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MCG Open Day - Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the ultimate MCG experience! 

On Sunday October 4, the day after the 2015 AFL Grand Final, the MCG will open its gates and welcome the public to its third annual MCG Open Day!

A free event, MCG Open Day allows sports fans to gain rare access to the hallowed turf of the MCG for a kick-to-kick with family and friends, as well as explore otherwise off-limits parts of the stadium such as the player change rooms and historic MCC Long Room.

A fantastic day out for kids, adults and everyone in between, highlights include:

  • Relive your favourite sporting moments on the hallowed turf of the MCG with kick-to-kick with family and friends.
  • Create your own Grand Final celebration and have your photo taken with the 2015 replica AFL premiership cup (reduced cost of $5 per photo when you pre-register –normally $10).
  • Explore the inner sanctum of the MCG, from the player change rooms and cricket viewing rooms to the world-class MCC Library and The Long Room.
  • Kick off the summer of cricket and get a photo with the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy.
  • Visit the National Sports Museum at a discounted cost (Only $5!).
  • Enjoy traditional footy fare - from meat pies and hot chips to salad and sushi at family friendly prices.
  • Free face painting
  • Test your AFL and cricket skills in Yarra Park
  • Roving entertainment and mascots
  • Plus much, much more!

Register now for this fantastic free event and you will go in the draw* to WIN:
  • One of five Family passes for an MCG Tour and National Sports Museum visit (valued at $70)
  • One of five Cadbury chocolate hampers (valued up to $95)

Members Dining Room experience

Experience dining in the Members reserve! The MCG is providing theopportunity for those attending on Open Day to enjoy a three-course meal in theexclusive Members Dining Room. Pre-bookings are essential, call now to secureyour place!

  • Sitting times: 12.00pm, 12.30pm and 1.00pm
  • Bookings open: Monday 7th September
  • Bookings close: Thursday 1st October (unless sold out prior)
  • To make a booking, please contact: (03) 9284 2365 Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm.

MCG Open Day will take place from 10.00am to 3.00pm on Sunday October 4, with last ground access occurring at 2.30pm.

Access to the MCG will be available via Gate 2 (for arena access) and Gate 3 (for National Sports Museum access). Be sure to bring your pre-registration ticket on the day to receive your $5 photo offer.

Keep an eye on for more information and updates.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Conditions apply

Note – in the event of a drawn AFL Grand Final on Saturday October 3, MCG Open Day will be cancelled. 

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Event Location


Melbourne Cricket Ground

Entry via Gate 2, Yarra Park, East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002