Ballarat Begonia Festival 2019

A Free Festival ~ 9-11 March 2019 ~ 10am to 5pm

Another exciting line up of entertainment, activities, talks, culinary delights and celebrity guests.

  • Begonia Display - features 600 tuberous and non-tuberous Begonias
  • Power FM Parade 11am Monday from the tram Museum
  • Special Guests: Paul West (host of TV series A River Cottage Australia), DirtGirl (with her band Mother Earth), Costa Georgiadis (Monday only)
  • Children's activities: Obstacle Course, Circus Drop Zone & Comedy Cafe, Pot-A-Plant with BotaniKids, Super Sandpit, Paint, Garden Trail Competition, Story Time (every hour)
  • Gardening tips
  • Live comedy
  • Craft & garden markets
  • Food & beverage outlets
  • Floral demonstrations
  • The festival is dog friendly, dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.
  • The festival is a smoke free event.
  • Drinking taps are available in the gardens, make sure to bring a refillable bottle and stay hydrated.


For full details, please go to the website

Download the 2019 Begonia Festival program here (pdf).