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Go down the rabbit hole and celebrate the Mad Hatters Tea Party; the theme of the 43rd Autumn Festival. 2018 highlights include:

Queen of Hearts Cake Decorating Competition.

Ballan CWA’s Mad Hatters High Tea Party in the Ballan Mechanics Institute.

Liberty London Quilting Exhibition at Millrose Quilting & Gallery.

Drink Me! stage show for the adults. Join two of Australia’s most spectacular drag queens, Art Simone and Philmah Bocks, as they bring your favourite characters from Lewis Caroll's “Alice in Wonderland” to life with their own signature flare.

Plus all your festival favourites including over 100 market stalls and food trucks. Enjoy the Grande Street Parade and float competition. See the famous woodchop at Hudson’s Hotel.

Plus kids rides, entertainment, live music, art, pet show, vintage cars and machinery and so much more.

A great day out for the whole family. See the website or like the Facebook page for more information.

Content: Ballan Autumn Festival Association Inc

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  • Bar
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilet
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Shop
Entry cost:

Free Entry


  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times