Your 2022 guide to Melbourne Cup celebrations in Canberra

Karen Hardy
Updated October 24 2022 - 12:10pm, first published October 20 2022 - 11:50am
The Hotel Realm is always a popular place to celebrate the Melbourne Cup in Canberra. Picture supplied
The Hotel Realm is always a popular place to celebrate the Melbourne Cup in Canberra. Picture supplied

There's no better Australian tradition than skiving off work at noon on the first Tuesday of November to gorge on barbecue chickens and fizzy drinks for three hours before settling in to watch a horse race on the tiny television in the tearoom.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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