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.
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.
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'. SET TIME: 5.20pm - 6.20pm
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. SET TIME: 4pm -5pm
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.
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.
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.
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!
The Parade Lounge puts you directly in view of the majestic Parade Ring, right above the horse stalls. Nowhere else at Flemington will place you so close to the thoroughbreds throughout the day.
Situated on Level 1 of the Winning Post Enclosure, this premium grazing marquee offers a unique experience in the centre of the track.
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.
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.
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Step into luxury this Lexus Melbourne Cup Day as Lexus partners with the Victoria Racing Club. Reaffirming the Lexus commitment to forging pleasurable experiences, head track side to witness this prestigious and exhilarating event in anticipation of the Lexus UX.
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