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Good Food Month

Good Food Month Ballarat

From November 1 to 30, restaurants and cafes will be hosting a range of special events celebrating local food and drink

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The Ballarat Beer Festival is a family-friendly day out with live music, local food and entertainment for the kids


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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


1 September 2014-12 January 2015

This year marks 160 years since the extraordinary events at Eureka etched a unique place in our nation’s history.

Ballarat Cup

22 November 2014-22 November 2014

A day shaped by racing tradition; the Ballarat Cup is the perfect way to celebrate the end of an always-spectacular Spring Racing Carnival.

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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