Welcome to Ballarat, Victoria
Ballarat has gold-plated experiences to be enjoyed everywhere
you look. Gilt-edged architecture, arts and cultural riches
along with delectable
gourmet treats making it a rewarding destination. A treasury of
amazing gardens, a wealth of activities, fun attractions and many
varied events await the visitor year-round.
Visit Ballarat and its historic villages
and feel the potent attraction of gold once again. You'll be richer
for the experience.
Ballarat Heritage Weekend, held over the Mother's Day weekend in
May, offers a huge program of free entertainment, activities,
tours, and experiences. Designed each year to showcasing different
elements of our shared heritage and the rich historic assets of
Ballarat, this year the event will showcase Stories of