Nup To The Cup Events

Love horses? Want to spend your Cup Day with like-minded people and raise money for animals? These are the events for you, and they’re happening all across Australia!

MELBOURNE: Farshans On The Field | Nup to the Cup Picnic

Hosted by us & Tenfingerz, this is our favourite event of the year to wind down after all of our Spring Racing Carnival protests!

There will be cruelty free food, drinks, fashion and ‘races’ (without the horses!). Come and join the fun, it’s just up the road from Flemington Racecourse. RSVP here.

SYDNEY: Nup to the Cup at NSW Parliament

In Mehreen Faruqi’s words: “Animals, entertainment and gambling don’t mix – and leads to the unnecessary death of thousands of horses.”

Join their ‘nup to the cup’ event to say NO to horse racing and NO to the Melbourne Cup. RSVP here.

SUNSHINE COAST: Nup to the Cup – a cruelty free celebration & fundraiser

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.

This “Nup to the Cup” luncheon will be a very special and significant day for the horses. RSVP here.

BRISBANE: Nup to the Cup High Tea @ Loving Hut

Price is $22 pp and bookings must be made by calling the restaurant on 3219 4118! You can book a table for the lunch session (11-2.30pm) or the dinner (5pm-8.30pm). More details & RSVP here.

HOBART: Nup to the Cup 2017

Enjoy an afternoon of frocking up, awesome Tasmanian beverages & mocktails, afternoon tea catered by Vegelicious, chances to win fabulous prizes & more with a group of amazing women, having fun without exploiting animals. Book tickets here.

SYDNEY: Nup to the Cup

Come along to this joint event by AJP NSW and the Cruelty Free Shop. There will be vegan canapes and wine as they show the rest of Sydney how to celebrate and enjoy ourselves without contributing to the cruelty and suffering of horses.

Hang out with like minded people, mingle, chat and listen to an awesome guest speaker. Book tickets here.

MELBOURNE: Tonnes of fundraisers (for us!)

Red Sparrow:  2 pizzas and a bottle of wine (Shiraz or Sauv Blanc) for $55 with 10% of proceeds donated. Make a reservation here.

Handsome Her: A special $2 raffle running in the cafe all day, with all proceeds donated. Details here.

Smith & Daughters: Special Nup To The Cup cocktail on Melbourne Cup night! Make a reservation here.

Powerplant Cafe: Special Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses cookie – with all proceeds from sales donated!

Thunderbolt Hair: Saturday 4th November to Saturday 11th of November, 10% off the cost of all hair services at Thunderbolt Hair will be donated, and on Cup Day, an additional $20 from all cuts and styling will be donated. Book an appointment here.

SYDNEY: Melbourne Cup Outreach & Demonstration

Animal Liberation will be teaming up with Anonymous for the Voiceless this year to take their concerns about horse racing to the public – in a bid to engage with individuals, show them the horrors (on and off the track), and ultimately ask them to reconsider their support of this industry. Details here.

Melbourne: Musicians Against Melbourne Cup

Identical Records presents an incredible line up showcasing some of Melbourne’s finest musicians against the Melbourne Cup and to raise money for the Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses and The Winged Horse Equine Welfare Inc!

There’ll be bands, DJs, vegan icecream … what more could you want?! Grab your tickets here.

Canberra: Escape The Race BBQ

Looking for somewhere in Canberra to escape the Melbourne Cup race?

Enjoy a free vegan BBQ*, hosted by Animal Liberation ACT, as they say ‘Nup to the Cup’ at Glebe Park in Civic on Tuesday 7 November between 1:30-4pm. More details & RSVP here!

Melbourne: F*ck The Cup – Punk At The Rev

Punks unite to demonstrate that we don’t need to abuse, endanger and cause suffering to animals for entertainment or cultural purposes. They need their freedom and our compassion. We need punk rock! Details & RSVP here.

Sunshine Coast: $5 Elixirs at Elixiba

Elixiba will be opening for lunch and offering a pretty sweet deal… $5 Elixirs with all profits on them going to us!

Come have an awesome drink & raise money for some beautiful animals. Details here.

Perth: Melbourne Cup Demonstration

Join the Animal Justice Party for a non-violent, educational presence outside Ascot Racecourse. They will be greeting arriving punters and revellers with images of the dark side of the horse racing industry, and handing out flyers. More details here.