The Footy Festival celebrates all that is brilliant about Melbourne showcasing the best Melbourne has to offer in food, music, and of course, footy.

All fans are invited and it’s free to attend. Located in Yarra Park outside Gate 3 of the MCG and running for four days from Wednesday, September 27 until AFL Grand Final day, Saturday, September 30. (grand final day), followed by MCG Open Day on Sunday October 1, 2017.

MCG Tours

Go behind the scenes and explore the inner sanctum of the MCG, walk on the hallowed arena and relive great grand final moments by taking a guided MCG tour.

Tours depart regularly. You can book online or visit Gate 3 at the MCG on the day you wish to tour.

Please note some areas on the tour route are subject to availability and alteration.

National Sports Museum

Nowhere in the world can you find a museum that celebrates a nation's rich sporting history like the National Sports Museum at an unmatchable venue like the MCG.

Includes the Australian Football Hall of Fame and Australian Football exhibition, as well as our “Game On!” interactive entertainment gallery.

Book online or visit Gate 3 at the MCG.

AFL Grand Final Live Site

The Toyota AFL Grand Final Live Site is the place to be on Toyota AFL Grand Final day! Open from 9am, the Live Site will feature player appearances, giveaways and Melbourne's best food trucks and bars. Find out more

AFL Grand Final Parade

Friday September 29, 2017

The Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade, proudly supported by City of Melbourne, provides a chance for supporters of all ages to see the players taking part in the 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final.

Marching bands and roving entertainers will join the cavalcade parading the Grand Final teams, from the Old Treasury Building to the Live Site at Yarra Park at the MCG on Friday, September 29.

Taste of Football

Enjoy some of the best food Melbourne has to offer, with a range of the city’s iconic food trucks serving up dishes from restaurants including Gelato Messina, Biggie Smalls, Fancy Hank’s, Happy Camper Pizza, Ghost Kitchen and the Taco Truck.

Kids Zone

An epic collection of the best kids activities and family fun!

Race your mates in the AFL’s biggest ever inflatable obstacle course; take a speccy in the 360 photobooth; meet your fav AFL and AFLW players; and collect giveaways and prizes daily! Find out more