The Brisbane Lions will meet the Collingwood Magpies in the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final on Saturday September 30th at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

This is the first time in 19 years the Brisbane Lions have made the Grand Final, the last time being 2004 where they lost to Port Adelaide.

The Lions’ success has captured hearts and minds of footy fans to celebrate AFL Queensland and the Brisbane Lions will be taking over South Bank Parklands with fun, family-friendly activities and a place to watch the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final live and free on Channel Seven on Saturday 30 September.


Thursday September 28th – Saturday September 30th


AFL’s Grand Final Fever will hit Brisbane’s iconic South Bank with public activations. Activities include AFL clinics, inflatable AFL handball targets, face painting, and an AFL public activation. Participants can also visit the Brisbane Lions merchandise stall, register for NAB AFL Auskick, Superkick, AFL Nines and Community Football, and get photos with Brisbane Lions mascots.


Time: 10am – 3pm Thursday and Friday, 10am – 1pm Saturday

Location: Thursday – South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt (outside QPAC), Friday – South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt, Saturday – Riverside Green, South Bank Parklands, Little Stanley Street, South Brisbane


Register for your free AFL Clinic here – 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final Clinic Registration 


Saturday September 30th


Cheer the Brisbane Lions on in the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final with footy fans at South Bank. You can watch the game live and free on Channel Seven in the Piazza or have a soak and watch in the pool! It will be a day to remember.


Time: From 1pm. First bounce is at 2:30pm
Location: South Bank Piazza and South Bank Streets Beach, South Bank Parklands, Little Stanley Street, South Brisbane


Important Information 

  • South Bank is an alcohol-free venue for the 2023 Toyota AFL Grand Final public viewing site.

  • Event security will be on site to assist with crowd management and safety for all visitors to the precinct. Bags will be checked on arrival at all viewing locations.

  • When visiting Streets Beach and all pool facilities at South Bank, please follow our easy (and important) pool rules and water safety guidelines. Click here to view. South Bank’s water play and pool facilities are patrolled by qualified lifeguards.

  • Getting to South Bank – there are many ways to get to South Bank. You can travel via Brisbane’s public transport network or park at South Bank’s underground car park. For public transport service information, visit the Translink website, and for car parking information, visit the South Bank website


Keep an eye out on AFL Queensland’s Facebook and Instagram for more information.

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