Visiting the MCG for the 2023 AFL Finals Series

Step into greatness at the 'G!

The Melbourne Cricket Club, as ground managers of the MCG, looks forward to welcoming you to the 'G for the 2023 AFL Finals Series!

Below you will find everything you need to know to help make your experience a great one.

Get your tickets

Tickets for the 2023 AFL Finals Series matches at the MCG are available via Ticketek. Please check the AFL website for up-to-date information of on-sale times for these matches as they are confirmed. 

Arrival to the MCG

Your ticket for the match will be delivered digitally via Ticketek. You will need to download your mobile ticket prior to arriving at the MCG. If you have purchased tickets for others, remember to forward tickets to the individuals attending within your group for easy entry. This can be done by forwarding the SMS you received from Ticketek, or by copying and pasting the ticket link into an SMS. These tickets will be used for entry at the turnstiles.

For a quicker entry, we recommend downloading your mobile tickets prior to arriving at the MCG.

Getting to the 'G

To ensure you are inside the MCG in time for the match start, arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process.

To ease congestion on roads, the public transport network and at the Gate, we advise patrons to arrive early to the MCG.

Public transport

The MCG is easily accessible via public transport, including major train and tram lines. Plan your journey here.

Car parking

Public parking in Yarra Park is available for select matches at the MCG and parking tickets must be pre-purchased in advance via Ticketek. Please check our Parking Information page for a full list of opening times and availability. We endeavour to provide disability parking for all matches.

Road closures

Road closures around the MCG may be in place at high-traffic times during events at the MCG. Cars may also be held in the car park for a short time after the match. Roads that may be subject to road closures include Brunton Avenue, Jolimont Street, Jolimont Terrace and Wellington Parade.

To see the road closures for upcoming events, view the event pages here.

At the MCG

Arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process at your assigned gate. You will be required to enter via the Gate on your digital ticket.

All food, beverage and merchandise outlets will be cashless – so all transactions will need to be made on a debit or credit card.

Please note: Smoking or vaping is not permitted inside the MCG. Patrons found to be smoking or vaping will face immediate eviction.

MCG facilities

Having trouble finding something? Find it in the stadium directory.

Accessible seating

Accessible seating is available in all stands at the MCG. Availability is event dependent.

Shane Warne Stand
Accessible seating is only available on levels 1 and 2 of the Shane Warne Stand. Public availability of accessible seating on level 2 is restricted during the AFL Premiership Season as this area often forms part of the home club’s season reserved seat or dining room allocations.

Ponsford Stand
Accessible seating is available on levels 1, 2 and 4 of the Ponsford Stand.

Olympic Stand
Accessible seating is available on levels 1, 2 and 4 of the Olympic Stand.

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