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TOYOTA AFL GRAND FINAL PARADE

The streets of Melbourne will again play host to the 2016 Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade proudly supported by the City of Melbourne.

The Parade Route:

  • Commences outside the Old Treasury Building on Spring Street
  • Travels south along Spring Street
  • Turns left into Wellington Parade and travels east
  • Turns right into Wellington Parade south and enters Gate 3, Yarra Park
  • Continues through Yarra Park to the Toyota AFL Grand Final Live Site

Key Timings:

  • 11.00am: Pre Parade excitement commences with MC James Sherry at Old Treasury Building
  • 11.15am: 2016 Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade Press Conference starts
  • 12 noon: 2016 Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade Commences outside the Old Treasury Building in Spring Street
  • 12.45pm (approx.) Presentation ceremony takes place on the Toyota AFL Grand Final Live Site Stage
  • 1.00pm: 2016 Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade concludes

Accessibility viewing areas:

Three designated viewing areas for people with disabilities and their companions will be provided at the 2016 Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade:

    1. At the commencement of the Parade route, opposite the Old Treasury Building (Collins Street)
    2. Near the corner of Wellington Parade & Clarendon Street, East Melbourne
    3. At the Toyota AFL Grand Final Live Site in front of the stage in Yarra Park. Entry via eastern side of the Live Site.

All accessible viewing areas will be clearly identified on the day and will be attended by an Event Marshall, who will assist with ensuring that the area remains available for mobility aid users. Companion seating will also be made available.

Seats in these viewing areas will not be reserved and as a large crowd is expected it is advisable to arrive early.

The Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade proudly supported by the City of Melbourne attracts more than 60,000 visitors to the City; therefore we encourage you to utilise public transport.

Getting here:

The Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade proudly supported by the City of Melbourne attracts more than 60,000 visitors to the City. We strongly encourage the public to utilise public transport.

The closest stations are:

Parliament Station and Flinders Street Station (for Old Treasury Building)
Richmond Station and Jolimont Station (for the Toyota AFL Grand Final Live Site and the Foxtel Footy Festival)
Paid Parking is also available around the City.

 

2016 TOYOTA AFL GRAND FINAL PARADE - ROAD CLOSURES & PTV CHANGES

Road Closures MacArthur Street Closed between Spring Street & Albert Street 7.00am – 2.30pm
Spring Street Closed between Flinders St and Bourke Street 7.00am – 2.30pm
Wellington Parade Closed between Lansdowne Street & Spring Street 9.00am - 2.30pm
Wellington Parade Closed between Jolimont Road & Hoddle Street 9.00am - 3.00pm
Wellington Parade Closed between Jolimont Road & Lansdowne Street 10.00am - 2.30pm
Flinders Street Closed between Spring Street & Exhibition Street 9.00am - 2.30pm
Flinders Lane Closed between Spring Street & Exhibition Street 9.00am - 2.30pm
Collins Street Closed between Spring Street & Exhibition Street 7.00am – 2.30pm
Little Collins Street Closed between Spring Street & Exhibition Street 9.00am – 2.30pm
Clarendon Street Closed between George Street & Wellington Parade 9.00am - 3.00pm
Wellington Parade South Closed between Wellington Parade & Jolimont Terrace 9.00am - 3.00pm
Wellington Parade South Local Traffic Only, Jolimont Terrace & Jolimont Road 9.00am - 3.00pm
Jolimont Street Local Traffic Only, Jolimont Terrace & Jolimont Road 9.00am - 3.00pm
Lansdowne Street Closed between Wellington Parade & Albert Street 10.00am - 2.30pm
Jolimont Road Closed between Wellington Parade & Wellington Parade South 10.00am - 2.30pm
Flinders Lane – Two-way traffic Closed between Spring Street & Exhibition Street 9.00am - 2.30pm
Brunton Avenue – Local Traffic Only Between Jolimont St & Punt Road 9.00am – 3.00pm

 

Tram Services


City Circle Tram
Cease on Spring Street until 1.30pm
Wellington Parade between Spring St & Jolimont Railway Station Cease/divert from 10.15am to 2.30pm
Collins Street/ MacArthur Street between Exhibition Street & Victoria Parade Cease/divert from 10.15am to 1.30pm
Spring Street/Bourke Street Cease/divert from 10.15am to 1.30pm
Flinders Street Cease/divert from 10.15am to 2.30pm

 

Bus Services

Wellington Parade between Spring St & Jolimont Railway Station Cease/divert from 10.00am to 2.30pm
Spring Street between Bourke Street & Flinders Street Cease/divert from 10.00am to 2.30pm
Collins Street/ MacArthur Street between Exhibition Street & Victoria Parade Cease/divert from 10.00am to 2.30pm
Melbourne Visitor Shuttle Stop 3 (Sports Precinct) will not be in operation. Remaining stops and services will operate as normal on this day

 

Local Traffic

Local Traffic will be allowed into the following streets at all times: Collins Street between Exhibition and Spring Street
Flinders Street between Exhibition and Spring Street
Wellington Parade between Hoddle St and Pullman Hotel (Hilton Hotel)
Jolimont Street between Jolimont Road and Jolimont Terrace
Lansdowne Street between Albert Street and Treasury Place
MacArthur Street between Albert Street and St Andrews Place