

Winter Wonderlights

Festivals and Celebrations

28 Jun 2024 to 21 Jul 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $19.00

Experience the sound, lights and wintry delights at Sovereign Hill's Winter Wonderlights.With a dazzling light show, full theatre program, hands-on...

fisheye view of a technological array of circles and buttons

Next Gen

Exhibition and Shows

12 Apr 2024 to 21 Apr 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Discover the issues, ideas and causes that are inspiring the next generation of young artists.Next Gen 2024 showcases some of...

Banksia and leaf print on pink fabric

Design Intensive Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

27 Apr 2024 to 28 Apr 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $685.00

Immerse yourself in design development, screen printing and bag-making with Nicola Cerini. Over a period of two days, you'll create your own...

Angela Brennan String theory 2020 (detail). Oil on linen. Purchased with funds from the Colin Hicks

Angela Brennan: Tête-à-tête and Vis-à-vis

Exhibition and Shows

13 Apr 2024 to 21 Apr 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Angela Brennan is a Ballarat-born artist who has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Australia and internationally for...

heritage exhibition

Craft Lab 24

Markets

18 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Returning to the Ballarat Mining Exchange over two weekends, Craft Lab 24 marks traditional artisanal skills matched with contemporary treatment....

Zoo Keeper teaching children about a snake

Junior Keeper Program

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

13 Apr 2024 to 30 Apr 2024

Distance from: 6.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Ballarat Wildlife Park’s ‘Junior Keeper Program’ is an incredible three-hour experience hosted by some of the Wildlife Park’s experienced...

Hand printing and gilding tools

Gilded Ink

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 May 2024 to 21 May 2024

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: $80.00

Enter an art gallery, be welcomed by your host Linda; be guided to explore ink stamp printing using an array...

AJ

Beer and Bread by Aunty Jacks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

13 Apr 2024 to 5 Jul 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: $45.00

Immerse yourself in a beer experience like no other as you familiarize yourself with a range of craft and accessible...

Kaze Entertainment

Saturday Night Karaoke at The Cattleyards Inn

Community Event

13 Apr 2024 to 21 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: Free

Kaze Karaoke every Saturday night at The Cattleyards Inn Ballarat! Custom stage, excellent sound, the best mics, the most extensive...

miss von ruby

Vintage Vibes Weekend

Markets

25 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Distance from: 3.3 kms | Price from: Free

Vintage Vibes Weekend held during the Ballarat Heritage Festival!Including stalls, and vintage cars and on the Saturday night, enjoy Jake...

Lechon

Vesta x Jigs Degustation

Food and Wine

12 Apr 2024 to 21 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.6 kms | Price from: $110.00

With a menu changing every two weeks, Vesta x Jigs presents a six or eight course degustation menu from Thursday...

Promo Photo

Starrcast Downunder

Sporting Events

12 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

Oceania Pro Wrestling (OPW) brings the much-anticipated arrival of Starrcast, the world-renowned wrestling convention, to Australian shores for the very...

Painting showing scene from the Eureka Stockade

Back of House Collections Tour: Treasures from the Collection

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

13 Apr 2024 to 24 Jul 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $20.00

From proud Wadawurrung Elder Marlene Gilson’s artwork to Eureka rebel Peter Lalor’s chair, discover some of the most intriguing, significant...

Pint & a Plate

Hop Temple Pint and a Plate

Food and Wine

17 Apr 2024 to 29 May 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Hump day pint and a plate at Hop TempleWhy cook on a Wednesday when you can head to Hop Temple...

Interior Bunch of Grapes

Ballarat Green Drinks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

18 Apr 2024 to 17 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: Free

Ballarat Green Drinks is a regular event that occurs every third Thursday of the month. This is a free event...

Embroidered pieces

Beginners Embroidery Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

7 Jul 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $205.00

Learn the art of Blackwork Embroidery with award-winning artist, Alison Cole.In this workshop, students will be working on an embroidery...

Coloured cloth

Natural Dye Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Aug 2024 to 4 Aug 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $510.00

Learn to create a world of colour using natural dyes with Churchill Fellow, Heather Thomas!In this two-day workshop, you will...

Ballarat runners

Ballarat Marathon

Sporting Events

27 Apr 2024 to 28 Apr 2024

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

A weekend running festival in stunning Ballarat featuring two days of running for all ages and abilities. Focused in the...

Photo of large room with books around the wall and a sunroof

BMI Building Tours

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

16 Apr 2024 to 30 Apr 2024

Distance from: 3.8 kms | Price from: $10.00

Join a tour to hear tales of the colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and its people.The Ballaarat Mechanics’...

Ballarat civic hall

The Sunshine Club

Concert or Performance

14 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Hit Productions is proud to be presenting this important Australian work all around the country to metropolitan, regional and remote...

Woman sewing on sewing machine

Beginner Sewing Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Apr 2024 to 11 Aug 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $285.00

This one day class is perfect for the beginner sewer. Students will be introduced to sewing and pressing equipment and...

Castlemaine Drill Hall and Post Office

Victorian Goldfields World Heritage Bid Roadshow information booth

Community Event

18 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Join the Victorian Goldfields World Heritage bid team as part of the Victorian Goldfields World Heritage Roadshow. Their in-person roadshow...

Paperbark shields

Georgia MacGuire: Onemda

Exhibition and Shows

13 Apr 2024 to 21 Apr 2024

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Artist Georgia MacGuire, known in her art practice as Blackgin, states that her heart beats for ‘Community, Culture and Country’....

Ballarat

Jimeoin

Concert or Performance

8 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Jimeoin, who's your man? Presented by A-list Entertainment.Ever wondered why dogs get so excited around 6pm? Or what the point...

wine selection

Autumn Local Wine Tasting Experience at RJM’s

Food and Wine

14 Apr 2024 to 26 May 2024

Distance from: 4.5 kms | Price from: $25.00

Spend a relaxing afternoon sampling local wines on Sunday afternoons during autumn at RJMs. Enjoy an experience of alfresco wine...

Mother and daughter

Ballarat Film Society – Shayda, Iranian-Australian Family Story

Community Event

9 May 2024

Distance from: 3.8 kms | Price from: $30.00

Opening the 2022 Melbourne International Film Festival, Niasari ‘s debut film Shayda was selected by Australia to enter the Best...

two purple cresents facing each other against a red background

Festival of Australian Queer Theatre

Festivals and Celebrations

22 Aug 2024 to 25 Aug 2024

Distance from: 3.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australian Theatre has a celebrated and relatively recent history of queer theatre. From censorship furors over The Boys in the...

Derek

Underbar Autumn Vegetarian Tasting Weekend

Food and Wine

24 May 2024 to 25 May 2024

Distance from: 3.2 kms | Price from: $175.00

The team at Underbar is pleased to welcome vegetarian guests for a special event each season, where they can enjoy...

Aunty Jacks

Taste the Taps at Aunty Jacks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

12 Apr 2024 to 6 Jul 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: $30.00

Discover the history of brewing in Ballarat with a beer paddle and a tour of the Aunty Jacks Brewery.Immerse yourself...

Blues at Hop Temple

Heritage Week – Blues, Brews and Barbecue

Food and Wine

14 Apr 2024 to 26 May 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Every Sunday at Hop you can join in for Blues, Brews and Barbecue!Each week a favourite blues artists will take...

Road in foreground, market stalls with customers under tree

Ballarat Farmers Market

Markets

13 Apr 2024 to 22 Feb 2025

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Free

Ballarat Farmers Market takes place in central Ballarat near the shores of beautiful Lake Wendouree. The market runs all year...

The Mind Field

Arj Barker, The Mind Field

Concert or Performance

4 May 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

All of reality, as you can ever possibly know it, exists exclusively in your minds.Armed with this knowledge, Arj sets...

MSO

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Concert or Performance

20 Sep 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Satu Vänskä joins QSO Chief Conductor Umberto Clerici for a wonderful program that sees the MSO performing...

8 people seated with glasses

Itinerant Spirits The Explorer Masterclass

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

13 Apr 2024 to 27 Jul 2025

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $70.00

At Itinerant Spirits, they’re about the journey as much as the destination. They refer to their masterclass as ‘explorer sessions’...

CX Ballarat riders at the finish line

CX Ballarat

Sporting Events

16 Aug 2024 to 18 Aug 2024

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: Free

CX Ballarat is the AusCycling cyclo-cross (CX) national championships, the pinnacle event for CX in Australia. With races over laps...

5-meter-long traditional Chinese Scroll drawing

Journeys We Are On

Exhibition and Shows

17 May 2024 to 20 May 2024

Distance from: 3.8 kms | Price from: Free

Long ago, ancestors roamed and prayed for a bright future. Hundreds of years later, they found their place here –...

Kilmore Victoria Milky Way Masterclass Workshop

Ballarat Milky Way Masterclass

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 May 2024

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: $297.00

Do you want to learn night photography to capture the beautiful Milky Way? Join multi-award-winning photographer David Magro for a...

Wednesday Games Night includes games such as Pictionary, Uno, Shaky Shark, Line Up 4

BLC Games Night

Community Event

17 Apr 2024 to 26 Jun 2024

Distance from: 4.4 kms | Price from: $0.00

Every Wednesday night at Ballarat Leagues Club you can come and have a laugh with friends and family (or even...

Metal body armour on work bench

Basic Armouring Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

27 Apr 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

Bring out your inner medieval warrior with this full-day armour smithing experience with armourer, Rob Hayes.Medieval armour reached its height...

Musical Bingo

Musical Bingo

Food and Wine

12 Apr 2024 to 1 Jan 2026

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Every Thursday night at Hop Temple it's Bingo with a twist- Musical Bingo!Instead of your standard old bingo numbers, they...

Prawn cocktail

Sip and Savour at RJM’s

Food and Wine

14 Apr 2024 to 30 Jun 2024

Distance from: 4.5 kms | Price from: $60.00

Sip and Savour is the perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon at RJM’s.Sit back and relax, enjoying five (60...

Ballarat

An evening with Vika & Linda

Concert or Performance

11 May 2024

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Vika & Linda are the most loved vocal duo of their generation – admired and respected by fans and fellow...

Side view of Chinese processional dragon

Back of House Collections Tour: Chinese Cultural Collections

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

17 Apr 2024 to 19 Jul 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $20.00

Go behind the scenes with Sovereign Hill's expert guides and explore their vaults of hidden treasures. On this tour, you...

Battle scene in AURA sound and light show

AURA Sound and Light Show at Sovereign Hill

Exhibition and Shows

13 Apr 2024 to 21 Jul 2025

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

From a place you know comes a story you don’t — AURA immerses you in the story of gold in...

Man with drum

Frame Drum Making Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Jun 2024 to 16 Jun 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $1195.00

Handcraft your own Zilli-Tar frame drum with instrument maker Matt Stonehouse.Over three days, you will use traditional hand tools and...

Ballarat Town Hall

Ballarat Town Hall After Dark Tour

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

17 May 2024 to 18 May 2024

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: $20.00

The Ballarat Town hall is not only one of the most iconic structures in Ballarat’s historic architectural landscape, it is...

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