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2018 Victory Cup and NYC Craft Brewers Festival
August 4 @ 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
The Victory Cup, ‘America’s Polo Match’, is once again teaming up with craft brewers from New York and beyond this summer to host the 2018 Victory Cup and NYC Craft Brewers Festival on Governors Island, Saturday, August 4th.
The Victory Cup has grown to be one of the largest equestrian events in the United States but ‘The Cup’ is more than a polo match. The event features dozens of restaurant, spirit, beer and wine tasting partners plus one of the largest Farm to Table Dinner events anywhere!
Craft Brewers from across New York (and beyond) will welcome you to the Craft Brew tent field side. Bring an umbrella, blanket and chairs; grab some food and a beer or two, and enjoy a day of polo with the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty as the backdrop.
• Free Lawn Pass
Enjoy polo on a budget. This ticket will give you access to the event throughout the day including the craft brewer’s tent. Food & drinks will be available for purchase. Entrance for this pass begins at 10:00 am day of. The FREE pass includes round trip ferry transportation to Governors Island.
• General Admission
This is the best way, on a budget, to be part of the fun in the tented area on the field giving you full access to polo throughout the day. Food & drinks will be available for purchase. The pass includes round trip ferry transportation to Governors Island. Tickets range from $35 to $75 dependent on date purchased.
• Golden Mallet
Ticket holders can view the match in the Golden Mallet Tent, the main tented area (center field) with access to live music and a DJ, the central polo announcer, several bars, and the best view of polo the entire day. Not only will you have access to private bars, but you will also enjoy a catered lunch in the afternoon and dozens of tastings from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. The tastings are provided by literally dozens of local partners and are available until 12 PM (food and drink are also available for sale before, in Golden Mallet and other areas, during and after the tastings and the lunch)! The pass includes round trip ferry transportation to Governors Island. Tickets range from $85 to $175 dependent on date purchased.
• Founder’s Lounge
This all-inclusive ticket gives you access to all areas including the Founder’s Lounge, an upper level access area within the Golden Mallet area. Limited to 150 guests, this area includes private complimentary bars, a lunch, VIP table seating, a secluded Founder’s lounge furnished area. Table seating is included with a great view of the field. Lounge Area Pass holders will also have a complimentary massage area! The Founder’s Lounge pass includes Golden Mallet Access PLUS the Farm to Table Lunch with the Polo Players. The pass also includes round trip ferry transportation to Governors Island. Tickets range from $185 to $375 dependent on date purchased.
• Kids Pass
Kids under three years old are always free at The Victory Cup. Parents of children age 3 – 18 can purchase a Kids Pass for $5. Children will have access to all the same areas as their guardian’s ticket.
Governors Island is only accessible via ferry. Ferries run from the Battery Maritime Building in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6. To view schedule, click: govisland.com/visit-the-island/ferry
For more details and to purchase tickets to the Victory Cup and NYC Craft Brewers Festival, click: victorycup.org/nyc