Sovereign Hill Winter Wonderlights, Christmas in July in Ballarat
Ever wanted to experience a white Christmas? Well you don’t have to fly off to the northern hemisphere to have one, because Christmas is coming this July to Sovereign Hill in Ballarat with the Winter Wonderlights!
More than 100,000 visitors of all ages are expected to brave the cold at Sovereign Hill to experience this sensational event after the great success of last year. With the Winter lights glowing, the faux snow falling and appearances from Saint Nicholas, this spectacular event is expected to exceed visitor’s expectations.
Step back in time at Sovereign Hill to Ballarat’s after the discovery of gold in 1851, when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in hope of striking it lucky and finding their fortune.
Open from 10am, Sovereign Hill will amaze from the moment you enter. Experience and celebrate a Victorian style Christmas. Take a family walk down the main street filled with fairy lights and candles where you can experience the European Christmas markets. Breathe in the fresh air and sweet smells of the traditional sweets and warm yourself with a glass of mulled wine.
From 5.45pm Sovereign hill will light up with two additional building facades and over 15km of fairy lights throughout the garden. The entire township will come alive in what is the largest light projection spectacle ever staged in one site anywhere in Australia.
When: Saturday 30 June – Sunday 22 July 2018 from 10am daily. The ‘Winter Wonderlights’ show will start each evening after 5.45pm.
Where: Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, 3350
You will want to get in early and book your tickets to avoid disappointment. www.winterwonderlights.com.au.
Head to Ballarat this Winter to experience a white Christmas with the Winter Wonderlights at Sovereign Hill Christmas in July. This is set to be an unforgettable event!