Victoria Park Melbourne Cup Events Brisbane | Source: Supplied

Get Dressed For Brisbane’s Best Melbourne Cup Events

For many of us, Melbourne Cup is an excuse to get dressed up and attend some of the fanciest events around town. This year, Brisbane isn’t holding back, with everything from luxury cruises, gourmet luncheons and free-flowing champagne cocktail gardens on offer. These are all the events in Brisbane that you don’t want to miss this Melbourne Cup.

Customs House Melbourne Cup Cocktail Event 2021

What could be better than an afternoon of free-flowing Moet Rosé? Head over to the Customs House Moet Rosé garden this Melbourne Cup for a truly decadent event complete with Provence wines, Chandon Cosmopolitan cocktails, river views and a menu filled with Hervey Bay scallops, steamed duck buns and Moreton Bay Bug croissants. With the addition of white garden furniture and pink floral displays, there will be plenty of Insta-worthy spots to take pictures of your day.

Location: Customs House garden bar

Date: 2nd November 2021

Time: 12 – 3pm

Price: $200 per person

Image: Moet Rosé garden at Customs House Source: Customs House

Stanley Restaurant Melbourne Cup Lunch

This Melbourne cup, indulge in an incredible four-course banquet created by Stanley Restaurant Head Chef Louis Tikaram. Begin with a lavish starter of caviar and vodka before enjoying a 3.5-hour premium beverage package with your multi-course meal. Watch a live stream of the race on a large screen as you relax into the afternoon with charity race day sweeps, prizes and everything else that you need for a memorable race day.

Location: Stanley Restaurant, Howard Smith Wharves

Date: 2nd November

Time: 11:30am – 3pm

Price: $349 per person

Source: Stanley Restaurant

Yot Club Melbourne Cup 2021

Cruise down the Brisbane River in style this Melbourne Cup with a ticket to one of the city’s most exclusive superyacht parties. Step on board in your finest outfit and enjoy a premium canapé package, free-flowing sparkling wine, spring-themed decor and of course, the race lives broadcasted on the 4 metres LED screen. With onboard DJ entertainment, Grey Goose Essences cocktails in the pop-up Orchid Bar and a fun collection of fashion prizes to be one, this will be an event to remember.

Location: City Botanic Gardens River Hub

Date: 2nd November 2021

Time: 12 – 3pm

Price: $195 – $3500

Image: Cruise down the river in style Source: Yot Club

Mr Percival’s Melbourne Cup

Mr Percival’s vibrant outdoor Melbourne Party is the place that you will want to be on race day. With an artistic theme inspired by the late photographer Slim Aarons, a ticket to this event will get you a 3.5-hour drink package, fresh seafood and delectable canapés. With Fashions On The Deck, large screens to watch the race and a heap of live entertainment, you will want to dress your best for this cocktail party.

Location: Mr Percivals, Howard Smith Wharves

Date: 2nd November

Time: 11.30 am – 3pm

Price: $270 per person

Source: Mr Percival’s

Cloudland Melbourne Cup

If a glamorous soiree is your thing then don’t miss Cloudland’s magical Melbourne Cup event. Taking place across a number of the bar’s fantastical spaces, the event will consist of five-course feasts, free-flowing drinks and live entertainment. Choose from a number of different packages, including partying in the Madame Hedges and Crystal Palais with carafe cocktails and spritz, or upgrade your group to an exclusive Crystal Palais Booth with G.H. Mumm Champagne. Otherwise, enjoy a sit-down luncheon in the Rose Room or four hours of Perrier-Jouët Champagne in the glittering Moon Room. The choice is yours.

Location: Cloudland, Fortitude Valley

Date: 2nd November 2021

Time: 11.30am – 3.30 pm

Price: $139 – $1500

Source: Cloudland

For more inspiration on the best places to watch the race, you will enjoy our coverage of The Best Melbourne Cup Day Events in Perth.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Love our content?

Share this post with your friends!