The pinnacle of entertainment and celebration.
Experience the glamour, excitement and exclusivity of The Birdcage – the most coveted destination of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Look out upon the glamour and celebrity mingling in The Birdcage. Immerse yourself in a beautiful bespoke space, styled by our design team, Studio VRC. Savour a day of delectable fare and toasting top-shelf beverages while enjoying all the excitement on the track.
Experience the most desirable event on Australia's social calendar, all from the privacy of your own exclusive marquee.
It’s the ultimate luxury experience, available to a very select audience.
Exclusive use of your own 40 person facility in a premium location in The Birdcage
Racecourse admission and entry into The Birdcage for each guest
Racebook for each guest
Extended grazing menu served throughout the day
Beverage package including G.H.Mumm champagne, a selection of spirits, red and white wines, light and heavy beers and soft drinks
Complete venue design provided by the VRC design team, Studio VRC
Private covered balcony with outdoor furniture
LED screens and Birdcage DJ music feed
Access to betting facilities and bookmakers
AAMI VICTORIA DERBY DAY
LEXUS MELBOURNE CUP DAY
KENNEDY OAKS DAY
SEPPELT WINES STAKES DAY
To secure your own Private Marquee in The Birdcage, please complete the online enquiry form and a member of our sales team will be in contact to discuss your requirements.
WHAT TO WEAR
The Birdcage is located in the Members Enclosure and therefore, members dress regulations will be strictly enforced.
See what to wear for more information.
View location map (PDF)
View Private and Shared Facilities at Melbourne Cup Carnival terms & conditions (PDF)
Flemington Sales Team
Phone: 1300 727 575
Please Note: The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is committed to meeting the diverse needs of its members, clients, customers, partners, racing industry affiliates and the community, inclusive of people with special needs. Due to a number of the Facilities being temporary facilities, some Facilities do not have wheelchair and pram access, however please notify us at the time of booking of any special requirements to allow VRC to accommodate individual needs as required and to provide appropriate accessible facilities and information.
Located on the famous front row of The Birdcage, The Perch offers a unique and exclusive opportunity to entertain in this world famous venue.
These private marquees offer amazing views of Flemington, the city skyline, and of course all the excitement on the track.
Situated on Level 1 of the Winning Post Enclosure, this premium grazing marquee offers a unique experience in the centre of the track.