Where to Watch the Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup is famous for its huge attendance and superb atmosphere. The race itself will be broadcast on Channel 7, but there are many other options to watch the Watch the Melbourne Cup live.

One of the most popular places to go in Melbourne is Flemington Racecourse which will host a small festival for the occasion. Entry to the racecourse is free, and they offer a good view of the track. There will be events, free entertainment, and general merriment to embrace the occasion.

Other popular places will be local pubs which often show the event on their big screens and even give you some nice deals on food and drinks for the day. Then, of course, there’s always the option of your local betting shop, which is a more low-key event but still an option for those who wish to watch it.

Aside from these popular places, you could also try the Melbourne Zoo, which will display the cup on a big outdoor screen for other visitors to enjoy. Many other events are happening around the city, so it would be good to check around beforehand if you want to avoid disappointment.

One of the best parts about this time of year is that almost everyone has a day off work as it is a public holiday. However, the atmosphere is electric with people everywhere, so it might be difficult to find a place where you can chill and enjoy the occasion.

If you’re looking for an event that includes general celebrations but also plenty of races from around Australia, then AAMI Victoria Derby Day will be a good one to try. The races have a range of prices and generally have a fun atmosphere which will be just as exciting, if not more so, than the Melbourne Cup on its own.

No matter what you do for the race, make sure it’s an enjoyable day with your friends or family while watching some quality racing from Australia’s best.