Chestertons Polo in the Park kicks off London’s Summer Social Calendar this June
Chestertons Polo in the Park is back and kicking off London’s social calendar at Hurlingham Park, Fulham. The world’s largest three-day polo festival will be returning from Friday 9th – Sunday 11th June. The three-day international polo event will feature teams from across the globe, an impressive food market with an array of new food and drink partners, VIP hospitality and fun for all the family on Sunday.
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. You don’t have to be a polo aficionado to enjoy this London summer festival.
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, Fever-Tree and Guinness. You can even watch the polo from the AspenX Polo Club this year. Enjoy live music and dancing in the legendary Mahiki tent. Sheerluxe will be curating the Shopping Village experience and guests will enjoy 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 across the globe, from Sydney and Buenos Aires to New York and London.
Friday 9th June – Cudo Compute International Day presented by CITY AM
Friday is set to be an action-packed day designed to kick-start the summer. The tournament will include The England Polo team v Ireland Polo team as the headline match of the day.
Friday is the perfect setting to entertain friends, family and clients or host the ultimate office summer party, whilst enjoying the world-class hospitality in the VIP Village that Chestertons Polo in the Park is set to deliver.
Saturday 10th June – Ladies Day 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.
The Shopping Village will offer a collection of independent fashion brands to explore across the weekend featuring the likes of designer Sunglasses from Finlay & Co, premium Polo apparel from La Mariposa and sustainable fashion brands including the likes of Nue Hoops and Augustine Jewels.
Fulham Food Festival will be back, featuring 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 fried chicken bites from Chick ‘n’ Sours and woodfire pizzas from Freewheelin’ Pizza.
Sunday 11th June – Family 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 kids games, arts and crafts, face painting and giant inflatable slides and castles 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 London garden party to finish the weekend off in style.
This year, Chestertons Polo in the Park promises to deliver a bigger and better 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/