The Ballarat Begonia Festival returns March 11 - 13, 2023
The Ballarat Botanical Gardens will play host to a spectacular floral display of hundreds of rare begonias at the Robert Clark Conservatory. Colourful installations will fill the gardens with the event’s main stage and floral clock returning. Alongside vibrant floral displays, festival-goers can also expect markets, live music, family activities and roving entertainment.
The 2023 program welcomes new events and performances set to bring wonder and awe to the Ballarat Botanical Gardens.
Full program announced February 2023.
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.