Essendon's Family Day is back!

For the first time since 2020, the day will be bigger than ever, with activations, food trucks, signing marquees, merchandise and plenty of kids activities. 

Coming along to Family Day? Register your attendance via the link HERE.  

Key event details

When: Saturday, March 4 
Where: The NEC Hangar, 275 Melrose Drive, Melbourne Airport 
Time: 9:30AM - 12:30PM 

Please note, the event will be cashless and no cash-out facilities will be available at the NEC Hangar.


  • Snap and sign opportunities with players 
  • Community Activations 
    • Come down and meet Essendon’s Wheelchair Football players  
    • Donate your reusable football boots at the Boots for All stand, or purchase a pair of 2023 season boots on the day with boots starting from $15! 
    • Don’t miss the Purple Bombers’ colouring in station.
  • Partner Activations 
    • Visit the Palo Alto photo booth outside the Bomber Shop to snap a photo  
    • Head over into the foyer and explore NEC's PlayStation gaming area and get your photo with a Premiership Cup  
    • Try your handballing skills at the Fujitsu Warm Up Zone on the community oval  
    • Get yourself a relaxing massage, thanks to Fujitsu's massage angels  
    • Head over the comfort lounge to sip a slushie and take a bean bag break, thanks to Amart and Fujitsu   
    • Visit Liberty's Bike’n’Blend for smoothies and ride your way to a deliciously healthy treat  
    • Keep your eyes peeled for the Toyota Forklifts team, who will be handing out colouring books and toys  
    • McCafe coffee vouchers, thanks to McDonald's  
    • Coles fresh fruit giveaways  
    • Marley gift bags.
  • Membership and Merchandise 
    • Our member services team will be available for all queries and to assist in signing you up for the 2023 season 
    • The Bomber shop will be open from 9:30am for all the latest merchandise. There will also be a second outlet on the oval to buy from. Grab something from the 2023 range by Under Armour, New Era and more. Don't forget that members receive 10% off storewide! 


There will be no on-site parking and limited street parking available around the facility with road closures in place. Limited paid parking will be available at the Mantra Tullamarine, Melrose Drive. Shuttle buses will be running every half an hour from Windy Hill, located on Brewster Street in front of the Social Club. Parking will be limited at Windy Hill so please use public transport where possible. 




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