America's Polo Match!




With events throughout the United States, The Victory Cup has become known as “America’s Polo Match!” Come on out and enjoy a gorgeous day of green grass, majestic horses, heart pounding polo, dozens of food and alcohol partners, and (weather permitting) beautiful hot air balloons!

The Victory Cup heads to the Houston, TX area to host "The Victory Cup Polo Match & Hot Air Balloon Festival." First and foremost, The Victory Cup is a National Polo Tournament with dozens of vendors, food and alcohol partners. The Victory Cup has grown to be one of the largest equestrian events in the United States, and is definitely the most fun. Kid and pet friendly, bring the entire family. Held on a beautiful polo field in Brookshire, Texas kids under 3 years old are free.

Hot Air Balloons are a fun and important part of this festival but extremely weather contingent. Balloons. Polo. Live Music. Fashion. Food. Drinks. Vendors. In its fifteenth year, this event isn’t just a polo match or balloon festival, it’s a networking and social destination drawing thousands for each event. For those who are primarily attending to see balloons only please come prepared to enjoy the full festival schedule and understand that weather may ground balloons.

The day starts at day break with a scheduled Hot Air Balloon launch, on the polo field around 7AM! After the Hot Air Balloon launch (weather permitting), the food, wine and polo portion of the schedule kicks off for all passholders including Golden Mallet VIP’s and Founder’s Lounge Passholders. The VIP portion of the event will include live music, a Hospitality Alcohol Tasting Tent opening at 11AM, casual Fieldside Dining, rivalry Polo Matches, and a kids play area for all passholders! The Polo Matches will go from approximately 11AM until 4PM.

Balloon Pilots will return to the property in later afternoon and will be setting up at 4PM on Saturday, on the sides of the polo field, for a night time burn, glow and tethered rides. Everyone should join us for an evening Hot Air Balloon Glow and Tethered Rides, if the weather cooperates, from 4PM until approximately 9PM. Founder’s Lounge and Field Side Dinner Guest Passholders will also be able to enjoy a casual Field Side Dinner on the Polo Field around 4:30PM.

Hot Air Balloon Passholders, VIP Guests and General Admission Passes include the Hot Air Balloon portion of the event schedule starting at sunrise (7AM) and then again in the afternoon (4PM) lasting until sunset (weather permitting). Balloons activations are morning and night ONLY and are NOT on site between 10AM and 4PM. Watch social media for updates.