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4 Things to do on Christmas Day in Ballarat


Haven’t made an Christmas Day plans yet? Well, here are a few options for you…

  1. Christmas Day Lunch at Mercure Hotel Ballarat

Enjoy an extensive buffet selection of seasonal local produce and traditional Yuletide fare at your festive table. Antipasto, fresh seafood, summer salads, crackling roasts and Chef's beautiful desserts will be sure to delight the senses. Unlimited service of sparkling, red and white wines, tap beer, soft drink, juice and mineral water is included. Enjoy a relaxed and stress free day with the family, while the little ones are entertained with games and activities and Santa.

The Lunch starts at 12pm at the Mercure Hotel Ballarat. 613 Main Road, Golden Point.

Book tickets here.


  1. Christmas Lunch at The George Hotel

Enjoy your Christmas Day at one of the most iconic locations in Ballarat, The George Hotel. They’ll be serving all of your favourite plus the trimmings!

$120 for adults, $60 for kids under 12. Check out the Facebook event here.


  1. Picnic at Lake Wendouree

What better way to enjoy your Christmas Day then with a picnic at Ballarat’s most beautiful spot!

Grab your picnic blankets, some cheese and biscuits, some refreshing drinks and enjoy the serenity and beauty of Lake Wendouree.


  1. An Xmas BBQ in the backyard

What’s more Aussie that a backyard BBQ…answer. NOTHING!

Rip out the tongs and start turning those snags o0n Christmas Day. Alos, there is every chance that it is going to be a hot one on Christmas Day, so it would be a plus if you had a pool in the backyard as well. If not, blow up pools are only $29 from Kmart.




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