Top places to watch the 2019 AFL Grand Final

Where will you catch the big game?
Where will you catch the big game?

ONE of the most important dates for Australians is coming up and it’s time for AFL fans to make plans for their Grand Final viewing.

Richmond Tigers and GWS Giants will be battling it out at the MCG this Saturday, September 28, starting at 2.30pm.

Where will you watch it? How will you celebrate?

As a start, check out our top places to catch the game across Perth.

Be in the heart of the action at ‘the home of WA footy’. Picture: Supplied

Optus Stadium, Burswood

Be in the heart of the action at ‘the home of WA footy’. The Stadium is offering a Grand Final package with dining in the River View Room before catching the game in the restaurant or on the Stadium’s super screens.

AFL personalities will be making an appearance for tips and match commentary. Get tickets here.

The Camfield, Burswood

If you’re after a do-it-yourself kind of experience, you can catch the live game at the southern hemisphere’s largest pub, right next door to Optus Stadium.

The bars, beer garden and microbrewery are always pumping at The Camfield throughout the AFL season.

The high-tech booths at The Sporting Globe. Photo: Matt Jelonek

The Sporting Globe, Belmont, Mandurah and Rockingham

The Sporting Globe is gearing up across its three venues for the Grand Final weekend.

The games will be shown live across the bar’s 50+ screens from every seat in the house, including a seven-metre mega screen.

Live entertainment will continue into the night post-game. Register here.

Market Grounds, CBD

Check out the fresh modern venue in the middle of the city, showing off a two-storey pub with LED screens set to broadcast the live game.

Choose between the main market bar, relaxed lounge, or the beer garden at Market Grounds.

Raffles Hotel in Applecross. Picture: Instagram

The Raffles, Applecross

If you’re after scenic viewing as much as the footy, celebrate the game with riverside views at The Raffles in Applecross.

This iconic pub spot offers an indoor or alfresco experience with the game on screens inside, outside, upstairs or down.

The Game Sports Bar, Northbridge

Attached to the back of the Aberdeen Hotel, this sports bar has 35 screens for optimal viewing, along with a wide range of drinks on offer and a night club next door for the after party.

An after party will be held at the night club next door but the Game Sports Bar is perfectly located in Perth’s party district for a wide selection.

The Guildford Hotel. Picture: Supplied

The Guildford Hotel, Guildford

The cosy and laid back vibe of the heritage-listed building becomes charged with an atmosphere of excitement during Grand Final time.

Multiple screens surround the bar for patrons to catch the action no matter where they look.

Crown Sports Bar, Burswood

The venue boasts WA’s biggest and best sports bar screens, and is sure to impress with its surrounding restaurants, bars and casino.

If you can’t bear to leave the game, the Merrywell will deliver your food straight to the Sports Bar.

Paddington Ale House in Mount Hawthorn. Picture: Supplied

 

Paddington Ale House, Mount Hawthorn

Taking out a 2017 award for Best Sporting Entertainment Hotel, this Mount Hawthorn staple offers all you need to enjoy the Grand Final.

This place boasts 15 mega screens, live music and more than 150 types of beer.

The Left Bank, Fremantle

The popular pub has been busy throughout the AFL season with their Billy’s Sports Bar fit out with five TVs, including a hefty 75 inch screen.