10 TOP SPOTS TO CELEBRATE THE 2016 MELBOURNE CUP

Written on the 12 October 2016 by Paris Faint

10 TOP SPOTS TO CELEBRATE THE 2016 MELBOURNE CUP

Melbourne Cup may be the race that stops the nation, but it's definitely not the race that stops the celebration!

Whether you fancy trying your luck in the sweeps, enjoying a high class luncheon with colleagues and friends or you are simply looking for a great excuse to put on your best dresses, suits and fascinators, the events and venues included in this Melbourne Cup venue feature have something to offer everyone on race day.

Don't leave it until the last minute to secure the perfect venue where you and your colleagues can enjoy the 2016 Melbourne Cup.


 


SOFITEL BRISBANE CENTRAL
This Melbourne Cup, choose unsurpassed glamour in our Ballroom Le Grand with dramatic cinema screens, live entertainment and fashion courtesy of luxury shopping destination, QueensPlaza or delight in an afternoon of understated elegance and revelry with a seafood buffet in Thyme² Restaurant.

Be your most fashionable self at Sofitel Brisbane Central this Melbourne Cup day.


Click here to view all of the Melbourne Cup packages on offer at Sofitel Brisbane Central.

For bookings and enquiries please contact us on: 07 3835 3535 or email 
h5992-fb9@sofitel.com
 
 
URBAN BRISBANE
Melbourne Cup at Urban Brisbane
Experience the VIP luxury of a screen-side spot at Urban Brisbane and enjoy the Melbourne Cup in style on Tuesday 1 November, for only $25 per person.
 
Your race-day package includes 1-hour of food and drinks from 1.30-2.30pm, plus your choice of one of our delicious food selections.
Menu available on our website. Plus, why not sleepover for $125* per night. Book online with promo code 'URBANCUP'.
 
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - BY 27 OCTOBER 2016
BiancaR@hotelurbanbrisbane.com.au
PH: 07 3230 7880
345 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane

*Subject to availability. Rate available 28 Oct 1 Nov 2016 inclusive only.
 
 
GOLD COAST CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE
Time is running out to secure your seats to the Centre of Melbourne Cup at the Gold Coast's premier conferencing and events venue.

Proudly presented by 90.9 Sea FM it's your last chance to see Sea FM retiring morning announcers - Charli Robinson and Paul 'Galey' Gale as masters of festivities.
  • Moët bubbles on arrival
  • Fashion parade presented by Robina Town Centre
  • 4 course lunch & premium beverages
  • Live entertainment, Moët bar & race sweep
Tickets $145 per person or $1,400 per table of 10 guests. Book via Ticketek or call 07 5504 4181 for group bookings. E:boxoffice@gccec.com.au
 
WATERMARK HOTEL, CLIFFORD'S GRILL & LOUNGE
Delight in an exclusive Spring menu that has been fashioned for sharing, exuding style and flare with each dish. 
Taste: a la mode graze the day away with gourmet cuisine. Wines, cheeses, hats, style, and a race that stops the nation.
  • exclusive tasting of Chandon S
  • live coverage of the race
  • dress to impress and win
When: Tuesday 1st November 2016
Cost: $89 per person
Time: 12:00pm
To book please call: 07 5588 8330
or email: sales@watermarkhotelgc.com.au

No need to take your shoes off and walk home, Cup accommodation package includes:
  • overnight accommodation
  • breakfast for two guests
  • parking
$175 per room, per night*
*Terms and conditions apply
 
 
SHERATON GRAND GOLD COAST
Dress to impress and gather a group for an afternoon of fun, fashion and extravagant food.

Venue: Terraces Restaurant
Date: 1 November 2016
Time: 12pm - 2:30pm
Cost: $130 per person
Group Special: Groups of 8+ receive 10% off
Package includes:
  • Deluxe seafood buffet
  • 2.5 hour Chandon Beverage Package
  • Fashion parade by Marina Mirage
  • Hosted by Bruce Paige from Channel Nine
  • Accommodation and dining raffle prizes
  • Variety Club sweepstakes
  • Enjoy 20% off at Pearls Bar after the race
Bookings are essential, click here to book. Enquiries call 5577 0035.
 
SOUTHPORT YACHT CLUB
Experience Melbourne Cup at Southport Yacht Club on Tuesday 1st November from 12noon.

Watch the race that stops the nation on the big screens.

$69 per person includes a two course buffer in the Waterfront Restaurant and a glass of Jansz on arrival. Live Entertainment, Fashions on the Field and Sweepstakes.

Bookings Essential, contact SYC 07 5591 3500 1 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach QLD 4217

For more information click here
To send an email or booking click here
 
THE ARTS CENTRE GOLD COAST
Whether you love the glamour, fine dining or the thrill of the big day, the race that stops the nation is just around the corner!

Enjoy our lakeside views and socialise with friends while the bustling action of Flemington is simulcast on our large screens. There will be sweeps, raffles and be sure to dress up in your favourite race day outfit to win fabulous prizes throughout the day. 

With champagne on arrival, canapés and a delicious two-course meal, join us for Melbourne Cup at The Arts Centre, the biggest day of the year!


For more information and to book tickets click here
E-mail: events@theartscentregc.com.au
Phone: 07 5588 4000
 
MARRIOTT BRISBANE
Celebrate with champagne, oysters and good company as we cheer on the race that stops the nation.

Brisbane Marriott's Melbourne Cup Day package includes:
  • Glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne on arrival
  • Indulgent Seafood Buffet and oyster station
  • Decadent dessert buffet
  • Charity sweepstakes supporting Ronald McDonald House
  • Lucky door prizes
  • Live coverage of the race
$99 per person
For bookings - call 07 3303 8034
motionbarandgrill@marriott.com
 
SOUTHPORT SHARKS EVENTS CENTRE
Melbourne Cup at Sharks Events Centre

Enjoy all the race day action broadcast live on the big screens at Sharks Events Centre!

There will be a delicious 3-course meal, glass of sparkling on arrival, fashion parade, raffles, sweeps, lucky door prizes, best-dressed prizes & more!
 
TICKETS: $75 Members / $80 Guests
DATE: November 1 from 11am

Click here for more information about Melbourne Cup celebrations at the Sharks Events Centre . 

To book your tickets via email, click here 
 
PALAZZO VERSACE
Experience 'The Race That Stops A Nation' in the glamourous surrounds of La Medusa Ballroom, the Palazzo Versace Gold Coast's most glamorous event room.

Be enthralled by the incredible atmosphere and indulge in an exquisite lunch with your choice of a Domain Chandon or Moët & Chandon Champagne beverage package. Enjoy live entertainment, a chic fashion parade hosted by Marina Mirage and Simone Bennett-Smith, plus all the live action from Flemington on the big screens.

Tuesday November 1, 2016 
Time: 12.30pm 3pm in La Medusa Ballroom
MC: Bridget Daley (92.5 Gold FM)
Major raffle prize: return business flights for two to Singapore with Emirates

Gold Ticket: $195 per person or $1800 for a table of ten, featuring Domain Chandon 
Platinum Ticket: $295 per person or $2750 for a table of ten, includes Moët & Chandon Champagne
CLICK HERE TO BOOK
 
 
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Author: Paris Faint

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