10 am - 4 pm
Property open for vendor and sponsor setup.


6 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 pay $20 parking fee).
10 am
First ferry leaves Manhattan for GA & VIP guests. See full ferry schedule here.
11 am - 1 pm
Invite Only hospitality tasting tent with complimentary alcohol tastings.
11:30 am
Polo tutorial by world renowned polo player and announcer.
First polo battle begins. Meet the Players
Reception in The Founder’s Lounge Area starts.
1:30 pm
Presentation of the colors by Color Guard and National
Anthem by local artist. Ceremonial first ball is thrown out
and first sponsored polo match begins.
2 pm - 4 pm
Catered lunch begins for Golden Mallet and Founder’s
Lounge ticket holders.
2:30 pm
Second sponsored polo match begins.
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Stomping of the divots and best dressed awards
4:30 pm
Third sponsored polo match begins
5:30 pm - 6 pm
Trophy presentation to the winning polo team.
5:30 pm
After party begins in Golden Mallet VIP tent (all guests welcome).
Victory Cup festivities conclude. Last ferry departs Governors Island. See full ferry schedule here.