The Park at Melbourne Cup Carnival

Eat, drink, play and dance in The Park this Melbourne Cup Carnival

A playground of endless fun and frivolity, The Park is a must-visit destination for foodies, fashionistas, music lovers and punters alike.

The Park returns in 2019 with another awesome lineup of Australia’s hottest musicians, Melbourne’s trendiest eateries, stylish bars, playful activations to explore and Myer Fashions on the Field, Australia's largest and most prestigious outdoor fashion event.

Located on the hill, adjacent to the train station, it’s exciting, unexpected, carefree and a whole lot of fabulous. Best of all, entry to The Park is free with your Melbourne Cup Carnival ticket.

Read on to find out who will be hitting the main stage, where to grab a tasty bite, and when to see the finals of our Myer Fashions on the Field categories.

SOUNDS

The Park returns in 2019 with another awesome music lineup! Across the four huge days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival catch some of Australia’s hottest music talent performing live on The Park main stage.

AAMI Victoria Derby Day
Lime Cordiale
Ball Park Music

Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Owl Eyes
Birds of Tokyo

Kennedy Oaks Day
Jungle Giants
Dean Lewis

Seppelt Wines Stakes Day
Kian
Young Franco

Plus resident DJs Sweet Mix Kids performing each day.

Click here for set times.

Australia's hottest musicians perform at The Park

TASTES

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. 

Agathé Pâtisserie
Duke’s Pizza 
Pinchy’s
Slider Diner
Son in Law
The Bearded Jaffle

Visit here for more info on our food pop-ups.

Melbourne's hottest eateries are in The Park this Melbourne Cup Carnival

SIPS

Take a playful step back in time at the retro diner-themed Pony Bar and indulge in an array of sips in stylish bars and outdoor spaces. 

Furphy Beer Garden
Grinders Coffee Caravan
Lillet at The Park 
Seppelt Prosecco Bar
The Pony Bar

Click here for more info on these bars.

Racegoers toasting in The Park at the Melbourne Cup Carnival

PLAY

With an array of activations from our official sponsors, there’s plenty to explore in The Park. From hidden photo moments and beauty bars to swings and carousels, it’s a fabulous playground for the young at heart!

Bumble Arcade
Lexus: Making Of Amazing Floral Activation
Myer Glam Bar
Network 10 Carousel
Nova Karaoke in the Park
Stilt Walkers
The Rotunda
The Stables

Grab more info on these activations here.

Play in The Park this Melbourne Cup Carnival

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.

AAMI Victoria Derby Day
Womens Racewear Daily Final
Mens Racewear Daily Final

Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
Womens Racewear Daily Final
Mens Racewear Daily Final and Victorian Final
Emerging Designer Award 

Kennedy Oaks Day

Womens Racewear Daily Final, Victorian Final and National Final
Millinery Award

Seppelt Wines Stakes Day
Family Racewear 
Junior Girl Racewear (6-12yrs)
Junior Boy Racewear (6-12yrs)
Senior Boy Racewear (13-17yrs)
Senior Girl Racewear (13-17yrs)

To find out more about Fashions on the Field click here.

Myer Fashions on the Field at Melbourne Cup Carnival

The Park is the coolest destination of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Be sure to check it out – don’t forget entry is free with your race day ticket. If you haven’t already secured your tickets, head to ticketek.com.au/melbcup19