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Where to watch the AFL Grand Final

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 …

AFL at Etihad Stadium

Catch an AFL game at Etihad Stadium this footy season. Recognised as one of the best stadiums of it’s kind in the world, the venue was purposely built for Australian Football and is the only football stadium in the Southern Hemisphere with a fully retractable roof.the only. This year the stadium will host 46 matches for the 2016 AFL home and away season. You can’t come to Melbourne without catching a game at Etihad – it truly is an unique Aussie experience. When: Footy Season, March – September 2016 Where: Etihad Stadium Visit the website here.  Want to find out more about what’s happening in Melbourne? Sign up to the We Know Melbourne mailing list here to stay in the loop.

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AFL Grand Final Hawthorn vs West Coast

Footy fans looking for something to do leading up to Saturday’s Hawthorn-West Coast Grand Final have a host of choices. Here’s a  quick look at what’s on offer, starting Wednesday afternoon. Foxtel Footy Festival The Foxtel Footy Festival, located in Yarra Park outside Gate 3 at the MCG, celebrates everything Melbourne has to offer including food, music, movies and of course football. The festival starts at 4pm Wednesday, September 30 and runs through to Grand Final Day, Saturday October 3. Toyota AFL Live Site The centrepiece of the Foxtel Footy Festival is the Live Site, featuring a number of activities, live broadcasts, player appearances and activities for kids. The Grand Final will be shown live on big screens throughout the Live Site on Saturday. Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade The Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade, proudly supported by the City of Melbourne, starts at noon, Friday, October 2. There’s a new route with the parade starting at the Old Treasury Building and finishing at Yarra Park. AFL Grand Final at Cocoon Join us for the …