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An autumn invite

Ballarat bursts with charm in autumn.

Wander 100-year-old trees as changing leaves crunch underfoot, dine-in and indulge in world-class seasonal dining experiences that celebrate the region’s local produce, discover rare crafts of the past during interactive workshops, get the gang together for one of the region’s varied festivals or wander exclusive art exhibitions at the acclaimed Art Gallery of Ballarat, all capped off with peaceful nights in indulgent boutique accommodations

Autumn in Ballarat is about lazy mornings meandering through magnificent streetscapes strewn with autumn leaves, and brisk afternoons filled with enriching experiences.

This autumn We Are Inviting you to experience Ballarat at its best with those you love. By sending an invitation you’ll go in the draw to WIN the ultimate Ballarat experience valued at $2,000.

WIN the ultimate Ballarat experience for you and a friend

Invite a friend to the region this autumn and go in the draw to win the ultimate Ballarat experience valued at $2,000.

It’s as simple as hitting the “invite” button on any event or business listed on this website.

We made things easy by featuring some of our favourite things to do in Ballarat below. Scroll down to find an event or activity to send to a friend.

Or maybe you would prefer to catch up over coffee at one of the city’s trendy cafes, or dine in and make a night of it. Whatever you fancy, there’s plenty to discover in Ballarat this autumn.

Please read our terms and conditions before entering this competition.

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The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.