To celebrate the Year of the Pig, The Valley is hosting a massive Chinese New Year festival incorporating the best of traditional acts and cuisine. Entry will be FREE for this cultural event not to be missed.

Gates Open: 5.15pm - First Race: 6.30pm

#LetsCelebrate

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Ticketing

Gates Open - 5.15pm

First Race - 6.30pm

Admission:

FREE ENTRY

Getting to The Valley

Car - The Centre Car Park is located in the centre of the race track. Entry is from Dean Street or Wilson Street near the freeway via gates 6 or 7. Members' parking via Gate 1 on McPherson St. Public can enter the centre parking via Wilson St Gate 7. 

Train - Craigieburn line from Flinders St Station, stops at Moonee Ponds. MVRC is a 10 minute walk down Puckle Street.

Tram - No.59 tram from Elizabeth St arrives directly at Moonee Ponds junction. MVRC main entrance is a 200m walk.

Taxis - Taxis can be located after the races on McPherson Street. There is also a designated Taxi rank on the corner of Mt Alexander Road and Pascoe Vale Road.

Member Dress Code

Relaxed: Gentlemen (including children 13 & over) are required to wear a collared shirt (polo shirts not permitted) with tailored trousers or chinos. No tie is required, and suit coat, sports coat or blazer is optional. Dress shoes or leather boat shoes must be worn.

Not Permitted: Any variation of runner including joggers, sandals, thongs or any dilapidated footwear. Denim and denim-look clothing, jeans, jodhpurs, shorts, shirts without a collar, polo shirts, parkas, windbreakers, tracksuits, jackets including bomber jackets, duffle coats, untailored leather jackets, peaked caps, beanies, pullovers or cardigans without a jacket, sporting guernseys.

MVRC is a progressive club and has adapted it’s dress code to suit current fashion trends. Ladies are expected to maintain a suitable standard of dress in keeping with the distinction of the Members’ Reserve.