What’s On in Ballarat 2010 – 2011

There’s so much happening in Ballarat over the spring and summer, book your accommodation at Seymours in Ballarat and enjoy some of the local events Ballarat has to offer.

Ballarat Cup

Held on Sunday the 21 November, the Ballarat Cup is the last of the major races of the Victorian Spring Racing Carnival. There are also plenty of racing events on the Ballarat Turf Club racing calendar including midweek racing, Christmas Party Race Day and Family Fun Day. Seymours is only one block from the Ballarat Railway Station and offer fully self-contained accommodation  for race goers.

Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields

From Friday 14 January 2011 to Sunday 23 January 2011 Ballarat hosts the 16th Annual Festival, Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields. This is a festival of fine music in some of Ballarat’s historic venues. Seymours is offering a 10% discount on the normal room rate when an accommodation booking  is made.

Super Southern Swap Meet

Love shopping for a bargain? Come to Ballarat Airport for the largest swap meet in Australia. Friday 25 – 26 February can be a weekend of bargains if you book family accommodation in one of Seymours fully self-contained apartments.

Begonia Festival

Garden lovers! Make a weekend of it in Ballarat on 12-14 March 2011 (Labour Day long weekend) for the Begonia Festival. The focus of the festival is Ballarat’s world famous begonias with plenty of talks, guided tours, free activities and workshops to keep you entertained. Come by train and stay with us at Seymours on Lydiard, only one block from the station.

Labour Day Weekend Basketball Competition

If you enjoy competitive basketball, book a weekend in one of Seymours self-contained apartments 12-14 March 2011. Over 80 teams compete in this exciting basketball event. If you’re competing in Ballarat that weekend, check out Seymour’s House – group accommodation  for the whole team!

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