What's on in Ballarat

Ballarat is Victoria's largest inland city and the second largest city in Victoria after Melbourne. The delightful and exciting city of Ballarat that is situated about 100 km north-west of Melbourne. It is also about 90 km from Bendigo, and this city and the surrounding town expands the range of entertainment options available. Ballarat is an exciting tourist and entertainment centre featuring interesting cafes, wineries and restaurants dotted along the main street. The own showcases it fine array of historic buildings and museums, superb regional food outlets wine tours, and the fabulous and world renowned Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. Ballarat is renowned for its links with the Gold rush days and features a site of alluvial gold and quartz reefs that produced about 30% of all the gold found in Australia during the 19th century god rush days. The major attractions are: # Blood on the Southern Cross, # Community Adventure Playground, # Eureka Centre, # Gold Museum, # Gold Rush Golf, Kryal Castle, # Sovereign Hill, # Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, # Golden City Paddlesteamer, # Ballarat Wildlife and Reptile Park, # Ballarat Observatory, # Ballarat Ghost Tours, # Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, # Ballarat Bird World, # Ballarat Aviation Museum, # Adam Lindsay Gordon Cottage and # Ballarat Botanical Gardens. Ballarat and its surrounding Historic Villages has a wonderful array of great restaurants and fabulous pubs and clubs that offer wonderful meals and entertainment. You can vote for your favourite restaurant during the Golden Plate Awards that are held every year. Some regular winners of the awards for the Ballarat and Daylesford area are the famous Ballarat Restaurant and Lydiard Wine Bar.

What's to See and Do in Ballarat- Attractions, Activities
Visit local wineries in the Ballarat District

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Seymour on Lydiard
The Mallow
Western Hotel
Backhill Hotel
Murthys Bar and Restaurant
Craig's Royal Hotel
George Hotel Ballarat
North Britain Hotel
Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar
Peter Lalor Hotel
Regent Bar
Robin Hood Hotel
The Nerrina
Atlantic Hotel
Ballarat Bowling Club
Black Hill Hotel
Brown Hill Hotel
Bunch Of Grapes Hotel
Cattle Yards Inn
City Bowling Club
Club Q
Criterion Hotel
Eastern Station Hotel
Eureka Stockade Hotel
Extremity Bar
Flying Horse Tabaret
Globe Hotel
Golden City Hotel
Golden Point Football Club
Irwins Hotel
Kryal Castle
Market Hotel
Millers Arms Hotel
Mt Xavier Golf Club
North Ballarat Sports Club Inc
North Britain Hotel
North Star Hotel
Provincial Hotel
Queens Head Hotel
Rafters Night Club
Rattle 'N Hum
Regent Hotel
Rumerz Tavern
Sovereign Hill
The Black Rhino
The Lalor Bar & Bistro
The Thirsty Dog

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