best places wot watch Melbourne Cup in Perth

Melbourne Cup Events Perth: Where To Watch The Melbourne Cup In Perth

Perth's hottest places to watch the Melbourne Cup.
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Australia’s biggest race is nearly here and Perth venues will come to life to celebrate the race that stops a nation.

Want to make the most of the Melbourne Cup in Perth? Well with we have a list of Melbourne Cup events in Perth that are as good as it gets anywhere in Australia – without actually being at the Melbourne Cup.

Melbourne Cup Events in Perth.

Henry Summer

Introducing Perth’s greenest race-day event: Melbourne Cup at Henry Summer!

Join us as we party amongst the palms in pure Henry Summer style.

Hosted by Perth socialite and lifestyle queen Lidia Kukulj-Tinelli, our inner-city oasis will be buzzing all afternoon with wall-to-wall race day coverage, DJs spinning tunes throughout the day, internal sweeps, prizes for best dressed, and much more!

Three package options available:

Cocktail Garden Party | $39 + bf

  • Enjoy your choice of Summery cocktail and a taco on arrival
  • Live race coverage
  • Presented by MC Lidia Kukulj-Tinelli from I Lidia Love
  • Tunes curtesy of DJ Evlo
  • Sweeps and competitions

3 Course Sitdown Luncheon | $159 + bf

  • 3 courses of seasonal plates including share-plate entrées, plus your choice of main meal and dessert from our specially crafted menu.
  • Free-flowing beverage package including San Martino Prosecco and wines by Vasse Felix
  • Tunes curtesy of DJ Evlo
  • Live race coverage
  • Presented by MC Lidia Kukulj-Tinelli from I Lidia Love
  • Sweeps and competitions

VIP Cocktail Party | $199 + bf

  • Access to the exclusive cocktail space
  • Premium canapés throughout the day
  • Grazing table adorned with mouth-watering morsels
  • Free-flowing premium beverage package, including spirits
  • Free-flowing Prosecco from our Prosecco Pop Up Bar
  • Private bar access and dedicated cocktail space
  • Access to our VIP Pamper station
  • Live race coverage
  • Presented by MC Lidia Kukulj-Tinelli from I Lidia Love
  • Sweeps and competitions

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Melbourne Cup at HQ BAR + KITCHEN

With sweeping views of Elizabeth Quay and the Swan River, there is no better place to experience all the action of Melbourne Cup than right here at HQ BAR + KITCHEN – Perth’s newest rooftop destination! 

  • Champagne or cocktail on arrival
  • Flowing drinks (3hour drinks package)
  • Delectable grazing tables
  • HQ’s famous desert boards
  • DJ // prizes // big screens 
  • Cost: $120 pp

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Perth’s Biggest CBD Melbourne Cup Party at Brookfield Place

The biggest Melbourne Cup Event in Perth is at Brookfield Place – this year’s event is a nod to the golden age of Palm Springs, inspired by colour, casual sophistication, 1950s mid-century modernism and cocktails and canapes to match.

The Main Square at Brookfield Place will be transformed into a Palm Spring oasis where you can watch the race that stops a nation on the biggest screens on the terrace with your friends and co-workers in a fun relaxed atmosphere.

Enjoy a beverage and some food from the pop-up Print Hall Bar, take a punt at the onsite TAB and enjoy live entertainment including tunes from DJ Richie G as well as roving polaroid fun, Melbourne Cup trivia and more.

  • Enjoy a flowing beverage list including an assortment of beer, wine and champagne all for $10
  • $10 Palm Springs inspired Aperol Spritz and Mocktails
  • $10 Bao Bun Snack Boxes
  • Prizes for best dressed.

Purchase your ticket for just $25 to enjoy priority entry, a drink and a race day snack on arrival, plus jump the queue at the Print Hall Bar AFTER PARTY!

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The Garden

Leederville’s favourite beer garden is blooming into spring racing with their celebrations for Melbourne Cup 2019.

On Tuesday 5th of November, The Garden will be thinking through rosé-tinted-glasses with each ticket including 5 pink drinks. Featuring Villa Sandi Fresco Rosé, Gordon’s Pink Gin, AIX Rosé, Swings and Roundabouts Rosé and Vasse Felix Rosé, each $65 ticket will also include delightful free-flowing canapes being served from 11am – 3pm. There will be plenty of prizes on offer for Fashion ‘off’ the Field, roving entertainers and live races being aired all day on massive screens.


  • 742 Newcastle St, Leederville, 6007
  • Tuesday November 5th, 10:30 – 15:30.

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Sweetwater Rooftop

Enjoy the race that stops the nation with a 3-course Champagne luncheon.

Indulge in 3-courses filled with Sweetwater Signatures like oysters, dumplings and dessert. Sip your way through the experience with two hours of free-flowing Veuve Clicquot. Doors opening from 10:30am, with live music and sweeps from the get-go.

  • Sweetwater Rooftop Bar, 1 Silas Street
  • Tuesday 5th November 10:30am

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Join Hadiqa in the Spring sunshine on their Middle Eastern inspired rooftop oasis as we celebrate one of the most exciting social days of the Spring carnival season – turning Hadiqa pink.

There will be incredible door prizes, a silent champagne charity auction for Sock it to Sarcoma, best dressed prizes, races on the big screens, sweepstakes, Bohdi J make-up touch ups and pamper station, DJ and MC, and an after party open to public from 4pm – late.

Two charming packages will be available:

An $82 rooftop ticket that includes a scrumptious flute of chilled pink bubbles on arrival, canapés, roaming oyster shuckers and bottomless grazing table.
Or upgrade to a $152 ticket and also enjoy a delicious sit down authentic Moroccan set menu feast and drinks package from midday-3pm.

  • Hadiqa, 40 Irwin Street, Perth, 6000
  • Tuesday 5th November, 11:00 am

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The Stables

Race to The Stables for Melbourne Cup 2019. Where better to celebrate race day than Perth’s original horse stables?

Choose to celebrate the race that stops the nation your way- with extravagant dining at our delicious long luncheon or live it up at the garden party. Plus, there will be live entertainment, MC, sweepstakes and door prizes across the day.

Dining Room Long Luncheon: For $140pp you will receive a premium beverage package from 11am – 2pm and a four-course long luncheon.

Garden Party: For $50pp you will receive one cocktail and one beverage token on arrival and food stations available to purchase.

  • 886 Hay Street, Perth, 6000
  • Tuesday 5th November, 11am – 3pm

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The Reveley

Race by The River this Melbourne Cup and party your way with two luxurious options to choose from.

Henry’s Rooftop ($85): All the key ingredients to the ultimate rooftop party including breathtaking sky-high views of Elizabeth Quay. There will be a glass of Veuve Clicquot & Belvedere Cocktail on arrival, roaming canapes, oyster station, live music and entertainment, door prizes, sweepstakes and the races screened live.

The Dining Room ($190): Step up your race day with this extravagant package in the first floor, riverside Dining Room. Including a four-hour Veuve Cliquot & premium selection beverage package, four course menu, door prizes, sweepstakes and the races screened live.

  • The Reveley, Elizabeth Quay
  • Tuesday 5th November, 11am – 3pm

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Market Grounds

Celebrate in style at Perth city’s most lavish Melbourne Cup event across 2 levels, 4 bars & the largest beer garden in the CBD.

Food stalls are available including Mr Paella, freshly shucked oysters, house-made salted caramel doughnuts & artisan gelato and the new Grounds Caravan Bar. Fashions on the field throughout the day with live DJs including Sylvester Naing, Matt Granich and Kyle William Soulsby. Watch the action from every angle on our BIG screens.

Choose from 5 different experiences on the day:

The Grounds Package: First Release from $25pp: Spritz or middy of beer on arrival, 2 food stall tokens for sweet + savoury eats, entertainment & giveaways throughout the day
Market Bar Package:  First Release from $69pp: Sip on 2 hrs of free flowing wine, rose, bubbles, tap beers & ciders from 11am – 1pm, 2 food stall tokens for sweet + savoury eats.
Premium Mercado Package: First Release from $99pp: Exclusive upstairs access and glass of Moët on arrival, 3 hrs of premium drinks & canapes including wines, rose, prosecco, tap beers, cider & tap cocktails from 11am-2pm, Freshly shucked oysters, Private bar & entertainment stalls.
Restaurant Moët & Chandon Luncheon: 3 courses for $69pp + bf: A delectable feast of all our chefs’ favourites with glass of Moët on arrival

Private VIP Booth Experience  Live it up with table service, our premium 3 hr Mercado drinks package, all the canapes you could dream of and a magnum of Moët

  • 10 Telethon Ave, Perth, 6000
  • Tuesday 5th November, 10:00 – 23:00

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The Globe

Back again is the Prosecco Fountain Brunch and it’s pouring for Melbourne Cup! Sit back in comfort with prosecco in hand to match while watching all the live races.

For just $55pp this iconic brunch includes: Arrival Spring Spritz cocktail, 2 hours free-flowing Prosecco & Spritz, Choice of Spring brunch main, Mimosa & Bellini station and a shared dessert board. Melbourne Cup Fountain Brunch kicks off early at 10:30am, so be sure to hit the hay early the night before so that you’re prepared for the biggest day in horseracing. (Bookings are essential).

  • 495-497 Wellington St, Perth, 6000.
  • Tuesday 5th November 10:30 – 12:30pm

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Perth Racing at Ascot Racecourse

Of course no Melbourne Cup events in Perth list would be complete without Ascot Racecourse.


Galloping into your calendars is the 2019 TABtouch-Melbourne Cup Day at Ascot Racecourse.

Get ready to soak up the atmosphere with the only place in Perth to celebrate the Melbourne Cup with LIVE horse racing. Featuring a plethora of entertainment, the new beer garden, food trucks, pop-up bars and show-stopping fashion, these horseplay celebrations are bound to sell out fast.

Tickets are $35 and group discounts are also available and how could you take this raceday experience to the next level? By purchasing a private corporate villa to keep your clients and friends entertained for one of Perth Racing’s most popular days. Other tickets possibilities will take you to our exclusive marquee – The Treasury – where you can enjoy a day of high-end food and entertainment. So, go on and giddy up to those ticket purchases before you miss out. Let the horseplay begin!

  • Ascot Racecourse, Grandstand Rd, Ascot, 6104.
  • Tuesday 5th November, 9:00 – 18:00

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The Aviary

This year The Aviary welcomes you to The Paddock Club for Melbourne Cup 2019.

With live music featuring Adam Hall, and The Soul Boys, don’t be afraid to shoot for the stars and dress to impress for some amazing prizes. Gates open at 10am and tickets are $59pp. Get your race day started with an Arrival Aperol Spritz Bar, also available is free flowing sparkling, tap beers, and cider from 10am until the race is won! Or latest 12:15pm if the race is delayed under any circumstances.

  • Level 1, 140 William St, Perth, 6000.
  • Tuesday 5th November, 10:00 – 23:00

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Scarborough Beach Bar

Join Scarborough Beach Bar on the sundeck for the race that stops the nation!

Book in to receive complimentary Vasse Felix Rosé on arrival and soak up the best view of Scarbs with sweepstakes, photobooth, phost-race DJs till late, $30 Rosé Sangria carafe, $6 pints of Swanny D between 11am – 3pm and an oyster and seafood station. If you’re looking for a little extra you can grab your group together and spritz it up with their Fizz and Spritz Package for $40pp.

Including; two hours free-flowing house wines, bubbles, Pimms, Aperol Sritz and Sunset Spritz and a chefs selection of canapés for the table. Pre-bookings are essential and there must be a minimum booking of 8pax.

  • Scarborough Beach Bar, Manning Street, Scarborough
  • Tuesday 5th November, 11am – 12am

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The Generous Squire

It’s the day that stops the nation, so ditch the desk & celebrate it Generously!

James’ Squire Brewhouse welcomes Melbourne Cup celebrations with sweepstakes, fashions on the field, lives DJs and much more. Packages start at $59pp with 2 hours of free-flowing bubbles, wine and craft beer. Find yourself indulging into the chef’s selection of canapes from 11am-1pm including: Shucked Oysters, tabasco sauce, shallot vinaigrette, lemon / Chilled prawns, preserved lemon gremolata / Soba noodle salad cups, soy ginger dressing / Lamb kofta, tzatziki, lemon / Paella, chorizo, prawns, squid, fish / Churros, hazelnut chocolate sauce.

  • 397 Murray St, Perth, 6000.
  • Tuesday 5th November, 10:00- 23:59.

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