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Tartan Shindig

Welcome Party for Scottish Polo Team at the Vanderbilt

Time: June 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Location: The Vanderbilt 41 Mary Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840


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Join the tartans at their team headquarters, the stately Vanderbilt for a welcome back celebration for the team's heralded return to Newport.

Festivities begin at 7:00 PM with the Scottish Polo Team, Team USA, polo club members and friends, introducing the competitors for the 14th USA vs. Scotland rivalry taking place on the following day. Enjoy the renowned hospitality of the Vanderbilt and its best kept secret - the rooftop deck. Cash Bar.  RSVP (above) required for guest list. 

Attire: Kilts rule the night.  

Look for Miss Liberty to get your Passport to World stamped to enter the Turkish Airlines Grand Prize drawing for a trip for two anywhere in the world on Turkish Airlines!    

Following the reception, stay for dinner at the award winning Vanderbilt Grill for classic and contemporary cuisine that showcases New England’s exceptional bounty. Dine on artful, inspired dishes, many of which are cooked to perfection on the grill. Savor elegant, beautifully-presented dishes where the mood is elegant and romantic whether in the gilded dining room in summer, dine al fresco in the beautiful Garden Terrace. Reservations.

The evening launches a big weekend, one of the highlights of the polo season, and will feature USA vs. Scotland on the following day in the Newport International Polo Series. Catch the action field-side with reserved seating in the Pavilion, or spread a blanket on the lawn to take in the match. Match Tickets available online. The match will conclude with a Trophy Presentation and Après Polo celebration to break bread with the teams.  Join the after match plans by reserving your place at the Laird's Supper.   

The 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 Gwynne Vanderbilt, a scion of the wealthy Vanderbilt family, the 1909 property is a vintage Newport mansion that has been restored to its former glory and is one of the few private homes of the era to operate for guests as a fully functioning and top luxury hotel in Rhode Island. Today, as The Vanderbilt, the mansion comprises a luxurious hotel with 33 rooms and luxury suites in Newport Rhode Island and a lavish spa and fitness center with indoor and outdoor pools. The hotel features its signature restaurant, The Vanderbilt Grill, a highly acclaimed restaurant where the best local ingredients are on offer in imaginative menus which change throughout the year. For more information or reservations, call The Vanderbilt at 1 (401) 846-6200, or visit