Ballarat Begonia Festival

Ballarat Begonia Festival

Dates: 7 - 9 March 2015

Address: Lake Wendouree and Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade, Wendouree, Victoria 3355

Freecall: 1800 446 633  


Winner of the 2014 Best Regional Event in Victoria and the national title of Australia's Favourite Event at the Australian Event Awards, the Ballarat Begonia Festival will return for an impressive 62nd year during the March long weekend.

From Brick Brothers to Lego novices, Ballarat's beautiful Botanical Gardens will capture all imaginations during Saturday 7 to Monday 9 March, with a spectacular LEGO installation and the world's largest outdoor Begonia LEGO flower.

Performances, storytelling, a gardener's market, maker's market, circus workshop, wine garden, puppet making, scout rope bridge, and regional food and wine offerings are just some of the festivities and activities taking place. Not forgetting the beautiful Begonia's on display in Ballarat's very majestic Botanical Gardens

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This is a free event.


  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Child activities
  • Coach parking
  • Access with assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Entertainment
  • Kiosk
  • Shaded area

Opening hours

Saturday, Sunday & Monday
Operates each day 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Disabled access

Contact operator for further details.

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