Get into the footy fever!
As the sporting capital of Australia, Melbourne is home to the AFL Grand Final. One of the largest and most important annual events on the Australian sporting landscape, the Grand Final is held at the MCG and is scheduled to take place on October 1 with plenty of finals fever before hand.
The centerpiece of the Toyota AFL Grand Final week will be the FREE Live Site, which forms part of the Foxtel Footy Festival. Located at Yarra Park outside the MCG from Wednesday, September 28 until Grand Final Day on Saturday, October 1. Celebrate the finals with the whole family and enjoy a range of activities including interactive displays, prize giveaways and challenges.
Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade
The Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade, proudly supported by City of Melbourne, provides a chance for supporters of all ages to see the players who will take to the field in the 2016 Toyota AFL Grand Final. Marching bands, roving entertainment and many others will join the cavalcade of Toyota HiLuxes parading the Grand Final teams, from the Old Treasury Building to the Live Site at Yarra Park at the MCG.
Foxtel Footy Festival
Celebrate all that is brilliant about Melbourne as we showcase the best Melbourne has to offer in food, music, movies, and of course, the Toyota AFL Grand Final Live Site for all things footy. All fans are invited to this free event because it's you who make the game! Located in Yarra Park outside Gate 3 of the MCG and running over 4 days from Wednesday 28th September until Grand Final Day on Saturday 1st October.
If you're lucky enough to snap up a ticket, you'll be watching the footy final along with 100 000 others. If you can't make it to the game, various Melbourne venues will be showing it on the big screen.
When: October 1
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