Get ready to party this Melbourne Cup Carnival with one of the biggest lineups across four huge days including Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith performing in the Mounting Yard ahead of 'the race that stops a nation’™ on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
Located on the hill, adjacent to the train station The Park is open during Melbourne Cup Carnival. It's fun, exciting, unexpected, carefree, fashionable and a little bit fabulous.
Australia's largest outdoor fashion event includes competitions for women and men, as well as industry awards for fashion designers and milliners.
The Park will be a foodie’s heaven with Melbourne’s trendiest eateries serving up a range of tasty cuisines and delicious eats. Plus Indulge in an array of sips in stylish bars and luxe lounges.
On Stakes Day racegoers can enjoy a fun, friendly atmosphere with an abundance of free activities for children, as well as great racing.
Experience the very best of thoroughbred horse racing during the Melbourne Cup Carnival with eight Group feature races including the internationally renowned Lexus Melbourne Cup.
16 October, 2018
10 October, 2018
6 October, 2018
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Since 2003, the Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour has provided rural, regional and metropolitan communities across Australia and New Zealand a chance to experience the magic of the cup.
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Witness a thrilling procession of colourful entertainment for the whole family to enjoy in the 35th annual Lexus Melbourne Cup Parade, proudly supported by the City of Melbourne.
Pin & Win is the VRC's major annual fundraising activity, and will for the second year support JDRF in 2018. Purchase a 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup lapel for your chance to win a great prizes.