All posts tagged: grand final

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 …

Grand Pie-nal Day at The Queen Vic Markets

There’s nothing more Australian than a hot meat pie at the footy and with the AFL Grand Final just a few weeks away, there’s no better time to celebrate two great Australian traditions. On Friday 30 September  (aka Grand Final Eve), The Queen Victoria Market in partnership with Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses are inviting pie-lovers of all stripes to eat their heart out at Grand Pie-Nal Day. The day will be filled with events and pie competitions for the amateur, professionals and kids. The competition will be awarded to the first to eat 25 regular sized Ferguson Plarre lunch meat pies, or whoever eats the most pies in five minutes, whichever comes first. Kids will be served party pies, and will have a reduced two-minute quarter. Contestants in all divisions will be provided tomato sauce, water and a Grand Pie-Nal Day t-shirt. The prize for each division winner is a $200 Queen Victoria Market voucher. Kids will win footy merchandise and other prie-zes. If you don’t have what it takes to down 25 meat pies then there’s also …