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.

13 Sep - 22 Oct

Ghost Stories

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

6 Dec - 28 Oct

NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]

An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.

18 May - 31 Dec

Shrine Tours

Experience more at the Shrine with a guided tour

1 Dec - 30 Oct

Lust Love Loss: Australian Stories of Wartime Relationships

Explore how universal experiences are magnified in times of war.

4 Nov - 22 Dec

Comedy Connection

Every Thursday, enjoy five of Melbourne's best comedians along with weekly bar specials.

26 Nov - 23 Dec

The Big Hoo-Haa

Melbourne's longest-running, best-loved weekly impro comedy show.

20 Sep - 24 Sep

Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox

This classic story is brought to life with an ingenious mix of digital animation and live action.

29 Jun - 31 Dec

Shrine Kids

Shrine Kids provides a fantastic opportunity for indoor and outdoor play.

22 Sep

Omega Ensemble: Ex Machina

Modern masterworks at a heart-racing BPM.

Neo Lemonade

Contemporary cafe in Docklands serving creative brunch alongside specialty roasted Padre Coffee.

Thai Town Melbourne

A hawker style experience with different Thai food stations, a mini grocery bar and live music.

YOI Indonesian Fusion

YOI Indonesian-fusion restaurant is bringing Bali's brunch scene to the streets of Melbourne.

Spring Street Grocer

Cheese, gelato, groceries, coffee and gourmet foods all under one roof.

Mörk Chocolate Brew House

Mörk Chocolate is a specialty hot chocolate company creating chocolate blends in small batches.

Design a Space

A platform where designers rent a retail space to showcase their offerings.

Maha

This opulent, award-winning restaurant brings Middle Eastern flavours to modern fine dining.

Göz City

Humble gözleme and other Turkish savouries at the top end of the city.

The Moat

Subterranean bar and restaurant underneath the Wheeler Centre serving Italian food.

The Boatbuilders Yard

A large open space retaining the heritage and charm of Melbourne's maritime precinct.

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