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Spring fling in Melbourne | Melbourne

Spring fling in Melbourne | Melbourne

Melbourne is warming up for Spring adventures


Put away those overcoats, and don your best fashion. Melbourne really knows how to celebrate the sunshine and fun of Spring. Check out our Spring picks to make the most of your Melbourne getaway.


Spring Racing Carnival

Dates: Until 25 NOVEMBER 2017

Location: Racing Victoria - Head Office, 400 Epsom Road, Flemington, Victoria, 3031


Say goodbye Winter, hello to the Spring Racing Carnival.

Jockeys push the boundaries of endurance and trainers work around the clock preparing horses for Australia’s premier racing festival. Watch champions take out the BMW Caulfield Cup, William Hill Cox Plate, and the pinnacle of the Australian racing calendar – the Emirates Melbourne Cup. Fashion, food and an incredible social experience make it easy to see why this is Australia’s greatest get together. Grab your fascinator and get ready for fashions in the field!   



AAMI Victoria Derby Day

Dates: 04 NOVEMBER 2017

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


Beautiful. Bold. Sophisticated elegance.

This is the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival’s fusion of fashion and racing – the lavish AAMI Victoria Derby Day. Ladies embrace the classic theme of Black and White for fashion, showcasing a time gone by of glamour and sophistication. The day is tailor-made for those with an appreciation of timeless classics, romantic ambience and stunning racing action. Bring your most elegant look and reserve your spot.



Emirates Melbourne Cup Day

Dates: 07 NOVEMBER 2017

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


The Emirates Melbourne Cup is the race that stops the nation. 

The world’s greatest thoroughbreds race over 3,200 metres towards the richest prize in Australian sport including the 18-carat solid gold Hardy Brothers trophy valued at $175,000.

For the fashionistas, a new social and fashion hotspot, The Park, will play host to Myer Fashions on Field.


Melbourne Festival

Dates: 04 OCTOBER 2017 to 22 OCTOBER 2017

Times: Various venues, 2 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


It’s not all about sports in Melbourne in Spring.

The Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's leading international arts festivals. Under artistic Director Jonathan Holloway, the festival has an incredible reputation for showcasing unique international and Australian events across dance, theatre, music, visual arts, and multimedia.




Play, rest, repeat this Spring

Stay for a few days to enjoy all Melbourne has to offer this Spring. Located in the centre of the action on Kingsway in Glen Waverley, our apartments will have you rested and ready to enjoy Melbourne’s incredible atmosphere. Book online or call 1800 727 528 to secure your studio, 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartment at Park Avenue - IKON Glen Waverley now!

Posted (18-Sep-2017)

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