Melbourne Cup Functions in Toowoomba

The Race that Stops the Nation

Melbourne Cup Functions in Toowoomba

The race that has everyone dressed to nines and glued to their seats is only 4 weeks away. 

Time to grab your fascinator and best suit to watch the race of the year but where to do it?

We’ve got you covered, Melbourne Cup Functions in Toowoomba are among the best and here’s FIVE of the best.


Enjoy a day of fashion, fine food, bubbles, unforgettable fun and of course, racing, all in the name of raising funds for the Toowoomba Hospital Foundation. 

WHEN:  Tuesday November 7th

WHERE: Urban Grounds Café, 210 Herries Street, Toowoomba

TIME: 10:30AM – 4PM

COST: $85.00

This year, all funds raised will go towards the Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre Toowoomba Hospital Children's Appeal. The Appeal raising funds from October - December to purchase life-saving equipment for the paediatric unit at the Toowoomba Hospital. 

Best dressed prizes on offer - all bookings must be made by ringing Urban Grounds Cafe on 07 4659 9200.

A great day out while raising funds for a worthy cause.



Where better to celebrate than at the track!


WHEN:  Tuesday November 7th

WHERE: Clifford Park Racecourse, Hursley Road, Toowoomba

TIME: 11:30AM – 5PM

Do it trackside at Clifford Park Racecourse with local racing and entertainment.

Clifford Park has function packages available to suit everyone - indulge in the Melbourne Cup experience. There will be live coverage from Flemington on the big screen, also the Grand Central Fashions on the Field will also be fiercely completed. 

Don’t miss the excitement of the only venue in Toowoomba where you can experience LIVE racing while celebrating Melbourne Cup Day in style. 

Don’t miss out on their Corporate Trackside Marquee with tickets for $85 per person.



The Birdcage at Blank Space will be the ultimate Melbourne Cup celebration.

WHEN:  Tuesday November 7th

WHERE:  The Birdcage at Blank Space, The Mills Precinct, 291 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba

TIME:  11AM – 4PM


PHONE: (07) 4639 3264

This will be the first Melbourne Cup held at Blank Space and it’s really taking the day to a whole new level in Toowoomba. Expect a vibe that's glamorous, luxurious and just everything a Springtime celebration should be.

This is what you can expect:

- All day French Champagne
- Cocktail Stations
- Private areas for groups (NOW SOLD OUT!)
- A massive 8m cinema screen for the race itself
- Mouth-watering food stations with fresh seafood, local produce and decadent desserts
- A powder room with professional make-up artists to touch up your lippie throughout the day (essential when you'll be sipping Champagne all afternoon)
- Live music, a twist on the traditional fashion show and lots of other surprises

This is an all-inclusive package with limited numbers. It will be an unforgettable experience, so don't miss out. 

Book your tickets now as they are selling fast! 



Celebrate Melbourne Cup in style at Fitzy’s.


WHEN:  Tuesday November 7th

WHERE: Fitzy’s Toowoomba, 153 Margaret Street

TIME: 11AM – 3PM

COST: $85pp 

With live coverage and entertainment on the day, sparkling wine and canapes on arrival Fitzy’s will have you celebrating the race of the year in fine form.

  • Best dressed prizes
  • Sweeps
  • Live music



This is one of the best locations in Toowoomba so it makes sense to celebrate one of Australia’s best events here!


WHEN: Tuesday November 7th

WHERE:  The Office, 14 Duggan Street, Toowoomba


The Office is offering a ticketed lunch function which includes a 2-hour package of delicious canapes as well as a glass of bubbly or beer on arrival.

Watch the race on their giant projector screens and make sure you capture the day with a photo by their event photographer who will be on hand taking pictures of everyone in their finest!

Start time is midday and they are open until late so you can party on all afternoon.