The Melbourne Cup Carnival is fast approaching, and this year the Flemington Racecourse is preparing for the best 4 days of world-class racing yet! Established over a century and a half ago, Flemington Racecourse has hosted crowds of people from all corners of the globe to celebrate this momentous part of Melbourne’s social and sporting culture.
This unmissable social occasion is more than just a race. The Melbourne Cup Carnival is an unforgettable four-day spectacle of high fashion, extravagant parties and delicious food and beverages – underpinned by the love of horse racing.
You can expect the ultimate experience this November from anywhere on the track, as Flemington have curated packages suited to everyone’s needs on the day. From picturesque views and a lively atmosphere filled with fashion and colour - to the beautifully modified lounges and restaurants to cater to your every need, there are countless ways to create carnival memories this season.
Let’s delve deeper into what’s in store…
CHOOSE A HOSPITALITY PACKAGE THAT SUITS YOU
The Terrace Restaurant
Reserve a seat for you and your closest friends in The Terrace Restaurant to enjoy an exceptional menu and exclusive racing day perks. Here will be your dream location to be watching your horse cross the finish line in a six- tiered elevated stand overlooking The Winning Post. This experience offers uninterrupted views in the comfort of the Hill Stand with pristine conditions all around.
You will not be disappointed by the viewing position and the comfort of the Skyline Restaurant with all of its race day charm. Experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival with sweeping views across the track and Front Lawn, looking out upon the atmosphere and colours of the crowd. Keep track of how your bets are holding up from the ease of your own exclusive seat on the Hill Stand and enjoy gourmet dining from your exclusively reserved table. An experience filled with incredible views, great food and beverages will guarantee a day to remember.
The Rose Room
For those after a day of glamour and exclusivity in an incredible location – this experience was made for you. Positioned above the Lawn Stand, The Rose Room overlooks the track and the Winning Post so you can capture all the race day action in the utmost style. Secure yourself a table in this incredible space and indulge in a five-course lunch and drinks service throughout the day. With a range of exclusive perks to help you enjoy the day’s racing and maybe even place a bet or two, there’s no better place to get amongst the race day atmosphere and show off your fashion on the day.
The Stayers Lounge
For the people who want to be close to the action and entertainment for the day at a thrilling trackside location – this is where you want to be.
You have never experienced something quite like this at The Stayers Lounge, offering great food and music to add to the excitement on the track. The Winning Post Enclosure offers a range of unique features to keep you busy throughout the day. This package supplies you with all that you need in the most action-packed location – from a grazing menu and drinks package, to live entertainment and a balcony viewing area to catch every race.
Makybe Diva Marquee
Named after the racing champion herself, the Makybe Diva Marquee is located in the Lawn Stand, offering you a reserved seat to watch your horses progress in the race. Be pampered with the lounge services on offer, while being treated to full food and beverage services all day. This stunning marquee is dressed to perfection, offering an unforgettable experience to share with others and endless hashtag moments.
For all of the racehorse lovers out there – this is the location to see these magnificent animals up close and personal. Treat yourself to prime views of the world’s greatest thoroughbreds each race day in the Parade Lounge. Located above the Horse Stalls, this lounging area is the perfect vantage point to see these magnificent animals in action, while enjoy five-star hospitality throughout the day. Watch the horses charge through the barriers in the outdoor viewing area and make your own private bets with the facilities on offer exclusive to you. You are guaranteed to feel the energy and excitement of The Melbourne Cup Carnival from this premium facility.
Anticipate the most this Melbourne Cup Carnival. All of these experiences are tailored for you to experience the best of each race day.
Whether you will be attending the AAMI Victoria Derby Day , Lexus Melbourne Cup Day , Kennedy Oaks Day, or Seppelt Wine Stakes Day , the Victoria Racing Club will ensure you’ll always have your glasses full and eyes busy.
Have the best time this Melbourne Cup Carnival 2019.