Thursday,Nov 8, 2018
Gates open 10:15am • First race 12:15pm • Last race 5:45pm
5:00pm - Kennedy Oaks
The tradition of Kennedy Oaks Day is beauty, femininity, style and grace. It’s a day that the racegoer can embrace wonderment and escape the normal of a week day. The style is not just for the females, the men also take it up a notch, making it one of the best days of the year for men to dress up and explore fashion.
Kennedy Oaks Day's significance on the fashion calendar is further reinforced with the crowning of the Myer Fashions on the Field Women’s Racewear national winner.
The racing highlight is the $1 million Group 1 Kennedy Oaks, which will see the best three-year-old fillies battle for victory in the ultimate test of their staying credentials.
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.
Thandi Phoenix will bring her powerhouse vocals to The Park on 'Ladies Day' at Flemington. SET TIME: 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Furnace and the Fundamentals will entertain in The Park with their immense repertoire spanning countless hits. SET TIME: 3.50pm - 4.50pm
Indie-pop singer-songwriter Amy Shark will grace The Park stage to perform tunes from her number one album 'Love Monster' and smash debut EP 'Night Thinker.' SET TIME: 5.10pm - 6.10pm
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.
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.
Flemington's famous tiered restaurant remains one of the most sought after positions on any racetrack worldwide.
Spend Kennedy Oaks Day in style in The Loft in The Birdcage. Be the envy of everyone with one of the most desirable tickets at this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival.
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.
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.
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.