Long weekend activities that aren’t watching the AFL Grand Final
Footy fever has taken over Melbourne. But if football doesn't get your heart pumping or you can't bear to watch your team's biggest rival play, here are the best ways to enjoy the long weekend.
The atmosphere is brewing, the streets are decked out in team colours, and footy fans are getting ready for the biggest game of the year.
But if you can’t bear to watch other teams play in the big game, or if football just isn’t your thing, don’t fear. The long weekend doesn’t need to be all things football, with several activities happening in Melbourne and regional Victoria to keep the whole family entertained.
From heading off on a coastal road trip to exploring historical sites, here are the best ways to avoid the big game over the long weekend.