This Easter in Ballarat

Hop into Ballarat these Easter holidays. Festivities and events are a plenty, there’s great adventures to be had at the major attractions, or explore the city’s cultural offerings and enjoy delicious food and beverages. There is something for everyone, so visit Ballarat for your best Easter yet!  


- Easter in Ballarat for big kids -

In Ballarat, Easter is much more than chocolate and children-only activities. Join us for ultimate fun and a perfect break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Think beer, think live music, think lost trades, think Ballarat this Easter.



Easter for big kids

Think beer, think live music, think lost trades, think Ballarat this Easter.



Come to Ballarat this Easter for endless family fun! The major attractions will come alive with special holiday activities and Easter festivities. Plus there are plenty of free activities and community events that the whole family will enjoy.  



Your Easter School Holidays in Ballarat

When it comes to keeping the kids entertained these Easter school holidays, Ballarat has well and truly got you covered.

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    The Art Gallery of Ballarat is not just Australia's oldest...

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    Ballarat Wildlife Park is an award winning Park that is owned...

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There’s plenty of free family fun in Ballarat to keep the family entertained this Easter school holidays. Immerse yourself with the stunning collection of Australian art at the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Australia’s oldest regional gallery.

Or take a relaxing stroll around Lake Wendouree and then have a picnic or barbeque at the lake's adventure playground. If the kids still have any energy left, check out the Ballarat Botanical Gardens and see the busts in the Prime Ministers Avenue.

Alternatively, if you’re up for an adventure, go for a short drive and wander around Talbot, Clunes or Creswick. 




Competition - Easter Holiday Giveaway!

Competition Date:

1 April 2019 to 8 April 2019

Win a family fun day out in Ballarat on Saturday, April 13!  

Prize includes:

- Entry into Sovereign Hill 
- Tickets to Sovereign Hill’s new sound and light show – AURA 
- Lunch or dinner at The Forge Pizzeria


Family-friendly restaurant recommendations

Provider Address DetailsWebsite
Hydrant Food Hall 3 McKenzie St, BallaratA converted heritage warehouse space with a great children’s play area.
Little Bird 205 Sturt St, BallaratA CBD cafe with a fun retro vibe plus delicious meals and treats.
Zagame’s Ballarat639 Main Rd, Golden PointA bistro with something for everyone, it has an extensive menu, sports bar and a large indoor playground.
The Forge Pizzeria 14 Armstrong St Nth, BallaratPopular and delicious woodfired pizza, including fun sweet options.
Il Piccolo Gelato 217 Sturt St, BallaratArtisan gelato made fresh daily, with up to 24 flavours to choose from.