Join Animal Liberation Queensland any time during the evening at Tippler's Tap in Fortitude Valley - guaranteed no cup replays, just good company, craft beers, a range of other drinks (alcoholic and non), and great vegan food options including sheese and chick'n burgers, chilli fries, plant-based hot dogs and $3 vegan tacos. All Rights Reserved. OPTIONAL: Feel free to also share your thoughts on why you are saying ‘Nup to the Cup’ and any personal stories or experiences you have had with the horses used and abused by the racing industry. Dress up (but don’t feel obliged to)! Help support Animals Australia who will be there with an amazing vegan menu. Your ticket includes a gourment BBQ and salad, cheez platter, slice of raw cake for dessert and a complementary glass of bubbles. No feathers! Inspired by the recent T Rex races, the Fun Alternative Racing Karnival will be a whole lot of horse-free fun! ... SYDNEY: Melbourne Cup Outreach & Demonstration. More details & RSVP here. Melbourne Cup Lunch 12pm-4pm $110 per person 5 Course Set Menu with glass of French bubbles on arrival Prize for best dressed on the day! We invite animal lovers of North East Victoria to our second annual Nup to the Cup picnic! Eye Fillet Stay tuned for more information. Dress up in your finest vegan fashion, bring along a plate of vegan food and relax in the sunshine with the rescued farm animals. We encourage any #Nup to the Cup event to screen their races instead, make an afternoon tea/luncheon out of it and raise funds for an animal shelter close to your heart. – 3rd November 2020 – A long lunch with beautiful food, champagne and great company is the perfect way to celebrate Melbourne Cup day. If you are against horse racing and normally spend Melbourne Cup Day hiding away - then please join us for this wonderful fundraiser luncheon for The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses. **Menu** East Coast Rock Oysters with Chardonnay Granita Chicken Tulips Saltwater Barramundi with shaved vegetables, enoki, leaves + ponzu (GF) Eye Fillet Chocolate Pasadena – soft chocolate, aero, candied peanut + white chocolate ice cream … No whips, drugs, added weight. Where: Joy of Flora Cafe - 10 Rosetta Street, Adelaide SA Melbourne Cup Day Lunch, Live and After Parties in Sydney Come on Sydney, get on a winner with these cruise, restaurants, hotel and venue ideas for your Melbourne Cup Day in Sydney. Bookings for dinner at Red Sparrow can be made via their website here. When: Tuesday 3 November Time: 6:15 - 9:15pm. No set menu - simply choose your own dish and pay individually for whatever you order. The Sappho Cafe will donate $1 for every cup of coffee sold on the 5th of November and encourage customers to match or better the donation. ICE COLD BEERS & TASTY COCKTAILS The Coalition For The Protection Of Racehorses Enjoy Cup Day as a classy individual should, with good mates and a drink in hand. DOG FRIENDLY, When: Sunday 10 November RSVP here. When: Tuesday 5 November Time: 10am - 5pm, What better way to raise money for horses than by eating pizza with friends? Time: 12 - 3pm. You can book online at, or over the phone on (02) 9361 3817. When: Tuesday 6 November Where: Kevin Gates Park, Awoonga Ave, Burleigh Heads QLD Time: 10:30am - 12pm. Details & RSVP here. When: Tuesday 5 November Coinciding with the actual (disg)race. Time: 12:30pm We will livestream direct to your devices from 2-4pm on Cup Day. They need their freedom and our compassion. What could be better than celebrating not going to the races and ending your night on a win by singing along with Nothing Really (solo) and jumping around to The Belafontes and a bunch of cool people at The Oldie. Identical Records take over The Tote for their annual fundraiser showcasing some of Melbourne's finest musicians against the Melbourne Cup to raise money for The Winged Horse Equine Welfare Inc. For the full line-up and other details click here. Where: Queen of Spades - 189 Smith Street Fitzroy 5pm - 10pm Red Sparrow Pizza, 406 Smith St, Collingwood. Join the lunch at Bodhi Restaurant for delicious cruelty-free food with all proceeds going to three wonderful sanctuaries where ex-racing horses can live freely and happily for the rest of their lives. Details here. Family friendly! Where: The Beaumont Hamilton, 70 Beaumont St, Newcastle NSW When: Monday 11 March 2019 Vegan booze from Ekhidna Wines too :- There'll be bands, DJs, vegan icecream ... what more could you want?! Time: 9.30am to 11.30am, Unite with the Anti-Speciesist Action Collective and Vegan ACT to protest the Melbourne Cup Day races from 10:30-12:00. RSVP here. When: Tuesday 3 November Featuring $12 shares, $25 bucket of coronas and $30 bottles of Prosecco. Where: Smith Street, Collingwood When: Tuesday 5 November Cash bar thereafter. Join us for an arvo of kindness over cruelty. Make a reservation here. All the proceeds fromthis Karma Keg are going to Horse Rescue Australia to rehabilitate ex-racing horses! Time: 2-4pm, When: Tuesday 3 November The 'races' are simply dogs running from one owner to the other (if they want) It is the cutest thing you'll see and completely cruelty free! No meat lunches! Time: 11am - 1:30pm. Make the first Tuesday of November a party FOR the animals! Cruelty free! No cruelty! Tickets $35 for a team of 4 or $10 single rides (we will put you in a team), When: Tuesday 5 November Where: Online via your social media platforms There'll be other surprises on the day, and each guest will go home with a goodie bag. Chicken Tulips Come have an awesome drink & raise money for some beautiful animals. Where: Prospect Oval, Adelaide Time: 1pm. If some don't want to run, that just means more belly scratches for them at the start, no whips or.. well you know what happens to horses if they don't run.. none of that! A percentage of profits will go to our important work for horses used by the racing industry. Time: 12pm - 4pm Follow the event here. It's the race that stops the nation and Sydney loves the fun that this national race day brings. They will also use $1 from each sale towards posters/marketing material to push their message further around Melbourne leading up to cup day. Where: La Belle Tattoo Studio - 15 Camms Road, Cranbourne Very limited seats only. 4-course luncheon, live music, fashion competition, and unlimited photo booth all inclusive, with all proceeds assisting the efforts of Guardian Angel Animal Rescue. If you love the glamour and vibrancy associated with the races but have concerns about the welfare of the horses involved then please join us at, 3 horse abattoirs in South Africa kill & butcher 1000's of racehorses annually. This is an all inclusive event, we welcome you to experience a night of aggressive and passionate music, giving a voice to a truly important cause. Bookings essential. We may not be able to host our usual 'in real life' picnic and protest this year, but we can still protest the cruel Melbourne Cup from wherever else we may be on this day. Where: The Brightside - 27 Warner Street Brisbane When: Tuesday 5 November This Melbourne Cup Day all profits from Red Sparrow Pizza's served next door at The Incubator from 12-5pm, then in-house at Red Sparrow from 5-10pm will be donated to our vital work for horses used by the racing industry. Featuring our signature vegan yum cha, pop-up stalls and guest speakers. Follow here. Where: 2/4 College Street Sydney, NSW Time: 11am - 3pm. Get in quick at 12pm on Tuesday 5 November to access $20 tickets for that evening's performance. If you love the glamour and vibrancy associated with the races but have concerns about the welfare of the horses involved then please join us at Yellow, Potts Point for a fun and compassionate luncheon on Tuesday 05 November 2019. More info at   RSVP here. Take a stand against horse racing. The only cup Handsome Her care about is your cup of coffee (sorry they've been saving that one for while) so if you want to enjoy your day in a place that is 100% cruelty-free, pop down to Handsome Her and hang with them. or Exploding Kittens? Instead we will be having LIVE + LOCAL sets from our Newtown musicians + putting on a KARMA KEG from our good friends at Yulli's Brews!