29-31 May 2020

Experience the art and culture that makes Ballarat's Heritage


29-31 May 2020

Visit notable areas of Ballarat's Heritage


29-31 May 2020

Experience events and activities to be a part of Ballarat's Heritage


For over a decade, Ballarat Heritage Weekend has been delivering an immersive, engaging and fascinating experience for visitors. With a storied history and incredible streetscapes, Ballarat is an exciting place to explore and this event delicately intertwines the past and present to create a unique offering unlike any other.

Wide streets, gorgeous gardens, majestic statues and iconic architecture – Ballarat provides the perfect backdrop for this event experience. Walking tours, horse & carriage rides and steam trains are one way to see everything this city has to offer. Take in an exhibition in some of the region’s best art galleries, or be entertained with a range of street and stage performances all telling tales from Ballarat’s history.

You’ll be an avid spectator at the Tweed Ride, or be blown away by some of the best facial hair since the goldfield days in the Ballarat Beard & Stache Competition. If vintage fashion is more tailored to your liking, you won’t want to miss the Ballarat Aprons Festival, or the gorgeous fashion shows, displays and markets.

With so much to see and do, you’ll want to make a weekend out of it, which will also allow you to indulge in some of the craft beer and wine from the region, as well as some of the finest produce from paddock to plate in Western Victoria.

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Ballarat Heritage Weekend is presented by the City of Ballarat.

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