Central Coast Chronicle

Melbourne Cup on the Coast




Melbourne Cup on the Coast is known as the “unofficial start to the festive season” and we’re all for any opportunity to get together, support local and have a great time!

Below we’ve shared the best of what’s on offer this Melbourne Cup around the Coast, so you can make your plans with ease!

Terrigal Beach House

Dress up and make your entrance at our 2022 Melbourne Cup event in Terrigal Beach House, where race day excitement meets coastal glamour. Enjoy a glass of sparkling on arrival, 3-course set menu, 3-hour beverage package (beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages) while you catch the live action from Flemington on Terrigal’s biggest screen. With lucky door prizes and awards for best-dressed, there’s more than one way to finish the day a winner.

Where: Beach Terrace, Terrigal Beach House
When: 1 November, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Price: $139 (includes 3-course menu + 3-hour beverage package)

Terrigal Beach House event

LINK for more information

Breakers Country Club

Dress to impress and experience Cup Day at your local – Breakers Country Club.

Food, drinks, wonderful live entertainment, quinella sweeps PLUS all the action from Melbourne LIVE and LOUD throughout the Club.
Pre-order your grazing platter now by phoning reception on 4384 2661 to book or via the link below.

Breakers Melb Cup

Click this link to pre-order your platters at Breakers Country Club

Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific

The race that stops a nation. Catch all the excitement of Australia’s greatest horse race with a glamorous cocktail event at Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific’s Lord Ashley Bar and Lounge.

Enjoy live entertainment, a welcome glass of sparkling wine, roaming canapés and a 3-hour beverage package.

Guests will also enjoy live entertainment, prizes for best dressed and a front row seat to ‘the race that stops a nation’ broadcast live on the large screens.


LINK for more information

Deepwater Plaza

Has you covered for fashion, and if you’re needing a “plate” they’ve got you sorted too.

Fashion choices from Ruby Reid, Suzanne Grae, Just Jeans, Kmart and Lowes. Get your accessories from Strandbags and Prouds and pick your shoes from Spendless Shoes!

If you’re staying “in” the office or at home this Melbourne Cup, why not grab something from Phat Chicken, Sushi Hub or grab some deli items from Coles and The Reject Shop has you sorted for all your decorative needs!

Melbourne Cup on the Coast

Find the Deepwater Directory listing here

Gosford RSL

Watch the Melbourne Cup live and loud at Gosford RSL.
– 10am Sweeps on sale
– 12-4pm Live music
– Plus best dressed & hat prizes
Pre-order your Grazing Tower, perfect for 2. $70 (Includes bottle of Bubbly) Contact reception for more details and bookings 4323 2311.

Melbourne Cup GRSL

To purchase tickets call 4323 2311

Club Wyong

Book a table and watch the race on our big screens at Club Wyong.

Entertainment provided by the Beatles tribute – Fab 2, plus – lucky door prizes, best dressed giveaway!

A special menu will be available and regular menu will be on offer on Melbourne Cup Day.

Wyong Melbourne Cup
Call reception on 4359 7444 to book now or  For more information click here

Hotel Gosford

Join us at the new Hotel Gosford for Melbourne Cup Carnivale

This year, we’re going all out for Cup Day. Reserve your spot for a fun, Carnivale-inspired spectacular full of colour, lively entertainment, DJ, signature cocktails and more.

It might be the race that stops the nation, though our venue will well and truly come alive!

The theme: Carnivale-Colour🎉

We promise the ultimate Cup Day vibes all day, including:

  • A SPECIAL live Carnivale-inspired performance
  • Fashions on the Field
  • ‘The Paddock’ space to watch the race and dance late into the night
  • Resident DJ’s mixing beats throughout the day, and into the Cup Day afterparty
  • 6-metre mega screen + HD screens
  • Onsite TAB, plus Race Day sweeps

General admission tickets from $60, for casual seating bar-side including canape selections and a signature Hotel Gosford cocktail on arrival
Reserved restaurant seating tickets $75, including a shared two-course meal and signature Hotel Gosford cocktail on arrival
VIP group experiences available.

To purchase your tickets click here

The Hali

Live entertainment with LITTLE PATTIE and live band!

Hosted by Terry Mac

On Cup Day enjoy a glass go bubbly on arrival, a 2-course lunch and lucky door prizes plus best hat and best dressed prizes!

Watch the festivities from Melbourne LIVE on the BIG SCREEN

Doors open at 11.30am, with the fun starting at 12.00pm with lunch served.

$50 for Members and $55 for Non-Members

Call The Hali reception on 4390 6400 to book or click the link below.

Book your tickets here


For more events around the Coast click here


Our thanks to the businesses that participated in our Melbourne Cup on the Coast feature.