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Ballarat Begonia Festival
9 March, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 11 March, 2013 @ 5:00 pmFree
The Ballarat Begonia Festival 2013 will be held over the March Labour Day long weekend, Saturday 9 to Monday 11 March. Every year for the past 60 years, the Begonia Display has captivated audiences to the festival.
This year visit the Garden Stage and receive professional gardening advice and tips. Be sure to participate in a workshop and learn how to DIY.
Also watch the ‘Woodies’ demonstrate the craftsmanship of wood turning and the art of using a scroll-saw to make intricate designs.
The Ballarat Woodworkers Guild will have their artwork on display and available for purchase.
Watch and learn as members of the Ballarat Society of Artists paint in the Botanical Gardens. Then take the opportunity to browse their portfolio of works. Works on display will be available for purchase.
For more than 28 years the Ballarat Floral Art Group have been creating spectacular floral arrangements at the Begonia Festival. Come and view this years display daily 10am – 5pm.
Also the 59th Annual Apex Art Show will be held on the foreshore of Lake Wendouree.
We hope to see you there!