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dance market
& expo

a dance lovers paradise!
Everything dance in one place

VDF provides the ultimate dance market and expo across all three days of the Festival. Entry into the market is included in your Festival Pass, Chaperone ticket or Dance Teacher Conference ticket but if you can't participate in the festival you can also just purchase a Dance Market weekend ticket for a small fee.

The largest dance expo in Australia includes:

  • Food trucks, Boost Juice & Coffee​

  • Dance Fashion

  • Dance Footwear

  • Active wear

  • Costumes

  • Accessories

  • Gifts

  • Giveaways

  • Dance related services and training aids

  • Syllabus Organisations

  • Dance resources

  • Dance Tours

  • Full time dance schools and courses​​

  • and more!


DanceSurance logo
showworks- logo
Energetiks logo
Dance Informa Logo
Applause Dance Tours logo
Joffrey Ballet School Logo
Creative Studios by NCLH logo

parking & transport

Melbourne Showgrounds is only 7kms from Melbourne CBD, and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport located on Epsom Road in Ascot Vale. In addition to car parking on site for up to 2,000 vehicles, Melbourne Showgrounds is also well serviced by public transport, including trams, buses and trains. Our allocated car parking is at Gate 2 on Langs Rd. Pedestrian access is Gate 1A.

Arriving by Bus

Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds) stops along Langs Road.

Bus No. 404 (Footscray to Moonee Ponds) stops on the corner of Epsom and Ascot Vale Roads.


Arriving by Tram

Route 57 tram (West Maribyrnong to Elizabeth Street, City), stops at stop 32 (Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre on Epsom Road).


Arriving by Train

Melbourne Showgrounds has its own train station that operates for selected events only. Special event train details will be made available on the event calendar when required.

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check out the video from VDF24 below


VDF welcomes brands from all over Australia and internationally to exhibit in our Dance Expo at Vitality Dance Teacher Conference and our Dance Market across the festival weekend . Whether you would like to book a single booth, a double booth or want to talk to us about our sponsorship packages, we have a myriad of options to help you promote your brand, products or services to over 6,000 committed dance enthusiasts!


For dance wear brands, we also offer the exciting platform of participating in our VDF Fashion Show which takes place live on stage immediately prior to the start of Ignite our VDF performance event. Request our Exhibitor Prospectus below for more information and watch the video above to see the Fashion Show at VDF24.

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