Located in the heart of Bendigo’s central business district, close toparkingand public transport, the Hargreaves Mall is a busy and vibrant outdoor shopping mall.

Hargreaves Mall is a versatile space suitable for a range of activities: 

  • Community and major events and festivals - such as the International Day for People with a Disability and Bendigo's Festival of Culture 
  • Displays, exhibitions, expos and travelling shows 
  • Business or commercial promotions, special offers, giveaways, new product displays and launches, and product or service demonstrations 
  • Markets  such as Bendigo'sMoonlight Market 
  • Concerts and entertainment  such as the annualBendigo Blues and Roots Festival 
  • Workshops, outdoor films and classes  
  • Special interest activities such as collectable fairs - theVeteran, Vintage, Classic Carsand Jadis Hot Rods currently offer displays throughout the year 
  • Sporting event functions 
  • Filming

Hiring Hargreaves Mall

At over 170 metres in length, the Hargreaves Mall provides numerous event spaces including a central entertainment space of approximately 400sq metres. 

You can use a stage and marquees, with assistance provided to help you organise permits and develop an event or risk plan.

To book the mall: 

  • Contact our CBD Public Spaces Activation Officer to check availability 
  • Complete and return theBooking Form

We will be in touch to help you plan and deliver your event or activity. 

Site features

  • Total area 4950 metres square (30mx170m) 
  • 10 fixed market umbrellas 
  • Fixed seating throughout 
  • Permanent rubbish bins 
  • On-site power: 2x3 phase power and 10 single phase outlets (see map for specific locations) 
  • Unique water feature and trees scattered throughout 
  • Light poles and an ambient overhead web of catenary lighting 
  • Two unisex toilets 
  • Four water points (see map for specific locations) 
  • Two sewer points 
  • Bike racks 
  • Central parking

Check the Hargreaves Mall site map 

Risk assessment template

You are required to complete a risk assessment to use the space for your event. If you need assistance with the Risk Assessment Template please contact our CBD Public Spaces Activation Officer on 1300 002 642. 

Complete the Hargreaves Mall Risk Assessment Template

Providing food in the Hargreaves Mall

If you are planning on providing food in the Hargreaves Mall for your event please note that a permit is required.  

Contact us

For more information or to find out how to access this service contact our CBD Public Spaces Activation Officer on 1300 002 642.

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