Access - Ballarat Begonia Festival
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Closed Caption – Main Stage

  • Saturday, Sunday and Monday will have Closed Caption (CC) for all stage performances excluding three music sessions on Monday.  
  • Reserved front row seating and wheelchair allocation provided

Wheelchair Ramps  

  • Temporary ramps will be placed around the Ballarat Botanical Gardens to allow access onto the existing raised beds. The locations of ramps are noted on the tear-off festival map which can be obtained at the festival gates or on the event website.  
  • There will be up to 19 ramps, as required.  

Accessible Parking

  • Accessible Parking is in the North Gardens, entry off Wendouree Parade into Zoo Drive. 

Accessible Entry  

  • Accessible entry in and out of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens is available at all gates. To access some of the lawns with higher kerbs, ramps have been installed for easier access. 

Information Centre  

  • The Information Centre will be located near the Robert Clark Centre.  
  • Here you will find staff from the Ballarat Information Centre that will be able to assist you with your festival enquiries and advise you on what other places you can visit and see while you are in Ballarat.  

Parent Place  

  • During the Festival, Parent Place will have the following facilities on offer – Breast feeding location, bottle heating facilities, access to change facilities and a sensory place.       

Parent Pod

  • The Parent Pod contain a comfortable seat for feeding or pumping, a change table and microwave oven. They are heated, air-conditioned and come with sanitizer and paper towels.

Communication board  

  • View a Ballarat Begonia Festival communication board here.

Story boards

  • View the Ballarat Begonia Festival Parade story board here.
  • View the Ballarat Begonia Festival social story here.

Feedback or questions

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