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A Day at the Races – 2017 Melbourne Cup

November 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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GECC’s ‘A Day at the Races’ event has fast become the place to be in Gladstone for Melbourne Cup – and this year we’re doing things a little differently!

We have a jam-packed line up full of free activities for all to enjoy whilst also streaming the races live!

FREE Activities include:

  • Flower crown workshops
  • Tarot card readings
  • Beard trimmings and fades
  • Photobooth
  • Live band – Juvinyl
  • Fashions on the Field
  • Games, prizes and more!
  • Come celebrate Melbourne Cup in absolute style with GECC – also in the comfort of air-conditioning.
  • Don’t go anywhere else, invite your friends and book your tickets to the BEST event in town.

Prices and inclusions:

$60pp individual ticket
– Entry
– Significant canapes for 3 hours
– Complimentary drink on Arrival (beer or wine)
– Access to Sweeps, Entertainment and Activities

$800 – Table of 10
– Entry + reserved table
– Grazing Platters for the Group
– Complimentary Drink on Arrival (beer or wine)
– 2 x bottles of Sparkling
– Priority Access to FREE Flower Crown Workshops *limited spaces available
– Priority Access to FREE Tarot Card Reading *limited spaces available
Register at the event, places will be allocated on a first in bbest-dressedbasis

$200pp – VIP Social Group Offer
– Food and Drinks for the duration of the event
– Dedicated Drinks Waiter
– VIP area in the venue
– A gift for your guests
– Special photography package for your group
– FREE Flower Crown Workshops – Arrange time with them prior to event
– Priority Access to FREE Tarot Card Reading *limited spaces available


Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue Name: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre
Address: 58 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, QLD 4680 Australia

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Phone: (07) 4972 2822


Organizer Name: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre