FAQ’s


What date is the 2019 SpringFest Market Sunday?
A – Sunday 24th of  November 2019, starting at 10am to 4pm.  SpringFest is a FREE community event.

Where does the money go from SpringFest?
A – SpringFest is an event owed by the Rotary Club of Ballarat. SpringFest 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.

How do I register a stall for SpringFest 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

I’m coming along to the SpringFest Market Sunday, is there a complete list of stall holders?
A – Yes, once we have confirmed all 2019 stalls, we will load the listing onto our website, stay tuned……

Is SpringFest 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 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 Facebook Page.

What is the cost of a stall at the SpringFest Market Sunday?

Fundraiser – From $55
Schools, community groups, and not for profit organisations.

Craft – From $60
Hand crafted category is for the hobbyist at heart, creating non-food products such as jewelry, hand made clothes, wooden toys, furniture and nick-knacks (90% of your stall must be hand made by you) – Purchasing products to re-sell is not classified as craft.  If your products are made by you, however its your main business activity, you would fall into the general category.  Craft category caters for the weekend hobbyist.

Home produced – From $100
Home produced foods, pickles chutneys, preserved meats and sausages, cakes, pre-packed nuts, olives, lollies and sweets, also fresh produce, vegetables, fruit products etc.

General – From $110
Business’s (inc. online/home based), merchandise, political parties, regional promotion, entertainment, buskers, face painting, henna art and pony rides.

Food and Beverage Traders – 6m only – From $225
All catering types including stalls, vans, trailers, tents and marquees etc.

Carnival Vans/Sideshows & Jumping Castles – 6m only – From $225
Clowns, ticket games, show bags, jumping castles, slides large and small, carousels of any sort and large inflatable balls.

** Additional costs for power and marquees apply

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.

Can my site location be the same as last year?
A – All 2018 stall holders have first preference up until 16th of June 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.

When will my SpringFest Market site be confirmed?
A – All relevant stall information will be emailed to accepted stall holders after the 5th of November 2019, confirming your area, site number and event policies & procedures.

Will my product have exclusive rights at SpringFest 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.