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Ballarat has a blend of restored historic and modern indoor and outdoor facilities for a wide range of community and corporate events.

The wealth generated during Ballarat's gold rush is evident today with the large number of high quality Victorian era buildings around the city, especially Lydiard Street. The majestic streetscape is one of the Ballarat's most immediately appealing features for visitors to Ballarat.

Across the region Ballarat has a blend of restored historic and modern, indoor and outdoor facilities for a wide range of community, cultural and corporate events.

The newly refurbished Civic Hall is now the heart of Ballarat's new Civic precinct. A welcoming space for a wide variety of events with one of the largest flat floor auditoriums in regional Victoria.

Ballarat Event's extensive experience delivering events in popular venues in the region is a key driver for the success of our events.

“ It's a new era in Ballarat, we're engaging people in the community with events at venues that foster civic generosity and accessibility ”


Civic Hall

Venue Capacity 2000

Ballarat Mechanics Institute

Venue Capacity Minerva Space 290

The Mining Exchange

Venue Capacity 500

Art Gallery of Ballarat

Venue Capacity 500

The Pub with Two Names

Venue Capacity The Stables 110

Federation University

Multiple Venues

Her Majesty's Theatre

Venue Capacity 870

Lake Wendouree

Venue Capacity 10000+

Craig's Royal Hotel

Venue Capacity 100 est

Venue locations


Ballarat has a moderate oceanic climate with four distinct seasons. Its elevation, at 435 metres above sea level, causes its mean monthly temperatures to tend to be on average 3 to 4 °C below those of Melbourne. The mean daily maximum temperature for January is 25.1 °C while the mean minimum is 10.9 °C. In July, the mean maximum is 10.0 °C average July minimum is 3.2 °C. Ballarat has 55.2 clear days annually.

2019 POPULATION 101588

Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 42
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,098
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
The most common ancestries in Ballarat (Statistical Area Level 4) were English 30.2%, Australian 29.0%, Irish 11.0%, Scottish 8.8% and German 3.1%.
All statistics courtesy of The Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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PO Box 2220 Bakery Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 3354

TELEPHONE 03 5332 3100