March 6 - 28 Citywide eventCOVID-safe program
Annual festival celebrating Ballarat’s unique and rare collection of Begonias.
Returning March 2022. Stay tuned for festival dates and program announcements.
Ballarat will bloom citywide in March with an exciting new Ballarat Begonia Festival.
Celebrate over three weeks, including four weekends from Saturday 6 March to Sunday 28 March, throughout the CBD and our parks and gardens precincts.
With a new COVID-safe program immerse yourself in the Illuminated Garden, admire the Floral Garland and explore an Urban Garden of plants and blooms crafted by local and regional floral artists.
Experience our community spirit and participate in citywide attractions that include a Floral Frame Trail, the Begonia Display, Audio Tours, Markets, Live Music, Roving Performers as well as collaborations with local business.