Discover things to do in Melbourne in September, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

27 Sep - 30 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event returns in 2022.

17 May - 16 Oct

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.

30 May - 28 Nov

Library Cinema

See contemporary, classic and documentary films on the big screen at Library at The Dock.

7 Aug - 2 Oct

Hairspray

The multi award-winning Broadway musical opens at the Regent Theatre in August.

13 Sep - 22 Oct

Ghost Stories

The international stage phenomenon and hit West End play comes to Melbourne in 2022.

10 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne Bike Show

Australia's only hybrid consumer and industry bicycle show.

16 Mar - 18 Sep

Hamilton

The award-winning musical has arrived in Melbourne.

3 Jul - 24 Dec

Stencil Art Workshop

Learn how to create quirky stencil art on canvas with street artist N20.

10 Jun - 9 Oct

The Picasso Century

NGV's world-premiere Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition.

1 Feb - 13 Dec

Music Matinee

Live and free fine music at lunchtime on Tuesdays in the city.

16 Jun - 13 Nov

Light: Works from Tate’s Collection

Illuminates centuries of artistic practice and artists who harness light in their works.

21 May - 21 Sep

Igloo Wonderland at The Wharf Hotel

Cosy up beneath a sky of twinkling fairy lights on the banks of the Yarra.

18 May - 31 Dec

Shrine Tours

Experience more at the Shrine with a guided tour

5 Nov - 31 Dec

Pinot & Picasso

Enjoy a unique paint and sip studio experience.

13 Jan - 22 Dec

Tai Chi on the Deck at The Dock

Enjoy a tai chi and qigong class outdoors – it's the perfect mind and body exercise.

28 Apr - 1 Dec

Songbirds at East Melbourne Library

Engage your young bookworm with stories, songs, rhymes at East Melbourne Library Songbirds.

4 Mar - 14 Oct

The Australian Ballet: Behind The Scenes

Go behind the scenes and spend a morning with the dancers.

27 Apr - 30 Nov

Songbirds at North Melbourne Library

Engage your young bookworm with stories, songs, rhymes at North Melbourne Library Songbirds.

28 May - 24 Sep

Burlesque Up Late

A late night monthly burlesque extravaganza.

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Melbourne for free

Discover free things to do in Melbourne, including galleries, museums, events and festivals.

Family and kids

Find things to do with the kids, from family-friendly events to fun attractions and workshops.

1 Oct - 31 Oct

What's on in October

Things to do in Melbourne in October, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.

Major events

From the Australian Open to the Melbourne Cup, major events take centre stage throughout the year.