TOP SEAT: Where are you watching the race that stops the nation?
TOP SEAT: Where are you watching the race that stops the nation?

Melbourne Cup: Top five events to attend in Stanthorpe

GIDDY-UP it’s time for the Melbourne Cup.

Where are you watching the biggest race of the year?

1. Greenlands State School P & C Melbourne Cup High Tea Fundraiser

Enjoy a three-course high tea, lucky door prizes, a multi-draw raffle, full bar and a fashion parade from Gracious Giving.

Held at the Queensland College of Wine and Tourism from 11am-3pm.

Tickets are $50 and includes a glass of champagne on arrival.

Prizes will be awarded for best dressed as well as best headwear.

For more information contact 4681 4700.

2. Stanthorpe RSL Melbourne Cup Luncheon

Three-course luncheon while taking in the action of race day on the big screen.

Guest can expect a multidraw raffle, sweeps and prizes for best dressed and best headwear.

Held at the Stanthorpe RSL, 46 Marsh St from 11am onwards.

Tickets are $40 and includes champagne or punch on arrival.

For more information contact 4681 2324.

3. Melbourne Cup luncheon at Central Hotel

Two-course meal for $25.

TAB will be open from 7am for the early punters.

Bar snacks, prizes for best dressed, sweeps and a big screen.

For more information or to book a table contact 4681 2044.

4. Country Club Hotel-Motel

Opening from 7am.

Lunch from noon-2pm

Specials available for $12.

For more information contact 13 18 02.

5. Melbourne Cup Lunch hosted by Paola’s The Winemaker Kitchen

Prizes for best dressed.

Held at Robert Channon Wines, Bradley Lane, Stanthorpe, from noon-3pm

$65 per person

For more information contact 0468 785 613.

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