A number of venues across Byron host special events on Melbourne Cup Day 2022, here are a few highlights…

The Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. Drag Me To Lunch

Join us for our fourth annual – and fabulous – Drag Me To Lunch event. An event that only gets bigger with time.

At $89, tickets are inclusive of our delicious three-course menu, a cocktail upon arrival, bingo, an eco-glitter station and a show stopping performance from the one and only YAZ QWEEN.

Dress to impress and bring the DRAMA for your chance to win one of our prizes for best fascinator!


To mark the first Tuesday in November and a little race called the Melbourne Cup, join us at Beach for a long lunch by the water with a special menu by Head Chef Alanna Sapwell, and screens to watch the action as you dine.

This year, Beach will once again be donating all proceeds from the sweep to Our Kids, the children’s special care ward at Lismore Base Hospital.

Melbourne Cup at the Byron Bay Services Club

North Byron Hotel Melbourne Cup 2022

Celebrate the “Race that stops the nation” with a 3 course shared Land & Sea menu and 2 hours of refreshments including; cocktail on arrival, bottled beers, red wine, white wine & sparkling.

Place your bets on a good time and catch all the action of the Melbourne Cup here at North Byron Hotel.

Regular tables can be booked from 11:30am with bottles of GH Mumm ($79) to pre-order as well as cheese and charcuterie platters ($48) or cold and raw seafood platters ($79). Platters must be ordered 72hrs in advance.

Cup Day Wahlburgers Way

Enjoy Melbourne Cup at Wahlburgers.

Package includes middy of Wahlbrewski or glass of house wine on arrival, shared starters and entrée, your choice of burger and shared dessert.

Watch the race LIVE & LOUD with a DJ late into the afternoon.