AFL Footy Festival

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 26 until AFL Grand Final day, Saturday, September 29 (grand final day).

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

Open from 9am daily, the Live Site will feature player appearances, giveaways, music and Melbourne's best food trucks and bars.

Sit back with friends and watch the 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final LIVE on the big screens. Just a drop punt away from the MCG, you'll be able to hear the roar of the crowd from inside the ground. Find out more

AFL Grand Final Parade

Friday September 28, 2018

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 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final.

Marching bands and roving entertainers will join the cavalcade of Toyota HiLuxes parading the Grand Final teams from the Old Treasury Building to the Toyota AFL Grand Final Live Site at Yarra Park at the MCG on Friday 28 September.

Taste of Football

Taste some of the best food Melbourne has to offer at the Taste of Football including Biggie Smalls, Toasta, Jamm’d, San Antone, Taco Truck and Bibimbap as well as the Yak Ales Watering Hole.

Kids Zone

Get the most out of your 2018 Footy Festival experience with the MILO Kids Zone!

Race your friends through the giant inflatable obstacle course, try your foot at jumbo AFL grid games, and cap off your experience with a nourishing and delicious MILO. Find out more