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 for 2024

With a selection of Melbourne's best pubs, clubs, restaurants, hotels and events over the Grand Final weekend we've got loads of ideas for fun things to do to get your fill of footy fever. Many of these venues will have the Grand Final live and loud on sports screens. Where will you watch the Grand Final?

  • Grand Final Day with Five Bounds

    Five Bounds

    Melbourne |

    Grand Final Day Corporate Suites

    Experience an unforgettable Grand Final Day with a Private Box at the MCG. Entertain guests from the best seats in the house with premium food and beverages packages and personalised service.

    Enquire about a Private Box at the MCG

  • Grand Final Day Lunch at Amora Hotel Riverwalk

    Amora Hotel Riverwalk

    Richmond / 03 9246 1200

    AFL Grand Final Lunch

    Join the team at Amora Hotel Riverwalk for Lunch on Grand Final Day. Be treated to a multi course lunch with beverages and half time snacks. Catch all the action on the large screens. Plus Post Game LIVE entertainment.

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  • Grand Final Day at Young & Jackson

    Young & Jackson

    Melbourne / 03 9650 3884

    Footy Finals at Young & Jackson

    This Finals Season leading up to Grand Final Day catch all the footy finals action LIVE and LOUD at Young & Jackson. Going to a game? Y & J is the perfect venue for a bite to eat and a sip before heading to the 'G.

    All the Finals Action LIVE & LOUD

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  • Grand Final Day at Melbourne Public

    Melbourne Public

    South Wharf / 03 9268 7600

    Grand Final Long Weekend

    The crew at Melbourne Public have you sorted this Grand Final Long Weekend. With Happy Hour and DJs Thursday & Happy Hour & LIVE music Friday. Open from 12PM on Grand Final Day with the game on the screens and entertainment at half-time and post match.

    AFL Grand Final LIVE & LOUD

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  • Grand Final Day with Levels

    Brown Alley

    Melbourne / 03 9670 8599

    Levels presents Grand Final Night

    Enjoy Levels biggest party to date this Grand Final Day. Party after the final siren over 3 levels and 4 rooms with a stacked roster of acts including Orkestrated, Andrej, Nik Sitz + more. Wear your footy colours.

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  • Grand Final Eve with Mango Club

    La Di Da

    Melbourne / 03 9670 7680

    Mango Club: Grand Final Eve

    On Grand Final Eve (Friday Night) have your own big dance with Mango Club. Party over 4 Rooms with 5 different sounds featuring Holmes John, Andrej, Eryk Gee + more! Wear your footy colours.

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  • Grand Final Day with Alumbra

    The Albion Rooftop

    South Melbourne / 03 9645 5277

    Alumbra Saturday's: Grand Final Night

    Celebrate after the Grand Final with Alumbra. Party over 2 levels including Melbourne's best & biggest rooftop with RnB, House & Minimal on the decks. Check out the VIP booth and birthday packages and dress to impress.

    VIP Birthday and Booth Bookings

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  • Grand Final Day at P.J. O'Brien's

    P.J. O'Brien's Irish Pub

    Southbank / 03 9686 5011

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

    Head into P.J. O'Brien's this Grand Final Weekend and don't miss a minute of the action. Both the AFL & NRL Grand Finals will be shown LIVE and LOUD. Plus LIVE music after the game on Saturday and before the game on Sunday.

    AFL and NRL Grand Finals LIVE & LOUD

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  • Grand Final Weekens at the Temperance Hotel

    Temperance Hotel

    South Yarra / 03 9827 7401

    Grand Final Weekend

    The team at Temperance are putting on a show this Grand Final Weekend. With Happy Hours, Drinks Specials and Entertainment and more from Thursday Night through Sunday. With both the AFL & NRL deciders LIVE & LOUD on the Big Screens.

    AFL & NRL Grand Finals LIVE & LOUD

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  • AFL Grand Final at Hophaus

    Hophaus Bar

    Southbank / 03 9682 5900

    AFL Grand Final Day

    Soak up the Melbourne Grand Final Watch the big game with sound at Hophaus. Heading to the game? Why not drop in for drinks before or after the game and travel to the 'G by Water Taxi leaving right outside the venue.

    Book a Table for the AFL Grand Final

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All the AFL and NRL footy and non footy ideas for things to do in Melbourne with friends and family keep coming this Grand Final Weekend. We've tabled a quick version to help you and your friends get out and about on these Big Days.

Melbourne Grand Final Day Things to Do

Here is our Melbourne Grand Final Day summary guide of things to do. Ideas for the weekend, the day, the eve. Ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner in great Melbourne restaurants, hotels, pub and venues to help celebrate this awesome September Grand Final Day!

Southbank Hophaus Bar
Grand Final Day May be your team didn't make it to the Grand Final. That's okay. Treat yourself to a great meal and drinks as you watch the big game as a neutral.
Port Melbourne Rubira's
Grand Final Weekend Seafood Awesome finals footy seafood at Rubira's. The best Grand Final Weekend dining. Make sure you kick a goal and book a table.
Southbank Ludlow
Footy Finals Dining Ludlow Melbourne is a crowd favourite. Whether you team is not playing finals or not you can treat yourself great food and drinks and enjoy some great footy action.
Melbourne Turf Bar
Grand Final Day Dining The Turf Sports Bar is a favourite for Sports! With footy on the screens and some great grub catch all the action at Turf. Book your table for Grand Final Day.
Melbourne Bourke St Imperial Hotel
Grand Final Day Treats Treat yourself to some great food and drinks at the Bourke St Imperial. Right at the top of the CBD and only a short trip from the MCG.
Richmond Amora Riverwalk
Footy Finals Accommodation Kick a goal with accommodation at the Amora Riverwalk. Close to the MCG and Great River Yarra views, what more could you want?
Yarra Valley Kellybook Winery
Finals Time Cheers Kellybrook have the Finals selection wines perfect for celebrating Grand Final Weekend. You can toast your team. Order Online and have them delivered. Also order Kelly Brothers Ciders and Craft Beers.
Mornington Luvlee Gourmet Ice Cream
Premiers Ice Cream Treats Ice Cream they scream! The Siren sounds! The winner is Ice Cream. Luvlee Ice Cream! Treat the family this Grand Final Day. Luvlee Ice Cream Hampers can be delivered! Book it!

More Great Ideas to help Melbourne Grand Final Day Celebrations 2024

Products and service ideas to make your Grand Final Day in Melbourne even better. Do you need a picnic hamper or maybe you need your hair and makeup. These local products and services are first class for Grand Final.

  • Footy Grazing Boxes from Chefscene


    Dandenong South / 03 9706 4415

    Grand Final Day Grazing Boxes

    Get your Grand Final catering sorted with delicious grazing boxes by Chefscene. Selection of dips, meats, crackers fresh and seasonal. Sweet and savoury options. Why not try the breakfast hamper to get off to a good Grand Final start?

    Great for the whole family!

  • Enjoy Gourment Ice Cream  from Luvlee

    Luvlee Gourmet Ice Cream


    Grand Final Day Ice Cream Hampers

    Kick a goal this finals weekend with an awesome selection of ice cream hampers. Luvlee Gourmet Ice Cream have award winning ice cream you can order Online and arrange delivery. Fantastic for the whole family.

    Kick a Goal with Ice Cream

  • Grand Final Day Wine from Kellybrook Winery

    Kellybrook Winery

    Yarra Valley

    Celebrate Grand Final Day with Wine

    Whether your team wins or loses this Grand Final Weekend, you will be on a winner with Kellybrook Wines from the Yarra Valley. You can easily order from the Shop Online and the wines, brandy and ciders can be delivered in time for the opening siren.

    Kick Goals with Kellybrook Wines

  • Grand Final Day Makeup and Hair Styling by Jamie Minney

    Jamie Minney Makeup & Hair Stylist


    Grand Final Day Beauty & Makeup

    Heading to a Grand Final Day Private Function, Corporate Box or Party and want to look your best? Jamie Minney is available for your Hair Styling and Makeup.

    Contact Jamie for More Details

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Melbourne Grand Final Day Community Events

Melbourne Yarra Park Precinct
AFL Grand Final Parade The iconic AFL Grand Final parade featuring the competeing teams. Starting at Melbourne Park Oval before traveling through Birrarung Marr then accross the pedestrian bridge to Yarra Park and the MCG.
Melbourne Yarra Park Precinct
AFL Footy Festival A festival of footy leading up to Grand Final Day. With free entertainment, player appearances, giveways music and much more.

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