Community Opening: Day Event

August 28, 2022

Members Gates opening time

1:00 am

Public Gates opening time

1:00 am

Start time

1:00 am

Food and drink services

1:00 am

Be there for the opening of Sydney’s new world-class Allianz Stadium, a free community day jam-packed with entertainment, fun activities for all ages and access to our city’s biggest sporting stars.
Meet your favourite Sydney Roosters, Sydney FC, and NSW Waratahs players, be among the first to lace up your shoes in the changerooms on a behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium, have a kick on the field-of-play and soak up the live music, performers and activation stations across the precinct, while enjoying Merivale’s new food and beverage offering.
For one day only, from 11am-3pm, be part of history and experience what promises to be an unforgettable Opening Day at Allianz Stadium. Hurry, only 25,000 free tickets are available.

Precinct Activations Map

Allianz Tours: Be one of the first to take a sneak preview of the new world class Allianz Stadium!  Look for the Allianz Stadium Tours marquee next to Domain at Gate 4, off Moore Park Rd or jump on the Allianz Stadium website and book  a spot.

Allianz Zone: Visit the Allianz zone and grab your Allianz Stadium merchandise (limited stock, so be quick!) and get your free blue fairy floss. Look out for Allianz volunteers in blue to find out more about Allianz Stadium facilities & features.

Aurecon: Come and meet the engineering design team behind one of the most complex stadiums ever built in Australia, Allianz Stadium. Our engineers will immerse you in an interactive experience that shows how this incredible piece of infrastructure came to life.

COX: As the lead designers of Allianz Stadium (SFS), Cox Architecture will share with you some of the key facts of the design for the new stadium that makes it the leading football venue in Australia and answer any questions about the facilities that you will have access  to use.

Domain: Sydney’s new home of sport is now ‘Open for Inspection’, with Domain, Australia’s home of property. The all-access tour will kick off from the Domain Marquee. Come early to grab a coffee on Domain and enter Domain’s Most Valuable Property in Sport competition for the chance to win $50k.

Football Australia: Join our team at the Football Australia inflatable shooting target! Get your shooting boots on and test your accuracy against family and friends. We are very excited to spread the love of the world game as we prepare to cheer on the Socceroos and CommBank Matilda’s in the upcoming FIFA World Cups!

Fox Sports: You can be a Fox Sports commentator for the day, take a photo sitting at the Fox League commentary desk and call a game just like you see on TV, don’t forget to tag @foxtel and @foxleague so we can see!

John Holland: At the John Holland stand, you can chat to the team of experts who brought Australia’s most state-of-the-art stadium to life, learn all about the build process and find out how you can make your career in operations, engineering, design and construction with John Holland.

MiniFit: Educating kids on growing up healthy and strong through exercise, hydration, nutrition, sleep and screen time.

NRL: Don’t miss all the unreal action happening at the NRL Fan Zone with your chance to meet NRL & NRLW Legends, show what you are made of at the NRL Skills Test, grab a selfie with the Premiership Trophies, and even be in the running to WIN a 2022 NRL Grand Finals Family Pass!

NSW Waratahs: Join the Waratahs at the Allianz Stadium open day where you will have the chance to meet your favourite men’s and women’s players, test your skills in our pass the ball tent for a chance to win awesome Waratah merchandise, and take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of our changeroom.

Sydney FC: Test your shooting skills with Sydney FC by taking aim at our inflatable kicking target, or stop by for a selfie with some of our A-League stars as we celebrate our return to Moore Park!

Sydney Roosters: Be there to take photos and get your autographs with some of the Roosters NRL and NRLW superstars as well as the NRL and NRLW Premiership trophies! Rocky the Rooster and the Roosters Girls Cheerleader squad will be there for special appearances for what is bound to be an action-packed family day out!

TAB: The sky is the limit so make sure you visit the TAB activation zone and look out for the big green blimp near the basketball courts!

Wallabies: Free haircuts from the now-famous Wallabies Barber Shop, player signings and a chance to see Wally the mascot, visit the Rugby Australia kiosks in Sports Alley.

*Locations subject to change if inclement weather persists.

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