A lover of Brisbane, particularly the Moreton Bay region at Wynnum Manly and the beautiful Scenic Rim. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky in my own backyard.
Published October 23rd 2017
Horse around by the Bay
Fancy a great Melbourne Cup Day away from the City with a wonderful community vibe? Head down to Wynnum on the beautiful Moreton Bayside on Tuesday 7th November for a feast of entertainment, prizes and of course the BIG race.
The Waterloo Bay Hotel and their 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival that includes sweeps, prizes, food and drink specials. There's a special Melbourne Cup menu available from 11:30am and 2 hour drinks package platters available for $49 per person.
Wynnum Golf Club has a great Melbourne Cup Day experience with Live Entertainment by The Montego's, Sweeps- Raffles & Best Hat / Best Dressed Prizes. Tickets are only $48pp to include a 2 course plated luncheon and glass of sparkling or pot of beer.
Wynnum RSL Club will have a party through the day with live music and a dance floor. There is a Silent Auction with fantastic prizes with tickets. There's also a Wynnum Hobby Horse Auction and Race novelty race.
Hot canapes will be served soon after arrival followed by a High Tea styled luncheon, featuring an array of sandwiches, pastries, cakes and sweets delivered to your table for you to enjoy.