Melbourne Cup Round-Up!

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Experience all the excitement and elegance IN Noosa 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!


Soak up the buzz of Melbourne Cup at Noosa Beach House with a sumptuous 4-course lunch by Chef Bret Cameron and a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne upon arrival to get the party started!

Dress to impress for a garden party style event with prizes up for grabs! After the races, head to the bar for an unforgettable afterparty with live music to keep the celebrations going well into the afternoon.

Book your table now for the race that stops the nation and the party that keeps it going!

WHEN: 12pm – 2pm
WHERE: 14-16 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
TICKETS: $139pp



Join Noosa Boathouse for one of the fanciest days of the year at their Melbourne Cup Lunch! Enjoy a fabulous waterfront dining experience located in the restaurant level and take part in sweepstakes, compete for Best Dressed Prizes and watch the races live on the big screen!

The Premium Melbourne Cup Lunch is SOLD OUT, but the Boathouse Melbourne Cup Lunch is still available! Choose between a 3-Course Lunch or Seafood Experience with a free-flowing 2-hour premium beverage package! Taking bookings for 11.30am, 11.45am and 12pm.

WHEN: From 11.30am
WHERE: 194 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville
TICKETS: $179pp



At Park & Cove’s Melbourne Cup Lunch, you will be greeted with a glass of sparkling as you arrive followed by a 3-course set menu, beverage package, live music, lucky door prizes, sweepstakes and big screen race coverage, stopping for the race then lifting the tempo so you can hit the dance floor later on!

$2 from each ticket price will be donated to Noosa & District Landcare Group to assist with the Noosa Koala Habitat Recovery Project!

WHEN: 12pm – 3pm
WHERE: 33A Viewland Drive, Noosa Heads
TICKETS: $145pp



Celebrate the big race with a roving feast, fashion and entertainment at Sunshine Beach Surf Club’s Laurent-Perrier Melbourne Cup!

Treat yourself to a three-hour drinks package featuring Laurent-Perrier Champagne, French rosé, cocktails and boutique beer balanced with cuisine rolling out all day! As you indulge, take part in lucky door, multi draw, sweepstakes and a competition for Best Dressed!

WHEN: 11.30am
WHERE: Duke Street, Sunshine Beach
TICKETS: $149pp + BF



Gather under the Spring Festive Marquee at Essence Peregian Beach to celebrate the race that stops the nation in paradise! At the Melbourne Cup Spring Soiree, Indulge in a nine-course menu of canapés by Executive Chef Raymond Offler and the Team from Outer Square plus a variety of inclusions:

  • Four-hour inclusive drink package
  • Essence signature Pimp My Prosecco Bar
  • Cocktails from the Pool Bar (Additional Cost)
  • Live DJ in the Marquee
  • Photos on Arrival
  • Sweepstakes
  • Best Dressed and Fashions on the Field
  • Big Screens to watch the big race!

Want to turn your day into a stay? Contact. Essence for discounted accommodation when you book your Melbourne Cup Ticket!

WHEN: 12pm – 4pm
WHERE: Shop 3, 215 David Low Way, Peregian Beach
TICKETS: $175pp + BF



Indulge in a delectable Melbourne Cup experience with a special offer at 4 Pines Noosa! Celebrate with a two-course meal featuring an alternate drop menu and a complimentary glass of bubbles or a regular beer upon arrival!

Catch all the heart-pounding action of the Melbourne Cup LIVE on their big screens with sweepstakes, enjoy live entertainment to keep the party going and win fashion prizes for the best-dressed guests!

Gather your friends, put on your finest attire, and get ready for a day of thrilling races, delicious food, and fantastic company!

WHEN: 11.30am
WHERE: Corner of Sunshine Beach Road, Noosa Heads
TICKETS: $49.90pp



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

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



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



Hosting your own Melbourne Cup celebrations? Drop by BIRD to collect every dish you need for a deliciously catered race day lunch!

For a glorious shared feast, charcoal-roasted rotisserie chickens come with roasted potatoes, fresh salads and crusty baguettes! Meanwhile, hot chicken gravy rolls, baguette sandwiches stuffed with regular recipes and finger sandwiches offer the perfect picnic experience!



Like a true seaside local, bring the beach to the racecourse with your own seafood feast from Noosa Harbour Fish Market! Melbourne Cup is about to get a whole lot fresher when you indulge in oysters, crabs, bugs, cuttlefish, salmon, tuna, sword fish, calamari and more from home or on the Noosa Marina!



If you’re still searching for confectionary, cakes and high tea sweets to polish off your Melbourne Cup feast, Fiona’s Fancies has you covered! Baked in-house by Fiona and her experienced team of pastry chefs, their collection of specialty cakes, cupcakes, sweet bites and savouries are irresistible.

Order catering for your race day celebrations, including Family Picnic Platters, Gourmet Slider Platters, Mixed Savoury Platters, Mini Sweet Platters and Mixed Tart Catering Packs!



A Melbourne Cup feast isn’t complete without the fizz of champagne or the crack of a craft beer cap! Explore and choose from a carefully curated selection of the finest wine, beer and spirits from all around the globe at Sunnies, one of three boutique bottleshop locations by Peregian Beach Hotel!



Miss Moneypenny’s is the bar and bistro to be when Melbourne Cup takes over Hastings Street! Celebrate a day of festivities with live entertainment, Best Dressed Prizes, Fashion Parade by Matilda Cove featuring Wacker Clothing Company, sweeps and numerous screens around the venue so you won’t miss a second of the action – and a sensational four-course luncheon!

Choose how you will celebrate Melbourne Cup at Miss Moneypenny’s with the choice of two amazing events!

The Birdcage is the hottest ticket around! From 11:30am, enjoy a glass of Mumm or a Miss Moneypenny’s Lager on arrival and 3-hour roaming canapés plus entry to the La Fiesta After Party! The Gin, Cocktail and Canape Marquee is the perfect place for your Melbourne Cup celebration.

The Miss Moneypenny’s Melbourne Cup Luncheon is from 11am is a four-course lunch with a glass of Mumm or Miss Moneypenny’s Lager on arrival.

The race of the day jumps at 2:05pm QLD time and then the party starts! The La Fiesta After Party kicks off from 3pm and entry is included in the Luncheon and Birdcage ticket price.

Headlining the After Party is Sydney based La Fiesta Sound System featuring Mumma Megs from 3pm!

WHEN: 11am
WHERE: 6 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
TICKETS: $185pp for Luncheon; $99pp for Birdcage; $15pp presale and $20pp on the door for Afterparty


Take your chance to frock up for an extravagant, colourful day of good food, good wine, entertainment and of course, the thrill of the big race at Sails Noosa’s Melbourne Cup Lunch!

You will be greeted with a glass of champagne or cocktail as you arrive from the beachfront, then seated to enjoy a 3-course menu created by Chef Paul Leete.

Their live 2-piece band will be playing throughout the day, stopping for the race on three screens, sweepstakes and prizes by Moët Hennessy, then lifting the tempo so you can hit the dance floor!

WHEN: 11.30am – 4pm
WHERE: 18 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
TICKETS: $75pp


Knock Knock welcomes you to a Melbourne Cup Lunch of four courses and bubbles on arrival alongside sweepstakes, prizes and all the race day thrills live on the big screen! Linger for the Melbourne Cup After Party with a live DJ!

WHEN: 12pm – 9pm
WHERE: 18 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
TICKETS: $80pp


Experience a Melbourne Cup Long Lunch under The Arbor in Pomona Distilling Co.’s stunning outdoor garden with host Dan Ford, live tunes from Sammy B, sweepstakes and fashion prizes!

The PDC Long Lunch Gold Package offers a 3-course plated long lunch, complimentary Pomona Gin Cocktail on arrival and 3-hour package of signature spirits, beer and wine! The PDC Long Lunch Silver Package offers the same experience with PAYG for additional drinks.

WHEN: 11.30am for 12pm start
WHERE: 18 Reserve Street, Pomona

PDC Long Lunch Gold Package – $139pp

PDC Long Lunch Silver Package – $89pp


Join Cooroy RSL for a Country Themed Melbourne Cup! Celebrate to the sound of live music by Fiona O’Shea as you watch the race live on giant screens with sweepstakes, a two-course luncheon, cocktails and prizes for the Best Dressed Cowboys and Cowgirls! Call 5447 6131 to book!

WHEN: 11am – 3.30pm
WHERE: 15 Freshwater Street, Mountain Creek
TICKETS: $40pp

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