Thursday, November 2, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Your Melbourne Cup In Mackay Itinerary

Melbourne Cup falls on Tuesday, 7th November. With a range of events planned around the city, you can enjoy a delicious meal, live music and entertainment all while supporting your favourite local establishments.

All venues are offering a chance to watch the Melbourne Cup 2023 on the big screen, some with on-site TAB facilities.

Don’t miss out on a day of sheer elegance and excitement – with the race that stops the nation!

Souths Leagues Club

From 10am.

The Milton Room Luncheon - $15 per person

In the Club – FREE entry

Book tickets at

Harrup Park

From 11am.

With two options, the Reef Room - Hosted by Kaley Baker from Star FM which includes a two-hour beer and wine package, as well as assorted canapes, fork dishes and sweets

$150 per person

Or the Garden Bar, with finger food, fashion on the floor and the largest viewing screen in Mackay

$20 per person

Tickets at

Mackay Northern Beaches Bowls Club

From 11am

Buffet, live music and entertainment

$95 per person

Tickets at

Seabreeze Hotel

From 11am

$49 Meal Package available, indulge in a 2-course meal specially crafted for the occasion

Bookings are essential, contact (07) 4955 1644

The Metropolitan Hotel

From 11am

Table bookings essential, visit the to book in

Boomerang Hotel

From 11:30am

Two-course lunch, live music and entertainment

$60 per person

Tickets available at

The Dispensary

From 12pm

Restaurant & Dining Room - $150 per person – Two-course banquet lunch and two hours of bottomless mimosa’s and bellini’s

Dispensary Bar - $65 per person - Street food lunch, cocktail style event

Tickets online

Sails Sports Bar

From 12pm

On-site TAB, food and drinks, prizes and sweeps

$55.00 per person

Call (07) 4955 5788 to book

Hibiki Bar and Karaoke

From 1pm

$80 per person

Two hours of bottomless canapés, cocktails, wine and schooners

Tickets online

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