America’s Greatest Polo Party The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Presented by Talking Stick Resort, returns Saturday, Nov. 5 to WestWorld of Scottsdale for another action-packed day of polo matches, events within the event and new experiences that will keep fans wanting more.
Brand new for 2022 enjoy Prosecco and Popcorn by Harkins Theaters, Grimaldi’s Pizza Disco, an expanded Scottsdale Charro Lounge, a special appearance by “Elvis” and Former Arizona Coyotes Captain and legend No. 19 Shane Doan will take the field. Plus enjoy an onsite boat and plane display, and the return of The Riot House DayClub and much more.
For first time in Scottsdale’s Polo Party history, a former National Hockey League star will saddle up and hit the grass to play polo and what is often called “Hockey on Horseback.”
Doan, the Coyote’s all-time leading scorer, will turn in his skates for riding boots, hockey stick for a mallet, and the puck for a polo ball to try his hand at polo. Doan has represented Team Canada numerous times in international play, and has won five medals (two gold, three silver) at the World Championships. He helped Canada win the World Cup championship in 2004 and was also a member of Canada’s 2006 Winter Olympic team. In 2022, Doan also was general manager of Team Canada’s Olympic Hockey Team at the Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Guests at this year’s event can enjoy pizza at the Grimaldi’s Pizza Disco, a tented area with a DJ and the only pizza on-site at The Polo Party. Guests can enjoy a slice of pizza or a full pie while dancing their heart away. They will also be able to enjoy Popcorn & Prosecco presented by Harkins Theatres, while watching the polo match come about. Harkins Theatres will be in attendance and can be found in its Harkins foodtruck selling a favorite combo, popcorn and prosecco.
Flight works in Scottsdale will bring the very first plane to The Polo Party. Flight works, which offers a wide range of services in aviation and secializes in pilot training, aircraft rental, hangar and maintenance services, will activate a special display under a tent featuring The Cirrus SR22 Turbo, which has a wing- span of 38 feet and is 27 feet from tail to nose.
Additionally, Pavati will also be displaying a private wake boat. Pavati, which means “clear water” in the Native American Hopi language, builds 100 percent aluminum, hand-crafted and custom designed industry first wake surfing boats.
The High Society Resale Boutique, which offers consignment high end women’s clothing, jewelry, shoes and bags, will be onsite to offer amazing deals on luxury items.
The long awaited Riot House DayClub is back for the first time since 2019 and has expanded. The Charros Lodge also returns this year with an expanded tent and country music, as well as The Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge with an expanded lounge featuring live music and wine tasting inside. Guests should also remember to check out the elegant Chandon Garden Spritz Garden Party.
As always fans can expect to see four thrilling and action packed polo matches, plus a full day of events within the event, and newly enhanced and elegant VIP experiences. Guests seeking the ultimate VIP experience can get reserved seating and tables in The Molina Fine Jewelers Drivers and Players VIP Lounge, the Barrett-Jackson Champagne and Jazz Lounge, and Prime: A Luxury Tent Experience by Steak 44, Neiman Marcus, Barrett-Jackson, and Bentley Scottsdale.
Besides the polo action fans also can enjoy The Polo Party’s signature events within the event like the Canine Couture Dog Fashion Show presented by Lugari Pet Salon, The World’s Longest Catwalk Fashion Show produced by Phoenix Fashion Week, a preview of Barrett-Jackson’s 2023 Scottsdale Auction and halftime performances by the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, plus much more!
Gates will open at 9:45am. General admission tickets are $45 and includes field side experiences like the Sanderson Lincoln Black Label Lounge and several DJ infused party tents. In some VIP tents, guests also will have the option of purchasing four seat tables as well as the standard eight top versions. Premier and sideline parking options are available for field side. Visit ThePoloParty.com