The race that stops the nation deserves a show stopping celebration to match.
In light of this, we’ve lined up Port Macquarie’s best Melbourne Cup packages, giving you every reason to eat, drink and dress up!
We’ll quit horsing around and get straight to the sweet deets.
Scroll down to view our list of Port Macquarie’s best Melbourne Cup events for 2018.
1. Town Green Inn
Hold onto your jock(ey)s, Town Green Inn will be hosting a memorable Melbourne Cup event for just $49pp! On arrival, Mumm’s the word – followed by two courses of Italian antipasti, and succulent grilled chicken breast or sirloin with olive tapenade jus. Watch the race on the big screen, gussy up for fashions on the field, and enjoy competitions, sweepstakes and prizes throughout.
If your Cup crew is six or more, your table will receive a complimentary bottle of Mumm Champagne!
2. Rydges Port Macquarie
Rydges is riding in hot with a Lexus Melbourne Cup day to remember. You’ll be welcomed with a Chambord Royale cocktail and delicious crafted canapés, followed by a three-course lunch, cheese platters and a four-hour beverage package. From a fashion parade to live entertainment and Calcuttas and competitions worth $3000, this is one event that’s fit for a king. Tickets are $139pp.
Be sure to book eight tickets or more to receive a celebration pack featuring a bottle of Mumm Champagne and a Chambord mini!
3. Sails Port Macquarie
Live like the rich and famous with a luxe Sails soirée! After a well-deserved cocktail on arrival, you can indulge in a festival of grazing stations, food carts, roaming sweet and savoury canapés. Catch the race on four massive screens and enjoy live entertainment, fashions on the field, $3,000 worth of prizes, a horse auction and a four-hour Blush Bellinis beverage package to top things off! Tickets are $145pp.
Book your ticket now to go in the draw to win a lavish weekend staycation at Sails valued at $1,000!
4. The Beach House
Why the long face? Post-Melbourne Cup at The Beach House’ is every reason to throw on a smile and a fascinator, thanks to an epic afterparty with your favourite cocktails available, live music from 4pm thanks to Can’t Adult Today, and complimentary platters between 4-5pm.
So – yay, or neigh?
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