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Tagalong Fun Time

Granted, I went as the guest of someone who knew folks in both the boxes and tailgating area. All... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Elizabeth M
Ashland, Virginia
Great 1st Experience!

This was our first ever polo match. I suggest getting there when the gates open (5pm), because it... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
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Nestled in the heart of Virginia’s Piedmont countryside, Great Meadow is a 380-acre field events center and steeplechase course operated under stewardship of the Great Meadow Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the...more
5089 Old Tavern Rd, Old Tavern, The Plains, VA 20198-2522
+1 540-253-5000
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Granted, I went as the guest of someone who knew folks in both the boxes and tailgating area. All of the kids happily running around together playing while the adults socialized (#1 occupation), tailgated (#2 occupation), or watched polo (#3 occupation) made me wish I'd...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was our first ever polo match. I suggest getting there when the gates open (5pm), because it gets very crowded very quickly. Folks "stake their claim" on the lawn, so if you want to spread out a picnic, you need to get there early....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank gottatip
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Twilight Polo is a nice place to take the family for a fun outing. The cost is $40 a carload ($35 online). There are three matches with the third being the most skilled. It is played in an arena setting so you are close to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank yellowstone1
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arena polo isn't for everyone, but in this environment I don't know how anyone could enjoy it. Overcrowded with inebriated, loud fools who aren't even watching the game. Been here a few times at the bequest of box holders; it's always that way so I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank rustard s
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Twilight Polo is a fun thing for a summer evening. The announcers are witty and the game moves fast. You can bring food and drink with you but they ask not to bring glass (except wine bottles). We saw glass but respected the rules and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

What I liked most about this event was that the venue - though packed - was the low noise level. My wife and her friend could easily carry on a normal conversation, which was pretty much the point of going. We wanted something to do...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Theodore Z
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We attended Twilight polo again on Saturday night. Beautiful night out to see three arena polo matches (3 on 3). Great Meadow Foundation continues to have a fantastic facility with very kind staff (who have a tough job dealing with some rude patrons who think...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank NCR_Flyer
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A popular summer activity where we can casually entertain clients and friends. Very clean, beautiful setting and great sport. Lovely venue for nice picnics.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank krasihenkel
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were there last year and truly enjoyed ourselves. This year we saw a much more organized event and the crowd was about twice the size. This is a unique sport - two teams of three inside a large corral where the ball the horse...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank ProvenExponent
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We went for the 4th of July celebration and it was the best!!! There were activities set up for children, helicopter demonstrations and fly overs which were very exciting. I really enjoyed the polo exhibition, which this area is known for and after seeing the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 945christal
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Response from ProvenExponent | Reviewed this property |
I've seen folks - particularly ladies all "hotted" up and I've seen bunches in shorts and a t-shirt. We almost always wear shorts and bring folding chairs - very little seating other than the ground. Do be prepared for a... More