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Plate Up Ballarat is a fantastic event that showcases Ballarat's burgeoning food and wine culture. This month-long festival will present the best of Ballarat's produce on a plate. It will celebrate the amazing chefs, winemakers, brewers and food producers from across the region.
Ballarat is set to come alive in July as part of the Ballarat Winter Festival. Take a stroll down Sovereign Hill’s Main Street and admire the falling snowflakes over the beautiful Victorian buildings, which will light up at night with an intriguing Winter Wonderlights Christmas in July display. Or, if you are up for an adventure, pull on your skates and take to the ice at the pop-up ice skating rink in the heart of the city.
Ballarat has a long, rich history. Every building tells a story, every place has a mysterious allure. Ballarat Heritage Weekend will uncover the mystery and share the history that makes Ballarat an incredibly unique destination.