Join us for an exuberant celebration of Australia Day 2024 at the Golden City Paddle Steamer Museum Society, where the spirit of community and heritage comes alive! This family-friendly event promises a day full of excitement, learning, and leisure—all completely free of charge!
Kickstart your morning with the tranquil Dawn Service at Lake Wendouree, a serene beginning to a day of patriotic celebration. Transition to an array of cultural festivities with KEAG Cultural Activities where the Youth Dance Group, traditional games, and the enchanting Yidaki Players await you.
For the nautical enthusiasts, the vintage charm of the paddle steam rides along the scenic Lake Wendouree is a must. Embark on an enchanting journey back in time with the Windmill Drive vintage car display, or indulge in the natural beauty with our paddle boat tours departing every 20 minutes from Piper's Landing.
Fuel your adventure at the City of Ballarat Family Picnic with delightful food and music, or sizzle up your day at the free Sausage Sizzle. Engage your senses in the vibrant offerings of Australian artists with an exclusive exhibition at the Lake Wendouree Museum Cultural Society of Artists - Australia.
Children can unleash their creativity with Kids Art and Craft Activities, featuring themes on Australian flora and fauna. Meanwhile, sports enthusiasts can dive into the Come ‘n Try sessions for canoeing, kayaking, abseiling, and more at Piper's Landing.
Delve deeper into the rich tapestry of our nation with the Australian Artists' presentations including "The Message"—a profound Aboriginal cultural presentation, and explorations of Indigenous Australian Traditions.
Cap off your day with the soothing melodies of the Municipal Brass Band by the Lake or walk the historical avenues with the Webster Street Historical Tour.
This Australia Day, come together to revel in the joy of our nation's past, present, and future. Let's make memories that will last a lifetime!
For more details, please contact at Enquiries 0412 740 991. Join us, as we celebrate Australia, celebrate community, celebrate family—all for free!