All September Polo Matches Begin at 4PM.

Entry gates open at Noon. The Davitt Pavilion & Patio Bar open at 2PM.

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New England Pro-Am

Pavilion Guidelines :

Pavilion Seats - $25/person for admission to the Pavilion. Opens at 3pm/2pm in Sept. Each seat requires ticket purchase, regardless of age.  Pavilion tables seat 4, 6 or 8 for shared seating; reserve all the seats for a private table.  Tables are located on the (L) Lawn, (P) Porchª, (T) Tentª, (D) Main Deckª and (U) Upper Deckª. [ªLocated above lawn level, reached by stairs, handicap accessible - except Upper Deck.] Beverage service provided; No outside beverages permitted.  No pets. No coolers. No smoking. 

Modern Luxury Polo Lounge - $75/person on 6/8, 6/22, 6/29, 7/27, 8/24 and 9/21 in 2019 for all-inclusive polo experience including gourmet hors d’oeuvres station on every table (table service begins at 5pm/4pm in Sept), specialty cocktail bar with celebrity mixologist (bev service begins at 3pm/2pm in Sept), 2 complimentary drink tokens per person redeemable for any single serving beverage (Champagne requires 2 tokens), reserved parking.  Additional beverages may be purchased from your server.  Lounge tables offer shared seating for up to 4 & 8 seats per table under the Tent - please select tables with the prefix 'T' (on 6/22, 6/29 and 9/21 the Lounge includes tables on the Upper Deck - select tables with the prefix 'U' which seat 4 & 6); reserve all the seats for a private table. {Corporate Table Sponsorship also available to add promotional benefits to this entertainment package - please CONTACT us for more information}.

PLEASE NOTE: If no tables appear available (no seating options appear under 'Select One' on your mobile device)...it means that all Pavilion seats have sold out, and the alternatives are: 

  • arrive early to get a good spot for a picnic on the Lawn (gates open at 1PM/Noon in Sept.); 
  • sign up to an automatic Wait List for notification of online seats; 
  • check in at the hostess stand when it opens at 3PM on Gameday for upgrades to standby for the next available seat (upgrades require an additional $10).

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As Season 28 nears completion, the polo action will be amped up on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4pm in the New England Pro-Am, hosted by the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin.  Cap the perfect Indian Summer day at Polo with a celebratory sundowner by the fire pit at the Patio Bar with the players!  Light refreshments, cash bar.  Match Details and Ticket & Parking options described below. Select & purchase tickets from links above!

Ticket & Parking Options:

Watch our tour guide video, Newport Polo Venue & Ticketing or read about the options below:

Pavilion

Pavilion - $25/person for reserved seating in the centerfield Pavilion. Each Pavilion seat requires a ticket. Pavilion opens at 3pm / 2pm in Sept. Advanced reservations recommended, online only - typically sold out before game day. Tables are for shared seating unless you reserve all of the seats to have a private table. Private seating areas for groups include Tent (76+), Main Deck (40), and Upper Deck (44+). All seats are handicap accessible except Upper Deck. Beverage service provided; no outside beverages permitted. You may bring food into the Pavilion, including fare from gourmet food truck concessions at the polo grounds.

Modern Luxury Polo Lounge - $75/person on 6/8, 6/22, 6/29, 7/27, 8/24 and 9/21 in 2019, for an all-inclusive polo experience including complimentary gourmet hors oeuvres, specialty cocktail bar with celebrity mixologist, reserved parking and preferred seating. Tables seat 4 or 8 under the Tent and 4 or 6 on the Upper Deck. (Corporate Table Sponsorship for promotional benefits is available - please CONTACT us for details).

Pavilion Parking - A limited number of Pavilion parking spaces are available on a first-come-first-serve basis, directed by Newport Polo parking attendants. They will fill up quickly. Additional parking is in any of the nearby General Parking areas.

Pavilion Season Subscriptions - $275 - $3,600 (Subscriber, Patron, Insider, and VIP) offer superb value benefits for individual seats or reserved tables for select matches or for the entire season.

Lawn Seating

Lawn Tickets - $15/adult (kids free up to the age of 15) for admission to Lawn, Grandstand, Tailgate, and Chalet areas. Picnics of food beverage are welcome. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for Lawn areas. Lawn and Grandstand are available on a first-come-first-serve basis on game day, and cannot be reserved in advance; unattended items will be removed from the field. Gates open at 1pm / Noon in Sept. Lawn tickets are sold online or at the entry gates for 1-time entry on game day. General Parking is free; Tailgates & Chalets reserved separately online only (see details below).

Grandstand - $15/adult (kids free up to the age of 15) for bleacher style bench seating that overlooks the polo field from the west backline.

Lawn Pass - $175 (Member) offers superb value & benefits for individual lawn admission for the entire season.

Seating Upgrades (require corresponding admission tickets):

Glamping Tent: Enjoy the classic sport of Polo while viewing from inside a trendy Glamping tent! Not only will it create shade, but cozy lounge groupings can be added, all from Exquisite Events for comfortable seating for your entire group to enjoy. The tent will be finished with floor rugs and festive accent pieces. Exquisite Events will bring the seats, you just bring the snacks! Email decor@exquisiteeventsdesign.com to reserve your Glamping Tent today! Requires at least 2 reserved Tailgates, plus adult Lawn Tickets - or -  can go in Lawn seating area, requires adult Lawn Tickets. Lawn Tickets & Tailgates sold separately, by Newport Polo, subject to availability.

Pavilion Softseating Lounge Collection: Want to feel like you are watching the Polo match from the comfort of your own Living Room? Choose to rent Exquisite Events’ custom lounge grouping in the Pavilion for a comfortable seating option close to all of the action and the luxury of beverage service! The lounge collection is prepared with soft seating for 6-8, stylish accessories, and plenty of table space to lay out all of your delicious Polo-worthy bites! Email decor@exquisiteeventsdesign.com to reserve your lounge grouping today! Pavilion Tables of 8 ($25/person) sold separately; CONTACT us for availability.

Parking

General Parking - free.

Tailgates - $50 each. Reserved, numbered space on the South perimeter of the playing field. Accommodates up to 15 people per Tailgate and 2 standard passenger cars end to end. Tailgates may be reserved online only. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic to enjoy the match. Limit of 1 Tailgate per household, unless Group Lawn ticket minimums are met at the time of reservation. Reservation does not include admission. Lawn tickets are required for each adult occupant (over the age of 15) in a Tailgate. Lawn tickets can be purchased with Tailgate reservation, or in a subsequent online purchase, or at the entry gates on game day.

Chalets - $100 each. Reserved, numbered space on the North perimeter of the playing field. Includes installed 10ft. x 10ft. Chalet tent. Accommodates up to 15 people per Chalet and 1 standard passenger car. Chalets may be reserved online only. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic to enjoy the match. Limit of 1 Chalet per household, unless required Group Lawn ticket minimums are met at the time of reservation. Reservation does not include admission. Lawn tickets are required for each adult occupant (over the age of 15) in a Chalet. You may purchase Lawn tickets with your Chalet reservation, or in a subsequent online purchase, or at the entry gates on game day.

Corporate Tailgate - $2,500 (Season Membership option). Reserved Chalet for the season, central position on North perimeter, includes installed Chalet tent and nameplate.

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Match Info:

As Season 28 nears completion, the polo action will be amped up on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4pm in the New England Pro-Am, hosted by the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin.  After 6 periods, called chukkers, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation, as well as an autograph signing and cap the perfect Indian Summer day at Polo with a celebratory sundowner by the fire pit at the Patio Bar with the players!  Light refreshments, cash bar.

“We saved the best for last.  Our fans will witness speed, strategy and maneuvers from teams anchored by two of the best pros in the region” explained Dan Keating, captain of the Newport squad and founder of the Polo Series.  

The New England Pro-Am will showcase top regional players competing in a classic 6-chukker Autumn match. “With players at peak performance, and field conditions superb, we are tuning up for a fast & furious match with New England’s best players this Saturday.”

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During the match, a weekly Door Prize drawing will award a Magnum of Veuve Clicquot, the latest gadgets from Bose, or a fabulous gift from Brahmin and winners will earn an entry for a trip for 2 anywhere in the world on Turkish Airlines! Our contest for the Best Tailgate will reward a coveted prize and jumbotron moment of fame, courtesy of Stella Artois. 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 several other unique specialty vendors and gourmet food truck concessionaires. 

For specific details about the players, concessions & amenities for this match, plus venue information and other details, sign up to receive the Game Day Scorecard on Saturday, by private subscription (sign up).  Stay current with all 2019 season announcements, latest news & event invitations, and more by subscription to our monthly Emagazine (sign up).  Both subscriptions are private and spam free.

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.

Info about the Polo Series, our venue, concessions & amenities, and other information can be found on the About Newport Polo page.  RAIN DATE: If a regularly scheduled match is canceled prior to its start (due to weather/field conditions), the match will be postponed to the following Sunday at the same time.  All original polo match tickets & seating reservations will be transferred to the rain date.  For more details on our ticket policies, please follow this link.  In inclement weather, always check the Match Status recording on our Info Hotline (401) 846-0200 x2 and for Alerts published on our website, both of which are updated with any status change for the impending match. 

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 28th 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 2019 sponsors including BrahminDavitt IncTurkish AirlinesTD BankBoston CommonGurney'sThe VanderbiltHotel VikingThe ChanlerVanderbilt International PropertiesClarke Cooke House,  Stella ArtoisRockstar LimoAtria Senior LivingGoslingsMcGrath Clambakes and promotional partners that entertain our visiting teams including the International Tennis Hall of Fame, America's Cup Charters, Newport Helicopter ToursThe Cocktail GuruNewport MansionsIsland Surf and SportNewport Jaguar ToursProvidence River Boat Company, Scooter WorldNewport Sport Fishing Charters and Exquisite Events. Special thanks to Schultz Marketing Partners, Van Liew TrustTanglewood, and WCRI, Classical Rhode Island. “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. 

L'esprit de Polo has flourished in Newport, RI, home of America's first polo club, since 1876.  Newport Polo hosts the Newport International Polo Series 28 public exhibition matches, and offers polo club member services for grass & arena polo, and polo instruction year-round; founding member of the United States Polo Association.