Grand Final Day in America 2021

Each year, like clockwork, the eyes of Australia fall upon a grand Colosseum and the gladiators within.

Sometimes that clock chimes in October, but the familiar tones occur in September.  And usually, that Colosseum is the gargantuan MCG.

This year, the eyes of the Aussie Rules world will be fixed on the jewel on the Western Australian Coast, Perth, and the spectacle that is the 125th AFL Grand Final Game.

Who will be the men's Champions of the AFL in season 2021?  Will it be the Melbourne Demons who snap the longest current drought in the league at 57 years?  Or, will it be the Western Bulldogs to hoist their third cup in team history and their second in six seasons?

The color and pageantry of Grand Final Day will be twofold.  You can watch the game live starting at 5am EDT on Fox Sports 2, and you can watch the pregame festivities and the match itself starting at 4am EDT on WatchAFL.

With the game starting too late, or perhaps too early for most teams to have live viewing parties, many USAFL clubs are hosting pre- and post-game get-togethers.  One in New York will be live.  Below is the current list of USAFL hosted events surrounding the AFL Grand Final.  Click on the links below for more information about each event.

We urge you to support your local footy club, and if you do go, we also ask that you observe Covid measures such as social distancing as guided by the CDC and local authorities.

Baltimore, Maryland - Baltimore Dockers
Sat 9/25 - 11:30am EDT
McGerks Pub & Grill Federal Hill - 1061 S Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Event info

Chicago, Illinois - Chicago Swans
Sat 9/25 - 2pm CDT
AJ Hudson's Public House - 3801 N Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613

Dallas, Texas - Dallas Dingoes
Sat 9/25 - 12:30pm CDT
Four Corners Brewing Company - 1311 St Ervay St, Dallas, TX  75215
Event info

Dallas, Texas - North Texas Devils
Sat 9/25 - 11am CDT
GrandscapeTX - 5752 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX  75056
Event info

Denver, Colorado - Denver Bulldogs
Sat 9/25 - 11am MDT
Nola Jane Restaurant and Bar - 1435 Market St, Denver, CO 80202
Event info

Houston, Texas - Houston Lonestars
Sat 9/25 - 8am CDT
The Phoenix on Westheimer - 1915 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098
Event info

New York City, New York - New York Magpies
Sat 9/25 - 4am EDT **LIVE**
The Hairy Lemon - 28 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009
Event Info

Orange County, California - Orange County Giants
Sat 9/25 - Noon PDT
Rock & Brews - 1222 Irvine Blvd, Tustin, CA 92780
Event Info

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Hawks
Sat 9/24 - 7pm MST
12West Brewing Company - 12 West Main Street, Mesa, AZ  85201
Event info

San Diego, California - San Diego Lions
Fri 9/24 - 8pm PDT
3065 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117
Event info

Salt Lake City, Utah - Wasatch War Gulls
Sat 9/25 - 10:30am MDT
Boomerangs Down Under Bar - 160 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Event Info

St. Louis, Missouri - St. Louis Blues
Sat 9/25 - 7pm CDT
Amsterdam Tavern
Event Info

Tampa, Florida - Tampa Bay Tiger Sharks
Sat 9/25 - Noon EDT
McArthurs Irish Pub, 9246 4th St North, St Petersburg, FL  33702
Event info

Washington, DC - DC Eagles Football Club
Sat 9/25 - 9:30am EDT
Crystal City Sports Pub - 529 23rd St South, Arlington, VA 22202
Event info

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