Emirates Melbourne Cup Day

  • u Date Tuesday, November 07, 2017
  • g Time TBC
  • R Location Flemington Racecourse
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As the world looks on, Australia's signature raceday explodes with colour, action, excitement and celebration on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day.

The A$6.2 million Emirates Melbourne Cup is the pinnacle of the Australian racing calendar — set in a party atmosphere on the very grandest scale, and not to be missed. 

This year, it's your turn to join thousands of avid racegoers, fashionistas and scene-makers, as they flock to Flemington’s playground to watch the best staying handicap in the world. It's a unique chance to witness history in the making as fairy tales come true. It's more than just the 'race that stops a nation™' — it's a celebration event that lasts from morning til night.

Run over 3200 metres, the Emirates Melbourne Cup is widely considered to be the best staying handicap in the world. Over 3200 metres, the Emirates Melbourne Cup offers the richest prize in Australian sport and a 18ct solid gold trophy valued at $175,000. With such significant international standing, the anticipation of history in the making creates the electric atmosphere that is 'the race that stops a nation'.™ 

For racegoers, the Emirates Melbourne Cup day is about more than just the race. It sets the standard for fashion, fun and creativity, taken to all new dimensions. Don’t miss your chance to experience Emirates Melbourne Cup Day for yourself, on Tuesday 7 November 2017.

Official flower for Emirates Melbourne Cup Day is the Yellow Rose


The official flower for Emirates Melbourne Cup Day is the Yellow Rose


Tickets & Packages

  • blue background with the text Adult
    • $70

    Adult - Early bird 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

  • magenta background with the text Student
    • $57

    Concession/Student* - Early bird 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

  • green background with the text Pensioner
    • $37

    Concession/Pensioner* - Early bird 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

  • blush background with the text Children
    • $0

    Children under 16** 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    Free

  • The Precinct at Melbourne Cup Carnival
    • $199

    The Precinct 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

  • The Precinct at Melbourne Cup Carnival
    • $320

    The Precinct - Derby & Cup  

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

  • The Precinct at Melbourne Cup Carnival
    • $285

    The Precinct - Cup & Oaks  

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $350

    Hill Stand Seating - Derby + Cup 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $338

    Hill Stand Seating - Cup + Oaks 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $449

    Hill Stand Seating - Derby + Cup + Oaks 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $494

    Hill Stand Seating - Derby Day + Cup + Oaks + Stakes 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • SOLD OUT - $230

    Saintly Place Seating 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    SOLD OUT

    • $309

    Saintly Place Seating - Derby + Cup 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $290

    Saintly Place Seating - Cup + Oaks 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $376

    Saintly Place Seating - Derby + Cup + Oaks 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $220

    Lawn Stand Seating 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $268

    Lawn Stand Seating - Derby + Cup 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $256

    Lawn Stand Seating - Cup + Oaks 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

    • $351

    Lawn Stand Seating - Derby + Cup + Oaks 

    Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 

Ticketing information

Purchase your tickets now and save! Early bird ticket pricing valid for tickets purchased on or prior to 17 September 2017. Please note, prices do not include Ticketek booking fees and delivery charges.

*Concession is available to Australian Pensioner Concession Card holders, Full-time Student Card holders, Healthcare Card holders, Disability Concession and DVA Gold Card holders.
** Children under 16 (FREE) must be accompanied by an adult to enter the racecourse. 
^Carer accompanying a person with a disability (FREE). Carer must have a Child Disability Allowance Health Care Card, Disability Pension Card or Companion Card.