As Brisbane’s Spring Racing Carnival approaches, it’s time to dust off those dresses and don your fanciest hats because this season is all about fashion, flair… and food! Whether you’re a seasoned racegoer or a newbie, the Brisbane Racing Club has something special in store for you.
First things first, race day prep starts with self-care. At Varsana on Salon Lane in Brisbane’s West End, you can indulge in the ultimate pampering experience with a Yume Head Bath. This unique spa ritual focuses on your shoulders, neck, and noggin’, leaving you feeling utterly relaxed and rejuvenated. The package includes cleansing, treatment, and a heavenly massage, making it the perfect way to unwind before the big day.
With your senses tingling, it’s time to find the perfect race day hat. Bluegrass Hats, created by talented milliner Libby Munro, offers bespoke creations that are a work of art. Whether you’re after a hat that complements your outfit or something with a touch of personalisation, Libby’s designs are sure to impress. Her meticulous attention to detail ensures that your hat will be ready to turn heads by race day.
Fashion and hats are only part of the equation; the food is equally important. John, the Executive Chef for Brisbane Racing Club, is the culinary mastermind behind the delectable dishes that will satisfy the palates of up to 30,000 racegoers. With the finest local ingredients, John creates dishes that showcase Queensland’s bounty, from reef fish to crustaceans.
Brisbane’s Spring Racing Carnival runs from the 7th of October to the 7th of November, featuring six exciting race days, including the prestigious Melbourne Cup. There are plenty of options to enjoy the festivities, from booking marquees and dining rooms to grabbing a quick bite at the main plaza. It’s an event that offers something for everyone – get your tickets here!