UPCOMING DATES

Emu Plains Market Balnarring

Saturday 11 June 2016
(our first ever Winter EPM!)

OCTOBER 15th 2016
NOVEMBER 19th 2016
DECEMBER 17th 2016

Please note: Applications are currently only open for the June 11 EPM. New season applications commencing October 2016 - April 2017 will be open for existing stallholders on the 4th July and for new stallholders on the 4th August.

TIME

9am to 2pm

LOCATION

Emu Plains Reserve, Coolart Rd, Balnarring (Balnarring Racecourse)

The Emu Plains Market is set amongst an idyllic stringy bark bush setting. Located only 50 mins from Melbourne's CBD, it’s the perfect escape for city dwellers and home to locals on the Mornington Peninsula. It is easily accessible via the Monash Freeway/Westernport Highway, Eastlink, Peninsula Link and Nepean Highway.
Melways Reference: 163 J9

If you live a little further away, never fear! Why not check out these fantastic market cruises with Wildlife Coast Cruises that bring you from Cowes, Phillip Island right to our doorstep!

WHAT'S ON

To find out what's on this month at the EPM click here!

HISTORY

A reserve since 1860, Emu Plains has high regional significance for biodiversity, with the heathlands being especially valuable. The open central heathland area is rich in flora species. With the extensive low heathland backed by stringybark forest, the landscape most resembles what the Bun wurrung and early European surveyors and settlers knew to be the Balnarring area: open plains set in forest.

Nowhere else on the Mornington Peninsula can this visual experience now be found, as almost all of the plains are gone. It is said that emus once ran on the Balnarring plains.

We share our home with the Balnarring Picnic Racing Club