Saturday,Nov 3, 2018
Gates open 8:30am • First race 11:45am • Last race 5:20pm
3:50pm - AAMI Victoria Derby
Cup Week starts with a fusion of monochrome fashion, first-class racing and celebrations at AAMI Victoria Derby Day.
Regarded as one of the most prestigious days of racing of the spring, AAMI Victoria Derby Day features a card of nine Group races, four at the elite Group 1 level. The feature Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby, worth over AUD $2 million, is Australia's premier staying classic for three year olds.
Off the track, the fashion stakes are equally impressive, thanks to the Myer Fashions on the Field competition for both men and women. Ladies embrace the traditional black and white palette, while men often choose to wear a grey morning suit and top hat, creating classic racing elegance in a larger than life world of glamour and sophistication.
The Park is the home of Myer Fashions on the Field, Australia's largest and most prestigious outdoor fashion event. This iconic celebration of fashion and racing will see stylish women, men and families from around Australia showcasing their beautiful style and incredible creations.
AAMI Victoria Derby Day will feature the electronic dance music of ARIA Award nominee Hayden James. SET TIME: 5.20pm - 6.20pm
Some of Melbourne’s favourite foodie destinations will pop up in The Park, with a range of tasty cuisines and delicious eats. Plus indulge in an array of sips in stylish bars and luxe lounges.
Known for their diverse sound and mix influences, electro-pop outfit Miami Horror will feature in The Park on AAMI Victoria Derby Day. SET TIME: 4.10pm - 5pm
Melbourne’s favourite fromagerie, Milk The Cow, will be serving up a great variety of local and international cheeses on the Members Lawn during Cup Week. Say cheese!
Touch up your lippy or tame your loose curls at the Pamper Lounge. Located in the Atrium, level 2 The Grandstand - the glam squad will be on site from 10am.
Make sure you head to the Forum, Level 1 The Grandstand for a complimentary shoe shine that will add a spring to your step. The shoe buffing artisans will be working their magic from 10am.
The new Club Stand is ready to open its doors to members and guests. Step inside and enjoy 13 unique bars and restaurants including the breathtaking Roof Garden.
Situated on Level 1 of the Winning Post Enclosure, this premium grazing marquee offers a unique experience in the centre of the track.
The multi-tiered marquee combines first class hospitality with magnificent views of the racecourse. Bookings must be groups of 4, 8, 10 and 12.
The Melbourne Cup Carnival isn't just about the races. Take a look at all the Dining options on offer - from ultra-exclusive to more casual.
This year, the Melbourne Cup Carnival is going to a whole new level, with incredible new Members dining spaces and never-before seen new experiences.
Members secure all the space and luxurious surrounds you need to entertain friends and guests in The Nursery, Domain and Rails Car Parks.
TRANSPORT & PARKING
WHAT TO WEAR
Tickets and Reserved Seating for the 2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival are now on sale through Ticketek.
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.