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Mary Poppins

5 May 2016

Ballarat's BLOC Music Theatre is bringing Mary Poppins to Ballarat. The production will take to the stage with a cast of 60 performers, featuring 14 children.

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Easter & April Holidays!

The April school holiday season and Easter long weekend will be an exciting and busy time here at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields.

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Ballarat Beer Festival

19 January 2019

Over 150 of the world's finest craft beers will be showcased at the Ballarat Beer Festival on Saturday 19 January, 2019.

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Professional Bull Riders Ballarat Invitational

9 March 2019

This is one huge night that you will not want to miss! The PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Monster Energy Tour will bring its thrilling, adrenaline-filled, edge-of-your-seat excitement to the Ballarat Showgrounds...

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Australian Jazz Convention

27 December 2018

From 27-31 December, 2018 Ballarat will come alive with the sounds and colours of Jazz.

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Ballarat World's Longest Lunch

16 March 2018

Indulge in a degustation menu, hero'd by local ingredients, developed by Ballarat’s inner city circle of restaurants at the Regional World's Longest Lunch - Ballarat and Surrounds on Friday 16...

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SpringFest Market Sunday

25 November 2018

SpringFest Market Sunday on 25 November 2018 will have almost 500 market stalls to browse through. You won't believe your eyes!

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The Gnarrwirring Ngitj Festival

26 May 2016

From the 26 May to 3 June 2016, the Sovereign Hill Museums Association is presenting a week of exciting activities including:

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White Night 2018

17 March 2018

White Night Ballarat is back in 2018 on Saturday 17 March and will transform Ballarat's historical regional centre under the ephemeral cloak of night.

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Royal South Street Competitions

The Royal South Street Energetiks Dance Competition is one of Australia’s largest attracting dancers from right around the country for over 2 weeks of performances from 19 September to 7 October 2017.

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Australian National Busking Championship

24 March 2018

Ballarat is hosting a regional final of the Australian National Busking Championships on Saturday 24 March 2018 with buskers performing throughout the CBD.

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Mother's Day Special

14 May 2017

If you want to be known as the favourite, then reward your Mum this Mother's Day with a weekend away in beautiful Ballarat.

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Ballarat International Foto Biennale

19 August 2017

From 19 August to 17 September 2017, Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) presents a major exhibition of photographs by iconic American photographer David LaChapelle.

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Visit the Ballarat Book Fair during your stay at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields

Ballarat Book Fair

12 March 2016

If you love books, then don't miss out on this great weekend where thousands of books will be up for sale at bargain prices.

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Ballarat Cabaret Festival

5 October 2017

The 2017 Ballarat Cabaret Festival has an exciting line up of stars and venues to match.

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Earth Hour 2016

19 March 2016

Join us here at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park on 19 March for Earth Hour 2016.

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Sovereign Hill Timeless Summer Fun

26 December 2015

The world renowned and much loved Ballarat attraction, Sovereign Hill, is just a few minutes walk from our park and this Summer they have an action packed program right up...

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Win $250,000!

10 December 2015

Listen up! If you're staying here with us at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park, between 10 December 2015 and 21 January 2016, you have the chance to win $250,000.

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2015 Archibald Prize

2 October 2015

The Archies are coming to Ballarat from 2 October to 15 November 2015. The Archibald Prize is an extraordinary art event which showcases the talent of leading Australian artists who...

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Stay at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields during the Ballarat Quilt Exhibition

Ballaarat Quilters Exhibition

31 October 2015

Local quilt group, Ballaarat Quilters (yes, that's how they spell their name!) are celebrating 20 years this October and November and to commemorate they are having an exhibition of wonderful...

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Free Concert for Charity!

4 November 2015

Singing legend Tania Kernaghan will headline a FREE concert for charity right here at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields on Wednesday 4 November 2015 at 6pm.

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Stay at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields during the Ballarat Cabaret Festival

Ballarat Cabaret Festival

6 October 2015

The exciting Ballarat Cabaret Festival has an incredible line up of star and star venues.  There will be great entertainment and a range of performances over the six days from...

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Mother's Day Special

Picture this....the look on your Mum's face when you tell her you're taking her away for the weekend!

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Ballarat Winterlude

25 June 2016

This winter in Ballarat, there are 50 events occurring during the annual Winterlude starting on 25 June and running through to 24 July 2016.

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Christmas in July at Sovereign Hill

25 June 2016

Christmas in July at Sovereign Hill is a full day of fun and family activities topped off by a magical evening Wonderlights show on from 25 June to 24 July 2016.

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Kids Stay Free!

If you'd like to experience a magical holiday these June/July school holidays, come and enjoy the magic of Winter Wonderland at nearby Sovereign Hill and your kids can stay free!

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Ultimate Women's Weekend

12 August 2016

The Regional Women's Lifestyle and Wellbeing Expo is coming to Ballarat on the 12th to 14th August 2016.

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Ballarat Cabaret Festival

4 October 2016

Returning for a fifth year is the Ballarat Cabaret Festival being held 4-9 October 2016. No doubt there'll be an exciting line up of stars and star venues featuring:

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Ballarat Orchid Show

14 October 2016

The annual Ballarat Orchid Show is being held this year from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 October and promises to be a visual delight for your eyes.

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Ballarat Children's Week

22 October 2016

In October every year, Ballarat celebrates Children's Week and this year it's on from 22 to 30 October.

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Ballarat Cup

19 November 2016

For Ballarat, the one day in November to place a bet on the horses in person is at the Ballarat Cup on Saturday 19 November 2016.

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Ironman 70.3 Ballarat

11 December 2016

The IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat on Sunday 11 December 2016 will be an amazing event that includes:

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71st Australian Jazz Convention

26 December 2016

On 26th December to 31st December, the 71st Australian Jazz Convention will again transform our town of Ballarat into the centre of Australian Jazz for one fantastic week.

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Ballarat Goldfields in 1st place!

1 February 2015

Have you heard the great news?  BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields has WON the award for Best Family Holiday Park in Victoria!!!!!  

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Australia Day Fun!

26 January 2017

Happy Australia Day! On Thursday 26 January 2017, BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields will be celebrating with our guests staying here for Australia Day.

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Lakeside Twilights

19 February 2017

Lakeside Twilights is returning to Ballarat on Sunday 19 February on the Lake Wendouree Foreshore featuring two of Australia''s most lauded and loved singer songwriters on their Sooner or Later...

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Ballarat Swap Meet

24 February 2017

The Ballarat Swap Meet is a very unique event where enthusiasts from all over Australia come to Ballarat to buy and sell a tremendous range including:

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Melbourne Food & Wine Festival in Ballarat

31 March 2017

Ballarat is preparing for the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival by gathering produce from nearby paddocks that will be crafted into a menu that can only be described as indulgent.

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World Sideshow Festival

11 May 2017

This biannual event is a celebration of post modern sideshow - incredible! This year it'll be held from 11-13 May at the Ballarat Mechanics Institute.

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Ballarat Apron Festival

27 May 2017

Stitching together a love of sewing, baking, and nostalgia is the highly successful Ballarat Apron Festival from 27-28 May 2017.

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July School Holidays

Over the July school holidays we have heaps on offer for children as well as adults.

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Doctor Blake's Ballarat Exhibition

11 April 2017

Until the 3 September, don't miss seeing a new exhibition of the popular ABC and BBC series, The Doctor Blake Mysteries.

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Glow in the Park

30 September 2017

Ready, set....GLOW! BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields is holding a fun Glow in the Park event on 29-30 September 2017.

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Timeline Festival Kryal Castle

28 October 2017

On the 27-28 October 2017 come to Ballarat for the incredible Timeline Festival at Kryal Castle.

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Lakeside Twilights

18 November 2017

The place to be on Saturday 18 November 2017 is right here in Ballarat for live music at Lakeside Twilights featuring three iconic, amazing Australian bands.

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Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival

8 February 2018

Rock on down to Ballarat for the Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival from 8-11 February 2018! This four day event celebrates all things Rockabilly including:

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Stay at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields during the Ballarat Begonia Festival

Ballarat Begonia Festival

10 March 2018

More than 60,000 visitors will flock to Ballarat for regional Victoria's largest flower festival, the Ballarat Begonia Festival, 10-12 March 2018.

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Ballarat Heritage Weekend

26 May 2018

This year's focus of the Ballarat Heritage Weekend on 26-27 May 2018 is 100 Years of Technology & Innovation.

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Ballarat Winter Festival

15 July 2018

The Ballarat Winter Festival has a pop up ice rink in central Ballarat from 30 June to 15 July 2018!

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Ballarat Winter Wonderlights

22 July 2018

All your Christmases will come at once from 30 June to 22 July during the Ballarat Winter Wonderlights spectacular.

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A Victorian Silhouette

4 November 2018

From 28 May to 4 November, 2018 is a new fashion exhibition - A Victorian Silhouette, opening at the Gold Museum at Sovereign Hill.

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Summer Memories Competition

If you're one of the lucky ones who've had a holiday here in our park, then make sure you enter this competition. 

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Summer Exhibition of Art

30 November 2018

The Summer Exhibition of Art is on display at the Trades Hall Camp Street, Ballarat from 30 November to 23 December 2018.

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2019 FedUni Road National Championships

4 January 2019

The 2019 FedUni Road National Championships is your chance to watch the best Aussie riders battle it out for the ultimate glory of the green and gold jersey.

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Ballarat Heritage Weekend

25 May 2019

The Ballarat Heritage Weekend, 25-26 May 2019, will give a glimpse of yesteryear and explore the stories and tales of our iconic city. Key events will include;

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