As the year comes to a close and summer days become warmer, parties and celebrations are on the agenda and start to fill your calendar. Flemington is the perfect place to gather your colleagues, friends and family for a great day out. This summer there are fantastic spaces available: from a beautifully styled deck with amazing views of the Winning Post to a Miami-inspired oasis with a gourmet BBQ and frozen margaritas to cocktails in the chic Terrace Restaurant. With racecourse entry just $12 for adults, Flemington is a great option for group gatherings this party season.
Summer on the Lawn
The Front Lawn Bar will be transformed into a Miami-inspired summer oasis, with brightly coloured furniture and lawn games including giant Connect 4 and Jenga. Enjoy delicious eats from the gourmet BBQ and frozen margaritas and daiquiris from the bar. Chill-out to acoustic tunes and witness the excitement of every race from the Front Lawn. This is a free space with food and beverages available for purchase.
The Furphy Deck
One of the most popular spaces during the Melbourne Cup Carnival has been opened to all racegoers for summer racedays. Situated above the Front Lawn at the Winning Post, The Furphy Deck has unbeatable views of the track. The beautifully styled deck will be one of the best spots at Flemington this summer.
Experience the elegance of the Terrace Restaurant, our premium dining room. With six-elevated tiers you are guaranteed uninterrupted views of the Winning Post plus every table boasts a private flat screen TV to view all the races. Guests can choose between a cocktail dining option, with an extensive grazing menu served throughout the day for $155pp, or a delectable degustation menu including seven plated courses for $240pp. Find out more here.
Hill Stand Corporate Suites
For an exclusive raceday experience you cannot go past our private suites. Situated directly opposite the Winning Post, you’ll have uninterrupted views of every race. For $280pp you’ll receive a silver beverage package, extended grazing menu and a racebook for each guest. The Hill Stand Corporate Suites can accommodate groups of 6-10 guests, 18-24 guests or 36-45 guests. Find out more here.
Flemington Family Lawn
Bringing the kids? No stress! There will be plenty of fun activities on the Flemington Family Lawn, including games, face painting, balloon artists, and a soft play area for the little ones. Plus on Christmas Raceday, Saturday 22nd December, Santa will be making an appearance. For a gold coin donation, have your photo taken with Santa and the 2019 Lexus Melbourne Cup – head to Santa’s Grotto, located at the west end of the Front Lawn.
Come celebrate at Flemington this summer. Book your tickets here or purchase at the gate on raceday.