Celebrate Melbourne Cup

October 3, 2018



Throughout the Hunter



It's that time again for the race that stops a nation, and many of the Hunters most popular venues are hosting a number of Melbourne Cup events on Tuesday 6 November. Enjoy stunning views across the beautiful Hunter Valley while you celebrate Melboune Cup in style at one of these beautiful locations. 


Hunters Quarter

Hunters Quarter will be hosting their first “Melbourne Cup” Luncheon on Tuesday the 6th November.
Commencing at 11.30am, the day will begin with a variety of canapes and a complimentary glass of Cockfighters Ghost Sparkling wine. Visitors can then enjoy a local fashion segment before moving into the restaurant to enjoy a limited A La Carte menu selection for entrée and main course, with shared dessert platters. 
Tickets are $90pp, with beverages on consumption. Bookings are essential for this event .


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Saddle up for the one of the nations biggest races. Melbourne Cup is back again and this time Harrigan’s has a brand new TAB and sports bar for you to celebrate!

Harrigan’s offer a VIP package, so you and your friends can celebrate in style. This package includes canapes and sparkling on arrival, a two course meal, TAB facilities and complementary pick up and drop off bus for selected areas. 

Tickets for this event are $79pp, bookings are essential.


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The Goldfish
Celebrate Melbourne cup in style at The Goldfish. The festivities will begin at midday on Tuesday November 6th at the beautiful Goldfish Restaurant, located at Roche Estate.

Enjoy three hours of canapes and a Champagne on arrival followed by a variety of fashion prizes and sweeps while listening to live music from the Felix Quinn Band. 
Entry for this event is $65 per person and runs from 12pm – 3pm.

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Ben Ean
Mount your horses, its that time again! Celebrate Melbourne Cup at Ben Ean, with canapés and sparkling on arrival. Visitors will then move onto a 2 course meal and dessert station, plus a 5 hour drink package.

Entertainment for the day will be a big screen tv, live horses, onsite bookie, fun betting stalls and live band all included in your ticket price. Lots of prizes to be won! Doors open at 11am on Tuesday 6 November

Entry for this event is $150pp includes free betting tokens.


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Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Crowne Plaza is offering an immersive Melbourne cup experience. So get fancy and enjoy an evening of food, wine, races and entertainment. 

Guests will indulge in a glass of sparkling and a selection of canapes on arrival. Crowne Plaza offers a two course meal, a choice from two delectable main courses and one of two signature desserts. There will be an assortment of entertainment, including competitions, sweeps and prizes for the best dressed. 

Tickets for this event are $69pp or $600 for a table of ten.  
Bookings are essential. For any enquiries or bookings for tables please call the Redsalt team on 4991 0944.


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Esca Bimbadgen
Join Esca Bimbadgen to celebrate this spectacular event and dress to impress for the race that’s stops the nation. Enjoy a glass of Bimbadgen's Sparkling and canapes on arrival, then indulge on a two course meal from their spring menu.


There will be an assortment of activities including a Calcutta Auction, sweeps, Best Dressed and Lucky Door prizes and live entertainment by Prahlad Little. 

Tickets for this event are $90pp and a 10% discount for Club Bimbadgen Members. Bookings are essential for this event, so contact Esca Bimbadgen today on 4998 4666.


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