Application for the use of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Buninyong Botanic Gardens, Eureka Stockade Gardens and Lake Foreshore must be made on the approved Booking Application form. This can be obtained by contacting the Botanical Gardens Administration on (03) 5364 2764.
Specified areas of the garden are available for weddings :
Ballarat Botanical Gardens (any lawned section of the gardens):
Tom Beaumont Lawn
Behind The Conservatory
Buninyong Botanic Gardens
Eureka Stockade Memorial Park
Garden opening hours 7.30am - 6pm | April to September 7.30am - 9pm | October to March
The Robert Clark Horticultural Centre opening hours
8am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday Closed – Public Holidays
Seating Should you source chairs from an external provider, and City of Ballarat (Lake and Gardens Precinct) staff need to be advised in writing of details including the type and number of chairs you intend to hire. Approval for the provision of additional seating must be sought by Lake and Gardens Precinct Management prior to the event date in writing. Motor vehicles will not be allowed into the Gardens for the purpose of setting up chairs.
Music Battery-operated PA systems and CD players are permitted, but please respect other garden users and keep noise volumes to a reasonable level. Amplified music and Electrical PA systems are not permitted within the Gardens.
Structures Structures, including but not limited to, shade structures, marquees and arches are not permitted to be erected within the Gardens.
Clean Up The Gardens must be left in a clean and tidy condition and all rubbish should be disposed of appropriately. All cleaning should be completed immediately following the ceremony. The use of confetti (of any product type or material) is not permitted within the Gardens. The Gardens must be left in their original condition.
Parking and Vehicle Access No vehicles are permitted to enter the Gardens for the purpose of dropping off or picking up guests and/or equipment. Horses and carriages are not permitted in the Gardens.