WHEN IS IT?
Thursday 8 February – Sunday 11 February 2018
Market stalls on Lydiard Street are open from 10am – 8.30pm on Saturday 10th February and 10am – 5pm on Sunday 11th February
WHAT IS IT?
The Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival takes over the streets of the Ballarat CBD and celebrates all things rockabilly: the music, the fashion, the tiki vibe, the cars, the dancing, the fabulousness!
WHERE IS IT?
Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Vic, 3350
The street will be closed off on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February between Mair and Sturt Streets
The street will be filled with classic cars, trade stalls, dancing and live music
Lydiard Street will be open to pedestrian traffic between Mair and Sturt Streets for the entire weekend
WHAT ABOUT THE BUSINESSES IN THAT SECTION OF LYDIARD STREET:
All shops and businesses will be trading as usual
Regent Cinema will be trading as usual
WHAT IS FOR FREE?
The street festivities are free to access
WHAT IS TICKETED?
Bands and shows, such as the Burlesque shows, within the Lydiard Street venues are ticketed
Find out more about who’s playing when and where at https://www.ballaratbeat.com.au/bandslineup/
WHERE CAN I GET MY TICKETS?
Simply go online to purchase your tickets via Ballarat Tickets at: https://ballarattickets.com.au/event?id=6021
Tickets are available as follows:
A Day Pass for either Saturday 10th or Sunday 11th will allow access to all areas for a day – $79 per adult on Saturday, $55 per adult on Sunday
A Festival Pass will allow access to all areas for 4 days (8th – 11th February) – $119 per adult (add on a burlesque show for $30 – online only)
Burlesque Shows only – $35 per adult (strictly 18 + shows) online and at the door (subject to availability)
Children are free up to the age of 12, adult priced tickets will apply to children aged 13 and over however please note:
Children may attend ticketed day events within the venues when accompanied by a parent/guardian with a valid ticket. Evening events are adult only.
WHERE CAN I STAY?
The Ballarat Visitor Information Centre offers an accommodation referral service. They can be contacted by phoning 1800 44 66 33. o You can also visit their website at http://www.visitballarat.com.au/stay-a-while
WHERE WILL I BE ABLE TO VIEW THE CLASSIC AND HOT ROD CARS?
The classic and hot rod cars will be free to view on Lydiard Street
SHOULD I GET DRESSED UP?
We strongly encourage men, women and children to dress up! We want to see your Rockabilly fashions on Lydiard Street! It will certainly add to the wonderful sense of fun and excitement at the festival! You can also enter into the Best Dressed competition on Sunday! Check out our website: https://www.ballaratbeat.com.au/
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