On Saturday, June 23rd at 5 pm, Boston returns to challenge Newport for an 8th annual campaign between the northeast rivals, at the polo grounds of Glen Farm, home of the NBC10 Newport Internationa l Polo Series 27, Presented by BMW. (photo credit: Hillary Oswald).
In the 6-chukker exhibition polo match, Newport will be looking to maintain its winning streak against Boston, for a duration of approximately 2 hours.
Returning for Boston will be Nick Snow, Whitney Ellis, Steven Burr and Amanda/Alison Poor. Tickets to the match ($15 for General Admission and $25 for Pavilion seating) are available at www.nptpolo.com.
During the match, a weekly door prize drawing and the Best Tailgate will be awarded. After 6 periods, called chukkers, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation. Specialty vendors and concessionaires will be present in the Hospitality village at the polo grounds, including BMW, Brahmin, Twisted Pony Bar, the Horseshoe Wine Tasting Bar, Newport Polo Pro Shop, and other specialty vendors and gourmet food trucks.
June 1 Season Kickoff Cocktail Party 7pm CCH Midway Bar
& Team Dinner
2 Opening Day: USA vs. Poland 5pm Boar Roast
9 Newport Cup 5pm VIP Lounge
16 USA vs. Scotland 5pm Scottish Stovie
23 Newport vs. Boston 5pm VIP Lounge
30 Independence Cup 5pm
July 7 USA vs. Italy 5pm Amici Riuniti
14 Newport vs. Pittsburgh 5pm VIP Lounge
15 All Charity Day 5pm
21 USA vs. Ireland 5pm Asado Lamb Roast
28 Newport vs. Palm Beach 5pm VIP Lounge
Aug 3 Midnight in Marrakesh 7pm Rosecliff
4 USA vs. Morocco 5pm Lobsterbake
11 Newport vs. Buffalo 5pm VIP Lounge
18 USA vs. Jamaica 5pm Jerk Grill
25 Newport vs. New York 5pm
Sept 1 USA vs. England 4pm Twist & Shout
8 Newport vs. Baltimore 4pm VIP Lounge
15 USA vs. India 4pm Masala Fever
22 New England Challenge 4pm
29 Finals 4pm
Schedule subject to change
For more information, visit www.nptpolo.com.