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Melbourne Cup Day in Australia

 

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Melbourne Cup Day is Australia's most popular annual horse racing event started in 1861 at the Flemington Racecourse in Victoria. To enjoy this racing event, the state of Victoria has declared Melbourne Cup Day as a public holiday and the event is popularly dubbed as the race that stops the nation.

When and Where Melbourne Cup Day 2013 takes Place?

Melbourne Cup Day - Australia's most popular social and racing events is observed on November 5 2013 at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria.

How do People Celebrate this Day?

Every year more than 100,000 people attend Flemington Racecourse to celebrate the event. Many offices across the Australia stop work closer to the time of the main race and celebrate the event by watching the race and organize parties like hat and dress competitions, staff lunches at restaurants and afternoon teas and betting. Some of them participate in fashion parades on the field and others take the time to watch or participate in events focused on the Melbourne Cup.

Why is Melbourne Cup Day a World Renowned Event?

As the Melbourne Cup Day carnival encompasses the finest racing, fashion, culture, food and wine all in one place and the event is a spectacle of fashion and entertainment, combining friends and families with corporate and celebrities, it has become one of the world renowned event.

The prominent horse racing event is televised live to an audience of about 650 million people worldwide and also on screens at race tracks across Australia.

This event is associated with top companies and some of the major partners of the number one horse racing event include Emirates, AAMI, MYER, Crown, and James Baogs.

Plan your Visit to Flemington Racecourse

There are 23 race meetings held every year but attending the Melbourne Cup Carnival is the most exciting one.

If you do not know how to travel to reach your destination then, visit Flemington Racecourse website. It provides the information through a Google map and downloadable maps.

Through this information you can decide the best ways to travel to Flemington which includes public transport options like cars, taxis, hire cars, ferries, helicopter and more.

For further information, visit melbournecup.com and get the required assistance.

To get the most out of your day at Flemington, plan your trip and make your day an unforgettable experience.

Weekday Date Year Name Holiday Type Where it is Observed
Tuesday Nov 5 2013 Melbourne Cup Day Local Holidays Victoria
Tuesday Nov 4 2014 Melbourne Cup Day Local Holidays Victoria
Tuesday Nov 3 2015 Melbourne Cup Day Local Holidays Victoria
Tuesday Nov 1 2016 Melbourne Cup Day Local Holidays Victoria
Tuesday Nov 7 2017 Melbourne Cup Day Local Holidays Victoria
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Melbourne Cup Day Facts

    Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013  (Victoria)
    Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014  (Victoria)
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