Entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Ballarat

Karova Lounge

Ballarat’s best original live-music venue showcases local and touring bands in a grungy, industrial style.
Live Music in Castlemaine

Bridge Hotel

One of regional Victoria's best live-music venues, the Bridge books a solid lineup of rock 'n' roll and indie bands. such as King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, and a few internationals. They also do great burgers a…
Spectator Sport in Ballarat

Eureka Stadium

Nearing completion in readiness for the 2017 AFL season, Eureka Stadium will host Ballarat's first official Australian Rules Football game – Western Bulldogs v Port Power. It has a five-year deal to host games with …
Theatre in Bendigo

Ulumbarra Theatre

Opening up within the old Sandhurst Gaol is this new 951-seat theatre complex that has the largest stage in regional Australia. It hosts a varied schedule of concerts, dance and performances.
Theatre in Ballarat

Blood on the Southern Cross

The nightly sound-and-light show at Sovereign Hill is an impressive simulation of the Eureka Stockade battle. Show times depend on when the sun sets, and there's an option for dinner and show too. Bookings are essen…
Theatre in Ballarat

Her Majesty's Theatre

Ballarat’s main venue for the performing arts since 1875, ‘Her Maj’ is in a wonderful Victorian-era building and features theatre, live music, comedy and local productions. Check the website for a calendar of shows.
Theater in Castlemaine

Theatre Royal

A continually operating theatre since the 1850s, this is a fabulous entertainment venue – classic cinema (dine while watching a movie), touring live performers, a bar and a cafe. Check the program on the website.
Live Music in Ballarat

Suttons House of Music

A cool spot to catch live rockabilly, ska, blues and jazz bands on Friday and Saturday evenings. They also have a kitchen doing typical cafe and pub-style meals.
Theatre in Bendigo

Capital

The beautifully restored Capital is the main venue for the performing arts, with hundreds of performances and exhibitions each year.