Plan your Sofitel Girls' Day Out

The Spring Racing Carnival is back, with Sofitel Girls’ Day Out signalling the first raceday of the new season at Flemington. With a huge variety of on-track events to take part in, it’s bound to be an exciting day filled with world-class Group A racing, fashionable fun and entertainment.

To make planning your day a breeze, we’ve put together the ultimate guide of things to do – from high tea to the best bars and everything in between.

Hats & High Tea

Treat yourself to the ultimate girly high tea, with a delicious three-course buffet of sweet and savoury treats, an insider glimpse at some of the season’s most beautiful high-end millinery and prime position to view the races from Flemington’s famous Hill Stand. 

Venue: Level 1, Hill Stand
Admission: From $130

Schweppes Fling Bar

Head to the Fling Bar on Level 1 of the Hill Stand on Sofitel Girls’ Day Out to enjoy the sounds of DJ Van Goldie. The Schweppes Flemington Fling Bar is the go-to destination for cocktails, music and fun this spring.

Venue: Level 1, Hill Stand
Admission: Free to all racegoers

Paris Lane Millinery Pop-Up Market

Celebrate the return of Spring Racing at Paris Lane, a much-loved millinery pop-up market open to all racegoers for its seventh consecutive year.

Located on Level 1 of the Hill Stand, Paris Lane will feature some of Australia’s best milliners, including Moore Millinery, Amelda Millinery, Serena Linderman and more. Who will be providing you and the girls with a prime opportunity to get race ready for the Spring Racing Carnival Season as well as an elegant space to enjoy a delectable afternoon tea or sweet treat.

Venue: Level 1, Hill Stand
Admission: Free to all racegoers

Image via @thestyledoctor of Moore Millinery Designs

The James Boag's Premium Lawn Bar

Get in on the raceday action as the much-loved James Boag's Premium Lawn Bar re-opens for the new season. With an array of delicious cocktails on offer, this bar is prime position to watch the exciting Group A Racing taking place on Sofitel Girls’ Day Out.

Venue: Front Lawn
Admission: Free to all racegoers

The Pamper Lounge

Ideal for those long days at the track, the Members Pamper Lounge is back, with hair and make-up touch-ups throughout the day to keep you looking your best. Available from 11am – 5:30pm at the east end of The Atrium, the Pamper Lounge is a spot to stop by and freshen up before continuing on your day.

Venue: The Atrium, Level 2 Grandstand
Admission: Free to Members


It's the ultimate girls' day out and the return of Group 1 Racing. Book your tickets today