For anyone passionate about horse racing - and having fun.

True lovers of racehorses at Flemington Racecourse choose the Parade Lounge for their unique Melbourne Cup Carnival experience.

The Parade Lounge puts you directly in view of the majestic Parade Ring, right above the horse stalls. Nowhere else at Flemington will place you so close to the thoroughbreds throughout the day.

Along with amazing food and drink options on offer, you and your guests will be treated to all the energy and spectacle of the raceday, with easy access to the racing action on field — all with the stunning Melbourne skyline for additional ambiance.

Package includes: 

  • Racecourse admission for each guest
  • Racebook for each guest
  • Extended grazing menu served throughout the day 
  • Beverage package including a selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers and soft drinks
  • Espresso cart available throughout the day
  • Outdoor viewing area
  • Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen for each guest<
  • Private betting facilities and bookmaker

The standard dress requirement is racewear for ladies and jacket and tie for gentlemen.

Cocktail furniture is provided in the venue but it is not reserved and therefore is not one seat per person.

Please note: 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.