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Carb Up | There’s A Potato Festival On In Ballarat This Weekend

By Ben Tyers
29th Jun 2018


As if our winter belly wasn't already in peak condition, Ballarat goes and puts on a potato festival which is surely just teasing us at this point.

The Ballarat Potato Festival is happening today as part of the Ballarat Winter Festival.

In its 2nd year, the Ballarat Potato Festival will keep your starch levels high with potato doughnuts, potato pancakes, pie and mash, gnocchi, loaded fries, and, of course, baked potatoes.

Vendors include The Local, The Forge, Old Curly Fries, Traditional Baked Potatoes, Pickles Bar, Bagel Junction, and many, many more.

The Details

What: Ballarat Potato Festival
When: Saturday 30 June
Where: The Mining Exchange, 8 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat
For more info head here.

Looking for somewhere else to head around Victoria this weekend? Check out our Local Escapes section.

Image credit: Jenna Fahey-White

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