The 2012 Emirates Melbourne Cup
The Emirates Melbourne Cup on display
Myer Fashions on the Field is one of the largest and most prestigious outdoor fashion events in Australia
A birdseye view of Flemington
Glen Boss rides Puissance de Lune to victory on Emirates Stakes Day 2012
The stands were full on AAMI Victoria Derby Day in 2012
Emirates Stakes Day is family day at Flemington
Bright and colourful fashion choices are common on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Dates: 1 - 8 November 2014

Address: Flemington Racecourse, 448 Epsom Road, Flemington, Victoria 3031

Freecall: 1300 727 575  |  Fax: 03 8378 0855  


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 1 to 8 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.

Content: Victoria Racing Club Limited


  • Ambulance
  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Entertainment
  • Shaded area
  • Sheltered area

Tourism awards

2013  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Winner

2013  - Australian Tourism Awards  - Gold

Disabled access

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