Join us down the rabbit hole! #BAF2018
Sunday March 18 2018 | 9AM – 4PM | Main Street, Ballan
They say we’re all MAD here in Ballan! Come and join over 9,000 people for the Mad Hatters tea party and find out why!
2018 festival highlights
More information coming soon
Queen of Hearts cake decorating competition
Calling all bakers! Enter the BAF/CWA cake decorating competition to win a great prize.
CWA Mad Hatters High Tea: Mechanics Institute
Need a moment to unwind? Join the Ballan and District CWA’s Mad Hatters High Tea event.
Community Tug of War competition
Feeling strong? Get four mates together and compete to win some great prizes!
Plus all your festival favourites
Celebrate our local community groups! Why not enter the float competition?
Browse through 100+ quality market stalls to find something special.
You won’t go hungry! Food vans, local cafes, plus delectable delights from local producers.
The famous woodchop competition is on again at Hudson’s Hotel.
Singing, dancing and animals! Free kids entertainment in the Mechanics Institute.
All day live entertainment. Find out what’s on the main stage.
Family Fun Field
Rides, jumping castles and old-fashioned family fun! Join a sack race or tug-of-war.
Vintage Cars and Machinery
Learn from the locals as they share their knowledge of yesteryear.
2017 Ballan Autumn Festival
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Where is the Ballan Autumn Festival?
The festival is in the main street of Ballan. We close down Inglis Street from Stead Street to Cowie Street. Parking is available in Duncan, Edols and Windle Streets.