Ballarat Beer Hop itinerary

Swap chocolate for craft beer this Easter Saturday (11 April) with the return of the popular Ballarat Beer Hop. Then throw live sport, fabulous food and a touch of sightseeing into the mix and you've got a long weekend to remember.

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Blissful beginning

Blissful beginning

Start your visit with a leisurely ride around the jewel in Ballarat’s crown –...

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Get amongst the action

Get amongst the action

World-class sport comes to Ballarat with Western United taking on Melbourne City...

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Bao down to Moon & Mountain

Bao down to Moon & Mountain

After the match, head to Moon & Mountain – a modern Asian eatery with an...

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Start the day right

Start the day right

Head to Fika Coffee Brewers for some of Ballarat’s best coffee and breakfast...

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The main event

The main event

Now for the reason we’re all here – the Ballarat Beer Hop on Saturday 11 April.

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Dinner time

Dinner time

Explore the foodie scene on Armstrong Street.

There’s lots to choose from but...

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Party on

Party on

Let the good times roll at one of the Beer Hop after parties.

There’ll be...

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Easter brunch at Temple

Easter brunch at Temple

A beer temple that is – Hop Temple.

Follow up the big day with the perfect...

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Time for something different

Time for something different

Kilderkin Distillery is a small Ballarat-based producer that makes some of the...

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Day 1

Blissful beginning
Get amongst the action
Bao down to Moon & Mountain

Day 2

Start the day right
The main event
Dinner time
Party on

Day 3

Easter brunch at Temple
Time for something different

Blissful beginning

Start your visit with a leisurely ride around the jewel in Ballarat’s crown – Lake Wendouree.

Kaewa Cycle Adventures hire bikes and deliver them straight to your accommodation – easy!

Ballarat CBD

Get amongst the action

World-class sport comes to Ballarat with Western United taking on Melbourne City at Mars Stadium on Friday 10 April at 4pm.

725 Creswick Road, Ballarat

Bao down to Moon & Mountain

After the match, head to Moon & Mountain – a modern Asian eatery with an Australian twist.

Choose from the full menu or go for some mouth-watering tastes from the street menu like pork belly bao, lobster rolls, pork and prawn dumplings or even cheeseburger pot stickers – yum!

Perfect for groups or casual walk-ins.

220 Mair Street, Ballarat

Start the day right

Head to Fika Coffee Brewers for some of Ballarat’s best coffee and breakfast eats.

36 Doveton Street North, Ballarat

The main event

Now for the reason we’re all here – the Ballarat Beer Hop on Saturday 11 April.

Think seven hours of beery heaven showcasing 12 of Ballarat and Victoria’s best breweries spread over six venues.

Various CBD locations

Dinner time

Explore the foodie scene on Armstrong Street.

There’s lots to choose from but it’s hard to go past The Forge Pizzeria.

14 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat

Party on

Let the good times roll at one of the Beer Hop after parties.

There’ll be live music, cocktails and more beer, of course!

Venues include Hop Temple, Mallow and Freight Bar.

Various CBD locations

Easter brunch at Temple

A beer temple that is – Hop Temple.

Follow up the big day with the perfect recovery session.

Think chocolate beer (you read that right), Bloody Mary’s and, most importantly, a monster fry-up!

24-28 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat

Time for something different

Kilderkin Distillery is a small Ballarat-based producer that makes some of the country’s best gins.

Stop by the cellar door for a tasting and see why it's getting such rave reviews.

And be sure to try the Original Larrikin Australian Gin, which gets its flavour from a carefully-selected range of native botanicals.

11a Michaels Drive, Alfredton

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