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What's On in September

​​Find out what's on in September with our guide to Melbourne's biggest events, festivals, musicals and things to do.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Whether you’re an avid sports fan, a theatre buff, a fashionista, or all three, there’s something big to experience in September.

Check out what’s on offer for Melbourne Fringe Festival (12-29 September), the 2019 Royal Melbourne Show (21 September - 1 October) and the school holidays.

Be among the first to see Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness by well known New York artist KAWS, opening 20 September at NGV International.

Get ready for all the colour and excitement of AFL Grand Final week, including four days of family-friendly fun at the AFL Footy Festival (25 - 28 September) and Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade on 27 September (Melbourne public holiday).

Image of Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness
Fri 20 Sep 2019 to Mon 13 Apr 2020
Explore a comprehensive survey of 25 years of the oeuvre of the New York artist known as Kaws, full of humour, hope and humanity.
Image of Melbourne Fringe Festival
Thu 12 Sep 2019 to Sun 29 Sep 2019
Melbourne Fringe Festival is an open-access festival that brings the city alive with over 450 events, performances and exhibitions.
Image of Kaws: Playtime
Fri 20 Sep 2019 to Mon 13 Apr 2020
Come and play in this dedicated kids exhibition created by the New York artist known as Kaws.
Image of Royal Melbourne Show
Sat 21 Sep 2019 to Tue 01 Oct 2019
Experience the all new 2019 Royal Melbourne Show at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
Image of Cirque du Soleil's Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities
Thu 12 Mar 2020 to Mon 13 Apr 2020
Cirque du Soleil's brand new show, Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities is set to tour Melbourne from March 2020 under the new grey and white Big Top.
Image of Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks
Fri 24 May 2019 to Sun 06 Oct 2019
Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks is a suite of exhibitions and experiences exploring the art of tattoo.
Image of Australian Music Vault
Tue 19 Dec 2017 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
The Australian Music Vault is a celebration of the Australian contemporary music story.
Image of The Australian Ballet: The Nutcracker
Tue 17 Sep 2019 to Sat 28 Sep 2019
See the ultimate Christmas ballet in its most enchanting version.
Image of Mexican Festival
Sun 13 Sep 2020, 10am – 8pm
Experience the best of all things Mexican, from food to folk dancing and live music.
Image of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Fri 09 Aug 2019 to Sat 30 Nov 2019
Roald Dahl’s delicious tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is a delectable treat featuring songs from the original film.
Image of Docklands Sunday Market
Sun 13 Jan 2019 to Sun 15 Dec 2019
Enjoy summer in the city at the Docklands Sunday market – find something special and enjoy great views of the city.

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