Charleston's ONLY Hot Air Balloon Festival!Balloons. Polo. Fashion.
Food. In its fourteenth year, this event isn’t just a polo match
it’s a networking and social destination drawing thousands for each
event. With events throughout the United States, The Victory Cup has
become known as “America’s Polo Match!” Come on out and enjoy a
gorgeous day of green grass, majestic horses, heart pounding polo,
dozens of food and alcohol partners, and beautiful hot air balloons!
The Victory Cup has grown to be one of the largest equestrian events
in the United States, and is definitely the most fun. Kid and pet
friendly, bring the entire family and come enjoy the 2019 Victory Cup
Polo Match & Hot Air Balloo Festival in Charleston, SC! Held on a
beautiful polo field just north of downtown this is a kid and pet
For all pass holders, don't forget to join us on both Friday and
Saturday for an evening Hot Air Balloon Glow and Tethered Rides
(Approximately 4 PM - 9 PM - Entire Hot Air Balloon activation is
Weather Permitting). Saturday starts at 7AM with a scheduled Hot
Air BALLOON LAUNCH, on the polo field! After the Hot Air BALLOON
LAUNCH, the food, wine and polo portion of the schedule kicks off
around 11AM for Golden Mallet VIP’s and Founder’s Lounge
Passholders. The VIP portion of the event will include live music, a
Hospitality Alcohol Tasting Tent (11 AM until 1 PM for VIP’s), a
Battle of the Chefs Tasting Competition (All Day), rivalry Polo
MATCHES (11 AM until 3:30 PM), and a kids play area (All Day).
Founder’s Lounge Passholders will also be able to enjoy a Farm to
Table Dinner on the Polo Field, with the Polo Players (Approximately 5
Both VIP and General Admission Passes include the Hot Air Balloon
portion of the event starting on Friday at 4pm until 8pm and then
Saturday at 7 AM day of and then again around 4 PM and lasting until 9
PM on Saturday (weather permitting). Watch social media for updates.
Balloon Pilots will be setting up at 4 PM on Friday and Saturday, on
the polo field, for a night time burn, glow and tethered rides. If the
weather cooperates, tethered rides will be available first come, first
serve (purchase in advance ONLINE).
17/11/2019 Last update