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Westport Victory Cup Polo Match & Hot Air Balloon Festival
September 28, 2019
Balloons. Polo. Fashion. Food. In its fifteenth year, this event isn’t just a polo match it’s a networking and social destination drawing thousands for each event. With events throughout the United States, The Victory Cup has become known as “America’s Polo Match!” Come on out and enjoy a gorgeous day of green grass, majestic horses, heart pounding polo, dozens of food and alcohol partners, and beautiful hot air balloons! The Victory Cup has grown to be one of the largest equestrian events in the United States, and is definitely the most fun. Kid and pet friendly, bring the entire family and come enjoy the 2019 Victory Cup Polo Match & Hot Air Balloo Festival in Westport, CT! Held on a beautiful polo field this is a kid and pet friendly event.Saturday starts at 7AM with a scheduled Hot Air Balloon glow, on the polo field! After the Hot Air Balloon glow, the food, wine and polo portion of the schedule kicks off around 11AM for Golden Mallet VIP’s and Founder’s Lounge Passholders. The VIP portion of the event will include live music, a Hospitality Alcohol Tasting Tent (11 AM until 1 PM for VIP’s), a Battle of the Chefs Tasting Competition (All Day), rivalry Polo Matches (11 AM until 3:30 PM), and a kids play area (All Day). Founder’s Lounge Passholders will also be able to enjoy a Farm to Table Dinner on the Polo Field, with the Polo Players (Approximately 5 PM)! Both VIP and General Admission Passes include the Hot Air Balloon portion of the event on Saturday at 7AM and then again around 4 PM and lasting until 9 PM on Saturday (weather permitting). Watch social media for updates. Balloon Pilots will be setting up at 4 PM on Saturday, on the polo field, for a night time burn, glow and tethered rides. If the weather cooperates, tethered rides will be available first come, first serve (purchase in advance ONLINE).