Fashion and fun at the best 2021 Melbourne Cup events in Perth
It’s the perfect excuse for a Tuesday off work, and this year’s Melbourne Cup Perth events are really turning it up a notch.
Think gourmet luncheons, pop-up bars, free-flowing champagne, glitz, glamour and more.
Don your best frock, secure your fascinators and get ready for a day of drinking and fun (because who doesn’t love a good day drinking session) as you saddle up and sip your way through the best Melbourne Cup events in Perth.
The Flour Factory
Gin experts Flour Factory are jumping into the cup day events with a GINdulgent long luncheon and three-hour premium drinks package.
Long Luncheon Tickets | $160pp + bf
Includes a flute of Laurent-Perrier ‘La Cuvee’ Champagne on arrival, plus a substantial selection of grazing & roaming oysters under the stunning and totally grammable ceiling (if you’ve seen it, you know).
Market Grounds lavish Melbourne Cup event is back to celebrate in style across 2 levels and 4 bars.
They’ll be dialing up the spectacular factor with entertainment and giveaways, fashions on the field and a post-race after-party that will probably warrant a sickie on Wednesday.
Majority of the packages have sold out already so get in fast to grab The Grounds Package ($59pp) with 2 hours of free-flowing wine, rose, bubbles, tap beers and ciders and food stall tokens.
Get in on all the live horse racing action at Ascot Racecourse.
Enjoy glamorous fashion at each turn, pop-up bars, food trucks and entertainment aplenty for the race that stops the nation at the only venue in Perth you can catch live races up close and personal.
With a bunch of tickets already snapped up, you don’t want to wait around to get onto this one.
For the first time ever Optus Stadiums’ famous Melbourne Cup luncheon will be held centre stage on the Field Of Play for the ultimate party on the grass.
The super screens will be playing all the action as you enjoy live music and entertainment in the alfresco setting with a designer fashion runway, Barbie Q and friends drag show, canapés, premium drinks flowing and a cocktail on arrival.
General Admission | $195
VIP | $240
The unique venue will be transformed into a ‘Race Day Haven’ featuring over 20 screens playing all races live from Flemington, Mercedes-Benz fashion show, premium beverages and more. Ticket options include The Precinct, Moët & Chandon Luncheon and Suited Stables.
It’s the exclusive event of the year not to be missed, and tickets will sell out.
Soak in the Spring atmosphere on Hadiqa’s Middle Eastern-inspired rooftop for their Melbourne Cup party.
There’s plenty on offer with drink specials, best-dressed prizes, sweepstakes and DJs on deck to keep the party going. Tickets come in two options:
Rooftop Terrace Party | $80 + bf
A flute of chilled Villa Sandi Prosecco on arrival, Laurent-Perrier oyster bar, canapés, a bottomless grazing table & roaming substantial.
Rooftop Dining | $150 or $200 +bf
Upgrade to the Rooftop Dining package for a sit-down authentic Moroccan-inspired lunch and drinks package from 12:15pm-3:15pm.
Long Neck Brewery
Sitting pretty on the iconic Swan River, Long Neck Brewery is setting up for its first-ever Melbourne Cup event.
DJ’s and live music will get the party pumping from 11am and big screens will catch every second of the race around the venue, followed by a fashion show on the catwalk set up to sit over the water.
General Admission | $30
A premium beverage on arrival and entry to the venue.
VIP Package | $280
Free-flowing Pommery Champagne, craft beer, wine and soft drinks for 4 hours plus a sitdown luncheon.
You’ll be leaving with a full belly after a day at The Standard with an indulgent three-course luncheon on offer or relaxed grazing in the garden- no matter which, you get a glass of bubbles on arrival.
They’ll have the race playing on screens inside and in the wine garden, so set up wherever you like and get ready for a fabulous day.
Three-Course Luncheon | $95
Garden Grazing | $55
Sweetwater Rooftop Bar
Indulge yourself (you deserve it) in a luxurious three-course signature lunch and two hours of free-flowing bubbles and beers at Sweetwater Rooftop Bar for $160pp.
The menu will have you set all day- think signature dishes like turmeric and coconut prawns, oysters and beef rendang curry- and you’ll stay entertained with sweeps and prizes plus roamingcanapés throughout the event.
The Windsor Hotel
Not just one, but three different parties will be held across the venue at Windsor Hotel for the big day- all kicking off at 10 am.
Charthouse Restaurant 3-course Luncheon | $89pp
Celebrate Cup Day with a delicious 3-course meal, best-dressed prizes, live music, entertainment throughout the day, races on multiple big screens, sweepstakes and more!
Garden Bar | $34pp
Relish in a day of free-flowing canapés, drinks on arrival & drink specials all day.
Mends St Bar Party | $5pp
Looking for a more casual approach? Kick back in the main bar and watch the races live on multiple big screens, have a bet in The Windsor sweepstake & make the most of the Cup Day drink specials.
Saddle up for a day of bottomless booze, fun and food at Federal Hotel.
Tickets are $70 and include bottomless Four Pillars G&Ts, beer, wine and sparkling,canapés and on the day giveaways and prizes in the heart of Fremantle.
Party it up rooftop style at The Aviary for their 2021 Paddock Club party.
At $69pp you can enjoy a brunch grazing table plus free-flowing sparkling, tap beers and ciders from 10am until the race is won. They’ll also have sweeps throughout the day and best dressed prizes, so be sure to put your best foot forward.
One for my North of the River gang, The Iluka is an exciting new food and beverage joint making its mark and hosting acanapé style Melbourne Cup event.
Tickets are $99pp for 3 hours of free-flowing wines, house spirits, tap beers and more plus an extensivecanapé menu featuring things like wild mushroom arancini, coffin bay oysters, fillet beef tartar bites and cappuccino panna cotta.
The party doesn’t stop after dinner, with Perth’s ‘biggest disco’ set to keep the party going.
Mix it up a little this year and head to Sandalford Wines for Australia’s favourite race while you overlook picturesque vineyards from the Estate Room and Decking.
You’ll be welcomed on arrival with a refreshing sparkling cocktail followed by a delectable three-course feast menu, the big race live on a 120-inch screen and a photo op with two beautiful local horses.
Tickets are $100pp + bf with everything included plus plenty of entertainment, cocktail selections and sweepstakes.
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