Dust off the lucky hats, pastel dresses and seersucker suits, and bring the kids and dogs for a day of fun at the Victory Cup Polo Match and Kentucky Derby Party. Enjoy food from over 20 Austin Chefs and Derby cocktails from over 55 Texas brands, plus a free hot air balloon festival early in the morning. Austin’s premier Derby Party, get ready to cheer on several live polo matches leading up to a live broadcast of the “the most exciting 2 minutes in sports” -- The Kentucky Derby on a huge jumbotron screen on Saturday, May 6th in Austin, TX!
Come relaxed or dressed to the nines, this is a kid friendly and pet friendly event. We do have a friendly Best Dressed Man and Woman Competition and Victory Cup attendees are encouraged to get dressed up to enjoy a gorgeous spring afternoon. Guests will enjoy taking in the majesty of the horses, the sights of beautiful people and the thrill of heart pounding polo!
A true entertainment experience, The Victory Cup has not only lined up exciting rival polo matches, but polo-goers will enjoy a hot air balloon launch, food trucks, a classic car show and a children’s playground for families. Then after the matches watch the horses run at the 142nd Kentucky Derby on a huge mobile LED screen on the polo field!
Additionally, there will be a VIP Golden Mallet Tent and a newly added Founder’s Lounge for guests who want to enjoy a more refined experience while they mix and mingle with premier event sponsors and partners and even the polo players. The VIP tent will be furnished by West Elm and feature local farm to table foods and local wines, spirits and beer from the greater Austin area.
The day of polo ends with a champagne sabering presentation and player awards! After that, a 9ft by 16ft LED screen will display a live feed of the Kentucky Derby. Following the Kentucky Derby live video stream, all guest are welcome to join the Victory Cup after party in the Golden Mallet VIP tent.
On a 200 foot long, white linen table and placed in the middle of the lush green field, Victory Cup Farm to Table pass holders roll into an awesome Farm to Table Dinner on the polo field and with the polo players themselves! A limited amount of Farm to Table Dinner tickets are still available on the Victory Cup website.
The event, which is expecting 4,500 attendees, will be hosted on Saturday, May 6, 2017 starting at 11AM at ATX Polo Club: 13628 Gregg Manor Rd, Austin, TX.
Date and Time: Saturday, May 6, 2017 11AM - 7PM
Location: ATX Polo Club: 13628 Gregg Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78653
Tickets (day of): General Admission $50; VIP admission $150
For more information, or to purchase your ticket, please visit: VictoryCup.org/DerbyDay.