The AFL Grand Final is almost upon us and while it’s still up in the air as to who will be playing, you’ll want to start making your plans now for Australia’s most celebrated Annual sporting event. A tradition on every Aussie’s calendar, Grand Final Day is a time for friends and family to fire up the bbq and cheer on their sporting team. Here’s our pick of the best grand final parties around town.
Fed Square | Melbourne
Soak in the AFL Grand Final atmosphere with your family and thousands of your ‘closest friends’. There is no reason to stay home when you can come and celebrate one of Melbourne’s iconic events watching it live on the Big Screen.
Don’t miss a minute of air time with a variety of food trucks onsite to fuel your enthusiasm.
The Food Truck Park | Preston
Calling all of Melbourne’s BBQ and AFL fans to Preston! The smokiest BBQ food trucks of Melbourne are going to cook it out for three days in our tastiest cook up yet.
Watch the match of the year with the AFL Grand Final on Saturday our big screen projector plus screens throughout the park. Food trucks for the day include Smokin Barrys, Street Feast,Chevapi Kings, Flamin Lamb Spit Bbq, Real Burgers, From the Butcher to the Chef and Copa Food Truck.
Duke of Wellington | Melbourne
As the official pub of the Melbourne Football Club and the close proximity to the ‘G, the Duke of Wellington always throw an awesome Grand Final party. This year, they’ll be open from 7am, with $7.50 happy hour on the Ground Floor and a selection of cocktails for just $10 on Level One between 4pm and 6pm.
Turf Sports Bar | Melbourne
Turf Sports Bar will be screening the Grand Final live and loud on their big screens. Also on offer will be a special Footy Menu running all weekend so book yourself a table or choose one of their exclusive private booths, and your Grand Final needs are pretty much sorted!
The Wharf Hotel | Melbourne
The Whar Hotel are throwing a massive Grand Final Party with a riverside mega screen plus 10 large plasmas so you don’t miss any of the action. Drink specials include $8 Heineken Schooners and $20 Pizza & Heineken Schooner. Live tunes will continue after the final siren so you can party well into the night.
Catch the Game at the St Hotel on October 1st. Doors open at midday and ticket holders can purchase drinks until start of the game and food will begin to be served from 1pm.
Each ticket comes with a full drinks and food package that will be served from starting siren to full time siren. Food options will include a delicious Gamekeeper Burger, never ending Belgian fries, gourmet pies and sausage rolls made at St HOTEL. There’ll also be prize giveaways so make sure to don your best costumes!
The Swanston Hotel | Cocoon Bar
Join the Swanston Hotel in Cocoon on Grand Final Eve and Game Day for happy hours on all beer, wine and spirits from 12pm – 2pm and 5pm -7pm, or tuck into our Footy Meal Deal – $18 Meat Lovers Pizza and a pot of Furphy.
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