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Melbourne Cup at Crystalbrook Riley

Style, glam, sophistication

Celebrate Melbourne Cup 2023 at Crystalbrook Riley.

Enjoy a 3.5-hour premium drinks package including spirits, sparkling, wine and beer, canapes and nine pop-up bars featuring: Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin, Mt Uncle DistilleryMalfy GinGrey Goose, Maker's MarkAperol, Wolf Lane Grapefruit Apertif and the Paper Crane and Rocco bar.

Plus much, much more:

  • Be entertained by our host for the day, Mark Littler, breakfast announcer on Hit103.5
  • Live music by Vivien Aisi and DJ Just Andy
  • Performances by KL Performance Industry
  • Large screens to watch the race
  • Fashions on the Field judged by Wayne Cosgrove
  • Crystalbrook Riley slipper bar (for when your stilettos need a rest)
  • Beauty touch-up station by MAC Cosmetics
  • Airconditioned relaxation lounge at Rocco

Date: Tuesday 7 November 2023

Time: 11:30am - 3:00pm

Early bird: $155 (limited to the first 120 tickets)

General Admission: $175

Private Lounge and Booths: from $500 - all private booth tickets also require General Admission or VIP ticket.

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The Crystalbrook Riley VIP Experience 

Raise the stakes, add a little sparkle and celebrate in style with the ultimate VIP day out at Crystalbrook Riley's brand new rum and seafood bar.

Enjoy exclusive access to the newest bar in Cairns and enjoy:

  • Exclusive pop-up bars including Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne, premium spirits, Patron Margaritas, Lula Rum cocktails and access to all general admission bars
  • Oyster bar and roaming canapés
  • Parlour room, to refresh and re-glam
  • Air conditioning, it is the tropics after all
  • VIP area shared with all VIP ticket holders, subject to availability. 

Tickets: $225

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Tickets are non-refundable and non transferrable. Early bird offer extends for first 120 tickets, general admission only. No early bird offer on VIP ticket. Reserved seating in VIP area not guaranteed. Reserved seating price for booth, lounge and private dining room is not inclusive of entry ticket to event. Ticket must be purchased separately for all members attending lounge, booth or private dining room space.