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FAQS

GENERAL INFO

WHAT DOES MY VIP TICKET GET ME?
Your Mekka Wednesday VIP Party ticket gets you access to our exclusive VIP area (along with the General Admission area), which is located on the finish line and features performances from LO’99, ODD MOB, Jordan Burns + more, 3 stages of entertainment, complimentary hair, make-up and nails touch ups, complimentary BBQ lunch, private bathrooms and grandstand access and complimentary transport to the Official Afterparty!

Not only do you get access to the VIP area, you get access to the Main Stage (General Admission area) which features performances from Blanke, Enschway, Drezo + more!

IS THERE STILL VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE?
No. Mekka Wednesday VIP Party is SOLD OUT

TICKETING

I’M AT THE EVENT AND HAVING AN ISSUE WITH MY TICKET/S
If you are at the event and are having any issues with your ticket please go directly to the boxoffice.

I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY TICKET, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
If you haven’t received your VIP Party ticket prior to the event, please email admin@brc.com.au, or call 07 3268 2171.

CAN MY TICKET BE SCANNED OFF MY PHONE?
No, all valid VIP Party tickets will have either been received via mail, or collected as hardcopy wristbands.

EVENT INFO

WHEN IS MEKKA RACES?
Wednesday, 14th August (Ekka Public Holiday)

WHERE IS MEKKA RACES?
Doomben Racecourse - 75 Hampden St, Ascot QLD

WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT START AND FINISH?
11AM-6PM

SITE MAP

BUS MAP

DO I NEED TO BRING ID TO MEKKA RACES?
Yes, All 18+ attendees will need to bring CURRENT and VALID PHOTO ID to the Mekka Wednesday VIP Party. Please bring one of the below:

  • Australian Drivers Licence

  • Passport

  • State issued Proof of Age Card or equivalent issued in an Australian state. 

NOTE: Birth certificates, photos or photocopies of ID cannot be accepted under any circumstances.

WHAT NOT TO BRING TO THE RACES
Please do not bring the following to the races to avoid disappointment at the entry:

  • Bags bigger than A4 size

  • No alcohol or any other beverages

  • Illicit substances are strictly prohibited

  • Cameras with lenses bigger than 250mm

  • Items that can be used as a weapon

  • Musical instruments

  • Flags, signs and banners

I HAVE AN ISSUE / DON’T FEEL WELL ON SITE, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
For all event related issues, please visit the nearest Information tent. These will be placed on the lawn. 
For all medical or emergency related matters, find and flag the matter with the nearest security or staff member ASAP. Please refer to the site map for the exact location of the medic area.

LOST PROPERTY
All lost property will be held and secure with the Mekka VIP team within the information booth during event hours. Unclaimed items will then be handed to BRC. To reclaim these items you can send an inquiry to admin@brc.com.au.

BEAUTY AREA?
There will be a FREE pop-up beauty station available in the VIP Party area, located next to the Champions Bar. This will include hair and make-up touch ups as well as nails.

WHAT TIME DOES FASHIONS ON THE FIELD START?
Fashions on the Field starts at 12:35 and will finish at roughly 1:20. To enter, simply speak with one of our staff at our info desk or the Beauty Area.

CAN I LEAVE THE RACES AND COME BACK?
NO! There is a strict no passouts ruling. If you leave the venue you will not be permitted entry back onto the grounds. Emergency situations exempt.

SET TIMES

WHAT TIME IS THE BBQ?
The BBQ will run from 1 - 3pm. Please refer to the site map for the location of the BBQ.

AFTER PARTY INFO

WHERE IS THE AFTER PARTY?
The Official Mekka Wednesday Afterparty will be hosted at Prohibition Nightclub (206 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley), starting from 5PM. Express entry lanes will be exclusive to VIP ticket holders for the first 2 hours.

WHO IS PLAYING AT THE AFTER PARTY?
the Mekka Wednesday Official After Party FeaturEs Drezo, Blanke and many more!

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HOW CAN I GET TO THE AFTER PARTY?
Complimentary (free of charge) shuttle busses for VIP ticket holders only, will be departing from Doomben Station (Lamington St) to Prohibition from 5PM. GA or Trackside ticket holders do not have access to this service. For further details Please refer to the BUS map below.

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WHAT TIME DOES THE AFTER PARTY START AND FINISH?
The afterparty starts at 5pm and will be exclusively open to VIP wristband holders until 7pm. Doors will open to the general public from 7pm and the afterparty will finish at 5am.