Grand Final Day Events Melbourne

Melbourne Sports And Entertainment PrecinctFootballGrand Final Day Melbourne is so popular that the state government made the Friday a public holiday.  Melbourne is known as the sporting events capital and the MCG is the home of the AFL Grand Final.  So Melbourne will be buzzing all Grand Final Week starting with the Brownlow Medal at the start of the week.  Then a Grand Final Parade on Friday through the main streets with both teams soaking up the atmosphere that Melbourne turns on.

Come Saturday from breakfast to closing it will be wall to wall AFL Football in Melbourne anywhere you turn!

We have some great Melbourne venues and ideas for your Grand Final Experience!  Enjoy!

Grand Final Day Melbourne Ideas

  • Platform 28

    Docklands / 03 9670 9933

    AFL Grand Final

    All inclusive Grand Final Party at Platform 28. 3hr food and beverage package and football fun guaranteed. Big screens to watch all the action.

    Tickets $60

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  • Riverland

    Melbourne / 03 9662 1771

    Grand Final Day at Riverland

    Right on the Yarra River just down from the MCG. The atmosphere will be super come Grand final Day and Melbourne's Riverland is kicking goals with Waterfront Views, Barbeques and Beer all to add to your AFL Grand Final Day Experience.

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  • Wharf Hotel

    Melbourne / 03 8680 6000

    AFL Grand Final Day

    Catch all the action of the AFL Grand Finals LIVE & LOUD at the Wharf. The big games will feature on the BIG Screen and on Plasmas throughout the venue. Enjoy the food and drinks specials and our half time handball comp. Stay on after the final siren for some LIVE tunes.

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  • Grand Final Weekend at Turf

    Turf Sports Bar & Grill

    Melbourne / 03 9670 1271

    Grand Final Weekend

    Watch the 2 BIG Games LIVE and Loud at Turf this Grand Final Weekend. Enjoy the tastes of a special footy menu all weekend as you take in the AFL and NRL deciders.

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  • Melbourne Public

    South Wharf / 03 9268 7600

    Grand Final Week

    All the AFL finals action live on the big screens from Sept 29th to Oct 2nd. With DJ's and Acoustic sessions to accompany all the footy action, this will be party time on Melbourne's South Wharf.

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  • AFL Grand Final at Young & Jackson

    Young & Jackson

    Melbourne / 03 9650 3884

    AFL Finals LIVE

    The Young and Jackson Hotel will have all the action of the Grand Final live on the big screens.  Great location to be a part of the action but a little more relaxed!

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  • AFL Grand Final at The Boatbuilders Yard

    The Boatbuilders Yard

    South Wharf / 03 9686 5088

    AFL Grand Final

    Right on the Yarra this awesome venue will be footy alive with and AFL Grand Final. Watch the game live on the Mega Screen, and then follow it up with LIVE music directly after the game.

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  • Grand Final Eve Eve Party at Temperance Hotel

    Temperance Hotel

    South Yarra / 03 9827 7401

    Grand Final Eve Eve Party

    With the Grand Final Public Holiday on the Friday to recover Thursday Night is the perfect time to party. Head down to the Temeprance Hotel in South Yarra and enjoy the party with Drinks Specials & Melbourne's Best DJ's. Temperance will also be showing the Grand & Loud on the Saturday!

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  • Woolshed Pub

    Docklands / 03 8623 9641

    AFL & NRL Grand Finals

    Head down to the Woolshed to watch the two biggest games of the year. The AFL and NRL Grand Finals will be shown live on the big screens so book a table and see all the action from this iconic Melbourne Docklnads location.

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  • Campari House

    Melbourne / 03 9600 1574

    Footy Free Zone at Campari House

    Get the girls together and have a footy free day at Campari House. Enjoy the $15 Cocktail menu all day and party in the lounge room from 9:30pm with Campari's resident DJ.

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  • Gift Cards at Hopscotch


    Southbank / 03 9690 6999

    Gift Cards

    Hopscotch is a fantastic venu right by the Yarra

    Grab a Publicans Group Gift Card and make the most of your next visit to Hopscotch.

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  • Precinct Hotel

    Richmond / 03 9429 1633

    AFL Finals LIVE

    The Precinct Hotel will be showing every game of the AFL Final Series LIVE on it's Big Screen. A fantatic venue for your pre and post-game activities.

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  • Spice Market

    Melbourne / 03 9660 3777

    AFL Grand Final Weekend Eve

    With the new Grand Final Public holiday on the next day Spice Market are rolling out the welcome mat on Thursday evening with some fanastic drinks specials to kick off your long weekend.

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  • European Bier Cafe

    Melbourne / 03 9663 1222

    Grand Final Day - Win a Bar Tab Promotion

    Footy finals live on the screens at Euro and Aer Rooftop.

    Sports mad Melbourne will be well satisfied with sports sports sports shown live and 4 levels of entertainment at Euro on Saturdays you will find your footy or non footy level! Go on take a screamer up in the Aer Rooftop!

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  • Grand Final Day at Byblos


    Melbourne / 03 9614 6400

    Grand Final Day

    If you want to immerse yourself away from the hum drum of footy then Byblos Melbourne will be your sanctuary. Overlooking the Yarra River with a pleasant mediterranean vibe you could be as far away from footy as you like.  Great meals and drink so check it out.

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  • Spring Fucntions at Le Bon Ton

    Le Bon Ton

    Collingwood / 03 9416 4341

    Spring Functions

    Enjoy the tastes of the American South at this vibrant restaurant just outside the Melbourne CBD. Perfect for your Springtime functions with sit down and cocktail style packages available. Contact Le Bon Ton now to book your next Private Function or Party.

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  • AFL Grand Final Day at Ludlow

    Ludlow Bar & Dining Room

    Southbank / 03 9699 1676

    AFL Grand Final Day

    Live on the Ludlow big screens will be the AFL Grand Final on Saturday 3rd Oct. BBQ and specials on drinks. Make sure you book this and ask about the half time handball comp!  Fun for all located right on the Yarra River, Southbank!

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  • Grand Final Long Weekend at P.J. O'Brien's

    P.J. O'Brien's Irish Pub

    Southbank / 03 9686 5011

    Grand Final Long Weekend

    The whole Grand Final Long Weekend is covered at PJ O'Brien's from Thursday to Sunday. With a public holiday in Melbourne on the Friday it will be fun, fun, fun at this great venue located in Southbank. Specials and all the action live on the big screens!

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  • Grand Final Day at BearBrass


    Southbank / 03 9682 3799

    Grand Final Day

    There is not a finer way than to water taxi it along the Yarra River to the MCG.

    And even better is to have a Grand Final Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner Package at Bearbrass all inclusive of the return water taxi to the big game. Bookings advised and be quick!

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  • Spring Functions at Hophaus

    Hophaus Bier Bar Grill

    Southbank / 03 9682 5900

    Spring Functions

    Hophaus at Southbank is a sensational venue for your next function this Spring. Amazing food with a Munich tilt and such a special space, it will make the perfect choice for your next work meeting or function. Great location and easy access to transport for participants on road, tram, rail and water. Give the Hophaus team a call.

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  • Grand Final Eve Dining at Terra Rossa

    Terra Rossa

    Melbourne / 03 9650 0900

    Grand Final Eve Dining

    If you are in town for the AFL Grand Final then eating and drinking well is a necessity.  And if you need to carbo load for the big day it will be a good idea to head to the Italian inspired Terra Rossa on Grand Final Eve for one of their fantastic pasta meals. And wash that down with an ale or two.

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  • Spring Functions at Harbour Kitchen

    Harbour Kitchen

    Docklands / 03 9670 6612

    Spring Functions

    Have you got a function in Spring where you have the space but need some superb catering.  It might be a work footy finals function party or something else for Spring in Melbourne.

    Give the team at Harbour Kitchen a call and ask about their catering menus. Yum!

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  • Grand Vouchers at State of Grace

    State of Grace

    Melbourne / 03 8644 7110

    Grand Vouchers

    Spring is such a giving time of year and if you have a special friend you need to treat then get them a State of Grace voucher and make a date. Maybe their footy team did not make the finals and they just need a pick me up. Come to State of Grace.

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  • 29th Apartment

    St Kilda / 03 9534 0485

    OMG have you booked your EOY function?

    For that ultimate pop culture spring or EOY function chat to the crew at 29th Apartment. Giant Jenga and Shot Cakes are just some of the unique experiences that await. Awesome.

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  • Table Bookings at Little Red Pocket

    Little Red Pocket

    Melbourne / 03 9078 2051

    Table Bookings

    Spring has sprung and it's a time of heading out with friends. Why not grab a table package at Little Red Pocket. All hassles taken out and guaranteed a booked table for this very popular spot!

    Try the Samurai package thru to the Godzilla! Call the team to discuss.

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  • Marrakech Cocktail Bar

    Melbourne / 03 9939 1408

    Girls Night Out!

    Girls if you want to skip the footy crowd then Marrakech is having a Girls Night Out on Grand Final Saturday night!  A super special offer to make sure you have the best night. Great central Melbourne location! Enjoy!

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  • Fabrique

    Southbank / 03 9078 1940

    Fishbowl Saturdays

    What? There is footy on... We just want to dance and party! Fabrique nightclub just got a little Fishbowl R Rated on Saturday nights and Grand Final Night is no different. Come and party a little R rated style at Fishbowl and dance the footy finals away!

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  • Elegance at The Xiang Club

    The Xiang Club

    Melbourne / 03 9663 7888


    A new awesome opulent experience awaits far from the city noise.

    Immerse yourself away from the crowds. Well being is the core for this centrally located club in Bourke Street Melbourne.

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  • Grand Final Day Drinks at Pilgrim


    Melbourne / 03 9654 9575

    Our Bar is Open

    We are a very good bar with very good honest food. So make sure you checkout all our special drinks. Whether it is Grand Final Day or any other day our beverages will take screamers over the rest! And take in the view of the Yarra while you rest your heels.

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  • Spring at Showtime Events Centre

    Showtime Events Centre

    South Wharf / 03 9682 1777


    Have you got a special event this Spring? Then contact the good people at Showtime Events Centre at SouthWharf right on the Yarra River. A sensational location for your Spring event whether it be cocktail or gala or something corporate. Enjoy!

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All done with Grand Final Day for the year? Start looking towards the next BIG day, Melbourne Cup Day. Over at we've got the details of all the Hot Events happening in Melbourne over the Cup Day break. Check out Cup Day Melbourne!