Where Can I Purchase Tickets?
Visit our TICKETS page. Pick the date you want to attend at the top of the page, then purchase the ticket you desire. Gates open at 2 PM. Match begins at 3 PM and goes on until approximately 5 PM. After Party with live music from 5PM to 7PM. Tickets will be available for purchase at the gate as well, but please note certain types of tickets have a limited quantity available per weekend.
How Do I Get to the Polo Field?
When you arrive at Bethpage State Park, or any NYS Park, you will come to a ticket booth where you you will be asked to pay the Mandatory $8.00 NYS Vehicle Use Fee. If you plan on attending the polo matches throughout the season you should purchase the NYS Empire Pass from NYS. You can enter the park for no additional cost other than the cost of the Empire Pass. For Empire Pass purchasing information, please call (518) 474-0458 or click here to visit the website. After paying at the toll booth, you can make an immediate right into the Polo Field.
Directions From L.I.E.
Take the L.I.E. to exit 44 south to exit 8 (Powell Avenue). At top of ramp, turn left and the Bethpage State Park entrance is a short distance on the left.
Directions From Northern State Parkway
Take the Northern State Parkway to exit 36A, to merge onto NY-135 South toward Seaford. Then take exit 8 for Powell Avenue toward Bethpage. At the top of the ramp, turn left and the Bethpage State Park entrance is a short distance on the left.
Directions From Southern State Parkway
Take the Southern State Parkway to exit 31, Bethpage Parkway, and take Bethpage Parkway to the end and go left out of the traffic circle. Look for entrance a short distance on the right.
Directions From LIRR
Tickets can be purchased at any ticket counter or ticket machine at any train station. Ask at the booth or look for the MTA getaways for Polo, Golf and Tennis at Bethpage State Park. Your ticket will take you to the Farmingdale train station where you can get a taxi which is included in the price. The taxi ride is round trip with the train for only $23.00. You should call the taxi cab (Long Island Yellow Cab) at 516-249-1212 after purchasing the tickets. Please be aware that multiple tickets/vouchers will print; LIRR RAIL tickets will print last. Be sure to take all ticket items upon completion of transaction.
What Do I Do When I Arrive?
Go to the Bethpage State Park ticket booth where you will be asked to pay a Mandatory $8.00 NYS Vehicle Use Fee. Note: This is NOT A PARKING FEE!
However, you can park in the picnic area for free which is a 4-5 minute walk up the hill to the polo field. If you hold a current Empire Pass, which you can purchase from NYS, you can enter the park for no additional cost other than the cost of the Empire Pass. For Empire Pass purchasing information, please call (518) 474-0458 or visit www.nysparks.com/admission/empire-passport/. If you Park field side there is a $5.00 per car fee.
How Much are Tickets & What is Provided?
There are different ticket options available including grandstand admission. For additional ticketing information, please go to “Buy Tickets”!
Please note: We provide grandstand (bleacher) seating or you can bring your own chairs and/or blanket, sit on the grass field side for a nice picnic! Refreshments & Snacks are available for purchase at the snack stand or you can pack a picnic basket. (No Pop up tents allowed, but are available to rent via the ticketing page, and should be reserved in advance) Please see ticketing page or click here to: BUY TICKETS NOW
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Have you often been told that you are a great singer, dancer or performance group?
Well now is your chance to prove that you have what it takes to be a National Anthem singer or to perform during a Sporting event for the 2018 New York Polo Series at Bethpage State Park! We’re accepting applications to sing the “Star Spangled Banner” and for Half Time performances during the 2018 season. Submit your application below and please keep your rendition close to 90 seconds in length.
Each application will receive notification after your application and demo is reviewed. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to shine.