Location: ATX Polo Club: 13628 Gregg Manor Rd, Manor, TX 78653

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

10 a.m. – 2 p.m

Vendor and partner setup

Gates open for all vendors and sponsors to set up. There will be security guards in place overnight to protect any product or belongings.

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

“Meet the Players” Pre-Party benefiting The Ferrari Kid
Held under The Golden Mallet Tent
‘On the Field’

Avoid lines on Saturday by picking up your wristbands in advance. This free sponsored event will take place to pick up wristbands and “Meet the Players”. There will be music, light food, cash bar, silent auction, live radio broadcast from KISS FM and more benefiting The Ferrari Kid. The Ferrari Kid provides support to kids coping with cancer. Purchase your $50 raffle ticket to support the cause and enter to win two (3) day passes to see Justin Timberlake at Formula 1.

 

Saturday, May 6, 2017

05:00 am

Gates open for all vendors, caterers and crews

(Vendor, Sponsor set up the day before is actually preferred. Those vendors who show up after 9:59 am day of will be forced to park in General Parking Lot and pay $20 parking fee.)

6 a.m. – 8 a.m

Gates Opens to Public for Texas Hot Air Balloon Festival

(Admission is FREE and gates are open until 8 a.m.!)

7:00 a.m

Texas Balloon Festival Launch
Live Coverage of the Official Kentucky Derby on Jumbotron ALL DAY

Free and Public Welcome!
Kid Friendly – Pet Friendly – Food and Drink – Dozens of Vendors
Petting Zoo, Bounce Houses, Live Music & Concessions open
Come Early as Balloons Launch at Daybreak on May 6th!
(*weather permitting)

 

Attendees of Texas Balloon Festival are welcome to stay and enjoy General Admission to the Victory Cup Derby Day event!
More details at: www.VictoryCup.org/DerbyDay

09:00 am

Gates Open for Field Side Pass Holders and Car Show Entrants

(Those car show entrants who show up after 9:59 am will be forced to park in General Parking Lot and pay $20 parking fee.)

9 a.m. – 5 p.m

Live Coverage of the Official Kentucky Derby on Jumbotron ALL DAY
Children’s Playground Opens
D-Tour Aviation Helicopter Rides

(*weather permitting, advance tickets available HERE)

11:00 a.m

The Victory Cup Derby Day & Polo Match Schedule Begins

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m

Gates Open for Founder’s Lounge Passholders, Sponsors, VIP’s & Polo Player’s Hospitality Tasting Tent Pass Holders ONLY
Mimosa and Bloody Mary Station in VIP Tent

(Promptly ends at 1:00 pm)

Invite Only Alcohol Tastings from 40+ Partners in the Polo Player’s Hospitality Tent

(Promptly ends at 1:00 pm)

Food Tastings from 15+ Restaurant Sponsors in the Golden Mallet VIP Tent

(Promptly ends at 1:00 pm)

Giveback Auctions Silent Auction Begins

(Promptly ends at 5:00 pm)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m

Polo Match Begins

(Competing teams include: Barefoot Wine, Vineyard Vines, Altstadt Brewery, The Southern Boozers, Woven Clothing and Engel & Völkers Austin.)

Live Coverage of the Official Kentucky Derby on Jumbotron ALL DAY
Sponsored Car Show Opens
Restaurant Tastings in Golden Mallet VIP & Founder’s Lounge Tents

(Food Tastings for Paid VIP’s ONLY. Promptly ends at 1:00 pm. VIPs encouraged to arrive by 11AM)

1:00 p.m

Victory Cup Gates Open for General Admission!
Art Show Opens in VIP Area

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m

Hospitality Tent OPENS to Public/General Admission (before 2:00pm)
National Anthem by Local Artists
Flyover by Austin Biplane and Captain Robert Whiteside
Polo Match Continues

2:00 p.m

vineyard vines Sponsored Stomping of the Divots

2:30 p.m

Give Back Action Victory Cup Silent Auction Continues
Best Dressed Awards Sponsored By: The Ross Bennett Collection and vineyard vines

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m

Final Polo Match Battle

(Competing teams include: Barefoot Wine, Vineyard Vines, Altstadt Brewery, The Southern Boozers, Woven Clothing and Engel & Völkers Austin.)

Black Stone Check Presentation to Charities
Sponsored Player Awards and Trophy Presentations
Champagne Sabering

(Do not drink and drive. Please use our sponsored car-bus service Urban Scoot! Check here )

5:34 p.m

Live Coverage of the Official Kentucky Derby
Coverage will be played on Jumbotron ALL DAY

5:45 p.m

The Victory Cup After Party After Party Begins

(All attendees can enjoy the live music and cash bar or upgrade to the Farm to Table Dinner (F2T passes limited)

5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Jeff Lofton Live Jazz After Party Begins

No special pass required. All attendees can enjoy the live music and cash bar or upgrade to the Farm to Table Dinner (F2T passes limited). Join award-winning, Austin-based jazz trumpeter Jeff Lofton for an awesome After Party ‘On the Farm!’ Jeff has been called “… a veritable jazz virtuoso,” by NPR-affiliate KUTX 98.9FM Austin, who also said, “comparisons are frequently made to Miles Davis – and rightfully so. Lofton’s take on standards frequently astounds, and his originals are equally delicious.”
(DO NOT drink and drive. Please use our sponsored car-bus service Urban Scoot! Check here )

5:45 p.m. – Sunset

Farm to Table Dinner by Chef John Tomlin of Sage and Cedar on the Polo Field w/ Polo Players Begins
Live Music by Camden Jordan

(Farm to Table or Founder’s Lounge Ticket Required for Dinner, Not Automatically included with GA or VIP Golden Mallet Ticket Purchase)
(DO NOT drink and drive. Please use our sponsored car-bus service Urban Scoot! Check here )