10 Victoria Events Happening In September 2017

Home to the vibrant capital city of Melbourne and exotic landscapes in Australia, the state of Victoria has a rich cultural history dating back to the ancient times. If you want to get the real feel of the Kangaroo Land, you should visit this place at least once in a lifetime. Those who have planned an itinerary this coming September have lots of happenings to catch. Why not rely on Victoria coach hire to attend these ten events?


2017 Leongatha Art and Photography Show

Currently running in its 41st year, this highly successful Art and Photography Show will take place at the Mesley Hall in Leongatha from 1st to 3rd of September. The event falls on the same weekend with the popular Daffodil Festival. This is a golden chance to showcase your work to the audience and have good number of buyers coming your way. There will be as many as 450 entries from photographers and artists from across the state, competing for some great rewards. Funds generated from the event will go towards charity and local services.

2017 YMCA Father’s Day Fun Run

On the 3rd of September, the Alexandra Gardens will turn into a spot of Father’s Day fun run, whereby you can choose from a couple of picturesque routes around the best spot in the capital. Everyone will be starting at the Alexandra Avenue, with the finishing point being Alexandra Gardens. Being an all-inclusive event, people of all ages and abilities can join in for a fun day-out.


Placebo, one of the most popular rock bands is all set to take the stage at Margaret Court Arena on the 8th of September, celebrating two decades since the release of debut album. Placebo will be entertaining the crowd with some of their greatest hits that were lost in the past. This high octane event will attract music lovers from all across the country, as they will be giving the visitors a chilling nostalgia of sounds, rejoicing a long journey of musical achievements. You surely would not want to miss out on this auspicious occasion.

5th Annual Australian Smart Lighting Summit

Featuring a wide array of topics, the summit program will include everything from innovative lighting design to Street Light Replacement programs and Smart Lighting to Internet of things. You also have a chance of exploring visually and architecturally captivating technologies, while also interacting with industry experts. This 5th Annual Summit on the 13th of September will be highlighting the commitment of industry to develop intelligent and innovative lighting solution. Whether you are tech-savvy person or not, there are a lot of exciting things to learn, or even implement, if you have any ideas.

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society Annual Spring Orchid Show

Due to be held on the 16th and 17th of September, the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society Annual Spring Orchid Show will take place at the N.G. Wishart Hall, with an extensive range of exotic orchids and Australian species on display for everyone to see and appreciate. The experts will also be there to answer your queries related to orchids. During the event, a raffle with flowering accessories and orchids will be run. Refreshments will be available to curb your cravings as well.

Eau-de-vie Melbourne’s Night with the Balvenie DSC

The high-class cocktail lounge Eau-de-Vie Melbourne will be hosting an exclusive degustation dinner on the 20th of September, offering a chance to taste some rare Single Malt Whiskies that have been aged up to 45 years. It is known that this rare series of whisky has only 50 editions across the world, out of which one has been sold to Eau-de-Vie Melbourne. This event will be celebrating the feat achieved by Eau-de-Vie in grabbing the final edition of these esteemed bottling worth more than $50,000. This will be followed by a 5-course dinner on the customised degustation table in ‘The Library’ room.

2017 Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

For the fifth year in a row, the Sydney Comedy Festival showcase will be bringing you the best, right at the doorstep of Mildura Arts Centre, showcasing some of the hottest stage acts in 2-hour laughter frenzy. The event on 21st of September will be boasting an extensive line-up of international and local comics, displaying some fresh talent in a night of stainless entertainment that will leave your belly sour. Grab your tickets at the earliest and set yourself on the road show.

Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 2017

Known as the largest beer festival in the world ever since the early 19th century, the Oktoberfest has been a phenomenon over two centuries. This year, it is scheduled to take place at the heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building on the 23rd of September, playing host to the most traditional event with beer, folk dance, oompah bands and electric atmosphere. This will be the first event down under featuring all the 6 Munich breweries, with over 50 German beers on offer, along with schnapps, wine and cider. Also, traditional German meal will be served, including German pastries, brathendl, bratwurst, schnitzels and pork hocks.

The Nutcracker – The Russian National Ballet

Bringing the greatest classic ballet in the world to Wodonga, the Russian National Ballet Theatre is coming back, after their successful last year in Swan Lake. Come along with friends and family to join the magical adventure of the Nutcracker, Fritz and Clara as they clash with evil rat king. The venue is at the Cube Wodonga, and the show will start sharp at 7:30 PM. Be there on time to catch the magical experience.

The Bombay Royale

Dedicated to reviving and honouring the mysterious, funky and bizarre music of vintage Indian films, the Bombay Royale is an 11-piece outfit that will be performing at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on the 28th of September, showcasing a rich palette of classic cinema and overlaid with protagonist’s voices. This hometown act has been a popular affair across the world, having performed in UK, NZ, New York and Washington. Great Indian artists like A.R. Rahman will join in, along with Australian artists to offer a wonderfully memorable experience for the audience.

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