Everyone knows that Melbourne is really the place to be during finals season as the city literally transforms to show its true spirit. 2013 won't be any different either, with an array of fun footy-flavoured events going on around town.
Running from Monday 23rd 'til Friday 27th of September & concluding in Fed Squares Big Screen broadcast of all the Grand Finals game day action live on the 28th, this one is not to be missed.
Highlights of the full program will include:
Monday 23rd - Brownlow Medal Day
Face Painting & autograph signings.
The Brownlow Medal Footy Panel & previews of the Brownlow count & betting odds, followed by a live fashion parade.
Player appearances & special guests including Jobe Watson, Campbell Brown, Brendan Goddard, Mark Rucciuto, Billy Brownless and loads more.
A great mark by the Hawks
Tuesday 24th - Kicks For Kids
AFL Auskick in Birrarung Marr (pre-registered places only)
Meet & Greet nominees of the 2013 NAB Rising Star Award
AFL Mascot shows
Player appearances by: Joe Daniher, Lenny Hayes, Jaeger O'Meara, Dylan Shiel, Adam Tomlinson, Jack Viney, Jamie Macmillan, Paul Seedsman & Majak Daw.
Wednesday 25th - Channel V Live
Channel V live on the Main Stage featuring performances by Illy and Ricki Lee. (12.30 - 1.30)
AFL Playground, along the riverside terrace filled with free & fun activities for kids.
Visit the Herald Sun marquee between 10am and 4pm for the chance to win tickets to the 2013 Toyota AFL Grand Final
Meet & Greet appearances by Tigers Captain Trent Cotchin & Matthew Kreuzer of Carlton.
Thursday 26th - Footy Fanatics
Wear your team colours day at the Live Site
(12-1pm) AFL 'Battle of the Broadcasters' - footy's biggest and best TV & radio personalities share their thoughts on this year's Grand Final.
Player appearances by Jonathon Brown, Leigh Montagna, Patrick Dangerfield & Brent Harvey.
Live music performances from 2.30 - 5pm featuring Zoophyte, Even and Boom Crash Opera.
Fremantle's historic Prelim Final win over the Swans
Friday 27th - Footy On Parade
(6 - 9am) Sunrise Live Outdoor Broadcast from the sight with Sam & Kochie
Visit the Fox Footy stand for your very own filmed segment and merchandise giveaways
Watch & take part in the AFL Grand Final Parade through the centre of Melbourne's CBD with presentations of the Grand Final teams and live performances
There will be many more great prizes, giveaways, live shows with footy's favourite TV & radio personalities, and fun activities throughout the week. For more information contact Fed Square's Information line on the number below. For the full program go here