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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Ballarat Winter Festival

15 July 2018

The Ballarat Winter Festival has a pop up ice rink in central Ballarat from 30 June to 15 July 2018!

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Ballarat Winter Wonderlights

22 July 2018

All your Christmases will come at once from 30 June to 22 July during the Ballarat Winter Wonderlights spectacular.

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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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Timeline Festival

20 October 2018

The annual Timeline Festival at Kryal Castle all started with a dispute over a stolen pig! This year's event is 20-21 October and is great fun for the entire family.

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A Victorian Silhouette

4 November 2018

From 28 May to 4 November, 2018 is a new fashion exhibition - A Victorian Silhouette, opening at the Gold Museum at Sovereign Hill.

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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 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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Summer Memories Competition

If you're one of the lucky ones who've had a holiday here in our park, then make sure you enter this competition. 

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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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