The George Hotel is Ballarat’s premiere entertainment venue! Offering a line up of LIVE acoustic music every Friday from 6pm and Saturday from 8.30pm in The Lane.

Supporting local musicians as well as national.

Premier Acts

Live shows of cabaret, burlesque, drag and music concerts happen multiple times throughout the year so keep an eye out on our social media.


BallaratCat Comedy has been running monthly comedy shows in Ballarat at The George Hotel since 2013! With big name headliners and a fun, relaxed and social atmosphere, you're sure to have a great night out with us!

You can book a table if your quick (tables go fast), and then enjoy dinner and drinks with friends on our VIP tables.
Simply contact functions@georgehotelballarat.com.au

Food and beverages can be purchased at the bar.

Doors open at 7pm: get in early for best seats of the house.

BOOK TICKETS www.ballaratcat.com.au



Believe it or not, Troy Kinne performed his live show in Ballarat as part of his 2018 Kinne Live tour but he’s bringing it back due to popular demand. Kinne is best known for his own TV shows Kinne (Ch7) and Kinne Tonight (Ch10). You may have also seen him a number of times on Have You Been Paying Attention? or performing on Just for Laughs. However, it is more likely that you have seen him in one of his many viral videos on Facebook and YouTube. ‘Kinne videos’ have been shared all over the world resulting in over 1 million followers on social media. “A rapid-fire night of laughs” – The Herald Sun



Official Launch of the brand new gin, specifically created by The Little Lon Gin Distillery & the George Hotel. Bringing the rich Ballarat history to life with refreshing gin and botanicals. WHEN: Saturday 15th May TIME: 6pm WHERE: The herring room & balcony at the George Hotel ACCESS: Lift access, 18+ event


Winner of Best Cabaret weekly 2020 Adelaide Fringe **** The Advertiser **** On the Record **** Adelaide Theatre Guide **** Chuck Moore Reviews The over-produced drama and the production values of Reality TV and movies sure have a lot to answer for. Meet Carla; 34, single, Virgo, outgoing, straight forward, Cabaret Artist and she's looking for love...still. From first love to happy ever after, every relationship seems to have 'a catch'! "Mattiazzo's physicality, engaging all sides of the audience through her gestures, flows as if beckoning for animated birds to flit around her, a modern-day princess." Adelaide Theatre Guide Who knows... you might just fall in love. Directed by Vince Fusco Accompanied by Ciara Ferguson


Basil, Manuel and Sybil are in town – and they’re bringing a healthy dose of mayhem to your door. Fully immersive, highly interactive and completely original, this is the top-flight show where anything can happen and usually does – and with 70% of the show improvised, it’s never the same twice. With two hours of comedy, three courses of food, and five-star reviews, expect chaos, laughs, and a brilliant night out To book call 5333 4866