Polo for Philanthropy is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for other charities. The Polo Classic has been in existence for 26 years as the preeminent polo event in the Twin Cities. With a rich history of exciting competition and unique events, The Polo Classic continues to grow every year. In 2016 Diner en Blanc and The Derby Day Affair - Unbridled Fun for Philanthropy, have been added. Over $2 million has been raised in the past for Minnesota charities.
Polo en Blanc
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 and local beers, listening to Patty Peterson's 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). Proceeds benefit Depart Smart
The 27th Annual Polo Classic is day filled with non-stop entertainment and activities in the summer sunshine. We feature a Classic Car Concourse, Divot Stomp, Hat Parade, Platform Fashion Show, Live Musical Performances, Live and Silent Auction, Raffle and of course, the thundering excitement of live polo! Supporting the American Heart Association, Minnesota
The Derby Day Affair – Unbridled Fun for Philanthropy
Expect the finest fare, fantastic fashions at our endless extravaganza. You will be greeted by miniature horses, military guardsmen and the foxhunt. Enjoy a cornucopia of canapés and delectable drinks in Derby style. Best dressed, best couple and best hat competition.