The annual event calendar for Melbourne is always packed with music concerts, cultural festivals, theatre shows, arts festivals, food fests, workshops and a lot more. If you are planning to visit this wonderful city anytime soon during September 2018, make sure to choose minibus hire with driver in Melbourne to attend some of these events.
Goulburn Fishing Festival
This 1-day recreational fishing festival on the 1st of September will rejoice the start of the trout fishing season. The Eildon town is a gateway to the Lake Eildon National Park. The festival will showcase local angling clubs, fishing industry traders and individual exhibitors along with fishing personalities holding open discussions to discuss different tactics and methods of fishing. Young fishers and families will be given a chance to take part in supervised free fishing events, free entertainment and free tours of the nearby Snobs creek fish hatchery.
Showcars Melbourne Father’s Day Car & Bike Show
Some great family entertainment is on offer this 2nd of September with the greatest show on wheels to be held along with bike and car displays along Acland Street. The precinct will be transformed into a display of street machines, hot rods and classic cars. The exciting bonus for the day has to be taking a photo with the original models from Back to the Future. Kids can enjoy dodgem cars, clowns and face painting.
Korean Film Festival 2018
Currently in its 9th year, the Korean Film Festival will be screening in Melbourne from the 6th to 13th of September, bringing the wonder of Korea through 22 films on offer. Experience world-class cinema from the hottest filmmakers that include pop culture musings, rom-com, gripping indie flicks and blockbusters. Also, leading actors and filmmakers of Korean cinema will be revealing behind the scenes stories in an intimate session.
Ukrainian Festival 2018
On the 9th of September, celebrate and take part in Ukrainian Independence Day with traditional Ukrainian Easter Egg painting and arts & crafts workshop. There will be market stalls to purchase embroidered blouses and books. Come along and enjoy a family fun day filled with the vibrancy of Ukrainian culture, tasty traditional food and lots of colour. You can also visit a themed Cossack Bar to sample taste some Aps Cider, Lvivs’ke beer and Ukraining Vodka.
Oz Kink Fest
The biggest kink festival in Australia is here, scheduled to take place from the 14th to 24th of September. The fetish communities will be getting busy with the Oz Kink Fest featuring fetish retailers, experts and enthusiasts. They will all come together for ten days of workshops, performances and parties. The festival is an incredible week of events, where one can safely discover their wildest fantasy. You will be able to explore vibrant ambiance and famous hospitality of Melbourne. For this year, there will be more than 60 exhibitors with goods ranging from corsets to shoes. There will also be demonstrations and entertainment every hour and the Grand Fetish Fashion Show.
Montsalvat Arts Festival 2018
The Montsalvat Arts Festival on the 16th of September is going to be a day filled with something for everyone including workshops, open studios, theatre and live music. The packed program will feature workshops for both children and adults on casting, life drawing and pottery. At the ‘Meet the Artist Sessions’, the artists will be answering all your questions and providing you with the required information.
Spring Into Life 2018
Due to be held from the 17th to 30th of September, ‘Spring Into Life 2018’ offers a host of affordable and free health and well-being activities across the Hobsons Bay municipality. Take a walk along the Newport Lakes, Cherry Lake and the Truganina coastal parklands. For the activities, you have plenty of choices each day including men’s active programs, table tennis, walking tours, Pilates, dance classes, Aikido arts, Zumba, badminton and Hatha yoga. You may refer to short instructional videos, in case you prefer exercising at home. However, joining an interactive class and making new friends is a better plan.
Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition
Nelson Mandela was indeed a symbol of peacemaking, being a philanthropist, politician and an anti-apartheid activist. This event starting the 22nd of September is completely dedicated to his life. As a child, his family lived in huts and survived on a local harvest of beans, pumpkin, sorghum and maize. He played with toys made from clay and tree branches. As he grew up, he took part in the anti-apartheid movement in his 20s, directing a non-violent and peaceful against the government of South Africa. He had to move from one place to the other, often dressing himself as a chauffeur or a labourer. This earned him the title of ‘Black Pimpernel’.
Yea Garden Expo
This 2-day event on the 23rd and 24th of September will bring together garden lovers to explore an eclectic range of plants. Some of the major attractions of the Yea Rotary Garden Expo includes its variety of vendor displays, enticing food and its beautiful location. This is a great chance for avid gardeners to see new plants and products at the beginning of spring, showcased by numerous businesses. A huge variety of trees, bulbs, seedlings, protective clothing, sheds, fertilisers and raised garden beds will provide each visitor with something of their interest.
The Ukulele Kids Show
Woody Clark, a popular music teacher is presenting a kids’ show, where he’ll be giving lessons on how to play ukulele. The 50-minute show will include the story of Jasmina, who uses music to express herself. Ukulele music will be provided by budding young musicians to show that the musical language is accessible to all. You can bring your own instrument or pick up one from there itself. You don’t need any musical experience to attend the event. The sessions will start on the 25th of September and the show will continue up until the 27th of September.
If you are travelling in a group, it is highly recommended to hire a minibus for a comfortable, affordable and convenient ride to the event destinations.