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Melbourne Cup certainly looks different this year, with no marquees, no Birdcage, no Fashions on the Field. But the race will still be run, and, most importantly Victoria still has a public holiday on Tuesday, November 3. Whether you want to frock up and watch the race that stops the nation at home or you're firmly nup to the Cup, here are some things to do with your precious day off.
Just want to chill out? Here are our favourite parks to enjoy the gorgeous weather (masks on, please).