Program

10:30AM – GATES OPEN / PARKING & ARRIVAL

12:00PM – POLO MATCH 1 / Warm Up Match: CCA VS HARPER’S PLAYGROUND

1:15PM – OPENING CEREMONIES

1:30PM – POLO MATCH 2 / Rd. 1 ENGEL & VOLKERS vs ARNERICH MASSENA

2:15PM – DIVOT STOMP WITH DRINKS IN HAND

2:45PM – POLO MATCH 2 / Rd. 2 ENGEL & VOLKERS vs ARNERICH MASSENA

3:30PM – MUSIC / OPENING ACT – RADIATION CITY

5:00PM – MUSIC / HEADLINER – BEN HARPER and special guest, ELLEN HARPER

7:00pm – EVERYONE HOME SAFE

FAQ

How much are tickets?

$89 –  Early Bird General Admission

$119 – Regular General Admission

$199 – VIP

$2,500 – VIP Tailgating (includes 4 VIP tickets + perks)

$3,500 – Veuve Clicquot Tent Cabana experience (includes 8 tickets + perks)

*Please note in addition to the Eventbrite regulatory fees, an additional $10 Facility Fee will be included with your ticket purchase. We are committed to restoring the property better than we found it. It is a privilege to be invited to this private piece of property and we want to be welcomed back.

 

What is included with my ticket?

Two polo matches, two live music acts, world-class Willamette Valley wine selections, 88 acre beautiful private property, delicious complimentary appetizers from Pearl Catering, signature stemless wine glass, parking, amazing Portland collaborations with Pendleton, Olympia Provisions, Stumptown, Smith Tea, Widmer and many more!

What is the difference between VIP & GA tickets?

Both tickets deliver incredible value however, exclusive access will be provided to VIP tickets holders. Veuve Clicquot is presenting this elevated experience with 30 private cabanas. There are two custom staircases to the hilltop that will provide premium viewing. In addition there will be a private bar, 100 foot tent, passed appetizers and closer washroom access. VIP’s can also travel down to the shoulder of the field and partake in the on field activities.

Where is this place?

A majestic private property 10 miles south of town. The Portland Polo Fields, home to the Hidden Creek Polo Club:
2700 SW Homesteader Rd.  West Linn, OR 97068

Where do we park?

Parking is included with your ticket. There is plenty of space and you will be directed by our team when you arrive.

What’s with the VIP tailgating?

Presented by Sunset Porsche, this experience is a premium way to enjoy the day. With only 40 spots available, cars are granted exclusive VIP parking access right on the East shoulder of the field, just feet away from the action!

Your package includes 4 VIP tickets, a custom Pendleton concert blanket, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot in an iced bucket and a 6 pack of Widmer Bros. Hefeweizen. You also have access to a private bar and restrooms. You receive double the value as well since you are granted entry into the Veuve Clicquot VIP experience on the other side of the field up on the hill. You may bring your own concert chairs to sit in for the concert. Outside alcohol is not permitted to be brought in.

What is with the $10 facility fee?

We are committed to restoring the property better than we found it. It is a privilege to be invited to this private piece of property and we want to be welcomed back.

Can I purchase food on site?

Yes, there will be many delicious food options offered by Pearl Catering and Olympia Provisions.

How will the drink system work?

Attendees will purchase custom Polo Noir $5 tickets on site. These tickets can then be redeemed for Wine, Champagne, Spirits, Beer or Food. Everything will be priced in increments of $5.

How many polo matches will there be?

Two. There will be 3 hours of polo with a champagne / wine divot stomp to follow.

I have never been to a polo match, what can I expect?

Incredible action. One of the world’s oldest games is also one of its fastest. Balls can travel up to 110 mph. Horses gallop and cut at 30mph. Player and horse work in partnership to get a ball through a goal, while using every possible strategy to prevent the opposing side from doing so. What happens on that quest is both brutish and beautiful.

What are the rules of Polo?

Please refer to the Rules of the Game on the site. There will be Host / Emcee calling the polo matches in real time so you can learn as you watch.

What is the champagne / wine divot stomp?

A highlight of the day! Guests can take the field after the second and final polo match. To help repair the field by flipping over the divots. Professionals will deal with the horse droppings.

Who are the bands?

Radiation City will open up for Ben Harper & Special Guest, Ellen Harper!

Will there be a DJ?

Yes, we will be spinning vinyl throughout the day as well. We might even surprise you with a special guest…

What do I wear?

Please see Dress & Etiquette information on the site.

Can we bring in food & drink?

No, unfortunately not. There will amazing food & drink options on site for purchase.

Is food included with ticket?

Complimentary appetizers will be included with your ticket. These will be passed appetizers for all to enjoy.
Additional food options will be on site for purchase. Olympia Provisions and Pearl Catering will be offering wonderful options.

Is there a public transportation option?

No there is not. Depending on where you leave from, it is a 5-20 minute drive from Portland. We recommend UBER or car-pooling.

Will Julia Roberts be in attendance?

She will definitely be with us, in spirit. The movie classic is an inspiration! #PrettyWoman

Is this event rain or shine?

Yes. The event will happen rain or shine. The wine, food and live music will still take place. However, if the fields are too wet, the polo will not happen. We cannot risk the safety of the horses.

Will there be seating?

Yes, but not a lot. There will be hay bails, chairs under tents, and couches in designated VIP areas. All grassy area is suitable to sit on as well. It is pristine.

Can I bring my lawn chair or blanket for the music component of the day?

Yes, please do, you are welcome to put your chair or blanket on the polo field to watch the live music acts. We ask you to store them in your car until the music begins, we do not have a coat check on site or storage capability.

Are tickets refundable or transferable?

No. All sales are final, no refunds.  However tickets can be transferred depending on the circumstance.  Email info@polonoir.com.

Is this a 21+ event?

Yes.