Aspen Snow Polo
Every year in December, something magical takes place in Aspen – the St. Regis World Snow Polo Championships.
Sponsored by St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, the glamorous tournament hosted by the Aspen Valley Polo Club has long marked the official start of the ski season and the pageantry of the event is nothing short of magnificent. You certainly would be hard pressed to rival a day of world-class polo viewed from inside St. Regis’ hospitality tent with the St. Regis Bloody Mary cocktail at your service.
The relationship with the sport of polo and the St. Regis brand is a fascinating history lesson. Beginning at the turn of the century, spirited polo matches between army officers played on Manhattan’s Governors Island were the highlight of the New York summer social calendar, and St. Regis’ founding family, the Astors, were pre-eminent patrons of the sport.