Winter is Coming Gift Box

Vegas and Rose

Winter is Coming Gift Box. Our Winter is Coming Gift Box will help you get through even the coldest of days! Supporting our local producers from Ballarat and Blackwood in country Victoria.

• Chilli infused Drinking Chocolate, Grounded Pleasures 

• Exquisite Marshmallows, Grounded Pleasures

• Vegas & Rose box of 4 Brownies (gf) 

• Vegas & Rose, The Relish, tomato + paprika 

• The Cottage Herbalist, Elderberry Blush Tea 

• The Cottage Herbalist, Fire Cider Tonic

Available for pick up at the little pink door or free delivery in Ballarat CBD area. 

Winter Fashion - brave the cold at Central Square!

Central Square

Winter Fashion – brave the cold at Central Square!

Find your new favourite winter boots, snuggly coat with the warmest scarf and beanie combination.

Central Square Shopping Centre is home to Myer and Target plus many fashion specialty stores and is your perfect shopping destination for winter.

BE active with BALC this winter

Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre

The Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre is bringing virtual and in person sessions to you this Winter! Join our gymnastics team online for Balance Play for the little ones and strength and stretching for the older kids. If you can’t make it into the Health Club for a session, our fitness team has also put together some workouts that you can do at home without equipment. They also have advice for what you can use around the house if you do want to add some weights into your workouts. Be active with BALC this Winter.

Winter at The Wildlife Park

Ballarat Wildlife Park

Escape the Iso Blues and take a drive to The Ballarat Wildlife Park. Warm up with some comfort food from the café as you wander around and meet some of the animals that call BWP home. Visit the Park during the Winter months of June to September and go into the draw to win an up close and personal Animal Encounter. Our friendly staff and furry friends are ready for visitors.

Eureka Centre is located at the site of Eureka Rebellion!

Eureka Centre

The Eureka Centre is located at the Eureka Stockade Memorial Park – the historic site of the 1854 Eureka Rebellion. It is home to one of Australia’s most revered cultural objects – the Eureka Flag. The Eureka Centre explores the cultural impact of the gold rush and tells the stories of the men and women who risked their lives in the fight for miners’ rights. 

The Bridge, open for business

Bridge Mall

We’re pleased to advise the Bridge Mall stores are open for business. With so many independent local businesses at The Bridge and two hours free parking, it’s a unique shopping experience in Ballarat that supports the wider Ballarat community. See you at The Bridge.

$10.00 Coffee & Cake

The Golden City Hotel

  • (03) 5331 6211
  • 427 Sturt Street, Ballarat, VIC 3350
  • Monday – Friday 7am – 1am, Saturday 8am-1am, Sunday 8am-11pm
  • Delivery available through Uber eats and pick-up through the Skip App or PH. 53316211
  • Fireplace available


Be sure to enjoy our all-day Takeaway menu.  Providing a variety for all, whether you’re after breakfast, lunch or dinner, we have something for the whole family. Our daily specials board provides seasonal dishes from our local producers and is sure to please. Our cakes and biscuits are made in-house and will accompany your coffee for that morning or afternoon pick me up. 

Stay 3 Pay 2

Sovereign Park Motor Inn

We are Open! 

Book 2 nights of accommodation in any room type and receive a third night FREE. 

Our restaurant is open for meals with a brand new menu.  Dine in, take away and room service all available 7 days a week. Our indoor pool is heated to 33 degrees and ready for you to enjoy. Come visit Ballarat these school holidays and stay with us!

Visit the Art Gallery of Ballarat

Art Gallery of Ballarat

  The Art Gallery of Ballarat is Australia’s oldest regional Gallery with a remarkably comprehensive collection of Australian Art. Visitors have the opportunity to walk through the history of Australian art, with important representative works from colonial to contemporary periods.

To reserve your tickets or for more competition information – please visit:

Ballarat Libraries

For more information about City of Ballarat facilities visit

Apartment Style Hotel Stay

Quest Hotel

Winter Fest Special offer at Quest Ballarat!

Mention the Ballarat Virtual Winter Festival when booking at Quest Ballarat in July 2020 and receive a 10% discount on your accommodation. Offer is subject to availability at the time of booking and is only valid for stays in July 2020. 

Quest Ballarat serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Ballarat accommodation experience perfect for short or long stays. Located in the heart of Ballarat, Quest Ballarat is perfectly positioned within close proximity to Sovereign Hill and the open-air gold museum. The historic building was redeveloped from its former existence as Loreto College and opened in 2010. Surrounding the hotel you will find Her Majesty’s Theatre, Ballarat CBD shopping precinct, and Art Galleries.  



Griffin Burger

  • (03) 5333 1740
  • Monday – Tuesday: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wednesday – Thursday :11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friday – Sunday : 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Pre order + pre pay with bopple - download bopple from the app store to skip the queue!

Family business – Unique burgers – Gluten Friendly – Vegan Options – Fully licenced

Higher Society

Enjoy Higher Society Eatery for Breakfast, Brunch or lunch. With an all day menu available you will be sure to find the meal for you. Higher Society isn’t like any other Ballarat Cafe – pop in and see for yourself.

Welcome Back

Cafe Lekker

Come down, grab a coffee and some breaky (dine in or take away) and check out what we’ve been up to while our doors were closed!

Bell Tower Inn

Stay 3 Pay 2!

Book 2 nights of accommodation in any room type and receive a third night FREE

Bell Tower Ballarat has standard family rooms or larger divided family rooms and an indoor swimming pool. Create memories and family fun, with discount vouchers to some of Ballarat’s must-do activities. Discount vouchers for Ten-pin Bowling, Gold Rush Mini Golf, Xtreme Bounce, Kryal Castle and Lazy Moe’s restaurant.