Every year on the first Tuesday of November, the Melbourne Cup proves why it is the most celebrated racing event in Australia. All around the country, many clubs, racetracks and restaurants host their own Melbourne Cup lunches and events in anticipation of the “race that stops a nation”. During your visit to Surfers Hawaiian Surfers Paradise holiday accommodation, you'll have a great range of options depending how casual or how formal you want to spend this years Cup day.
Here are some of the best places to check out this Melbourne Cup:
Gold Coast Turf Club
The best spot to watch the action of live racing is at the races! Dress up and spoil yourself with a visit to the Gold Coast Turf Club where there are a number of function and dining packages you can partake in, or get down and mingle at the lawn party with live music! The race will be played on the big screen TV’s around the course, while you can also enjoy the great view of the Surfers Paradise skyline. The Gold Coast Turf Club is located only a few minutes drive from Surfers Hawaiian Gold Coast holiday apartments.
Melbas On The Park
Join the Melbourne Cup celebrations at Melbas On The Park, where there'll be plenty of entertainment including fashions on the field, prizes for best dressed, sweeps, and live coverage of the race. Melbas has over 40 screens, plus a big screen and provides choices of fully inclusive six hour packages with cocktails canapés and drinks or a set menu and drinks package. You'll be sure to feel the crowds energy at Melbas!
The Avenue Restaurant & Saloon
A few minutes away from Surfers Hawaiian you'll find The Avenue putting on a Melbourne Cup 2011 charity gala. The race will be shown on 11 plasma screens, there'll be a charity raffle with prizes and also orizes for best dressed and best hat! The Avenue are putting on packages which include a charity donation and entertainment for the day, with the Melbourne cup luncheon from 11am and the Melbourne cup after party from 4pm.
Be sure not to miss out on this years Melbourne Cup on the Gold Coast - you're sure to enjoy it no matter when you decide to go once booked into Surfers Hawaiian!
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