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“Gala la Bamba” Polo Ball
August 4 @ 7:00 pm - August 5 @ 12:00 am
Newport’s polo season will reach its social climax this summer with, the 17th annual International Polo Charity Ball, Gala la Bamba, hosted by the Newport Polo Club on Friday, August 4, 2017, at Rosecliff, one of Newport’s famed Bellevue Avenue mansions.
The Newport Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center will be the beneficiary of this year’s auction at the Polo Ball.
Hosted by Newport Polo, the annual sell-out event draws nearly 400 generous and fun-loving attendees to make a red carpet entrance in bold Latin black tie adaptation for a night inspired by Latin culture from iconic couture fashion, dancing to lively rhythms, exquisite gourmet cuisine & mixology and heart-warming philanthropy, welcoming international guests of honor, the Mexican Polo Team, and supporting the 2017 beneficiary, the Opera House Theater & Performing Arts Center on Washington Square in Newport.
This final year of fundraising for matching funds is crucial for the 2017 grand re-opening of the Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center in the heart of Newport. The restoration and revitalization of the historic theater will bring year-round performing arts to downtown Newport – dance, music, theater, comedy, speakers, education, children’s matinees and much more – and restore an architectural treasure in historic Washington Square. It will create year-round jobs and renewed vitality to our community’s historic arts hub in downtown. Most importantly,
“This priority project will have an enormously positive impact upon Newport and the region by serving as an economic driver, an educational catalyst, and cultural asset to our city and the region,” announced the Gala Committee. “earning our support again this year, for their homestretch.”