Ballarat Show Day has won the Ballarat Public Holiday online community survey by a landslide.
More than 4000 votes have been submitted to the City of Ballarat to help determine the region's public holiday.
Ballarat Show Day (Friday November, 8) received 65.6 per cent of responses, compared to Melbourne Cup Day (22.8 per cent) and Eureka Day (11.6 percent of responses).
Results of the survey will be reported to the Ballarat City Council for consideration at its Ordinary Meeting on Wednesday, March 13.
Detailed submissions from the business sector will also be considered by councillors.
In the month-long survey, 4,319 people shared their opinion on which proposed date they would like to be named the official Ballarat Public Holiday. Submissions were made online, in person, by post and via social media.
Fifteen interested people also made community submissions to the council at its special meeting on February 20.