Known as the sport of kings, polo is one of the world’s oldest known team sports. The International Polo Club Palm Beach welcomes renowned players, horse-lovers, and polo enthusiasts throughout the year from all over the world. Admire the majesty of polo ponies and their human counterparts as they gracefully calculate their next move. Spectating a match is an experience you won’t forget! There’s something so extravagant about viewing talented teams from the stands. Don your floppiest hat for an eventful day under the sun. Attending a polo match is just one of the many exciting things to do and see during your West Palm Beach vacation. For more local suggestions to include in your itinerary, access our free Insider’s Guide!
About the International Polo Club in Wellington, FL
A Prestigious Polo Destination
The International Polo Club boasts one of the largest fields and hosts some of the most distinguished tournaments in the United States. Some of the most prominent players and their horses frequent Wellington, Florida each year to participate in the esteemed events. The club spans over 250 acres, allowing for outstanding views of the fields. If you’re curious about the size of the field, imagine nine football fields combined!
What to Expect at a Match
Whether you’re a polo enthusiast with plenty of spectating experience or you’re new to the scene and hoping to catch a glimpse of what the sport is all about, the Polo Club in Palm Beach is the perfect place to go! Watch the match from grandstand viewing, stadium seating, or even an exclusive sponsor box. Many people like to enjoy a fieldside champagne brunch at The Pavilion, as well.
The Wellington Polo Sunday Brunch
One of the best options for spectating and making an entire day out of the event is to purchase tickets to the fieldside Sunday Brunch! Sip champagne and Bloody Marys and enjoy some of the best views of the event. Snack on a delicious spread of snacks and treats served at the Pavilion!
Ticketing and Schedules
Tournament season usually takes place between December and April each year. Be sure to check their season schedule for all the major events that you don’t want to miss! For a quiet, low-key experience opt for a weekday game. If you’d rather experience the thrill of the crowd, then you should definitely consider the Sunday Brunch games!
Ticket prices range depending on your choice of seating. You can purchase them online or over the phone. Valet parking is $10, and self-parking is $5!
Where to Stay After the Polo Match
The Palm Beaches attract sports enthusiasts from all over the world. Check out top-tier sports venues such as the International Polo Club, the International Equestrian Center, and high-class golf courses. Make the most of your vacation when you choose to stay with Casa Grandview. Our private vacation rentals make the perfect home away from home when you’re planning to be in West Palm Beach for an extended period of time. The prime location allows you to conveniently access all the best things to do in the city.
Stay in our charming Seagrass Cottage, built in 1911. Spend your mornings under the pergola admiring the gorgeous views of greenery and soaking in the salty air. What are you waiting for? Paradise awaits!