Melbourne Cup Day: Newcastle 2013

Here’s Urban Insider’s map guide to your Melbourne Cup Day 2013 in Newcastle! Whether you’re into it for the fashion, the parties, the horses, or just a day out, there’s something to suit everyone in Newcastle this Melbourne Cup Day.




31 Morehead St Lambton Visit Lizottes 02 4956 2066

Enjoy a delicious lunch and watch all the Melbourne Cup action live on Newcastle's Biggest Screen and amazing entertainment by The Mich Anderson Band (as seen on The Voice). Sweeps and best dressed with lots of prizes to be won! Mitch Anderson is simply one of the greatest white soul singers of our time! He recently won the hearts of millions in various emotion charged television performances of songs included in his current live show. A singer's singer. Mitch's band is a non-stop musical powerhouse of Soul, Funk and Blues with the hottest players in the country, guaranteed to get you grooving - up close and personal. Mitchell Anderson and his band will be performing a selection of his favourite tunes and singles he has released this year by artists such as Al Green, Ray Charles, BB King, James Brown, Freddie King, Joe Cocker, The Bee Gees and Marvin Gaye. "Mitchell is a soulful personality, everything that comes out of his mouth whether he is speaking or singing is heartfelt" - SEAL

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Newcastle Jockey Club

90 Darling St Broadmeadow Visit Newcastle Jockey Club

FREE GENERAL ENTRY available on the day with limited seating in our Public Areas, with access to; Tote and Bookmaker facilities Live music Melbourne Cup and Camel Sweeps Camel Racing Fashions on the Field Competition Catering outlets open Limited seating is available on the day so get in early, or grab a spot out on the lawns overlooking the track, a great spot to watch the camel racing. We are also taking orders for platters of food which will be available for pick up on the day. Orders must be placed and paid for by Tuesday 29th October 2013.

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Honeysuckle Hotel

Honeysuckle Warf Honeysuckle Visit Honeysuckle Hotel 02 4929 1499

Can’t make it to see the Melbourne Cup live? That’s okay we are hosting an un-missable event here at the Honeysuckle Hotel… Throw on your top hats, grab your high heels and book now for November 5th. Down stairs is open house. While upstairs on the Mezzanine Level is bookings only. With limited passes where each guest will receive 2 complimentary glasses of champagne as well as a 3 tiered high tea platters of sweet and savoury treats. VIP’s will also have access to our extensive Rum Bar consisting of 90 rums, cachacas and premium vodkas sourced from all over the world. Races will be displayed on both of the large flat screen TV’s viewable from both down stairs as well as the Mezzanine Level. Apart from the main event we will also be hosting a Fashion parade showcasing the latest fashion items for the season. So don’t wait! Reserve your tickets to Newcastle's unmissable event.

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Newcastle Panthers

Cnr King and Union Streets Newcastle West Visit Newcastle Panthers 02 4926 6200

Enjoy the flash & flare of Newcastle Panthers Melbourne Cup Luncheon! Tickets include three courses, complimentary Yellowglen piccolo, middy of beer or soft drink & $10 in tickets for the Melbourne Cup Raffle There’s also $3 schooners from 1-2pm, sweeps, & raffle drawn at 2pm Bookings are required by 1 November & full payment is required when booking – phone 4926 6200 Menu Alternate drop only

-32.928337 151.766959

The Burwood Inn

77 Berner St Merewether Visit The Burwood Inn 08 4963 5000

3 course lunch + 4 hour drinks package @ $120 per person. From 11:30 am to 3:30 pm With sweeps, prizes for best dressed & best hat

-32.940757 151.752809

Reserve Wine Bar

102 Hunter Street Newcastle Visit Reserve Wine Bar 02 4929 3393

Reserve Wine Bar will be opening the doors at 4pm on Tuesday, 5 November for a special Melbourne Cup after party. Whether you've been to lunch, to the races, or just in the office, we'll be providing an exclusive, refined environment for you to wrap up your Melbourne Cup Day. A number of wine specials will be offered in addition to our extensive list and our full menu will be available. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by contacting the bar

-32.927502 151.783155

Skye is the editor of Urban Insider & Account Manager @ Sticky in Newcastle. She keeps fit with Muay Thai & can’t live without her tunes! Her other interests involve cricket, NRL, shoes & the general coastal lifestyle.

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