Polo for Philanthropy is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for other charities. We do this by producing and promoting spectacular lifestyle events that attract noteworthy sponsors that want to be associated with our brand. The Polo Classic has been in existence for 28 years as the preeminent polo event in the Twin Cities. With a rich history of exciting competition and unique events, Polo for Philanthropy has raised over $2 million for Minnesota charities.
The Derby Day Affair – Unbridled Fun for Philanthropy
Saturday May 6th, 2017 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Expect the finest fare, fantastic fashions at our endless extravaganza. You will be greeted by miniature horses, military guardsmen and members of the foxhunt. Enjoy a lavish luncheon and delectable drinks in Derby style. Elegance Fashion Show. Dozens of horses. Drawings. Games of chance, Silent and Live Auctions, Cirque Performers, Best dressed, best couple and best hat competition -- all with breathtaking views of the Mississippi.
Saturday May 6, 2017 | 7:00 PM - 2:00 AM. After the extravaganza of the Derby Day Affair, join friends for more fun as the night goes on with our After Party at MUSE Event Center. VIP ticket holders will enjoy second floor reserved seating and a sumptuous dinner buffet with spectacular views of the dance floor and ample room to entertain. General Admission ticket holders will enjoy a night of great music and hot dancing on the main floor. Whatever your passion, we have the fashion, for the only Derby Day Post Parday in town..
Friday August 4th, 2017 | 5:30 PM to Midnight
Polo in White. Imagine yourself surrounded by friends dressed in white, sitting at a table with white linens and place settings, eating fine foods, drinking fine wines, listening award winning vocals as the summer sun fades during the Polo Classic qualifier at a pop-up whimsical dinner in Monegasque style (all white attire required).
Sunday August 6, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The 28th Annual Polo Classic is the preeminent polo event in the Twin Cities with a rich history of exciting competition and unique events. This exciting day features a number of activities to stimulate the senses and entertain all, including, a Fine Art Galleria, Hat Competition & Parade, Divot Stomp, Champagne Toast, Live & Silent Auctions, over a hundred million dollars in classic and exotic cars and both women’s and men's polo matches.