Melbourne Cup Round-Up!

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Say HELLO to excitement and elegance on the Sunshine Coast for the race that stops the nation! It’s all about fantastic fashion, fine food – oh and the fillies! It’s time to Giddy Up for Melbourne Cup!

In the spirit of competition, we’ve mustered the region’s finest garden parties, luncheons and soirees celebrating the first Tuesday in November!

The race day action kicks off with live coverage, sweepstakes, prizes and more at a variety of venues! Join the finest fillies and colts for spectacles of fashion, feasts and unforgettable fun!

SUNSHINE COAST TURF CLUB

Welcome to your ultimate Melbourne Cup Day experience on the Sunshine Coast! Rally your group into an exceptional dining and hospitality package that promises an unforgettable celebration of the most colourful time of the year!

Live Thoroughbred racing will be on the Sunshine Coast Turf Club Track throughout the day with livestreams from Flemington on the Big Screen and televised across the Course.

Gather with your favourite people to enjoy an abundance of food, sips and live entertainment! Finding your perfect position is half the fun!

All Premium Experiences including Atrium Dining, The Establishment, TAB Greenhouse, Parade Terrace Ring, The Glasshouse and The Pavilion are already SOLD OUT BUT there are still fantastic experiences in fabulous spaces!

Book General Admission (GA) for Members and Non-Members where you can build the day of your dreams with abundant seatingbars overflowing with your favourite drinks, Billy J Fashions on the Field, roving entertainment, and a delightful array of food trucks to tantalize your taste buds.

Be accompanied by live and electric beats, setting the perfect vibe for your ultimate day out with your best mates. And that’s not all – KLP is your headlining act for the post-race party that’s bound to make your heart race with anticipation!

WHEN: 10.30am
WHERE: 170 Pierce Avenue, Caloundra
TICKETS:

GA Presale Online – $22pp
GA At the Gates – $30pp
Member Guest Pass – $95pp

BOOK NOW!

ACQUA RESTAURANT & BAR

Experience a Melbourne Cup Lunch overlooking the Pumicestone Passage at Acqua Restaurant & Bar! You’ll receive a complimentary bubbly on arrival followed by a three-course meal with live music and live coverage of the race! Take part in sweepstakes and lucky door prizes and come dressed in your best, brightest colours!

WHEN: 11.30am
WHERE: Cnr of The Esplanade & Otranto Avenue, Bulcock Beach, Caloundra
TICKETS: $98pp

BOOK NOW! CALL 5492 8155

BELLA VENEZIA

Join Bella Venezia as they celebrate a Melbourne Cup Lunch in style and support for the wonderful cause of STEPS Charity!

Your afternoon kicks off with a touch of glamour – a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival to toast the thrill of the races live on the big screens! Then indulge in a mouth-watering main course and dessert, meticulously crafted with award-winning flavours by Executive Chef Ben Achurch and his team.

Flaunt your finest race day attire and enter the running to win the title of Best Dressed or Best Millinery! Lucky door prizes, raffles and sweepstakes are also up for grabs!

A portion of the proceeds will go directly to STEPS Charity, building a brighter future for young adults living with a disability or autism.

Seize the moment, enjoy the thrill of the races, and make memories that’ll last a lifetime. Limited spots are available, so be sure to secure your place for this incredible celebration of excitement and elegance!

WHEN: 11.30am – 3pm
WHERE: 95 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba
TICKETS: $129pp

BOOK NOW!

MARKET BISTRO

The race to remember comes to Market Bistro! Indulge in a Melbourne Cup Lunch with Champagne Veuve Clicquot on arrival and a delicious four-course menu as you watch the race live on large screens and compete for in-house sweepstakes and prizes for Best Dressed!

WHEN: Tuesday 7 November, 11.30am
WHERE:
8 Market Lane, Maroochydore
TICKETS:
$139pp

BOOK NOW!

BOCCA ITALIAN

Breeze into Bocca Italian for a Melbourne Cup Lunch with Champagne Veuve Clicquot on arrival! Indulge in a delicious four-course menu as you watch the race live on large screens and compete for in-house sweepstakes and prizes for Best Dressed!

WHEN: Tuesday 7 November, 11.30am
WHERE: Cnr Bokarina Boulevard & Longboard Parade, Bokarina
TICKETS: $95pp

BOOK NOW!

RB DINING

Celebrate a Melbourne Cup Lunch in the swanky upstairs lair of RB Dining, offering Champagne Veuve Clicquot on arrival and a four-course menu with live coverage of the big race, sweepstakes and prizes for Best Dressed!

WHEN: Tuesday 7 November, 11am
WHERE: The Wharf Mooloolaba, 123 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba
TICKETS: $90pp

BOOK NOW!

THE WONKY LOAF

Want to celebrate Melbourne Cup your way? Cater your own race day morning tea or luncheon with The Wonky Loaf’s organic, slow-fermented sourdough and sweet treats! Drop by the bakery and cafe in Kuluin to pick up fresh servings of sourdough loaves, pastries, cupcakes and coffee plus retail products!

VISIT NOW!

SPICERS TAMARIND

Immerse yourself in a day filled with excitement, delectable cuisine, and stylish festivities at Spicers Tamarind Retreats’ award-winning restaurant The Tamarind for Melbourne Cup!

Be greeted with welcome bubbles and tantalising canapés, allowing you to mingle and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of our beautiful garden setting. Then take your seat for a sumptuous long lunch banquet, featuring a delightful four-course culinary journey that showcases the finest flavours and culinary craftsmanship.

While savouring the exquisite meal, partake in the Tamarind Calcutta (sweeps), adding an extra element of excitement to the day. Test your luck and see if you can pick the winning horse! Additionally, don’t forget to dress to impress, as there will be a prize for the best-dressed attendee, adding a touch of glamour and friendly competition to the event. As the time approaches, gather around the big screen to watch the thrilling Melbourne Cup race unfold in real-time.

WHEN: 11.30am – 3.30pm
WHERE: 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny
TICKETS: $159pp

PAVILION MOOLOOLABA

Indulge the day away on the beachfront at Pavilion Mooloolaba for Melbourne Cup! Step through the archway, take a seat and enjoy our sweeping views while never leaving your seat. Dress to impress and enjoy full race coverage live on the big screen, sweepstakes, free flowing wine, craft beers, house spirits & bubbles, free flowing shared meals, live entertainment and a prize giveaway! Don’t want to leave at 4pm? Keep the party going with more live music ALL NIGHT!

WHEN: Tuesday 7 November, 12pm – 4pm
WHERE: 121 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba
TICKETS: $175pp + BF

PARKLANDS TAVERN

Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day at Parklands Tavern with a sparkling cocktail on arrival, a two-course lunch, prizes for Best Dressed, raffles and sweepstakes, races on the big screen and full tab facilities! Indulge a little more at the Garden Party in the Yard, offering a three-hour beverage package, cocktail bar, canapés, raffles, sweepstakes, races on the big screens, full tab facilitates and DJ Christoff live!

WHEN:
Tuesday 7 November, 11.30am
WHERE: 238 Parklands Boulevard, Meridan Plains
TICKETS: 2-Course Lunch – $65pp; Garden Party in the Yard – $100pp

BRIGHTWATER HOTEL

Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day at Brightwater Hotel with a sparkling cocktail on arrival, a two-course lunch, prizes for Best Dressed, raffles and sweepstakes, races on the big screen and full tab facilities!

WHEN:
Tuesday 7 November, 11.30am
WHERE: 15 Freshwater Street, Mountain Creek
TICKETS: $65pp

BARINGA TAVERN

Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day at Baringa Tavern with a sparkling cocktail on arrival, a two-course lunch, prizes for Best Dressed, raffles and sweepstakes, races on the big screen and full tab facilities!

WHEN: Tuesday 7 November, 11.30am
WHERE: 15 Freshwater Street, Mountain Creek
TICKETS: $60pp

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