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October 16, 2015 Food & Beverage No Comments Email Email

Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast will be hosting the most distinguished and elegant garden party for The Melbourne Cup. Experience fabulous dining, live entertainment, fashion shows and all the action live on the big screen.

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Dress up in your finest Spring Racing outfit, for a chance to win prizes for the best-dressed male and female, and the most fascinating fascinator. There will also be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets with $20,000 worth of prizes available. All proceeds will be donated to Gold Coast Hospital Foundation to help local patients and the hospitals that care for them. The funds raised will help deliver vital services such as the cancer patient transport service, trauma support and family therapy training.

Raffle prizes include: return flights to New Zealand with Emirates; a Versace handbag, a Versace ballpoint pen in rose gold IP, accommodation and dining experiences at Palazzo Versace with Rolls-Royce Phantom transfers; hats by Tracy Mac, a treatment at the award-winning Aurora Spa; a Champagne master class with House of Ruinart; hair styling by Oscar Oscar Salons; eyebrow sculpting from Amy Jean Eye Couture, a BMW for a weekend of your choice and much more.

For a superior race day experience, book your place at Palazzo Versace’s signature restaurant, Vanitas. Guests will enjoy canapés, a special 4-course lunch and a 3-hour beverage package with Ruinart Champagne.

Add a touch of glamour to your Melbourne Cup Day, with a 4-course lunch and a Moët & Chandon Champagne beverage package, in La Medusa Ballroom. Be entertained by a live performance from the Cassidy Wilson Trio and a live fashion parade sponsored by Marina Mirage.

Inspired by the drama and energy of horseracing and the ethereal beauty of Summer 2015/16 fashions, guests will be enchanted by a fashion show created exclusively for Palazzo Versace. The live fashion show will showcase select boutiques from the Gold Coast’s finest waterfront shopping and dining destination, Marina Mirage.

Alternatively, celebrate Melbourne Cup with Palazzo Versace’s famous High Tea Buffet in Il Barocco. With a welcome glass of Moët & Chandon Champagne on arrival, you can enjoy petit treats, antipasti and elegant desserts.

Vie Bar + Restaurant will also be open throughout the day where guests can order from our modern Australian 3 course menu. Vie Bar + Restaurant is the perfect place to relax with fantastic views across the Broadwater.

Guests attending events at La Medusa Ballroom and Vanitas will be charmed by Simone Bennett-Smith’s unique brand of eclectic style and creative flair from over 20 years’ experience as an MC.

Continue the celebrations into the evening at Le Jardin with our Absolutely Marvellous Martinis and live music from 3-7pm with DJ Nicky Perry.

This is your ticket to experience “The Race That Stops A Nation” in opulent luxury, live entertainment, fashion and fine dining all in one place.

The event will be held on Tuesday 3rd November 2015 and tickets are available at

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