30 Jun 2018 TO 29 Jul 2018


Ballarat is set to come alive in July as part of the Ballarat Winter Festival.

Whether it’s school holiday fun or a romantic rendezvous that you’re seeking, there’s a day out to enthral every visitor.

Take a stroll down Sovereign Hill’s Main Street and admire the falling snowflakes over the beautiful Victorian buildings, which will light up at night with an intriguing Winter Wonderlights Christmas in July display (30 June – 22 July). Or, if you are up for an adventure, pull on your skates and take to the ice at the pop-up ice skating rink in the heart of the city.

Pull your sweetheart close as your wander the laneways at night, admiring the intriguing lights, illuminations and live music, and settle in to a delectable feast with the warming winter menus.

Stay overnight to discover more of Ballarat during your visit. Be captivated by the spectacular Joust of the Flame at Kryal Castle, see the Meerkats at the Ballarat Wildlife Park or sit back and sip some of our region’s top drops.

Full program and ticket sales coming soon.