Winter in Ballarat
Embrace the cold and head outside this winter for a welcome dose of fresh air and beautiful scenery, or step inside where it's nice and warm and enjoy fine local wine as you cosy up to a fire.
Winter in Ballarat provides the perfect remedy for the winter blues
The daylight hours are getting shorter, but fear not, that doesn’t have to be the end of your outdoor adventures. Embrace the cold and head outside this winter for a welcome dose of fresh air, exercise and beautiful scenery — there's an abundance of walking and cycling trails just waiting to be explored.
Soak up Ballarat's wide-open spaces as you explore the region's picturesque lakes and mountains, or enjoy one of our unique paddock to plate experiences.
For those looking for something a little tastier, come savour some of the region’s finest drops.
Then experience Ballarat after dark on a ghost tour, or step inside where it's nice and warm and indulge in a cheese platter and fine wine as you cosy up to a fire.
If you can't visit Ballarat right now, we'll be here when you can.
In the meantime, stay safe, be kind and explore our great city online from the comfort of home with the Ballarat Virtual Winter Fest
And for now, we will share what we love about Ballarat in winter.
Your weekend sorted
A romantic winter escape
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life to unwind and relax with the one you love.