Events at Melbourne Showgrounds and Flemington Racecourse

Upcoming Major Events – 20 May

SSAA Shot Show at Melbourne Showgrounds

The SSAA Shot Show will be held at Melbourne Showgrounds on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 May from 9am-5pm.

Find out more about this event on the Melbourne Showgrounds website.

Reporting issues
Please contact Melbourne Showgrounds on 9281 7444 if you experience any issues relating to this event.

Traffic and transport
Attendees are encouraged to use public transport to access this event. See the Public Transport Victoria website for details.

Residents should be prepared for heavier than usual traffic in the area during this event.

Paid event parking will be available on site at the Showgrounds.

National Hall of Fame Raceday at Flemington Racecourse

National Hall of Fame Raceday will be held at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, 20 May. Gates open at 10.45am, the first race is scheduled for 11.45am and the last race is at 4.45pm. 

Find out more about these events on the Flemington Racecourse website.

Reporting issues
Please contact Flemington Racecourse on 1300 727 575 or customerservice@vrc.net.au if you experience any issues relating to this event.

Traffic and transport
Racegoers are being encouraged to use public transport to access this event, with train services operating directly to Flemington Racecourse. See the Public Transport Victoria website for details.

Residents should be prepared for heavier than usual traffic in the area during this event.

Limited free parking will be available on site at Flemington Racecourse.

Parking in the events area

Events area parking restrictions will apply on Saturday, 20 May. Residents in the events area are reminded to place their permits or temporary parking vouchers on their cars.

Parking enforcement officers will patrol the events area during this event. Please contact Council on 9243 8888 to report any parking issues. Officers will investigate complaints and issue infringements where required.

Events calendar

Below is a list of events that will be held at Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds in the coming months. Please note, event details are subject to change.

Date

Event

Venue

'Large' event? 

 20-21 May  SSAA Shot Show  Showgrounds  YES - 20 May only
 20-21 May  Thrones Con 2017  Showgrounds  -
 20 May  National Hall of Fame Raceday  Flemington  YES
 26-27 May  Kyani Australia Conference  Showgrounds  -
 2-3 June  Tropro  Showgrounds  -
 5-23 June  RMIT Mid-Year Exams  Showgrounds  -
 5-16 June  Victoria University Mid-Year Exams  Showgrounds  -
 10 June  June Raceday  Flemington  -
 24 June  Provincial and Country Raceday  Flemington  -
 8 July  Flemington Finals Raceday  Flemington  -
 8-9 July  Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show  Showgrounds  -
 8-9 July  Royal Melbourne Poultry Show  Showgrounds  -
 22 July  Recognition Raceday  Flemington  -

Events area parking restrictions will apply during all 'large' events. Parking permits or temporary parking vouchers are required to park in events area streets on these dates.

Last updated: Sunday, 21 May 2017, 11:50 PM