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Photo: Suzanne Balding - Midsumma Festival 2019 Program Launch

Everyone is welcome at Midsumma Festival!

At Midsumma, we recognise our responsibility to provide genuine access to our events and services where ever possible. For this reason, we have several ways for everyone to access information about our events. If you have any questions, feedback or would like any information in another format, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 03 9296 6600 or by emailing [email protected].

Alternative Format Guides
Midsumma is pleased to provide:
Program Guide 2019: Plain Text pdf - guide in plain English with a large font and no images.
Program Guide 2019: standard PDF: this is a PDF version [48 MB] of the printed program guide, including all images, which is also screen readable. 
Audio Guide 2019: listen to an introduction to the 2019 Midsumma Festival events that can be enjoyed by people who are blind or have low-vision.
Audio Described Events: 2019 audio-described events - suitable for people who are blind or have low-vision.
2019 Auslan Guide: list and brief description of Auslan Interpreted events.

Auslan-Interpreted Events
A number of events have Auslan-interpreted sessions, as outlined at Auslan Interpreted Events. Please email [email protected] or call 03 9296 6600 with any further questions.

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Search for Accessible Events
Using our browse function in the orange box on most pages, you can search events by Access service.

National Relay Service
If you are Deaf, hard of hearing or have difficulty speaking, contact the National Relay Service on 133 677 or via, then ask for 03 9296 6600 during business hours. There is no additional charge for this service.

Companion Card Holders
Companion Card holders qualify for a complimentary ticket for their companion. Please contact Midsumma Ticketing on 03 9296 6600 or email [email protected].

Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access varies from venue to venue. To check a venue's wheelchair accessibility, look for the wheelchair access symbol alongside an event listing. Midsumma relies on accurate information provided by the more than 100 venues that are part of the Festival. We recommend contacting the venue to confirm wheelchair accessibility and to enquire about accessible parking.

  • General Admission Wheelchair Access: if you are booking tickets for a General Admission venue, feel free to go ahead and book online unless it is otherwise mentioned in the event listing. There is a section in the booking process where you can make access notes. Midsumma tries to assist venues to be as accessible as possible and this information will be passed on to them about your requirements.
  • Allocated Seating Wheelchair Access: if you are booking tickets for a venue with allocated seating, please book through the venue directly.

Symbols on this Website
Each event listing on this website will include the following symbols about access, if applicable.
Wheelchair accessWheelchair access
Auslan interpretedAuslan interpreted
Audio DescribedAudio described
Assistive listeningAssistive listening
Tactile tourTactile tour
Family friendlyFamily friendly
Over 18 onlyOver 18 only
Food availableFood available


2019 Events

19 Jan — 10 Feb 2019
  • Jetstar
  • PwC
  • Dan Murphy's
  • NAB
  • City of Melbourne
  • AGL
  • Corrs