Tuesday,Nov 6, 2018
Gates open 8:30am • First race 10:50am • Last race 5:20pm
3:00pm - Lexus Melbourne Cup
Australia’s greatest sporting and cultural icon, the A$7.3 million Lexus Melbourne Cup, is the feature of Cup Week, and a must-do sporting spectacle to witness live.
The excitement of being part of the front lawn and grandstands filled to the brim, the silent audience anticipating what will happen in the next three minutes, all waiting for their ‘I was at the Melbourne Cup when..’ moment.
While a racing event at its core, Cup Day transcends traditional sporting events with the combination of sport, fashion, celebrity and entertainment. With a reputation for fashion with a penchant for drama, it is the day to make your strongest fashion statement with an exotic or outrageous ensemble that matches the scale and splendor of the event.
There’s truly no other event like it.
International DJ YO! MAFIA will bring her incredible ability to mix a variety of genres into one big party set to Australia's biggest raceday.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith will perform in the Mounting Yard ahead of 'the race that stops a nation’™ on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
Chart-toppers The Presets will have Lexus Melbourne Cup Day in party mode as they return from touring the USA after the release of their long awaited fourth album, 'HI VIZ'.
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.
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.
Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
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.