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What to Expect at This Year's Exciting Gold Cup 2022

This event is bringing world class polo to Dubai at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club from February 15th to March 5th, 2022

Posted on

9 February 2022

Last updated on 17 February 2022

The prestigious Gold Cup tournament is back for another season of thrilling polo action and superb outdoor entertainment.

The Gold Cup 2022 is held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai. The tournament has received the participation of the regions renowned polo teams and world class polo players vying for the coveted trophy.

Witness one of the highest ranked tournaments in the Middle East, Africa and Asia live at the grounds of Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.

Each year, the tournament gathers royalties, celebrities, VIPs from the Dubai social scene, polo enthusiasts and families for spectacular conclusion of the biggest polo tournament in the Middle East.

Here's what to expect on the final day of the Gold Cup 2022

Prepare to see a spectacular finish on March 5th.

Aside from top polo teams and players battling it out on the field, the afternoon will be a polo celebration like no other - you can enjoy live entertainment featuring cheerleaders, a flag parade, and a marching band.

Parents and little ones can take advantage of a dedicated children's zone to keep the kids entertained with fun activities, including a bouncy castle, pony rides, and much more!

Need a break? There'll be a picnic area for you to relax and enjoy the match in the gorgeous March weather, with food trucks serving delicious foods. Plus, a shopping village for visitors to browse through in between chukkers.

That's not all - after the event, a brilliant fireworks show will light up the sky followed by an after-party at the Gold Lounge.

Event hospitality

Picnic Gazebo packages:

  • AED 2,800 (inclusive of a picnic basket good for 8 pax, event entry for 8, and 2 parking passes)
  • AED 1,000 (inclusive of a picnic basket good for 4 pax, entry for 4, and 1 parking pass)

What else is in store?

  • Gold Lounge – AED 5,000 minimum spend on drinks (inclusive of event entry for 10 pax and 3 parking passes)
  • The Garden by Il Pastaio – AED 1,500 per person (inclusive of event entry, 1 parking pass and a stunning spread of food and house beverages)
  • Fabulous Brunch at the Al Habtoor Resort

For more information and booking, simply call below or press 'Click to Contact'.

Buy your tickets to the final

For those who would like to ‘wing it’, you can also purchase General Admission tickets online through Platinumlist, Virgin Tickets, and 800 Tickets.

About the Dubai Polo Cup

The Dubai Polo Gold Cup organization was founded in 2009 by Mohammed Al Habtoor, patron of the Habtoor Polo team. The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series is comprised of five tournaments namely the Silver Cup, Polo Masters Cup, Standard Chartered Gold Cup, Dubai Challenge Cup and Dubai Cup.

The series is one of only five tournaments in the world played in the WPT Championship Cup category, on a par with world-class events held in Argentina, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States.

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Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club
The Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club is the home ground for the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series and plays host to various international-standard polo tournaments throughout the year. The state-of-the-art polo and equestrian community is devoted to equine sports with the Al Habtoor Polo Resort at its centerpiece. Set in more than six million square feet of land, the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club consists of 122 villas for lease, branded luxury homes, four polo fields, a riding school with show jumping and dressage arenas and 520 modern stables.