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Your ultimate guide to autumn in Ballarat

Visit Ballarat

02 Feb 2022

Filed underSee & Do

Autumn in Ballarat is all about award-winning festivals, elite sport, live music and stage shows, new openings, meet the maker and paddock to plate experiences, cellar doors, workshops and masterclasses.

Keep on reading to start planning your autumn getaway….

Ballarat Begonia Festival

Festivals and special events

Ballarat will put its best foot forward this autumn with:

AFL: Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast Suns

Elite sport

Take your pick from:

Red Hot Summer Tour

Live music and stage shows

A round of applause, please, for:

Hotel Vera

New openings

Set to be unveiled in Ballarat over the coming months is:

Ballarat Farmers’ Market

Meet the maker and paddock to plate

Celebrate our talented makers and creators at:

Mitchell Harris Wines

Cellar doors

Whether white wine, red wine, craft beer, cider or gin is your thing, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to cellar doors in the Ballarat and Pyrenees regions:

And stay tuned for details on the opening of Kilderkin Distillery‘s new Ballarat cellar door.

Watercolour workshops with Kelsie White

Masterclasses and workshops

Learn a new skill at:

What’s on in Ballarat

From festivals to sport, live music to exhibitions, here’s your guide to the best of what’s on in Ballarat…



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.