What’s On

For the kids

Family Fun Field

From the cha-cha to walk-on-water balls, tea-cups to bungee trampolines: there’s fun for the kids on our family fun field!

The Wildlife Works!

See snakes, lizard, saltwater crocodile, dingo and a wallaby! Don’t miss the RooKeepers show at 12pm on the main stage.

Ballan Farmers Market Grande Street Parade at the Ballan Autumn Festival

Grande Street Parade

Celebrate our local community groups in the Ballan Farmers Market Grande Street Parade!

For the young at heart

Art Simone and Philma Bocks present "Drink Me" at the Ballan Autumn Festival

Art Simone and Philmah Bocks present "Drink Me!"

Two of Australia’s most spectacular drag queens bring your favourite characters from Alice in Wonderland to life!

See the famous woodchop at the Ballan Autumn Festival

Woodchop @ Hudson's Hotel

With razor sharp axes and budging biceps, see those wood chips fly! Enjoy music, food and the competition from 9:30am.

Live music at the Ballan Autumn Festival

Live music & entertainment

All day live entertainment. Find out what’s on the main stage located in the IGA carpark.

A day in court at the Ballan Autumn Festival

Historic Court House Tours

The Ballan Shire Historical Society Inc will opening the Ballan Court House for tours on the day.

For the Love of Liberty - Quilting Exhibition at the Ballan Autumn Festival

For the love of Liberty!

If you love Liberty fabrics, this collection is not to be missed. Millrose Quilting and Gallery, $5 entry.

Vintage Cars and Machinery

Learn from the locals as they share their knowledge of yesteryear.

For everyone!

Queen of Hearts Cake Decorating Competition - Ballan Autumn Festival

Queen of Hearts cake decorating competition

Calling all bakers! Enter the BAF/CWA cake decorating competition to win a great prize.

Ballan & District CWA's High Tea Party

Need a moment to unwind? Join the Ballan and District CWA’s Mad Hatters High Tea event in the Mechanics Institute.

Pet show at the Ballan Autumn Festival

Pet show

Proud pet owners showcase the best of breed! Great prizes to be won!

Market stalls

Browse through 100+ quality market stalls to find something special.

Food Trucks at the Ballan Autumn Festival

Street Food

Need a moment to unwind? Join the Ballan and District CWA’s Mad Hatters High Tea event.