All September Polo Matches Begin at 4PM.
Entry gates open at Noon. The Davitt Pavilion & Patio Bar open at 2PM.
Time: June 16, 2018 5:00 PM
Location: Newport International Polo Grounds 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871
Season XXVII of the NBC10 Newport International Polo Series, Presented by BMW will feature USA vs. Scotland on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 5pm, followed by a special Après Polo Scottish Stovie dinner celebration, by advanced reservation only. Join the teams for a Tartan Shindig on the eve of the match. Match Details and Ticket & Parking options described below. Select & purchase tickets from links above!
Modern Luxury Polo Lounge - $65/person on 6/9, 7/14, 7/28, 8/11 and 9/8 in 2018, for all-inclusive premium admission ticket, that includes complimentary gourmet hors d'oeuvres, specialty cocktails and beverage service from a specialty cocktail bar, reserved parking, private entrance and preferred seating among VIP sponsors & guests in the Modern Luxury Polo Lounge. To reserve individual seats or tables that seat 4 or 8, please select seat(s) from tables located under the Tent in the Pavilion. No outside beverages permitted. (Corporate Table Sponsorship that includes promotional benefits is also available - please inquire for details: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Pavilion Season Subscriptions - $275-$2,880 (Subscriber, Patron, Insider, and VIP) offer superb value & benefits for individual seats or reserved tables for select matches or for the entire season. Follow the link for details.
General Admission - $15/adult (kids free up to the age of 15) General Admission to Lawn, Grandstand and Reserved Tailgate Parking areas. Picnics of food & beverage are welcome. Bring lawn chairs & blankets for Lawn area. Lawn and Grandstand are available on a first-come-first-serve basis on game day, and cannot be reserved in advance without authorization from Polo Office. Gates open at 1pm/Noon in Sept. General Admission tickets are sold online or at the entry gates on game day. General Parking is free. Tailgate Parking Spaces (located on the perimeter of the playing field) are offered for reservation online only (see details below).
Lawn Seat Season Subscription - $175 (Member) offers superb value & benefits for individual lawn seating for the entire season. Follow the link for details.
General Parking - free.
Reserved Tailgate Parking - $50 per space. Reserved numbered space on the South perimeter. Can accommodate up to 15 people and/or 2 cars end to end. These spaces may be reserved online only, selecting an available numbered space from the venue diagram above. These spaces are located on the perimeter of the playing field from which you can view the match & enjoy a tailgate picnic with up to 15 people/space. Limit of 1 space per household, unless Group ticket minimums are included in multiple space reservation. Reservation does not include admission. General admission is required for each occupant (over the age of 15) in a tailgate parking space. Admission tickets can be added to your Tailgate Parking reservation or in a subsequent online purchase or at the entry gates on game day.
Reserved Tailgate Chalet - $100 per space. Reserved numbered space on the North perimeter, includes installed chalet tent, can accommodate up to 15 people and 1 car. These spaces may be reserved online only, selecting an available numbered space from the venue diagram above. These spaces are located on the perimeter of the playing field from which you can view the match & enjoy a tailgate picnic with up to 15 people/space. Limit of 1 space per household, unless Group ticket minimums are included in multiple space reservation. Reservation does not include admission. General admission is required for each occupant (over the age of 15) in a tailgate parking space. Admission tickets can be added to your Tailgate Parking reservation or in a subsequent online purchase or at the entry gates on game day.
Corporate Tailgate Parking - $2,500 (Season Membership option). Reserved Tailgate Parking Space for the season, central position on North perimeter, includes installed chalet tent and nameplate.
The Newport International Polo Series XXVII will feature USA vs. Scotland on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 at 5pm, followed by a special Après Polo Scottish Stovie dinner celebration.
The official Scottish Team headquarters, Grace Vanderbilt will host a Tartan Shindig on the eve of the match to heighten the celebration of the return of an audience favorite to our international lineup this year.
Grace Vanderbilt, 41 Mary Street, Newport RI, is a historic boutique hotel 2 blocks from the delightful waterfront of Newport, and is one of the town’s best kept secrets. Originally built by Alfred Vanderbilt, a scion of the wealthy Vanderbilt family, the 1909 property is a vintage Newport mansion hotel with 33 rooms and luxury suites and a lavish spa & fitness center with indoor and outdoor pools and highly-acclaimed restaurant, The Vanderbilt Grill,
"Polo is an international sport, played in over 80 countries around the globe, and we are honored to have teams traveling great distances to play in Newport," stated Dan Keating, captain of the USA squad. "A following of Scottish fans from throughout the region has grown each time the Scotts are on the schedule, wearing kilts and waving 'the Saltire' St. Andrews cross in lively support of their fellow countrymen."
During the match, a weekly door prize drawing of a magnum of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and prize for the Best Tailgate from Stella Artois will be awarded. Specialty vendors and concessionaires will be present in the Hospitality village at the polo grounds, including the Twisted Pony Cocktail Bar, Horseshoe Wine Bar, Newport Polo Pro Shop, and other specialty vendors and gourmet food trucks. For details about concessions & amenities, venue and other information, use the About Newport Polo link in the Menu bar.
Dating back more than 130 years in Newport, the polo matches are one of Newport’s grandest & most popular traditions, a living legacy from the Gilded Age, and open to the public. Audiences of several thousand spectators enjoy the contests against international teams, as well as teams representing major US cities, playing against the home team every Sat, June thru Sept. at 5 PM / 4 PM in Sept.
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Info about the Polo Series, our venue, concessions & amenities, and other information can be found on the About Newport Polo page.
Season subscriptions to the Newport International Polo Series are available for individual lawn or Pavilion seating, reserved tables, corporate tailgates & VIP lounge tables to take in all 18 weeks of polo action.
This is the 27th season of Newport International Polo Series, which has hosted teams from over 30 nations including, Ireland, Germany, Spain, England, Argentina, France, Egypt, India, Australia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Canada, Chile, Jamaica, Nigeria, Portugal, New Zealand, Barbados, Scotland, South Africa, Hungary, Dominican Republic, Netherlands, Kenya, Brazil, China, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, Singapore, Monaco, Morocco, Peru and Poland.
Minutes from downtown Newport, the International Polo Grounds are located at historic Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane (off of Rte. 138) in Portsmouth, RI. This bucolic setting is the last 100 acres of what was once a 700-acre manorial farm whose settlement dates back to the 1600's. Its classical stone barns from the Gilded Age and its park-like grounds were rehabilitated by polo series founder, Dan Keating, and thrive today as an equestrian & community recreational property, and home of the Polo Series.
The Newport International Polo Series is proud to present its 2018 sponsors including NBC - 10, BMW, Gallo Thomas Insurance, Brahmin, Veuve Clicquot, Grace Hotels, The Chanler, Hotel Viking, Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina, Vanderbilt International Properties, Clarke Cooke House, Flint & Flame, Stella Artois, Rockstar Limo, Atria Senior Living, Modern Luxury/Boston Common, Newport Daily News, McGrath Clambakes, Goslings Rum, Where Boston, Equine Journal, Classical 95.9 WCRI and promotional partners including The Preservation Society of Newport, Newport Helicopter Tours, America's Cup Charters, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Island Surf and Sport, The Cocktail Guru, and Scooter World. “Our sponsors have been with us since the beginning. Without their support, the Series would not be as extensive as it is,” explains Dan Keating, Polo Series founder.
There's no sport like polo. Be a part of it! Newport Polo hosts the Newport International Polo Series 27, and is the home of America's first polo club, est. in 1876, offering public exhibition matches, polo club member services for grass & arena polo, and polo instruction year-round; founding member of the United States Polo Association,