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A-League Grand Final Guide




A-League Grand Final Guide

The stage is set for a historic A-League Grand Final showdown! The Central Coast Mariners, riding high as Premiers, will face off against the Melbourne Victory at Industree Group Stadium on May 25th. Get ready for a night of electric atmosphere as the Mariners fight for their first-ever championship on home soil!

Located in the heart of Gosford on the beautiful New South Wales Central Coast, Industree Group Stadium offers a fantastic game-day experience. For those driving, ample parking is available nearby, and the stadium is conveniently situated for easy access.

But don’t worry if you’re leaving the car at home! Public transport is a breeze. Gosford Station, on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line, is just a short walk from the stadium. Plus, your match ticket includes travel on trains, metro, and light rail, making getting to and from the game a stress-free experience.

So, whether you’re a die-hard Mariners fan or just looking to witness a thrilling A-League clash, mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable Grand Final! We’ve got you covered with stadium insights, and exclusive content right here on our blog!

Industree Group Stadium:


Get Ready for the Grand Final: Important Ticket & Entry Info for Mariners Fans!
Hey Mariners fans, the Grand Final is almost here and Industree Group Stadium is going to be rocking! To make sure you have a smooth entry and don’t miss a minute of the action, here’s some key info to keep in mind:


Download your tickets ASAP! Don’t wait until the queue to download them – avoid delays by having them ready on your phone beforehand. Remember, lots of people will be doing the same!

Heads up, Mariners member cards won’t work for this match. You’ll need to have a separate ticket purchased for the Grand Final.

Download the Ticketek app for easy access to your mobile tickets.

Sharing tickets with your crew? Get them downloaded and ready before you arrive.

Printed tickets? Make sure they’re all printed and folded before you head to the stadium for easy scanning.


This ain’t first-come, first-served! There’s no general admission seating for the Grand Final, so make sure you sit in the seat listed on your ticket.


Expect a big crowd! Plan to arrive as close to gates opening as possible so you don’t miss any pre-game excitement.

Food & Drinks:

Hungry and thirsty? All the usual food concession stands and bars will be open along the concourses. They’ll have everything from classic stadium fare like hot dogs and burgers to delicious snacks like chips on a stick and ice cream. There will also be food trucks offering Gozleme, pizza, and coffee.

Bringing your own snacks? No problem! You can bring in home-packaged food and snacks, but remember, no takeaway food like McDonalds or KFC is allowed. Also, leave the alcohol and glass at home – all drinks must be unopened.

Just a heads-up: Any food you bring must fit under your seat and not block walkways or other people’s space.

Let’s make this a Grand Final to remember!

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Central Coast Leagues Club:

Get ready for the ultimate showdown at Industree Group Stadium! This Saturday, the energy will be electrifying as Central Coast Mariners go head-to-head against Melbourne Victory in the men’s A-League grand final! ⚽

Kick-off is at 7:45pm, so mark your calendars and gather your crew for an unforgettable night of football action! Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just looking for an epic night out, this is an event you won’t want to miss! 

Remember, there’s limited parking available at Central Coast Leagues Club for members only. Plan ahead or consider carpooling to ensure a hassle-free experience!

Plus, we’ve prepared a special game day menu, so come early, grab a bite, and fuel up for the excitement ahead. 

If you’ve missed out on tickets, watch the game live at Arena Sports Bar on our colossal 9-metre screen with state of the art sound.

Let’s make this event memorable for everyone! Be kind to our hardworking staff as they keep the action flowing smoothly. It’s going to be busy, but with your support, we’ll make it an unforgettable night! 

After the match is done, a post game DJ will be  on The Terrace from 10pm – 2am keeping those Grand Final vibes going!

See you there.


Railway Hotel:

The wait is almost over! Catch the Central Coast Mariners battle Melbourne Victory in the 2024 A-League Final on our MEGA screens! No tickets? No worries! Cheer on the hometown heroes in style at Railway Hotel.

For those lucky enough to witness the Mariners LIVE, fuel up for the big game with our pre-match steak dinner. Spots are filling fast, so book now!

Book your spot here!

Deepwater Plaza:

The A-League Grand Final is here and Deepwater Plaza will help you get decked out in your team’s colours (They’re MARINERS right?? RIGHT?!)! Feeling the fever?

Rock the blue and yellow with our stores.

Score a winter warmer jumper at Best & Less, find the perfect jeans for cheering at Just Jeans, or grab something stylish at Millers or get some street apparel from Osmosis!

Want to elevate your look? Get glam with a blue and yellow mani-pedi at CITY SPA NAILS & BEAUTY.

Deepwater Plaza has everything you need to bleed your team’s colours for the big game! Don’t miss out, the finals atmosphere is electric!



Gosford RSL:

Let’s paint Gosford yellow and cheer our boys to victory! This Saturday, the Central Coast Mariners face off against Melbourne Victory in the A-League Grand Final, and Gosford RSL is the perfect place to catch all the action.

Kick-off is at 7:45 pm, but we recommend arriving early to soak up the electric atmosphere alongside your fellow Mariners fans. Don your yellow and cheer on the Mariners as they fight for the championship title on home soil! We’ll have the game showing live on the big screen in The Grandstand, plus delicious food and drinks specials throughout the match. Be sure to arrive early and be part of a night to remember!

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Erina Fair:

The Grand Final might be over, but the party’s just getting started! Join us at Erina Fair on Sunday, May 26th at 12 PM for a special End of Season Celebration with our very own Central Coast Mariners!

Show your yellow pride! This is a free, family-friendly, and alcohol-free event where you can:

Meet and greet your favorite Mariners players! Get autographs, photos, and a chance to see the team who brought us an unforgettable season.

Fuel up before or after the celebration! Grab a bite to eat at one of Erina Fair’s many dining options before or after the event.

Space is limited, so don’t miss out! Head down to The Hive on Sunday, May 26th at 12 PM to celebrate the incredible journey of the Central Coast Mariners.

Remember to cheer on the boys this Saturday, May 25th, at the Grand Final! Whether you’re at Industree Group Stadium or cheering them on from home, let’s bring this championship home for the Coast!

More event information here


Calling all Mariners supporters!

This Saturday, witness the Isuzu UTE A-League Men 2024 Grand Final live and loud at the Grand Final Live Site hosted by Central Coast Council at Leagues Club Park in Gosford.

Kick-off the festivities at 4pm! Bring your own food and drinks for a relaxed picnic atmosphere with family and friends.On-site food options will also be available. This is an alcohol-free event, perfect for a fun day out for all ages.

Let’s roar together and cheer the Mariners onto victory! This free event is your chance to be part of the electric atmosphere and show your unwavering support for the team.

Need more details? Head over to the Central Coast Council website for all the information you need.



Terrigal Hotel:

Calling all Mariners fans! Terrigal Hotel is gearing up for the A-League Grand Final!

Catch the game live while sipping on a limited-edition “Danny V Cocktail” for $18, a vibrant mix of Smirnoff vodka, blue curaçao, and fresh lemon,topped with refreshing lemonade. To fuel your cheers, savour their special $28 Pork Cutlet – a juicy cutlet paired with roasted apple, cider cream, and sautéed greens. Don your Mariners colors and join the Terrigal Hotel for a winning Grand Final experience!



A-League Grand Final Guide