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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 is suspended and will not be operating until restrictions due to COVID-19 are relaxed suffuciently.

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.