Melbourne Cup Carnival

Saturday, 2 November, 2013

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is an unequalled world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, culture, food and wine all in one place - Flemington. Be enthralled and swept up in the magic of the unmissable celebration that stops a nation! Held across four days from 2 to 9 November, it is unrivalled in its prestige and tradition and is the social occasion of the year.

Renowned locally and internationally, the Melbourne Cup Carnival holds a unique position in world racing as there is no comparable week where crowds of such magnitude gather to celebrate thoroughbred racing . The Emirates Melbourne Cup is the iconic race of the Carnival, with increasingly the best thoroughbreds from around the world showcasing the very best of the sport.

Trackside, the event is a spectacle of fashion and entertainment, combining friends and families with corporates and celebrities. Firmly established as an unequalled international and Australian draw card, Melbourne embraces domestic and international visitors alike to bask in the excitement and revel in the glamour of the Birdcage, Flemington lawns, marquees and some of the finest hospitality and entertainment is has to offer.

As a cultural and sporting event its lure is magnetic and undeniable, attracting crowds who descend upon Flemington to be a part of the truly unforgettable experience that is...the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

For more information, please click here - www.visitmelbourne.com/events

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