The Best Melbourne Cup Day Events in Perth

Not sure where to celebrate the race that stops a nation? Whether you’re looking to celebrate Melbourne Cup day with cocktails at a rooftop bar or trackside with live horse racing, we’ve covered all the top events in Perth worth donning your finest frock for.

Fraser’s Restaurant

Novemeber 2 2021, 10:30am-2pm

As a cocktail garden party, guests at Fraser’s Melbourne Cup day event can expect a drink on arrival, a delicious range of canapes, a cocktail cart, five food stations and some of the best views in Perth. Tickets to Fraser’s Melbourne Cup day event are A$159 per person.

Market Grounds

November 2 2021, 11am onwards

While premium package tickets are already sold out, you can still get in on the Cup Day fun at Market Grounds with The Grounds Package. For A$59 per person, the package offers two hours of free-flowing wine, beers and ciders as well as some free sweets and savoury eats at one of Perth’s most popular Melbourne Cup events.


November 2 2021, 11am-2:30pm

Treat yourself to all the fine flavours Nobu has to offer with a four-course Omakase or Teppanyaki lunch for Melbourne Cup day. Priced at A$250 per person, you can enjoy a delicious meal along with Veuve Clicquot Champagne and DJ Roughsoul on the decks.

The Reveley

November 2 2021, 10:30am onwards

If a decadent lunch is more your style, consider buying a A$210 ticket to the Leeuwin Estate Long Luncheon at The Reveley where you can enjoy free-flowing Leeuwin Estate wines and Moet & Chandon as well as a four-course menu. Prefer to enjoy the race with cocktails at a rooftop bar? For A$80 per person, you can enjoy the race from The Reveley rooftop along with a live DJ, cocktail specials and canapés.

Island Market Trigg

November 2 2021, 11am onwards

For A$150, you could celebrate Cup day by the coast at Island Market Trigg. With a four-course sharing menu, champagne on arrival and best-dressed prizes, Melbourne Cup by the sea is another great way to watch the race.

Ascot Racecourse

November 2 2021, 9:30am onwards

As the only Cup Day event in Perth that celebrates live horse racing and plenty of entertainment, the TABtouch Melbourne Cup Day at Ascot Racecourse is another great choice for trackside fun. For A$35 per person, you can enjoy food trucks, pop-up bars and plenty of Cup Day fashion.


November 2 2021, 11am-4pm

If you’re after a premium Melbourne Cup day experience, look no further than Hadiqa’s Melbourne Cup on the Rooftop event. For A$150, you can enjoy a sit-down Moroccan lunch and an afternoon drinks package while enjoying the sunshine out on the beautiful rooftop.


November 2 2021, 10:30am-3.:30pm

Dubbed Perth’s most lavish Melbourne Cup luncheon, Crown’s Classique is one of the most luxurious ways to spend Melbourne Cup day. Along with a four-course lunch prepared by award-winning chefs, guests will be able to drink flowing French Champagne, enjoy a high-end runway show and plenty of entertainment with Rove McManus as the host for the event. Tickets are priced at A$265.

Steves Bar & Cafe

November 2, 10:30am-2pm

With live entertainment and DJs playing until late, spending Melbourne Cup at Steves in Nedlands is another great way to celebrate the race with family and friends. For A$270 per person, you could spend Cup day enjoying a four-hour food and drink package, including sushi and sashimi, canapés and cocktail specials, at the iconic Steves.

The National Hotel

November 2 2021, 10:30am onwards

For A$95 per person, you and your friends can cheer on the Melbourne Cup day race with a cocktail in hand on the rooftop of The National Hotel. With sweepstakes, best-dressed prizes and three hours of premium drinks and canapés, a ticket to the hotel’s rooftop experience is one of the best ways to enjoy the Cup in Fremantle.

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