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Geelong Cats v Essendon
Round 7 | Sunday 5 May
3.20pm | MCG

Free Festival in Yarra Park from 11am


VFL Curtain Raiser
Essendon v Geelong Cats (VFL)
11.50am | MCG

Gates (1,2,3,6) from 11am


For all info on getting to the game, membership seating bays, facilities, Cats Shop locations and more - visit our match day guide page.

Tickets from $27 - buy here

And remember, it's Woolworths Sunday Funday - Kids in FREE to General Admission with any paying Adult*

Melbourne 5 Members also get access to the game - plus other Cats Home and Away matches, Stand Proud today!  

Melbourne 5 Members also get access to the game - plus other Cats Home and Away matches, Stand Proud today for only $125. 

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Or get your ticket to the Cats Member function, which includes a main meal, Reserved Seat and entertainment. Tickets from $110 (adults) or $69 (juniors) - buy tickets here


The free Powercor Country Festival Farmers Market will be held in the Yarra Park Precinct from 11am and includes plenty of activities showcasing the best of regional Victoria and live entertainment.

Enjoy performances from Kasey Chambers, John Williamson, The Mik Maks and Adelaide Clark at the main stage.

The fresh produce from the country will be celebrated featuring a range of delicious produce from regional Victoria.

Festival includes:

- Levi's® Workwear Main Stage
- Farmers' Market
- Food Trucks
- Animal farm
- Pony Rides
- Country displays
- Kids stage show
- + more!

Live entertainment will take place at the Levi's® Workwear Main Stage:

Time Artist/Band
11.45am - 12.25pm Adelaide Clark
12.35pm - 1.15pm The Mik Maks
1.25pm - 1.45pm John Williamson
2.05pm - 2.55pm Kasey Chambers


Get to your seat in time to enjoy:

Time Detail
11.50am Essendon v Geelong Cats VFL Curtain Raiser
2.59pm Essendon enter the ground
(with CFA Guard of Honour)
3.02pm Geelong Cats enter the ground
(with CFA Guard of Honour)
3.14pm Country Festival Ceremony commences
John Williamson performance and flag unveils by CFA volunteers
3.20pm Game starts




Powercor Country Festival

12:00pm May 6, 2019

Hawkins on the farm

12:41pm May 2, 2019

Powercor Country Festival Launch

4:50pm Apr 29, 2019

Tom Hawkins press conf (R7)

4:46pm Apr 29, 2019

Life as a Liney

4:23pm Mar 6, 2019

Country Day - Warrnambool

4:10pm Feb 19, 2019

The Power of the Country

9:27am May 18, 2018


Final Team: Clark named to return against Bombers

One change to our team for Sunday's Powercor Country Festival clash with the Bombers.

5:10pm  May 3, 2019

Tom Wills Award

The player judged best on ground against the Bombers will receive the Tom Wills Award.

4:44pm  May 3, 2019

Farmers market to showcase the best of regional Victoria

The Yarra Park Precinct will come alive this Sunday for the annual Powercor Country Festival Farmers Market.

1:48pm  May 3, 2019

Cats and Bombers partner with Rural Aid

Essendon and Geelong have partnered with one of the largest rural charities in Australia.

3:37pm  Apr 30, 2019

The country meets the city at the MCG

The 2019 Powercor Country Festival was officially launched at the MCG on Monday.

2:34pm  Apr 29, 2019

The membership that has become the hottest ticket in town

A new membership released by the Cats is creating a buzz

9:23am  Mar 22, 2019

Cats and bombers launch 2019 Powercor Country Festival

Geelong and Essendon have officially kicked off the 2019 Powercor Country Festival.

3:21pm  Mar 7, 2019

Geelong's Team of the Country

Complied by Cats historian Col Hutchinson, the team is made up of players from regional areas

12:00pm  May 17, 2018