posted on 23 Sep 19

A Grand weekend in Bendigo without the Final

If you're more into fashion and food than footy, then Bendigo is just the place to spend your long weekend! Get in the swing of spring in our beautiful parks, learn about our history and explore the labyrinth beneath the city, or get your fashion fix at one of our high end exhibitions.

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Tour Bendigo's underworld

Central Deborah Gold Mine is running extra tours this weekend! Explore underground and become enthralled by one of Bendigo’s last working mines. Be guided through the honeycomb of underground tunnels that lurks beneath Bendigo with a friendly and knowledgeable guide.

With only the light on your cap to light the path you will discover what conditions as a miner were really like during the harsh gold rush era.

Find out more and make a booking here.
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Bendigo Annual Tulip Display

As the warmer days and clear skies appear, more than 45,000 of Bendigo’s famed-tulips open to brighten the beautiful heritage streets from mid to late September to mid October.

The City of Greater Bendigo's Park and Natural Reserves team put on a great annual Tulip display along Pall Mall and Conservatory Garden. 

Some of the varieties on display are:
- Antarctica
- Atilla Graffiti
- Strong Gold
- Silentia

Find more details and Tulip Curator Talk dates here.
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Tulip Cupcakes & Coffee

Celebrate Bendigo's Tulip display with one of these colourful and delicious cupcakes from  Vault Eatery (gluten free option available).

This delightful spot is located in a beautiful heritage building in the heart of Bendigo, opposite the Alexandra Fountain. You can also enjoy a modern menu and plenty of spring cocktails!

To find out more about Vault Eatery click here.
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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

If you're looking for spring fashion inspiration you can't miss this incredible exhibition on legendary designer Balenciaga.

With more than 100 exquisite garments and hats crafted by Balenciaga through to contemporary pieces from fashion's most celebrated designers that demonstrate his continuing influence.

"Haute couture is like an orchestra whose conductor is Balenciaga." - Christian Dior

For more information and to book your tickets click here.
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Homage to Style Exhibition

An exhibition which explores the timeless elements of style, which transverse the decades, through a collection of dramatic fashion and portraiture photographs by Bronwyn Kidd, a selection of glamorous garments and accessories from the ‘The institute of Imperfection,’ multi-award-winning milliner Angie Jackman and jewellery produced by Sarah Fowler, embedded in fundamental techniques and timeless influences.

To find out more about the Homage to Style exhibition click here.
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Walk or cycle beautiful Bendigo

Did you know that some of Bendigo's best attractions are along our walking and cycling trails?

Shake off the winter blues with some outdoor activities in beautiful green spaces. 

We have three fantastic itineraries for the amateur cyclist that take you to a range of wonderful sights. Bendigo's most beautiful gardens are along the Parks to the Pottery path, see local street art and coffee culture on the Tramways to Cafes path, or discover some of Bendigo's best kept secrets along the Cathedral to Crusoe path


To learn more about our cycling and walking trails click here.