7AM - 3PM
Gates are open for sponsors and vendors.
5PM - 8PM
The Jeff Lofton Quintet plays straight-ahead, bebop jazz of the 50s & 60s.
4PM - 9PM
Gates are OPEN to public! Festival opens Friday night early for Tethered Rides and a Hot Air Balloon Glow (Weather Contingent). Limited food and merchandise vendors will also be setup and open on Friday night as well. Live music and tented areas open for all attendees. Anyone who has a pre-purchased Tethered Ride Pass or ANY pre-purchased pass for Saturday is able to attend for FREE on Friday. Parking passes are good for both days.


6:30 am - 10 am
Gates open for all vendors, caterers and crews.
Vendor set up the day before encouraged and prefered.
(Those vendors who show up after 10 am on event day will be forced
to park in General Parking Lot and no on site parking will be available for sale day of. None. If you do NOT reserve and pay for your parking online in advance you will not be allowed to park nor granted admission. There is zero tolerance for this, unless using our shuttle, taxi, Uber or other ride share. Do to safety you also will not be admitted on foot. Do not even consider walking. This event is on 290 and walking to the event or across 290 is illegal. ).
7 am
Gates Open For Morning Hot Air Balloon Launch (weather permitting).
7:30 AM - 10AM
Purchase drink and food tickets early to avoid lines later in the day! Morning Hot Air Balloon Launch and Tethered Rides available (weather permitting). Kids Bounce Houses and all vendor spaces are NOW open and ready for business - check out our vendors! Food, bars and vendors will stay open the entire day and into the evening.
All vendor spaces are open and ready for business - check out our vendors! Saturday Morning Hot Air Balloons Activation ends and Pilots and Balloons temporarily leave property until Afternoon and Evening Hot Air Balloon Activation. Remember, all Guests including our Hot Air Balloon Guests can leave and return later in the day using same parking pass.
11:00 am
Gates open for all ticket holders! Golden Mallet VIP and Founder’s Lounge Attendees can enter VIP areas.
Live music by local artists will begin in various tented areas. Food and alcohol tastings for VIP’s also become
available. Purchase plenty of Food and Drink Tickets early to avoid long lines later in the day!
11:00 am
All vendor spaces are open and ready for business - check out our vendors!
Polo tutorial by MC & Polo Announcer. First polo battle begins: The Victory Cup Ladies Tournament.
Meet the Players Reception in The Founder’s Lounge Area starts.
11 am - 1 pm
Invite Only hospitality tasting tent with complimentary alcohol tastings.
11AM - 2PM
Catered Lunch Activations begin for Golden Mallet and Founder’s Lounge ticket holders.
The Founder’s Lounge Lunch will begin around 11 AM. The Golden Mallet VIP Lunch will begin around 1 PM.
1:00 pm
Presentation of the colors by local Color Guard and National Anthem by local artist.
Ceremonial first ball is thrown out and The Second Victory Cup Polo Match begins.
VIP’s make sure to find your catered lunch area!
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Justin Kemp is a singer/songwriter from Dallas, Texas. With over 25 years’ experience on the music scene he is going to impress you!
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Stomping of the divots sponsored by vineyard vines
3:00 pm
Third Victory Cup Polo Match begins.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Enjoy musician Oliver Penn, a blues guitarist and singer based out of Houston, TX.
3PM - 6PM
SRC - Acoustic Blues Jam Band. Original Blues and Country as well as classic Blues, Country and Rock covers from the 1960s to today.
Hot Air Balloons & Pilots return to the property for the Saturday Evening Hot Air Balloon Activation! Vendors, bars and food trucks remain open throughout the evening! Purchase plenty of drink and food tickets while the lines are short to avoid waiting in long lines later!
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Farm to Table Dinner on the field with the polo players (must have a Founder’s Lounge or Farm To Table Dinner Pass). Remember, this Farm to Table Dinner is included in your Founder’s Lounge Ticket! Anyone who does not have a Farm to Table or Founder’s Pass can purchase a Farm to Table Dinner Pass at the Drink and Food Ticket Tent on site (if available). One of the largest Farm to Table Dinners in the country, all the ingredients are sourced locally and responsibly from local growers, farmers, ranchers and fishermen to ensure the highest quality.
4:30PM - 5PM
Trophy presentation to the winning polo team in the Winner’s Circle!
Best dressed fashion contest will be held after the Trophy Presentation on Center Stage.
Both men and women are invited to the Center Stage area to compete in a fan-driven best dressed fashion contest.
Bring your friends to cheer you on!
5PM - 8PM
The Spazmatics of Texas take the stage to rock the night away to cover songs from the 1980's.
5PM - 9PM
Hot Air Balloon Glow & Tethered Rides available (weather permitting). Experience these magical giants close-up. A Night Glow is a gathering of hot air balloons that inflate at night. When the burners are ignited, the balloons come to life with brightly glowing colors and the roar of the burners. It’s a spectacular display of color and sound within the magical nighttime ambiance where families and children may walk up to the balloons to feel the heat from the burners it inflates the canopy and see first-hand the shapes and colors come to life. Watch as these colorful shapes float high above the crowd with music, lights and special effects that will be sure to bring smiles to all ages.
6PM - 7PM
Champagne toast under the stars. Founder's Lounge & Farm To Table Pass holders are invited to join the polo
players for a champagne toast and music under the stars. Should we need to cancel tethered rides due to safety,
tethered ride ticket holders will be automatically upgraded to the champagne toast under the stars.
The Victory Cup festivities conclude. Please don’t drink and drive.


Bloody Mary Festival! Our Founder's Lounge Area opens to all ticket holders for a Bloody Mary Sunday!
Come enjoy live music, Bloody Marys, Mimosas and brunch by Sage and Cedar on the field!
All ticket holders are welcome to join.