Summer of Fun in Ballarat
Welcome to Ballarat's Summer of Fun.
Whether you're a family in search of a new school holiday experience or a couple looking for a place to unwind, Ballarat's warm days and balmy evenings make the city the ideal setting for a summer getaway.
Think award-winning attractions, exciting food and drink offerings, secret swimming holes and more.
Where to find the Ballarat region's best swimming holes
Your summer guide to Ballarat's pools
Make a splash at Ballarat's water play spaces
Food & drink
Top Ballarat eats during the warmer months
Go the whole hog in Ballarat
Ballarat's summer food and drink calendar
Six must-do summer experiences in Ballarat
A summer of milkshakes and memories in Ballarat
Fall in love with Ballarat's ice cream sundaes
Six of Ballarat's best summer picnic hampers
Ballarat's Balmy Night Cocktail Series
Where to do brunch in Ballarat this summer
Explore Victoria's Pyrenees wine region
See & do
21 things to do in Ballarat this summer school holidays
How would you spend a perfect summer's day in Ballarat?
Summer at Sovereign Hill just got even better
Make the most of a day out (or stay for the weekend) in Ballarat
Taste the world in Ballarat
Seven places to get on the beers in Ballarat
Plan your stay
Get ready for three days of family fun, adventures and memories in Ballarat.
Outdoor & adventure itinerary
Enjoy Mother Nature at her best with this two-day tour of the Ballarat region's stunning outdoor spaces.
Eat & drink itinerary
The culinary world is sitting up and paying attention to Ballarat courtesy of its booming food scene.