Horses, of Course: The Triangle Charity Polo Classic

Who doesn’t love a fun-filled day of excitement, food and entertainment? Especially when that day benefits a great cause and gives back to important people in the Triangle area.

The inaugural Triangle Charity Polo Classic is such an event, set for June 8 at MacNair’s Country Acres, 4321 Tryon Road, Raleigh.

The loaded day of fun will benefit the Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center, which is a Triangle organization that aids caregivers in receiving relevant and important information.

The role of a caretaker is vital for not only the person who receives aid, but also for surrounding family and friends. The Polo Classic is an opportunity for the community to show support to those who make caring for others their mission.

The Polo Classic agenda is as follows:

Noon: Gates open for tailgating

2 p.m.: Parade of Teams

2:15 p.m.: Opening Ceremony

2:30 p.m.: Polo match

Till 6:30 p.m.: Activities and food

The Triangle Area Polo Club, including owner and pro polo player David Brooks, and the Atlanta Regional Polo Center will be competing in the match.  

Spectators may bring their own chairs and food; food trucks will be onsite for purchasing snacks and drinks.  

Among the exciting activities taking place during the Polo Classic will be contests offering prizes for Best Tailgate and Best Dressed Spectator, as well as the traditional divot stomping on the field at halftime.

Tickets for the Triangle Charity Polo Classic can be purchased online at in advance for $15 per person, or for $20 at the gate. Children under 10 are admitted free and general admission parking is $10.

It’s a fun-filled day of excitement — gather your family and support not only one of the oldest team sports in the world, but also the Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center. 

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