It’s that time of the year again for another exciting season of polo in Southern California. The infamous Empire Polo Club, host of the Coachella music festival, showcases exciting matchups during the spring season for public viewing. The upcoming Palm Springs polo season is scheduled to begin on December 30, 2018, so start making your plans to see these exciting games!
What is Polo?
For the unaware, polo is one of the world’s oldest equestrian games. Polo is played by horseback riders between two games who complete to drive a wooden ball to the opposing team’s goal posts. This classic sport has roots in 19th century India and was first played by British military officers. Polo was even featured as an Olympic sport between the years of 1900 and 1936.
Sunday Palm Springs Polo Games
Experience the thrill of the game during one of Empire Polo Club’s Sunday games this upcoming season. Each Sunday, two games are held at 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Spectators can relax on the Empire Polo Club grounds under shaded viewing areas and are encouraged to bring supplies for a lovely picnic. You might be surprised to learn that even polo Palm Springs has its own tailgaters who show up every weekend to cheer on their favorite team.
The Upcoming Season
The 2018/2019 Sunday polo season is right around the corner starting on December 30, 2018 and running until April. General admission is free for all attendees with a $20 per car parking fee. Food and beverage vendors will be on hand making sure you can enjoy the Palm Springs polo games with your favorite entrees and drinks. You can even bring your dog as long as they remain leashed.
Finding the Empire Polo Club
You can enjoy the thrilling Sunday polo games at the Empire Polo Club found at 81800 Avenue 51, Indio CA 92201. This 330-acre polo club is a gigantic playground of beautiful scenery and backdrops. Browse the upcoming game schedule or purchase VIP tickets online by visiting www.empirepolo.com. Outside food and beverages are allowed so feel free to plan your own picnic!
Sunday Funday during Your Getaway
Enjoy the thrilling polo matches at the Empire Polo Club during your Palm Springs vacation getaway. Make the most of your trip in one of our luxury vacation villa rentals that will keep you comfortable throughout your stay. Each privately-owned property will keep you close to the exciting events found in Palm Springs and nearby Indo. Choose Palm Springs Getaways for next Southern California vacation.