Don’t miss the annual showdown!

Catch this year’s Anzac Day annual clash as Essendon takes on Collingwood when they once again go head to head in this undoubtedly exciting and emotionally charged event. For many Australians, it’s an iconic way of honouring those who serve their country. The game will be followed by a second clash in the evening, with the Giants taking on the Lions down in Canberra. Mackenzie’s will also be open from 4PM the evening prior, showing Richmond v. Melbourne live at 7:25PM (AEST).


  • Wednesday 24 April, 2024 – 7:25PM (AEST) – Richmond v. Melbourne | MCG, Melbourne
  • Thursday 25 April, 2024 – 3:20PM (AEST) – Essendon v. Collingwood | MCG, Melbourne
  • Thursday 25 April, 2024 – 7:30PM (AEST) – Giants v. Lions | Manuka Oval, Canberra

All games will be broadcast live in Mackenzie’s Sports Bar on the huge screen in the beer garden, as well as throughout the main club on select screens.

Plus, enjoy FREE half-time footy food during the Essendon v. Collingwood game, and drink specials throughout the day from 1PM.*

For the kids

Kids can enjoy free face painting from 5PM to 8PM in the club, with Wobbygongs also open for them from 5PM (bookings are highly recommended).

Please note that due to the Anzac Day public holiday, venue opening hours throughout the club may differ from their regular times. Click here to view our trading hours for the day.

*T&C’s apply. Please note a 15% public holiday surcharge is applicable on Anzac Day. Free half-time footy food is available in Mackenzie’s only.