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Clunes Booktown for Kids Festival

Clunes Booktown for Kids!

Come to a world before vegemite and step back in time to the early 1900s when teddy bears were invented, along with crayons, cellophane & cornflakes!

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The World Rowing Masters Regatta 2014 on October 9th to 12th encompasses the former Olympic course


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The IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat is an event not to be missed, whether you're a competitor or supporter!



Ballarat gets your heart pulsing and taste-buds dancing with wine bars, breweries, award-winning restaurants, festivals, tracks and trails and oh so much more. It's a melting pot of cultural and sporting events, gastronomic treasures and hints of the past. It's a place steeped in the history of the Eureka Rebellion and the golden era of the 1850s. It's the heritage backdrop to your totally modern escape.

Upcoming Events

Victorian Indigenous Art Awards 2014

23 August 2014-5 October 2014

2014 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards

The Design Exchange Market

28 September 2014-28 September 2014

The Design Exchange is a designer market that brings together merging designers and contemporary artists from all over Australia.

Miss Muddy

30 November 2014-30 November 2014

Sign up as an individual or make a team and invite all your friends to join you for the ultimate ‘Girls Dirty Day Out’.


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Where to stay in Ballarat?

Accommodation in Ballarat offers a wide choice, from magnificent fully-restored 19th century buildings through to beautiful apartments, grand guesthouses and country homesteads, quaint B&Bs, boutique hotels and motels, restored cottages and premier holiday parks.

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