What category does my stall fit into?

Schools, community groups, and not for profit organisations.

Craft category is only for the weekend hobbyist.   If your products are made by you, however if it’s your business activity, you are not craft, you would fall into the general category.   Craft category is for the hobbyist at heart.  (90% of your stall must be hand made by you) – Purchasing products to re-sell is not classified as craft.   

Home produced
Home produced foods, pickles chutneys, preserved meats and sausages, cakes, pre-packed nuts, olives, lollies and sweets, also fresh produce, vegetables, fruit products etc.

Business’s all types, (inc. online & home based), merchandise, political parties, regional promotion, entertainment, buskers, face painting, henna art and pony rides.

Food and Beverage Traders – 6m only
All catering types including stalls, vans, trailers, tents and marquees etc.

Carnival Vans/Sideshows & Jumping Castles – 6m only
Clowns, ticket games, show bags, jumping castles, slides large and small, carousels of any sort and large inflatable balls.

I’ve reviewed the stall categories but I’m unsure what category my stall fits into, can you help?
A – Please email our SpringFest Stalls Coordinator on stalls@ballaratspringfest.com.au to assist with your query.



What date is the 2020 SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday?
A – Sunday 29th of  November 2020, starting at 10am to 4pm.  SpringFest is a FREE community event.

Where is SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday Located?
A – Wendouree Parade – Lake Wendouree.  SpringFest Ballarat spans the entire 6km’s around the Lake with events and activities in all areas.

Where can I park to attend SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday?
A –Parking is available at Victoria Park, just off Sturt Street, with a free shuttle bus service to and from the Lake.  Parking is also available at the North Gardens of Lake Wendouree.

TRAFFIC CHANGES…. Please be aware that traffic around Lake Wendouree will only be one way, in a clockwise direction during Market Sunday.  The inside lane of Lake Wendouree is completely closed to parking and traffic during the event.

Where does the money go from SpringFest Ballarat?
A – SpringFest Ballarat is an event owed by the Rotary Club of Ballarat. SpringFest Ballarat incorporates a number of events held during the Spring calendar months.  At the finalisation of these events, all net profits raised are distributed to local community groups and not-for-profit organisations with projects designed to benefit our local Ballarat community.

Our 2020 SpringFest Ballarat beneficiaries are – Ballarat Chinese Dragon Boat Club – Miners Rest Primary School – Bungaree Primary School – Mount Egerton Primary School and pheonix P-12 community college.

I’m coming along to the SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday, is there a complete list of stall holders?
A – Yes, once we have confirmed all 2020 stalls, we will load the listing onto our website, stay tuned……

Is SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday, pet friendly?
A – Yes, however in the past we have sadly had a number of complaints due to four-legged friends behavior.  We want to provide an enjoyable event for all, therefore a friendly reminder that crowd numbers will be high, all four-legged friends must be on a lead at all times and respectful to all in attendance.

Will SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday be cancelled due to poor weather?
A – A HUGE amount of planning and coordination goes into planning this event and we are thinking positive with the weather.   The event will not be cancelled or date changed.  Any updates will be posted to the SpringFest Ballarat Facebook & Instagram Pages.


How do I register a stall for SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday?
A – Unfortunately we are SOLD OUT –  Each year we do have a number of cancellations – Please register your interest below to go on our wait-list to be offered a site when available.  https://mailchi.mp/aa4a037c00fd/kqbul5rzmi

When will my SpringFest Ballarat – Market site be confirmed?
A – All relevant stall information will be emailed to accepted stall holders after the 5th of November 2020, confirming your area, site number and event policies & procedures.

Can my site location be the same as last year?
A – All 2019 stall holders have first preference up until 27th April 2019.  After this date, our team will allocate all remaining sites to ensure a good mix of stalls around the event.  We will do our best to accommodate all requests, however this is not a guarantee.

Will my product have exclusive rights at SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday?
A – No, we will do our best to ensure similar stalls are not allocated together to provide a good mix of stalls around the Market, however we cannot guarantee another stall with have a similar product to you.

Does SpringFest Ballatat have a cancellation policy?
A –  Cancellation Policy:  No refund will be given after the 31st July 2019. Prior to this date an administration fee of $35 will be charged for all cancellations.