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Here's how to spend Melbourne Cup day having a blast at Your Local...

Updated: Nov 1, 2019



It's the race that stops a nation and where better to spend a great afternoon than at Your Local?

Here's just some of what's on offer across Newcastle and the Hunter this Melbourne Cup Day...



Argenton Hotel, Argenton


๐ŸŽ Option to join an Exclusive VIP Party or book a Beer Garden Cabana

๐ŸŽ Fashions on the Field with prizes for best dressed lady and gentleman

๐ŸŽ Prize for Best Fascinator

๐ŸŽ Sweeps of $2, $5, $10, $50

๐ŸŽ Live entertainment

๐ŸŽ Book on: (02) 4958 1060



Bar Petite, Newcastle

๐ŸŽ After Party starting from 4pm

๐ŸŽ Live music with Gerda & Marchy from 5pm

๐ŸŽ Drinks specials

๐ŸŽ $15 tapas options



Beach Hotel, Merewether


๐ŸŽ 2-course Luncheon with drinks package- $120pp

๐ŸŽ Fashion parades

๐ŸŽ TAB

๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Live TV broadcast

๐ŸŽ Live music from 5pm

๐ŸŽ Bookings on: (02) 4963 1574



Belmore Hotel, Maitland


๐ŸŽ Watch the race live on Maitland's biggest TV

๐ŸŽ Newly renovated Bistro and Covered Beer Garden

๐ŸŽ Full TAB facilities

๐ŸŽ Live music from 4pm

๐ŸŽ 4-course lunch - $50 p/person

๐ŸŽ Bookings essential on (02) 49336351



Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri Kurri


๐ŸŽ Live Music with Karen O'Shea from 11am

๐ŸŽ Grazing lunches and menu available

๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Best Dressed prizes



Colliery Inn, Wallsend


๐ŸŽ Fun day

๐ŸŽ Food menu

๐ŸŽ Drinks

๐ŸŽ Watch the race live



Commercial Hotel, Morpeth


๐ŸŽ Champagne upon arrival

๐ŸŽ Best Dressed Competitions

๐ŸŽ Shared Canapes for the table

๐ŸŽ Shared desert platter

๐ŸŽ Mystery Trifecta

๐ŸŽ Tickets $65 p/person via: (02) 4934 5316


Commonwealth Hotel, Newcastle


๐ŸŽ Full TAB facilities

๐ŸŽ Great food

๐ŸŽ Full restaurant menu from 12pm



Criterion Hotel, Carrington


๐ŸŽ Seafood platters

๐ŸŽ fresh oysters

๐ŸŽ Slider boards

๐ŸŽ Drinks specials

๐ŸŽ Book your table or just show up



Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle


๐ŸŽ 3-course lunch

๐ŸŽ Glass of bubbles on arrival

๐ŸŽ Best Dresses prizes

๐ŸŽ Tickets $60 p/person via (02) 4927 1138



Customs House, Newcastle


๐ŸŽ 3-course lunch and 3-hour beverage package including tap beers and house wines

๐ŸŽ Fashion Prizes

๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Live Feed of the day's races in every room

๐ŸŽ Tickets $130 p/person

๐ŸŽ Book via: https://tinyurl.com/y3g3nb6n

๐ŸŽ Please note Customs House Hotel does not have TAB facilities on site


Family Hotel, Maitland


๐ŸŽ Drink Packages and Finger Food Platters available

๐ŸŽ Prizes for Best Dressed

๐ŸŽ Race live on Big Screens

๐ŸŽ Live Music

๐ŸŽ Free Entry

๐ŸŽ Open from 11am



General Roberts Hotel, New Lambton


๐ŸŽ Complimentary glass of champagne for diners

๐ŸŽ Lucky Door prizes

๐ŸŽ Best Dressed prizes

๐ŸŽ Sweeps



George Tavern, Greenhills


๐ŸŽ 3-course lunch

๐ŸŽ Glass of bubble son arrival

๐ŸŽ Mystery trifecta ticket

๐ŸŽ Lucky Door prize

๐ŸŽ Race on the big screen

๐ŸŽ Tickets $60 p/person

๐ŸŽ Bookings essential via: (02) 4933 3222



Grain Store, Newcastle

๐ŸŽCasual Cup Day event

๐ŸŽ Free entry and bookings welcome ๐ŸŽ Live Music with JJ King

๐ŸŽ Race on the big screen with sound ๐ŸŽ Sweeps


Great Northern Hotel, Newcastle


๐ŸŽ Art Deco Sports Bar has the only on-site TAB facility in Newcastle East

๐ŸŽ VIP Lunch with 3-course meal, free Aperol Spitz on arrival, 3.5 hour beverage package

๐ŸŽ The race will be shown on two big screens in the Main Bar and Sports Bar alongside 5+ screens throughout the venue

๐ŸŽ In-house sweepstakes

๐ŸŽ The Audio Collective performing their DJ, drums and saxophone performance after the race

๐ŸŽ DJs from 7pm - late



Greenroof Hotel, Hamilton


๐ŸŽ Outdoor area with bar

๐ŸŽ Cocktails and drinks specials

๐ŸŽ Free entry

๐ŸŽ TAB area

๐ŸŽ Live music with Howard from 2pm

๐ŸŽ Sweeps and Lucky Door prizes

๐ŸŽ Races on all TVs including Beer Garden and Courtyard


Holmesville Hotel, Holmesville


๐ŸŽ Fashions on the Field

๐ŸŽ 3-course meal

๐ŸŽ Beer, wine or champagne on arrival

๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Prizes

๐ŸŽ Watch the race

๐ŸŽ $55 a ticket via: (02) 4953 2905



Hotel Delany, Newcastle


๐ŸŽ Melbourne Cup Lunch for 2

๐ŸŽ Schooner of any tap beer, cider, glass of sparkling, glass of house wine or glass of soft drin

๐ŸŽ $49 p/person via: (02) 4929 1627



Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond


๐ŸŽ Prizes for Best Dressed

๐ŸŽ $5 bubbly 12pm-3pm

๐ŸŽ TAB facilities

๐ŸŽ Race showing on two mega screens inside and out with surround sound

๐ŸŽ Bistro open all day

๐ŸŽ Bookings via: https://bit.ly/2odmUcR



Harrigan's, Pokolbin


๐ŸŽ Newly refurbished Sports bar and TAB

๐ŸŽ 2-course menu and cocktail on arrival

๐ŸŽ Sweepstakes

๐ŸŽ Prizes for Best Dressed

๐ŸŽ Tickets $79 p/person

๐ŸŽ Bookings are essential on: (02) 4998 4084



Hunter River Hotel, East Maitland


๐ŸŽ Bistro open with full lunch and dinner menu, plus special $35 3-course Melbourne Cup option with three choices for Entree / Mains / Dessert ๐ŸŽ Live entertainment featuring Jackson Halliday from 2pm ๐ŸŽ Bistro Specials and cocktails ๐ŸŽ Best Dressed male / female / couple ๐ŸŽ Full TAB facilities ๐ŸŽ Loads of prizes to be won, including Melbourne Cup sweepstakes from 11am ๐ŸŽ Open from 8am ๐ŸŽ Book a table by calling (02) 4933 7244


Imperial Hotel, Maitland


๐ŸŽ Delectable menu

๐ŸŽ Drinks package

๐ŸŽ Live Music

๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Prizes for Best Dressed.

๐ŸŽ Tickets $80 p/person via: (02) 49336566



Iron Horse Inn, Cardiff


๐ŸŽ 2-course luncheon

๐ŸŽ Drinks package $25 p/person for 2 hours - includes house wines, house beer, tea, coffee, and soft drinks

๐ŸŽ Book for 6 or more people and receive a free finger food platter

๐ŸŽ Live music with Tim Harding

๐ŸŽ Book on: (02) 4954 0994


Jewells Tavern, Jewells


๐ŸŽ Lawn Party

๐ŸŽ 3-hour drinks and canape package

๐ŸŽ TAB

๐ŸŽ Prizes for Best Hat and Best Dressed

๐ŸŽ Lucky Door prizes

๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Live music with Phonic Trio from 3.30pm

๐ŸŽ Tickets $55 p/person

๐ŸŽ Book on: (02) 4948 9100



Junction Hotel, Junction


๐ŸŽ Event partners Moet and Chandon

๐ŸŽ Bespoke menu

๐ŸŽ Fashion

๐ŸŽ Prizes

๐ŸŽ Cocktails

๐ŸŽ Book via: https://tinyurl.com/y5x38slk



Junction Inn, Raymond Terrace


๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Drinks specials



Kent Hotel, Hamilton


๐ŸŽ Melbourne Cup Say After Party

๐ŸŽ'Live music from 6pm till late with Matt McLaren band

๐ŸŽ Open until 3am



Lambton Park Hotel, Lambton


๐ŸŽ 8 varieties of roaming canapรฉs from 12pm-3pm

๐ŸŽ Glass of bubbles on arrival

๐ŸŽ Premium TAB facilities to place your bets

๐ŸŽ Live music following the race

๐ŸŽ Sweeps

๐ŸŽ Prizes for Best Dressed male and female, Most Photogenic Group

๐ŸŽ Lucky Door prizes

๐ŸŽ Cheese and fruit platters served post-race

๐ŸŽ Complimentary bottle of Mumm for every table booked with 4 or more people

๐ŸŽ Tickets $60 p/person

๐ŸŽ Bookings essential on: (02) 4956 1376