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Melbourne Cup Carnival

  • The Melbourne Cup Carnival creates a party atmosphere unparalleled at any other Australian sporting event and is the world’s largest outdoor fashion event.The world’s most vibrant racing carnival is comprised of four unique race days.AAMI Victoria Derby Day
    Saturday 29 October 2011

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day
    Tuesday 1 November 2011

    Crown Oaks Day
    Thursday 3 November 2011

    Emirates Stakes Day
    Saturday 5 November 2011

    The $6.175 million 2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup in 150 year old running is more than just a horse race – it is a social and cultural tradition that literally brings Australia to a standstill. The race draws competitors from all over the world with the annual invasion of northern hemisphere-trained stayers making it a truly international event.

    The Emirates Melbourne Cup now attracts a worldwide television audience of over 700 million people in 120 countries and territories while millions more either view or listen to the event via the internet.

    Experience the celebration of racing, style, fashion and glamour at Flemington.

    Gates Open
    8:00am 8:00pm

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