Melbourne Cup Day fun and fashion: PHOTOS

The Melbourne Cup may be an event held in Victoria but it clearly attracts plenty of attention in the Highlands.

Cup day lunches, fashion parades and race watching activities were held across the region.

Colo Vale Community Association held a a buffet lunch and fashion parade for their Cup day get-together.

The Community Hall was decorated for the occasion with a green and white theme.

Moss Vale Red Cross enjoyed a fashion parade and other race day fun at the Moss Vale Golf Club.

A feast of tasty seafood and other treats proved popular at Bowral Golf Club.

Meanwhile, the Briars was also a popular destination for those keen to get into the spirit of the race that stopped that nation.

Here is a collection of photos taken at various events.

Do you have photos you would like to add to this gallery? Please send hem to jackie.meyers@fairfaxmedia.com.au