Melbourne Cup Venues

Melbourne Cup Venues in Sydney


Make merry and enjoy the moment - from the anticipation everyone comes in best dressed, through to the moment they release the horses. 


The HIGHLINE offers the perfect Melbourne Cup Venue in Sydney to keep spirits high. Adorned in the lap of luxury, are our highly treasured ballrooms inspired by the designs and decadence of in New York City. It’s the perfect backdrop for all your great wins and toasts.

Brought to you by state of the art audio-visual in partnership with Showtime Productions, palatial walls and ceilings, and our famous 24k gold centrepiece chandeliers. 





There are many different ways you can choose to celebrate Melbourne Cup day, but why not opt for an evening of luxury? The HIGHLINE Venue is renowned for its artful extravagance, and lively hospitality in all our function spaces


- The Ruby Ballroom can accommodate from 70 - 210 people in banquet style or 250 - 450 for cocktail.

- The Emerald Ballroom can accommodate from 200 - 350 in banquet style or 500 - 1000 in cocktail.

- The Sapphire Ballroom can accommodate from 250 - 600 in banquet style or 800 - 1500 in cocktail.

- The Sky Ballroom can accomodate from 160 to 290 guests in a banquet style or 350 to 600 in cocktail.


In addition to these ballrooms are our Gold and Marble ballrooms, as well as our smaller private functions that you can hire for a more intimate celebration. Every ballroom has its own exclusive entry lobby, bar and lounge, private room, and outdoor terrace for a truly spectacular affair. Thus, making for the perfect event space to host any special event.


Find out about our small and large Melbourne Cup Packages in Sydney, to find a quote that fits within your budget. 





Our event coordinators work with you to realise a scene worthy of your race day vision. Our truss and rigging equipment in partnership with Showtime Productions gives a perfect canvas to start your theme from top to bottom. We can also help connect you with local vendors to arrange floral arrangements and other centrepieces. 


We can tailor our packages for our Melbourne cup venue to your preference, with options such as glasses of champagne on arrival, a five-course lunch menu, and live coverage on a big screen to watch the race that stops the nation. Whether you are planning a long-awaited grand race day bash, or a last minute Melbourne Cup party in Sydney




One long anticipated part of celebrating Melbourne Cup at our venue will always be the food. Everyone will be satisfied with what our chefs have to offer, with authentic Chinese, rustic Italian, fresh and lively Lebanese and Mediterranean cooking and modern Australian dishes. You can choose between cocktail, banquet style or a silver plated style for the day. Alternatively, you can also opt to have your own gold licence caterer prepare food for your guests on the day. Of course, we’ve also not forgotten about the liquor. All your guests will be able to enjoy wine, beer, spirits and cocktails at our fully stocked bar with our drinks packages, at their tables or at our luxuriously stylish lounge.


Always looking for a time to let the good times roll? 


Follow our events hosted at the Highline Venue for the most glamorous day parties and afternoon, evening and night dinner ticket events.