In the season of giving, Newport Polo invites nonprofit organizations to participate as beneficiaries in the 2nd annual All Charity Day polo match, onSunday, July 16, 2017 at 5pm at the Newport International Polo Grounds, Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI.

The event is a family and pet-friendly, daytime fundraising opportunity for 501-c-3 organizations, with fast-paced polo action, open to the public, to benefit local charitable and civic organizations.

The classic 6-chukker match will begin at 5pm, featuring local teams competing.  Entry gates will open at 4pm.  Admission tickets will only be available in advance from the participating organizations.  100% of ticket sales will support the organizations that participate.  Admission tickets will not be available for purchase at the entry gates on game day.

In its inaugural year, the 2016 All Charity Day drew 1,500 spectators, raising $15,000 for 9 participating organizations.  The beautiful, sunny July day included festive tailgate parties hosted by the organizations, a half-time dog parade, and a home team victory after a high-scoring match.  Click Here for the 2016 event highlights.  An album of photos is published on Newport Polo’s Facebook fan page.

Organizations are invited to plan a day at polo for their supporters.  Opportunities to participate are open to qualified 501-3c organizations. Click Here to download the guidelines to participate.  For more information, please email

Through its 25 year history, Newport Polo has raised over $650,000 for civic and charitable organizations with initiatives including the annual International Polo Charity Ball, special benefit matches, and countless ticket donations for the Newport International Polo Series.

Newport Polo is host of the Newport International Polo Series, and home of America’s first polo club, offering exhibition polo and club member services and instruction for outdoor & arena polo.  Est. in 1876; founding member of the United States Polo Association.

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