Celebrate Spring Racing and Melbourne Cup on the Gold Coast
SPRING RACING GOLD COAST
When: Spring 2016
Where: Gold Coast Turf Club
Spring is a always a great time to enjoy a day at the races, here are some of the upcoming race days at the Gold Coast Turf Club.
Sat 1st October: Toxfree Raceday
Weds 5th October: Ramsden Lawyers Caulfield Guineas Raceday
Sat 15th October: Attwood Marshall Caulfield Cup Raceday
Wed 19th October: Midweek Raceday
Sat 22nd October: Lloyds Auctioneers Cox Plate Raceday
Sat 29th October: Hot Tomato Derby Day Raceday
Tues 01st November: Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast Melbourne Cup Raceday
Sat 5th November: LJ Hooker Gold Coast Raceday (Stakes Day)
Sat 12th November: ABC Brick Sales Raceday
Sat 19th November: Masters Builders Raceday
Sat 26th November: November 26 Raceday
Sat 3rd December: Perry Homes Raceday
Sat 10th December: Highgrove Bathrooms Raceday
Sat 17th December: Optima Wealth Raceday
Sat 24th December: Christmas Eve Raceday
Sat 31st December: New Years Eve Raceday
MELBOURNE CUP DAY
When: Tuesday 1st of November 2016
Where: Various locations
Come and celebrate the race that stops the nation, Melbourne Cup, in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast!
There are lots of events happening around the Gold Coast to help you get into the festivities. Below we take a look at some of the options on offer, with something for most budgets ...
Q1 Melbourne Cup
Where: Skypoint Q1, 9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
What: Three course lunch with 3 hour beverage package, live entertainment, big screen action, sweeps and raffles and best dressed prizes.
Cost: $120 per person.
The Avenue Surfers Paradise
Where: The Avenue, 3-15 Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Time: 12pm to 3:00pm
What: All inclusive packages, get snapped on the green carpet with QLD's best queens Shu Shu Funtanna and Tina Bikki. Sweeps, games, party prizes and more.
Cost: $115 per person.
Centre of Melbourne Cup 2016
Where: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach
Time: 11:30am to 5:00pm
What: Moet & Chandon on arrival, 4 course lunch with a premium beverage package, Spring Summer fashion parade, live entertainment by Funk'n'Stuff, race sweeps and more.
Cost: $145 per person or table of ten for $1400.
Melbourne Cup at Hard Rock Cafe
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, Corner Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
What: 3 course menu, one glass of wine, beer or bubbles, plasma sceen tv's to watch the race.
Cost: $75 per person.
Melbourne Cup Buffet Lunch
Where: Surfers RSL, Level 1, 9 Beach Road Surfers Paradise
Time: Doors open 11:30am
What: Buffet lunch including prawns, glass of champagne, tipping pack and live big screen racing, plus best dressed prizes.
Cost: $55 per person.
Gold Coast Turf Club
Where: Racecourse Drive, Surfers Paradise
Time: From 9am
What/Cost: Choose from a selection of dining packages ranging from $270pp up or general admission starts at $25
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