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Kid-friendly events on AFL Grand Final week

Footy fever is taking over Melbourne this September. Families can celebrate the Toyota AFL Grand Final week with these fun events around Melbourne – AFL Footy Festival, Toyota Grand Final Parade, AFL Live Site at Fed Square and Bunjil Place.



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Kid-friendly events for AFL Grand Final week
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Footy Festival

The Footy Festival returns this September, and it’s larger than ever, transforming Yarra Park from 27 – 30 September 2023. The Footy Festival offers entertainment for everyone, from player appearances and giveaways to live music and food trucks.

Date: 27 – 30 September 2023
Location: Yarra Park, MCG
Price: FREE

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Toyota Grand Final Parade

The 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade will take place on Friday, 29 September 2023, from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.

This parade is your chance to honour the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final teams, as well as the Brownlow and Coleman medalists, and more.

The parade kicks off at the Melbourne Park Live Site, watch the Toyota HiLux motorcade make its way through Birrarung Marr and into Footy Festival at Yarra Park, concluding at Gate 3 of the MCG.

Date: Friday 29 September 2023
Location: MCG
Price: FREE

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Kid-friendly events for AFL Grand Final week
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AFL Live Site at Fed Square

Watch the AFL Grand Final on Fed Square’s big screen in the heart of the city! The game starts at 2.30 pm AEST, but the broadcast begins at 12 pm. Don’t miss out on this great way to enjoy the Grand Final!

Date: Saturday 30 September 2023
Time: broadcasting from 12 pm, the game starts at 2.30 pm
Location: Fed Square, Swanston Street & Flinders Street
Price: FREE

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AFL Grand Final 2023 at Bunjil Place

Head to Bunjil Place this Saturday with your friends and family to watch all the finals footy fun on the big outdoor plaza screen.

Date: Sat 30 September 2023
1.30 pm – Pre-match coverage
2.30 pm – Kick-off
5.30 pm – Event ends
Location: Bunjil Place Outdoor Plaza
Price: FREE

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We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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