There's always plenty of activity in the Baw Baw Shire. Encompassing areas such as Drouin, Warragul and their surrounding suburbs, here is a list of all the markets and festivals around Baw Baw Shire this March.
Sunday 1st March: Longwarry Fire Brigade Market. 8am-1pm. Longwarry Fire Station, Bennet Street, Longwarry. Trash & treasure, craft, produce and more. (1st Sunday of every month except January & February).
Friday 6th & Saturday 7th March: Annual Warragul Show. Logan Park, Howitt Street, Warragul. Adults $10. Children U12 $5. Pensions $8. Family Ticket (2A 2C) $25. Parking $2. From animal events to stilt walkers, side show carnival, woodchop, food stalls, displays & live entertainment.
Saturday 7th March: Jindivick Country Market. 9am-1pm. Jindivick Harvest Kitchen Grounds, 1070 Jackson's Track, Jindivick. 1st Saturday of every month except Jan, Jun, July & Aug. Local produce, art & craft.
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March: Lioness Club of Trafalgar Book Fair. Sat 9am-4pm. Sun 10am-3pm. Trafalgar Community Centre, Princes Hwy, Trafalgar. Gold coin entry.
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March: Lardner Park Motorfest. Lardner Park, 155 Burnt Store Road, Lardner. Burn outs, Go to Whoa & Stampede categories with prize pool of $15,000. Food, drink and licensed to serve alcohol. NO BYO. No glass. Camping available for competitors and crew. Entry fees apply for competitors and spectators.
Sunday 8th March: Thorpdale Potato Festival. Thorpdale Recreation Reserve, Stockdales Road, Thorpdale. More than just potatoes, see the Speed Shear competition, Hessians on the Field, Kids Activities, Tug of War, Industry Displays, Cooking Demonstrations.
Saturday 14th March: Rokeby Community Market. 8am-1pm. Rokeby Reserve, Brandy Creek Road, Rokeby. Every second Saturday September – May. Craft, produce, plants.
Sunday 15th March: Hill End Market. 8am-1pm. Former Hill End School, Paynters Road, Hill End. Every third Sunday January, March, September & November. Art & craft, jewellery, produce, jams & preserves, plants.
Saturday 21st March: Drouin Craft & Produce Market. 8am-12.30pm. Civic Park, Brynwood Avenue, Drouin. Third Saturday of every month.
Saturday 21st March: Warragul Farmers Market. 8.30am-1pm. Civic Park, Smith Street, Warragul. Third Saturday of every month.
Saturday 21st March: Warragul Arts Market. 9am-1pm. Civic Park, Civic Place, Warragul. Art, sculptures, printmaking, pottery, photography & more. Third Saturday of month, October – March.
Sunday 22nd March: Neerim District Alley Market. 9am-1pm. Carpark between Neerim District Community Bank & Foodworks Supermarket. 147 Neerim Road, Neerim South. Fourth Sunday of every month. Stalls available.
Sunday 22nd March: Warragul North Primary School Fete. 11am-3pm. O'Dowd's Road, Warragul. Laser skirmish, Giant inflatable obstacle course, trash 'n' treasure, bake sale, indoor market, show bags & more.
Thursday 26th March – Sunday 29th March: Farm World Festival. Lardner Park, 155 Burnt Store, Road, Lardner. Regional agricultural event. 650 exhibitors. New products, sales, industry changes. Entry fees apply.
Sunday 29th March: Baw Baw Challenge. 8am-5pm. Western Park, Tarwin Street, Warragul. See cyclists challenge the terrain and each other with 134km & 70km course options through Warragul, Willow Grove & Buln Buln East. Competitor entry fees apply.