Clunes Showground Facilities for Hire and Calendar

We are very proud of our grounds and continually improve our facilities.

The almost 8 acres of land, with a variety of sheds, is suitable for many gatherings, from family reunions to public events to caravaning get-togethers.

See our Facilities Calendar below.

Contact the Grounds Booking Manager on 0458 615 073 for any more information, pictures or for our reasonable hire rates.



The Kitchen

Ideal for meal preparations for the wool room or luncheon room.

the kitchen

Instant hot water, 2 Gas stoves, fridges
Stainless steel serving bench, plenty of bench space
The society now has cutlery, crockery and glasses that can be hired with the kitchen

The Rotunda

Ideal for a band or a stage for presentations.

the rotunda

5m x 8m octagonal stage
Well lit for night time parties
Clear blinds available for wind breaks

The Wool Room

Fully enclosed shed 12.5m x 11.5m.

the wool room

Built in 2006
Suitable for sit down meals and Parties
Has hosted meals for 110 guests

The Sheep Shed

Undercover area 525 square metres.

the sheep shed

Used by Wesley College for their Father & Son camping weekends
Used for a wedding reception venue
Has held the band for Show Night Entertainment
South wall fully covered-in with roller doors in 2019 

The Bar

Bar length of 25 metres.

the bar

Fully renovated in 2007
Well lit for night drinks

The Young Farmers Room

Ideal for a meeting room.

young farmers room

48 square metre meeting room with kitchenette
Split system air conditioner, Gas instant hot water
Fully renovated in 2019

The Luncheon Room and Outdoor Eating Area

Direct access to the stainless steel Kitchen Servery.

the luncheon room

Indoor area well lit 100 square meters
Outdoor area 115 square meters

The Homecrafts Pavillion

Ideal display area.

home crafts pavilion

Lots of bench space
Includes 20 square metres of insect proof display area

Bus Shed

Large undercover exhibition area.

the bus shed

280 square metres, One side enclosed
Very high roof
Used to house busses

The Grounds

Covering almost 8 acres including a Large arena with plenty of parking.

Clunes show grounds

Has been used for Horse shows, A Mad Max Motorbike Reunion, Tractor Pulls, Family Reunions
The possibilites are endless

The Conveniences

Toilets and showers.

toilet facilities

Instant hot water for showers


March Long Weekend  Historic Truck Show
Hosted by Ballarat Historic Commercial Vehicle Club
Saturday in May Booktown Dinner
Booktown Sellers, Volunteers and Authors Dinner
Catered by the CDAS Show committee
3rd Saturday November Clunes Show
Annual Spring Show
4 Fridays per year Wesley College
Father Son Camping Nights