About our regional programming

Open House Melbourne understands that cities do not stand in isolation; they are hubs for entire regions. Acknowledging the significant contribution of our regional cities, our organisation now delivers a series of regional programs and events.


The Open House Bendigo program in 2018 opened 23 buildings, including outstanding private homes, significant heritage redevelopments, recently completed projects plus held a number of special events on the weekend of 27+28 October 2018. View the 2018 Open House Bendigo program here.

Due to an extremely positive response to the inaugural Open House Bendigo, Open House is set to return in 2019 and 2020. The 2019 Weekend will be held on 26th and 27th October. The diverse program, boasting 27 buildings – plus walking tours, film screenings and a program of talks – will for the first time extend beyond central Bendigo to include Eaglehawk and a satellite program in Castlemaine. View the 2019 Open House Bendigo program here.

The 2020 Open House Bendigo Weekend will take place on 24th and 25th October. The annual event cycle will allow Open House the opportunity to put down roots in Bendigo and significantly grow the size and geographical footprint of the event. If you’re interested in getting involved in our 2020 program please contact us via [email protected].


The Open House Ballarat Weekend was launched in 2017, with 19 buildings opened, and over 9,000 visits recorded. We plan to return to Ballarat in future. Head here for information on the 2017 Open House Ballarat Weekend.

News from Open House Bendigo 2019

News from Open House Ballarat 2017