America’s Greatest Polo Party — The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships, presented by the Talking Stick Resort, returns on Saturday, Nov. 5, to WestWorld of Scottsdale for another blockbuster day of polo matches, events within the event and new experiences to wet your whistle.
More than 13,000 fans turned out in 2021 for the one-day event.
Brand new for 2022 is Prosecco and Popcorn by Harkins Theaters, Grimaldi’s Pizza & Beer Disco, an expanded Scottsdale Charro lounge, Arizona’s top saxophonist, the return of The Riot House DayClub and much more.
This year’s event is also likely to feature the polo debut of a former National Hockey League star with more details to come.
“We are so excited to bring Arizona and the Valley of the Sun yet another exciting year for The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships,” Beli Merdovic of Bentley Scottsdale stated in the release.
Top U.S. polo star Nic Roldan returns as well to play alongside the first family of American polo Marc and Melissa Ganzi, who are the event’s defending champions and owners of the Aspen Valley Polo Club.
Among the polo teams for 2022 include the United Kingdoms’ Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club and Wales Polo Team, as well as Aspen Valley Polo Club, the USA Women’s Team, Switzerland and the Arizona Polo Club.
As part of the 2022 festivities, retired NFL player AC Caswell will once again bring his Million Dollar Mingle charity experience to the event.
Guests seeking the ultimate VIP experience can get reserved seating and tables in The Molina Fine Jewelers Drivers and Players VIP lounge, the Barrett-Jackson champagne and jazz lounge or Prime, a Luxury Tent Experience by Steak 44, Neiman Marcus, Barrett-Jackson and Bentley Scottsdale.
There is also premier and sideline parking options available for those who want to park fieldside.
Besides the polo action, fans can also enjoy The Polo Party’s signature events within the event like the Canine Couture Dog Fashion Show presented by Lugari Pet Salon, the World’s Longest Catwalk Fashion Show produced by Phoenix Fashion Week, a preview of Barrett-Jackson’s 2023 Scottsdale Auction and halftime performances by the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show plus much more.
“As the event goes into its 11th year and we, Bentley Scottsdale, go into our 8th year as the title sponsor, we are thrilled to kick-off an incredible lineup of events, polo matches and cars on November 5th,” Merdovic stated. “We are equally as elated to show off and give everyone a sneak preview to our new Bentleys for 2023.”
Gates will open at 10:00 a.m. on Nov. 5.
“Last year was our biggest year ever with a quarter mile of tents. We maxed out the site and expect to again this year with an experience unlike anything in this American sport of luxury,” the event owner Jason Rose stated in the release.
General admission tickets start at $40 and includes field-side experiences like the Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge and several other DJ-infused party tents including the Grimaldi’s Pizza & Beer Disco, Prosecco and Popcorn and the Riot House DayClub.
“The beauty of this event is that it sits at the intersection of so many senses, creating a unique atmosphere that can’t be replicated,” Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships general manager, Leslie Owen stated in the release.
Tickets and tables are now on sale. For tickets, tables and sponsorships please visit www.ThePoloParty.com.
Corporate sky box sponsorship opportunities, group sales and private polo tents are currently also available for sponsorship. There are also spectacular vendor opportunities to be showcased on vendor row alongside dozens of vendors.
Those seeking sponsorship for calendar year 2022 or 2023 should contact info@ThePoloParty.com or call 480-423-1414.
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