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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

Ballarat Cabaret Festival

5 October 2014-12 October 2014

Ballarat Cabaret Festival returns for a third year with an exciting line up of stars and star venues to match.

Eikon - Icons of the Orthodox Christian World

18 October 2014-26 January 2015

The rich tradition of Eastern Christianity spiritually and imagery will be celebrated; discover the extraordinary powers of icons, which have sustained and shaped belief in different times and contexts.

Good Food Ballarat

Good Food Ballarat

1 November 2014-30 November 2014

Good Food Ballarat - A celebration of the local venues, menus and producers that have changed the landscape of Ballarat's food culture.


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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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