Vote for your favourite brews

On the day of the festival, download the Untappd app or the Now Tapped app and get voting for your favourite brew by searching for the venue ‘Ballarat Beer Festival’. The brewer with the highest score will win a trophy and one lucky voter will win a 6 pack of the winning brew for their troubles.

Buy tickets and you could win

It’s that time of year when the Ballarat Beer Festival crew get a serious case of the festive spirit. So for the entire month of December when you purchase 2 or more tickets to the festival, you’ll automatically go in the draw to win accomodation or meal vouchers from some of Ballarat’s most historic businesses. To make things fair, if… Read More

A new shade-filled location, enticing craft beers and a rocking music line up

This summer’s Ballarat Beer Festival will see Lake Wendouree transformed into a craft beer lover’s paradise. Thirty four brewers will converge on the lakes ultra-shady banks to serve up over one hundred and fifty craft brews as they create the ultimate boulevard of beers. Mixed in with many of Australia’s finest large, small and emerging independent breweries you’ll find a… Read More

The Great Homebrew Summer Slam

 Join us in the search for Australia’s greatest home brew! Do you reckon you know your hops from your slops? Ready to put your brew to the test? Enter your liquid gold into the Great Homebrew Summer Slam and compete to be crowned Ballarat’s greatest homebrewer at Ballarat Beer Festival’s main stage. Register before December 15 by downloading and filling… Read More