SpringFest Ballarat is owned and managed by the Rotary Club of Ballarat, which is a member of Rotary International, an organisation that serves and supports the community, both locally and internationally. Rotary Club of Ballarat have around 50 members, representing a wide range of business and professional backgrounds.
The promotion of Ballarat and the ongoing welfare of its citizens are of the utmost importance to the Club; they aim to strengthen and support the community through several community events including SpringFest which are run throughout the year.
The Rotary Club of Ballarat Inc. was established in 1925; since then, their club has been directly and indirectly responsible for the foundation of Rotary clubs throughout Victoria, from Ballan to Bordertown and from Mildura to Ballarat South.
The SpringFest Ballarat committee consists of 8 Rotary Club of Ballarat members, 1 external event specialist and 4 community partners. The committee meets regularly to ensure the planning and preparation of SpringFest is kept on task. Each committee member has an area of responsibility to plan, develop and deliver for SpringFest forming a strong overall event team.
SpringFest Ballarat is a ‘must-do’ activity on the Ballarat events calendar, with previous SpringFest events seeing over 35,000+ people in attendance.