Plan Your Visit


Explore Ballarat's thriving retail scene as you journey throughout the town and seek out the city's boutique retailers and shopping centres. Whatever your idea of the perfect Christmas gift, you'll find it at one of our partner stores. 


For that special gift this Christmas!

  • Wen & Ware Living
    Homeware, gifts, jewellery, fashion & good food
  • Linen & Living
    Homeware, decor, clocks, cushions & throws
  • Inhabit homewares
    Kitchenware, giftware & decorator pieces
  • Ishka
    Unique world handcrafts, jewellery, gifts & furniture
  • UFS Dispensary
    Boutique cosmetics, personal care & fragrances
  • Twisted Fizzers
    Amazing bath bomb creations
  • Priceline 
    Beauty, haircare, perfume & body products
  • Bed Bath N’ Table
    Homewares, bed linen, bath towels & decorator pieces
  • Your Mocha Your Mantra
    A sanctuary for your senses with jewellery, café & crystals

    WHERE: Ballarat Central 
    HOW:  / ph: 5331 8948



Visit The Crafty Squirrel for unique gifts this Christmas!

A celebration of craft and design, The Crafty Squirrel stocks designer pieces, vintage treasures, craft kits, homewares and decorations.

Trading daily from Thursday, November 29 to Sunday, December 23.

Mon to Fri: 10am to 5pm
Sat to Sun: 10am to 4pm

WHERE: Cnr Urquhart Street & Errard Street Sth, Ballarat Central
HOW: / Ph: 5331 4548



Christmas is for giving, and what could be more special than a beautiful piece of jewellery designed and created in Ballarat by our aritsan jewellers.

For that unique, personal gift you can’t go past Gems & Jewels.

WHERE: Shop 1, 424 Sturt Street, Ballarat
HOW: / Ph: 5333 4715



This Christmas, Stockland Wendouree will be your one-stop-shop for everything festive!

With our new $37 million re-development now complete, the centre features a brand new Woolworths, as well as Coles and Kmart and over 100 speciality stores ranging from fashion, food, services a gift for everyone. 

If you can’t decide you on the perfect gift, a Stockland Gift Card can be used at all stores within the centre!

The centre will extend it’s trading hours from December 13 through to Christmas Eve.

WHERE: Cnr Norman Street & Gillies Street, Wendouree
HOW: / Ph; 5339 5131



Woolshed Clothing is a locally-owned clothing store specialising in knitwear for winter and a range of clothing for spring and summer.

With great Christmas gift ideas, the store stocks Emu sheepskin footwear and Merino Craft UGG's, as well as scarves, hats, gloves and Australian-made socks.

WHERE: 48 Armstrong St Nth, Ballarat Central
HOW: / Ph: 5333 3550




Mary & Peg is a treasure trove of beautiful homewares, art, hand-made jewellery, soft furnishings and luxurious gifts from makers and designers around Australia.

Also stock baby, lifestyle and spa products.

Gift vouchers available. Free Christmas gift wrapping.

WHERE: 319 Mair St, Ballarat Central
HOW: / Ph: 0409 557 692



Whether it’s for coffee and cake, or a Christmas shopping extravaganza, Studio g.a.s Ballarat is a must-visit destination!

The store boasts an eclectic fashion collection, setting the perfect foundation for a mix n’ match smorgasbord.

Mon to Fri: 10am to 5.30pm
Sat: 10am to 4pm

WHERE: 207a Creswick Road, Ballarat
HOW: / Ph: 5338 8202 



Beautiful and thoughtful gifts in the heart of Ballarat!

Including Aesop, Cire Trudon, House of Lubin and much more.

Complimentary gift wrap available and ample parking only one block from Central Square.

Come and find a gift to delight!

WHERE: 114 Armstrong St Sth, Ballarat Central
  / Ph: 5332 9297



Christmas 2018 at Wen & Ware 

Delight in a unique collection of contemporary and world Christmas decorations & homewares to make the festive season as beautiful as possible! 

Shop local this Christmas!

WHERE: 52 Bridge Mall, Ballarat Central
HOW: / Ph: 5332 9668



Central Square Christmas Party! 

Join us for free entertainment and family fun on Saturday, December 15 from 11am to 3pm.

Enjoy hassle-free shopping with a range of stores including Myer and Target plus free two-hour undercover parking.

Shop at Central Square in December for your chance to win one of four $500 Flight Centre travel vouchers. Collect an entry form at participating stores. Prizes drawn on Saturday, December 15.

Central Square will also have extended trading hours between December 15 and 25. 

WHERE: 18 Armstrong St Sth, Ballarat Central
HOW: / Ph: 5333 4330



Delacombe Town Centre is the place to be for all of your Christmas necessities. And don’t forget there’s over 800 free car parks!

Beyond that, DTC are thinking towards 2019, and making the most of those summer nights. So you’re invited to the inaugural DTC Night Market and Outdoor Twilight Cinema featuring fun and free events for all ages. The event will be held on the eve of the Australia Day long weekend, Thursday, January 24. Now that’s something to celebrate!!

WHERE: Corner of Glenelg Hwy and Cherry Flat Rd, Delacombe 
HOW: / Ph: 5339 8584


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