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The Ballarat Market is a 'Not for Profit' community event with proceeds invested back into the local community. Co-ordinated by The Rotary Club of Ballarat South, 100% of the funds raised by its volunteers is used to support local projects. Money raised is collected by a gold coin donation and is used to benefit local community organisation and Rotary ventures.

Once dogs were not permiited to enter the Ballarat market BUT in response to requests we are running a three month trial allowing dogs into the market.

From 1st May 2017 dogs will be permitted to enter the Ballarat Market provided the owners meet the following conditions.

1. All dogs must be on leads

2. Dog owners must have waste collection bags with them. ( The Ballarat Market will provide bags as necessary)

3. Dog behaviour is subject to the Domestic Animals Regulations 2015( Vic)

4. The Ballarat market reserves the right to refuse entry to any dog.



Yes. There are a variety of stalls that sell fresh fruit, vegetables and other produce.

The Ballarat Market will not be operating on Sunday 27th December 2020 and Sunday of 3rd January 2021.

In 2021 there will be events held by the Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society that will not enable the market to operate.  The dates will be posted here when known.

There is no entry fee to the market.  A gold coin donation can be made at the gate to support the work of the Rotary Club of Ballarat South both in local communities and through Rotary internationally. 

All sites are now pre booked and paid for.   The system allows for a once off casual booking or a longe term booking can be made.  Payment is via a credit or debit card on-line using a secure payment gateway.  Please see Stall Bookings for more information.