Friday before the AFL Grand Final is a state holiday in Australia. In the table below, you will find when Friday before the AFL Grand Final is official marked and celebrated in Australia over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2016
Friday September 30 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2017
Friday September 29 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2018
Friday September 28 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2019
Friday September 27 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2020
Friday October 23 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2021
Friday September 24 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2022
Friday September 23 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2023
Friday September 29 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2024
Friday September 27 Friday before the AFL Grand Final
2025
Friday September 26 Friday before the AFL Grand Final

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Our team of holiday editors are continuously monitoring for changes from government agencies and local authorities to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible. If you happen to notice an error, please get in touch.