2016 Stalls Information

Key Dates

  • Stall Applications Open Wednesday 4th November 2015
  • Early Bird Discount Ends Friday 4th December 2015
  • Food Stalls Applications Close Wednesday 23rd December 2015
  • All Other Stalls Applications Close Friday 22nd January 2016

Commercial Stalls

Fair Day is the perfect opportunity to place your business in front of our diverse LGTBQI and mainstream communities in one unique location. Fair Day is the first major event of the 2016 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras season and there is no better place to be seen! There are several options for commercial stalls at Fair Day.

Premium Commercial Stalls are located in Section A/B/C as they are the highest traffic areas of park. Premium commercial stalls are corner/end/entrance stalls and have the highest visibility in the park. There are limited numbers of stall spaces available in this category and it is popular with returning stallholders.

Superior Commercial Stalls are located in Section A/B/C as it is the highest traffic area of the entire park located around the Main Stage area the SGLMG information tent and the Food Fair. During the course of the day almost everyone who attends Fair Day will pass through this area at least once and probably more than once.

Standard Commercial Stalls are located in Section C/D/E of the park as these areas have the highest traffic flows. The stalls follow the main path from Newtown down to the centre of the park. Stalls are set back from the path behind the tree line; this allows the patrons to browse freely through the stalls. Stalls are also located on the fence area and shaded area that follows along the University of Sydney.

Food Stalls

Commercial Food Stalls are Located in section G & E, the food zone features a wide variety of food from around the globe. Year after year these areas is well patronized due to its central locations and good quality food. It is a short stroll from the main stage area, popular Doggywood, Women's & Youth Zones, Main Bar and the Commercial stalls. There are a limited number of stall spaces available in these areas as it is popular with returning stallholders.

Small Value Food Stalls are designed for people who selling a SINGLE item priced under $5.00.

Sunday Market Food Table are for any gourmet food products that are pre-packaged such as relishes, olive oils, nuts, nougat, chocolates, cakes, cheeses & other gourmet fare. All gourmet food stalls must be approved by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and acceptance is at the discretion of the SGLMG. The Sunday Market Food Table will be located in sections G & E.

Community Stalls

Fair Day is all about the LGTBQI communities and our friends in the mainstream. It gives our community groups a place where they can deliver their messages and offer support to the community. Community stalls are located in sections C/D/E. Community stall prices are only for not for profit organisations and not trading individuals. A community organisation is one that has the welfare of the community as its core purpose and reflected in the nature of its activities. Such an organisation must be: not for profit, not a government institution and able to articulate its contribution and support for our communities.

Arts Stalls

Art Stalls are located amongst the commercial and community stalls in sections B/C/D/E. Fair Day is a community day and we encourage artists and artisans of all genres to come and share their creativity with our community and sell their work at Fair Day. Goods sold in Arts Stalls must be handmade by you or a close associate, and must be high quality. Stallholders will need to be able supply us with evidence that the products are not commercially made or imported.


Doggywood is a pet pageant and is always incredibly well patronized by everyone who loves their pets and wants them to share in the fun of Fair Day. The Doggywood Program runs throughout the day ending with the Best In Show Award and is the best place to promote your animal and pet orientated business. In previous years there have been pet photographers, doggy outfit stalls, animal boarding & day care services, specialist animal foods and treat stalls.

Sports Village

This area is open to members of the Team Sydney Sports Association and other sporting, fitness and health related groups. The Sports Village has a full day of events from its member associations and other groups. The highlight of the day is the annual Tug of War. The Sports Village is located in section F.

QUESTIONS? Please contact our team who will be happy to assist.

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