When is Melbourne Cup in Australia?

Melbourne Cup falls on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 (23 days ago) in Australia.

Is Melbourne Cup a public holiday?

Yes, Melbourne Cup is a public holiday in Australia.

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Year Date Weekday Name Notes
2016 November 1st Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2017 November 7th Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2018 November 6th Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2019 November 5th Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2020 November 3rd Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2021 November 2nd Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2022 November 1st Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2023 November 7th Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2024 November 5th Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
2025 November 4th Tuesday Melbourne Cup Only in certain states.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="AU" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "AU",
  "year": "2019",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'AU',
  year: '2019',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'AU',
  'year' => '2019',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "AU"
$Body.year = "2019"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AU',
  'year': '2019',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AU',
  'year': '2019',
})