Wendouree – Ballarat Rowing Regatta

The two-day Wendouree Ballarat Rowing Club regatta will return to Lake Wendouree and will include events across senior and junior age groups for female and male, as well as school categories across sculls, doubles, fours, quads and eights.

Wendouree – Ballarat Rowing Regatta

The two-day Wendouree Ballarat Rowing Club regatta will return to Lake Wendouree and will include events across senior and junior age groups for female and male, as well as school categories across sculls, doubles, fours, quads and eights.

Rowing Victoria State Rowing Championships

Contested on the iconic Lake Wendouree, the Rowing Victoria State Championships brings over 300 competitors to fight out in the individual and team events, across a wide range of disciplines. Running over two days, this annual sporting event attracts a large number of spectators to the shores of Lake Wendouree to cheer on all high [...]

Ballarat Petstock Pacing Cup

The Group 1, $120,000 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup headlines the Racing Calendar for the Ballarat & District Trotting Club. An Honour Roll is filled with class including Restrepo, Sting Lika Bee and Shakamaker in recent years, joining the likes of Gammalite, Popular Alm and dual winner Sinbad Bay.

Ballarat Gift

Held at the Eastern Oval each February, the Ballarat Gift has been running for over 60 years. The foot race is run on grass over 120 metres. Competitors are handicapped according to their form, with each competitor ‘marked’ by between zero metres and ten metres to theoretically reach the finish line at the same time.

70th Australian Jazz Convention

On 26th December 2015 the 70th Australian Jazz Convention will transform Ballarat, Victoria, into the centre of Australian Jazz for one fantastic week. The 70th Australian Jazz Convention will present premium Australian jazz across venues in the historic quarter of one of the gold mining icons from Boxing Day until New Year’s Eve. Musicians will [...]

The 24 Hour Experience

A Utopian vision of Ballarat is set to surprise and delight. The 24 Hour Experience presents a series of 24 live art events running for every hour for 24 hours. Playful and provocative, it places everyday encounters and unconventional contexts at the centre of a unique performance event.

Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience tells the story of Australia’s involvement in the First World War and the ensuing century of service of our armed forces. The Experience will visit twenty-three towns and cities across Australia between September 2015 and April 2017. This once-in-a-lifetime event will be open to the Ballarat community from 8 [...]

Exhibition: Inspiration From Within

Inspiration from Within is a collection of artworks conveying a soul’s journey and the opportunities for growth that life presents by Tegan Neville. Please visit the website or Facebook page for more information.

Songs of Freedom Celebrating Democracy – Quilt Exhibition

Earlier this year Ballaarat Quilters Inc., and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka proudly announced a quilters’ challenge to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Ballarat Quilters Inc. The quilts are now on exhibit at M.A.D.E. The challenge and exhibition centre around the theme: ‘Songs of Freedom – Celebrating Democracy’. This theme was inspired by [...]

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