Sydney Melbourne Cup Events

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Every year, the Melbourne Cup is held on the first Tuesday of November in Australia.

It’s a horse race, but it’s so much more than that. The Melbourne Cup has become a national holiday for Australians and an event that stops the nation in its tracks.

As the Melbourne Cup approaches, we’re all feeling the excitement and anticipation of a day full of racing. But before you place your bets, why not celebrate with a few cocktails?

If you’re planning to get dressed up and celebrate Australia’s most famous horse race, we’ve got you covered.

Sydney’s Best Melbourne Cup Events, Parties & Functions

Whether you’re a horse racing enthusiast or just looking to celebrate with friends, Melbourne Cup is the perfect excuse to get out and have some fun.

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Melbourne Cup, look no further. We’ve rounded up some of the best Melbourne Cup parties in Sydney to help you get in on the fun.

6 Head: Melbourne Cup Ticketed Event

Enjoy the festivities this Melbourne Cup Day from Sydney Harbour’s Campbell Stores. The fabulous restaurant 6 Head will have a Cup Day Lunch celebration package. Be entertained with full race coverage and entertainment. Plus get in the spirit of the occasion and dress in your race day finery.

Cargo: Melbourne Cup Package

Join the giddy up fun at Cargo this Melbourne Cup Day for a Cup Day Lunch. You’ll be treated to a 3 Hour Canapes and Beverage Package with Cocktail on Arrival. Plus Entertainment and of course it wouldn’t be a Cup Day party without LIVE racing. Bookings essential. Dress to impress.

Bungalow 8 & The Loft: Melbourne Cup Event

Join Bunglaow 8 for a delicious 3 course Lunch by Sydney’s Darling Harbour this Melbourne Cup Day and see all the action from Flemington. Dress to impress with prizes for best dressed plus get on a winner in the sweepstakes. Package includes 3 course lunch and drinks.

Beer Deluxe: Melbourne Cup Party

Enjoy a Melbourne Cup Day Lunch dining at Sydney’s Beer Deluxe King St Wharf. You’ll be treated to fabulous lunch main meal. Celebrate the race that stops a nation and watch all the action from this harbourside location. Plus don’t forget to get in on the cup day fun and dress to impress.

Sir Stamford: Melbourne Cup Function

Enjoy a glamorous Melbourne Cup Day experience at the Sir Stamford in Sydney. Watch all the races LIVE on the Big Screens whilst you are treated to refined luxury of a HighTea that only the Sir Stamford can offer. This is a packaged event. Giddy Up!

Sail Australia: Melbourne Cup Cruise

If you are not into the horse races then why not break from the barriers for a romantic getaway sailing on Sydney Harbour. Great short packages available to with Sail Australia in Spring in Sydney. Love is in the air!

Glass Island – Melbourne Cup Cruise 2022

Enjoy a glass of Moet Champagne on arrival followed by a 4 hour food & beverage package. Watch the race that stops the nation as we cruise the iconic Sydney Harbour.

Bar Topa: Melbourne Cup Tapas

Melbourne Cup meets Spanish flavour at Sydney’s much-loved tapas bar located in the ivy precinct. Walk ins welcome all day.

Charlie Parker’s: Melbourne Cup Cocktail Party

Do things a little differently this year and spend Melbourne Cup day in our Paddington speakeasy with seriously good cocktails.

Felix: Melbourne Cup Long Lunch

Make Melbourne Cup day trés magnifique with a long lunch at our French brasserie tucked away in the CBD.

Bert’s Bar & Brasserie: Melbourne Cup Function

Spend an extra special Melbourne Cup with champagne in hand on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Fred’s: Melbourne Cup Luncheon

Looking for a farm-to-table feast in elegant surrounds? Our two-hatted kitchen in Paddington ticks all the right boxes.

Uccello: Melbourne Cup Lunch

Be transported to the Amalfi Coast and spend Melbourne Cup wining and dining at ivy’s hatted poolside restaurant.

Book Your Tickets To Sydney’s Best Melbourne Cup Events Now

Melbourne Cup is almost here! And you know what that means: it’s time to get ready for the big race.

You’ve probably already got your outfit picked out for the day (and if not, we’re sure there are a lot of online shops that can help with that), but don’t forget about the other important part of your Melbourne Cup experience: celebrating.

Whether you’re looking to host a lunch or cocktail party, these events are sure to be a hit with your friends and family!

Be sure to get your tickets early, because these Melbourne Cup events are sure to sell out!

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