Ballarat entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Ballarat

Karova Lounge

Ballarat’s best original live-music venue showcases local and touring rock and indie bands in its grungy band room.
Theatre in Ballarat


Launched in early 2019, the sound-and-light show at Sovereign Hill tells the story of the Indigenous Wadawurrung before launching into the discovery of gold in Ballarat and how it shaped the town and beyond. Expect …
Performing Arts in Ballarat

Sovereign Hill Lamplight Tours

Get an insight into the darker aspects of life on the goldfields with these spooky lamplight walking tours. Actors give dramatic performances portraying stories of death, disease and supernatural happenings. Not rec…
Spectator Sport in Ballarat

Mars Stadium

The site of Ballarat's first official Australian Rules Football (AFL) game – Western Bulldogs versus Port Power in 2017 – the city's new stadium has an ongoing five-year deal to host AFL games, with a view to their …
Cinema in Ballarat

Regent Cinemas

Adding to the charm of a spectacular historical streetscape is this grand 1930s cinema that screens the latest Hollywood flicks. Online tickets bring discounts.