Annual Events



Honour our ANZACs at one of Ballarat's Commemorative Services

Australia Day

Celebrate Australia Day on the Lake Wendouree foreshore with free family entertainment and the 3BA Skyworks Spectacular

Ballarat Backyard Tasters

Alfred Deakin Place will come alive every Friday in February with our FREE Ballarat Backyard Tasters event

Ballarat Begonia Festival

The award-winning Ballarat Begonia Festival is one of Ballarat's most popular events

Ballarat Heritage Weekend

Spoil your mum and celebrate our city's heritage at Ballarat Heritage Weekend

Ballarat Winterlude

Winter is the new summer in Ballarat

Children's Week

Children’s Week is a fun and exciting celebration of children and families in the City of Ballarat.

Christmas in Ballarat

Celebrate Christmas in Ballarat with our famous decorations and free Ferris Wheel

Cleanup Australia Day

Please join us on Sunday 6 March 2016 for a day of community fun and excitement.

Harmony Fest

Celebrate Ballarat's wonderful diversity at Harmony Fest

IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat

IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat - December 2015

Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships

See Australia's best cyclists battle it out at the Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships

National Neighbour Day

School Holidays

Ballarat has a fun and busy program of activities for young people to enjoy during the school holidays.

Seniors Festival

The Ballarat Seniors Festival is a fun and interesting program of events in October.

Summer Sundays

Pack a picnic and enjoy summer in Ballarat’s Botanical Gardens at the City of Ballarat's free music event.

White Ribbon Day

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