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Chestertons Polo in the Park Set to Return to London this Summer

The three-day polo festival will kick off this Summer's social calendar in Hurlingham Park, Fulham


Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June 

Chestertons Polo in the Park

Chestertons Polo in the Park – The world’s largest three-day polo festival - is back and kicking off London’s social calendar at Hurlingham Park, Fulham, from Friday 7th - Sunday 9th June. Set across three incredible days, the international polo event will feature teams from across the globe,  the impressive Fulham food festival with an array of new food and drink partners, hospitality with a pitch side view, a new VIP area, plus fun for all the family on Sunday. This year will also see England battle it out against the USA in a thrilling international fixture for the coveted Olympic Trophy.

 

Hurlingham Park is renowned for being the spiritual home of polo since 1875, when the Hurlingham Polo Committee drew up the first formal rules of the game. Chestertons Polo in the Park celebrates this legacy and encourages Londoners and visitors alike to enjoy the competitive polo games throughout the weekend.   


Chestertons Polo in the Park is set to go the extra mile on all festival elements this year; guests will enjoy pitch-side bars and gardens courtesy of Champagne Lanson and Fever-Tree, as well as a Casamigos ‘House of Friends’ popup experience. A brand new VIP area with a private bar, views of the pitch and space for up to 300 guests will be a hot ticket for 2024, as well as live music and dancing in the legendary Mahiki tent, a curated Shopping Village experience, and an array of delicious street eats at the Fulham Food Festival.  


Over the course of the three-day polo festival, there will be six city teams competing from the financial capitals of the world, putting on a thrilling performance for all to enjoy. 


Friday 7th June – International Friday, sponsored by Northern Data Group and presented by City A.M


Friday will be an action-packed day designed to kick start the summer season. The tournament will include the first city teams taking to the hallowed turf of Hurlingham Park for three gripping matches over the afternoon, as well as the eagerly anticipated battle for the Olympic Trophy, where England will take on USA in a fast-paced international match to win this historical trophy. Taking place on the opening day of the festival, England will look to retain the trophy following a nail biting win against Ireland in 2023.


Friday is the perfect setting to entertain friends and clients or host the ultimate office summer party, whilst enjoying the world class hospitality in the new VIP areas that Chestertons Polo in the Park is set to deliver.


Saturday 8th June - Ladies Day sponsored by Brutal Fruit Cider and presented by SheerLuxe

Raise a glass and join Chestertons Polo in the Park as Saturday celebrations kick off with Ladies Day. Guests are invited to enjoy the live music, DJs, Fulham Food Festival, luxury shopping village and fabulous gardens and bars. Watch the polo and enjoy London’s best summer day party from the Champagne Lanson Garden and the renowned Mahiki Tent.


Fulham Food Festival will be serving up some of London’s most popular restaurants and street food vendors including the Argentine Steak Restaurant, Gaucho, burgers from Truffle London, Poké Bowls from Island Poké, seafood bites from Calamari Canteen, delicious Mexican street food from Papi Chulo . Made of Dough will be selling their famous wood fire pizzas whilst Longboys will be offering  doughnuts for those looking for an afternoon sweet treat. 


Sunday 11th June – Family & Final’s Day

Sunday provides a fitting finale to the three day polo festival. The Sunday morning begins with a ‘pitch invasion’ which hosts London’s largest kids party hosted by the famous and much-loved children’s party entertainers, Sharky and George. Offering endless kid’s games, alongside the opportunity to learn to play polo, improve rugby and football skills or to just bounce the day away in the Little Hooves Kids Club.

 

The afternoon sees the culmination of three days of polo, as the champions of the festival are crowned followed by the Chestertons Polo in the Park ultimate Mahiki Day party to finish the weekend off in style.


This year, Chestertons Polo in the Park promises to deliver a bigger and better polo festival than ever before. Continuing the tradition of bringing world-class polo to the capital, the fast-paced, modern day format of the polo makes one of the oldest equestrian sports easier for both newcomers and returning dedicated polo fans to enjoy.

 

To book tickets and find out more information please visit https://www.polointheparklondon.com/

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