Tickets include Shaded, Field-Side Seating for All Three Polo Matches

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (September 14, 2015) – The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond destination, will bring its legendary Afternoon Tea experience to WestWorld of Scottsdale for the Fifth Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower, Saturday, October 24, 2015, at 1:30 p.m.  The award-winning culinary offering will feature The Phoenician’s traditional house-made assortment of delectable finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones (with Devonshire cream and fruit preserves), petit fours and signature teas – all of which are served with the resort’s elegant Wedgwood china by its much-acclaimed tea hostesses.  This unique opportunity will be presented field-side with tent seating for all three polo matches — the beautiful McDowell Mountains providing a stunning backdrop.

In addition to the tea service, guests can enjoy a no-host bar conveniently located within the tent for champagne, cocktails and additional refreshments.  Individual tickets for this event are $125; reserved, front-row tables for two are $400; second-row tables for four guests are $700; and third-row tables for 10 guests are $1,500.  Tent seating is limited to 150, with advance purchase required. All tickets also include general parking. 

The Fifth Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships return to the Valley with a lineup of top talent, including reigning champions the Clogau Wales Polo Team, as well as the Aspen Valley Polo Club and Arizona’s own Polo Club. Attendees will also enjoy a preview of the 2016 Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, a Canine Couture Fashion Show, music by the Phoenix Symphony, and a sneak peek at the 2016 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show.  For more information, please visit www.ThePoloParty.com.

Located at the base of Camelback Mountain, the 250-acre Phoenician offers two exquisite experiences – a 583-room AAA Five Diamond luxury resort and a 60-room, Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond hotel, The Canyon Suites — at one magnificent destination.  The properties feature elegant, residential-style accommodations, distinctive and tantalizing cuisine across such restaurants as Il Terrazzo, J&G Steakhouse and Relish Burger Bistro, a championship golf course, 11 tennis courts, eight swimming pools, The Centre for Well-Being and Salon Mila spa complex, an activities program for all ages and interests, numerous boutique shops, and a museum-quality art collection. For additional information, please call (480) 941-8200; (800) 888-8234 or visit www.thephoenician.com and www.canyonsuites.com.

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