Ballarat Events

See below for all the latest events and happenings in historical Ballarat as well as in our very own BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields.

Click here to read about past events our great town has held.

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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 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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Wonderful Things Exhibition

21 July 2019

Into strange things? Then you won't want to miss out on Wonderful Things at the Sovereign Hill Gold Museum.

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Timeline Festival

19 October 2019

The annual Timeline Festival at Kryal Castle all started with a dispute over a stolen pig!

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Royal South Street Eisteddfod

Royal South Street Eisteddfod

2 November 2019

In 2019 the Royal South Street Esteddfod will be from 29 July to 2 November is one of the largest and longest running performing arts eisteddfods in Australia.

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Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival

At this annual event every February, put on your bobby socks and leather jacket and join in the fun of the Ballarat Beat Festival. This annual four day event celebrates all...

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Stay at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields during the Ballarat Begonia Festival

Ballarat Begonia Festival

7 March 2020

This free event is held annually over the Labour Day long weekend in March.

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Earth Hour

Every year hundreds of millions of people around the world in more than 7,000 cities in over 180 countries take part in this amazing global conservation movement. 

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Royal South Street Competitions

The Royal South Street Competitions are held every year from July to November and cover 14 theatrical disciplines of voice, music, and movement, providing some 40,000+ on-stage performance opportunities for artists...

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BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park Kids Club

Kids Club

Here at BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields we know that when kids are happy, everyone is happy which is why every school holiday period we have an action packed Kids Club program.

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Ballarat Cup

Soak up the atmosphere and excitement of the premier sporting and social event on Ballarat's calendar - the Ballarat Cup.

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Ballarat Markets

Finding local markets are a must do when on holidays and Ballarat has some great ones for you to visit where you can find local produce, handmade goodies and vintage memorabilia.

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2018 certificate of excellence

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Every year, our park has proudly been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor - it's quite prestigious!

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We're in the Top 3!

BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields has been voted into the Top 3 Caravan & Camping with Kids Top 3 Holiday Parks for families!

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Watts Holiday Parks Gumnut Environmental Accreditation

Gumnut Awards

As part of our ongoing commitment to the environment, Watts Holiday Parks participate in the Gumnuts environmental accreditation scheme.Des and Margaret Watts are pictured here receiving the Silver Gumnut Award...

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