Here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions


Do I have to pre-purchase tickets?

No, tickets do not need to be booked in advance. Entry to the Fayre is $2 per person (children under 2 are free), payable at the gate. Your $2 goes a long way in keeping the Fayre running. It means we can bring you the best offering of entertainment and live music plus afford the necessities a crowd of 5000 needs: toilets, bins, tables and chairs and so much more.


What is the purpose of the Fayre?

The main goals of the Fayre are to promote Malmsbury, to bring visitors to our little town showcasing the best we have to offer, and to raise funds to donate to a variety of Malmsbury community groups.


Are the stallholders local?

Having local producers and makers is an integral part to making our event special.

The Fayre is committed to providing an eclectic mix of local food and wine producers, makers and artists, so event-goers can sample, experience and take home some of the best the local region has to offer.


How are event profits distributed?

The Fayre is a not-for-profit community run event with all profits being donated to Malmsbury community groups.


Is there parking available?

You will find plenty of parks in and around the township of Malmsbury shopping precinct. However, the Malmsbury train station is just a 5 minute walk from the Botanic Gardens so travelling by train could be a good option to save you having to worry about parking.


Who organises the Fayre?

The event is run by a committee of local volunteers, who collectively bring a broad skillset to make it all happen, including event management, marketing, communications, project management, small business operations, music, arts management and more.


Can I bring my dog along?

Dogs on leads are welcome to the Fayre.


Is there a place to have a picnic?

Yes, we encourage Fayre attendees to bring a picnic rug and settle in for the day. There are plenty of shaded, relaxed locations where you can set up.