Next Melbourne Cup Day Event

Are you getting excited for the next Melbourne Cup Day Event? When it comes to the most celebrated horse racing event in Australia this is the one to be at. It happens each year in November on the first Tuesday of the month, and in the state of Victoria it is an annual public holiday.

Melbourne Cup Day

The race that stops the nation consists of 3,200 metres of track for thoroughbred horses 3-years or older. This is always held on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria by the Victoria Racing Club at 3pm DST.

Riders with their horses will take on others in the battle to win a stake of the $6.2-million prize money, and of course to mark their name down in history. Are you going to the next Melbourne Cup Day? Please do let us know if you are, have fun if you are going.

When is Melbourne Cup Day? (All at Victoria)

Tue Nov 3 in 2015
Tue Nov 1 in 2016
Tue Nov 7 in 2017
Tue Nov 6 in 2018
Tue Nov 5 in 2019
Tue Nov 3 in 2020

Next Melbourne Cup Day event news up to November 2017

To find out about the latest Melbourne Cup Day rumors and news, see reports below.

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  • Grace

    Is anyone attending the Emirates Melbourne Cup Day on November 3rd, 2016? I live in Maribyrnong and was just wondering if any of my home townies was going.

  • Caroline

    The 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival Charity Ball will be held on Friday Ocotber 28, 2016 at The Palladium at Crown Level 1, 8 Whiteman Street Melbourne – Will you be attending this year?

  • Joy

    To attend The Emirates Melbourne Cup it will cost $74 for adults, OAP $40 Australian dolloars, Stdent $60 and kids under 16 go free.

  • Malcom

    Wow, for $489 you can get a ticket for Hill Stand 4 day Melbourne Cup Carnival package. Click the link top right on this page for more details.

  • Mark

    I would recommend visiting the below page for all the details on what to wear. It really depends on where you will be. They list what to wear for VRC members and guests / The Birdcage & Members Car Parks / Dining, enclosures & corporate hospitality / General Admission. Click on the link below.

    https://www.flemington.com.au/racing-and-events/what-to-wear

  • Jack

    What is the best thing to wear at Emirates Melbourne Cup Day?

  • John

    There is a 20% chance of rain on race day, but I have been before and it is brilliant and will not miss it this year. The atmosphere is amazing.

  • Melissa

    How much are the tickets to attend this race? Would love to go but it depends on how much?