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September Events 2011

Wondering what to do during the month of September? If you find yourself in any of these places don&rsquo t miss out on these September events.

Blackpool Illuminations (2nd September - 4th September)

For the opening weekend of the Blackpool Illuminations spectacle, over 1,000,000 lights will be turned on to keep this popular sea-side resort glowing for 66 nights. The lights add extra sparkle to Blackpool as the area is lit up with breathtaking lights and colours. You can view the lights up until November 6th but it’s a great experience to be there for the official turning on of the lights on the opening weekend.

Dublin Fringe Festival (10th-25th September)

The ABSOLUT Fringe is Dublin’s popular annual 16 day festival packed full of theatre, music comedy, dance and more. Kicking off on September 10th, there will be over 100 shows across Dublin. All you have to do is decide what you want to go see!

Galway Oyster Festival (23rd - 25th September)

The Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival is a popular attraction on the Galway festival calendar every year. 2011 sees the 57th Galway Oyster Festival taking place in this west of Ireland city. Over this weekend you can sample some amazing seafood, a parade, family activities, live music and of course, lots of oysters.

Oktoberfest, Munich (17th September - 3rd October)

Oktoberfest is Munich’s much loved and most popular annual beer festival. Every year, thousands of people come to Munich from all over the world to drink some German beer in huge tents and sing along with German bands on stage. Find out what you need to know about this festival with our tips for Oktoberfest blog.

Festes de la Mercé, Barcelona (22nd - 25th September)

Festes de la Mercé is Barcelona’s annual festival that celebrates the city’s patron - the Virgin de la Merce. The main day of the festival is the 24th of September but events take place for a couple of days with street parties, fireworks, parades and lots more. 

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