The TAB Adelaide Cup is the most iconic race day on the South Australian calendar, and Morphettville Racecourse is hosting the biggest Adelaide Cup to date. The event promises an explosion of fashion, fun and trackside hospitality, with a huge selection of parties, packages and private suites to choose from.
With so many options, we’ve curated a guide to help you decide how you want to make the most of this epic racing event.
Where to be seen
Schweppes Festival Gardens
Located in Lower Gerard Pavilion, the fashion forward Festival Gardens precinct is undeniably the place to be seen. A literal garden of delight, it promises to tantalise every sense with a Schweppes cocktail on arrival, a classic three hour beverage package, delicious roving cocktail food, lush surrounds and a private DJ.
Luxury at its finest
Mumm First Class
Experience true luxury and indulge in all the best South Australia has to offer on your private balcony situated only meters away from the Winning Post. Savour the experience with an exclusive G.H. Mumm cocktail on arrival and G.H. Mumm champagne, the finest SA wines, premium beer and spirits all at your fingertips, sumptuous grazing tables and decadent canapés. With your very own premium entertainment, a G.H. Mumm tasting station and guest celebrity punter, you’ll have no need to leave this precinct.
AAMI VIP Marquee
Spoil yourself and be a VIP for the day! Located on the Champagne Lawns and beautifully styled with contemporary décor, enjoy gourmet grazing cocktail food and cheese platters, and a deluxe five hour beverage package.
Located within the Heritage Grandstand and overlooking the home straight, each private suite features a personalised service attendant catering to your needs, a deluxe five hour beverage package, cheese platters and a grazing cocktail menu.
Balling on a budget
The Beer Garden
Located on the beautiful Champagne Lawns, the Beer Garden offers fantastic views of the racing action along the home straight. You will enjoy live music, iconic beverage offerings and delicious food from Adelaide’s best food trucks.
hit107 Starting Gate
With all-day DJs, this package promises a vibrant festival atmosphere with gourmet food and heaps of drink offerings.
hit107 Starting Gate VIP
The ultimate way to party through the Adelaide Cup, this is a private, reserved area within the hit107 Starting Gate playground. If you want to be amongst the action with your creature comforts, this is the package for you.
Restaurant 1873 Adelaide Cup
Enjoy a four course luncheon and delux five hour beverage package in one of the premium locations at Morphettville, located on the second floor of the Member’s Grandstand and overlooking the Winning Post.
SA Cellar Door
Relax in the Lower Derby Pavilion with this delectable package designed to tantalise the tastebuds. Enjoy a four-hour deluxe drink package, a cheese tasting station, Barossa Fine Foods platters, grazing cocktail food and cheese platters, and acoustic entertainment.