A country cup day brings people together. It’s the biggest event of the year for locals, and it’s the best time to return home for others. People of all ages travel from near and far to enjoy the wonderful colour, racing action and excitement only a country cup day can bring and during the Festival of Racing, there's plenty feature races in country Victoria to choose from.
Whether it’s Cup Day in Colac, Towong, Edenhope or the Yarra Valley, each one has that special something to offer. Never been to a Cup Day? Check out the list of dates on offer!
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Hot air balloons, wineries, cheese and chocolate tasting, the Yarra Valley offers the perfect weekend escape, located only 1 hour from Melbourne.
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Get a dose of city sophistication paired with good old country hospitality in Wangaratta, which is home to the two-day Food & Wine Cup Carnival.
With its rich history, grand architecture and stunning gardens, Bendigo is a booming foodie scene that also offers modern museums and galleries.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Geelong Racecourse, and take advantage of the breathtaking surf coast and scenery on offer along the Great Ocean Road.
Combining stunning surf beaches and terrific racing, Woolamai is a mecca for couples and families alike to escape to Phillip Island for a weekend getaway.
Take in the Murray River's historic charm in Echuca Moama, Australia's paddle steamer capital. Steeped in heritage, fine dining and of course, the Murray!
The Great Ocean Road region has its fair share of great racing clubs and scenery. It spans from the Grampians all the way down to the west coast.
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Head out to the Eastern coast of Victoria, where Gippsland encompasses Woolamai and Drouin, Moe through to Sale and Bairnsdale up to Omeo.
Just outside of the CBD lives Greater Melbourne, the Yarra Valley, Healesville, Cranbourne, Pakenham, Balnarring and Werribee Racing Clubs.
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Relax and rejuvenate in Victoria's spa country in the Grampians, which is home to 10 racing clubs. It's time to pick your Grampians Racing Escape.
Explore the Grampians
High Country is home to Victoria's snowfields spanning 12 clubs from Seymour to Mansfield, Merton to Taura and Wangaratta to Wodonga
Explore the High Country
Running from the top corner of Victoria from Hanging Rock to Donald, Echuca to Kerand Swan Hill through to Mildura
Explore The Murray
From the history of the gold rush to relaxing spas of the Macedon Ranges, the diversity of experiences to be had in this region is immense.
Explore the Goldfields & Macdeon Ranges