5 to Try: Plate Up Ballarat

Plate Up Ballarat is the food celebration of the month, with a new event or two almost every day in May.

As things are coming to a close, we wanted to put together some must-dos for the remaining week of foodie fun in the beautiful Ballarat – as if you needed more incentive for a regional getaway!

Eclectic Tastes Lunch with Nancy Panter

A special Friday luncheon celebrating local producers, sampling SubRosa wines while Nancy Panter shares her story from her journey through Corporate America and the Olympic Games to her time of rural living and founding a winery.

Afternoon on the Balcony

A delightful afternoon on the balcony of the George Hotel paired with delicious sweet and savoury canapes, relaxed music and beautiful wine.

Goldfields Regional Degustation

Find yourself nestled in the RACV Resort surrounded by the glorious State Forest and be treated to the best produce from the region in a five-course degustation, served with exquisite local wines.

A Roast for More

Iconic Golden City Hotel putting a twist on the classic Sunday roast. Bring your loved ones and get roasting!

Black Cat’s Truffle Hunt

Celebrate the start of the winter truffle season with a truffle hunt, truffle burgers (are you picking up a theme here?) and beers.

And the Hump Day Food Trucks as a bonus, because who doesn’t love a food truck festival? Munchies, brews and tunes – your hump day is sorted!

Check out the rest of the program here.

Why not extend your stay? More days = more food! Here's a weekender guide that can change your plans from a day trip to an extended getaway.