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Newport Polo

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Great social occasion and exciting spectator sport

Polo is one of the highlights of Newport's summer season. This has always been as much about... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
NewportTownie
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Newport, Rhode Island
Totally Unique Family Experience

Having never seen polo before, we thought it would be a special afternoon with the family. Match... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
SteveDGT
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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Newport Polo (home of America's first polo club, est. in 1876), is best known in the recent quarter century as host of the Newport International Polo Series, welcoming teams from around the world & from major US cities playing against USA / Newport...more
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250 Linden Ln, Portsmouth, RI 02871-2117
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All reviews general admission spend a summer afternoon bring chairs all ages summer season great fun tailgate party a lot of fun announcer tailgating ponies field divots riders players stomped vendors
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let what you think you know about polo sway you... this is a fun day out! You can picnic or tailgate so be sure to bring food, chairs and your favorite beverage and relax and watch the fast paced action! Gates open at 1...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Polo is one of the highlights of Newport's summer season. This has always been as much about everyone getting together and having a great time at picnics and tailgating (and also in the stands) as it has been about the game. If you get there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Having never seen polo before, we thought it would be a special afternoon with the family. Match started at 4, but gates open at 1 pm. We got there one thirty and set up our tent and chairs first row on the edge of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This was fun to see, but definitely not something to write home about. We loved the back drive into the club, loved seeing the landscapes, loved going out to stomp the divets but it wasn’t a wow experience for us. The food was dreadful. However,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

They have created a relaxing fun atmosphere where people of all ages can enjoy. I would recommend that you get there early. This venue is very well attended. Arriving early allows you to get settled and soak up the sights and sounds of all in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Had a really great time, right on top of the action, seated in the L section. Easy to follow, Mccray's Seafood II Food Truck was fantastic. Beverage lines were not long, very easy to park. Just a lot of fun, very enjoyable late afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Grover_Ohio
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

When would you ever go to a polo match? You’ve got to do this while in Newport — friends, family make it fun! Unless you are there with an organized group, bring chairs. Make sure you go out in the field during divot time —...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ryeman127
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

You only need to go once to wonder why you haven’t been before!! It’s a fast paced sport with amazing riders and the announcer is the whipped cream on the sundae-but it only happens on Saturdays in Portsmouth- so pack yourself a picnic and google...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank coleen c
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I would go more often if I lived nearby, but I wouldn't miss the annual match between US and Italy! It is so much fun, and the Pavilion offers great a great view with inexpensive cocktails while you enjoy the game.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank F9724MUlindac
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Family enjoyed visiting and seeing a game, We participated in Queeche Vermont polo but have long since sold the ponies as we advanced to retirement age. This association has a first rate facility. Well worth a summer visit. Very enjoyable for all ages

Date of experience: May 2018
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Patricia O
2 September 2016|
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Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can get to the field two hours early if you want but i would suggest an hour early for a good place to for your chairs. The food is on the end of the field as you enter the parking area and is very apparent as you... More
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Response from danoRi | Reviewed this property |
I cannot imagine you'd pay for an infant anywhere. I dont know what a pavillion table is but yes, there are lots of food choices. I sit on the grass on a blanket but many people reserve a place for their Land Rovers and BMWs... More
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