Melbourne Cup Carnival | Lexus Melbourne Cup Day 2019
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Flemington Racecourse

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Tuesday,
Nov 5, 2019

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Gates open 8:30am • First race 11:00am • Last race 5:15pm

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3:00pm - Lexus Melbourne Cup

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Australia’s greatest sporting and cultural icon, the A$8 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.

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OWL EYES

OWL EYES

Australian pop darling Owl Eyes twirls into the spotlight with a lush yet danceable disco stomper ‘You and I’ accompanied by the sun-lit B-Side ‘Le Soleil’ – two tracks entwined with the parallel intensity of love, both from a different viewpoint.

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BIRDS OF TOKYO

BIRDS OF TOKYO

Formed in Perth back in 2004, Birds of Tokyo have grown from independent roots to become one of Australia’s most popular contemporary rock bands.

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MYER FASHIONS ON THE FIELD

MYER FASHIONS ON THE FIELD

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.

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EAT & DRINK

EAT & DRINK

Melbourne’s trendiest eateries will be serving up a range of tasty cuisines and delicious eats in The Park across the four days of Cup Week. From American-style pizza slices to Instagram-worthy cartoon character baos, there will be plenty on the menu to delight your taste buds. Plus indulge in an array of sips in stylish bars.

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TICKETING INFORMATION

GENERAL ADMISSION 

Tickets and Reserved Seating for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival are now on sale through Ticketek.

Please note: prices do not include Ticketek booking fees and delivery charges.

TICKETING INFORMATION

  • Children under 16** FREE
  • Carer accompanying a person with a disability^: FREE

*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.