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What is the Ambassadors’ Cup?

We are excited to add the Ambassadors’ Cup Invitational Polo Match, presented by Celebrity Cruises, to the Morven Park polo calendar in 2022.

What does springtime 2022 mean to you? At Morven Park, it is always thrilling to see those first buds and blossoms that symbolize the end of another cold, dark winter. The advent of springtime also means that the Easter holiday is quickly approaching! Many of you likely have fond memories of fancy outfits and hats for Easter, family gatherings, the Easter eggs and bunny, and lots of chocolate and pastel-colored candy. You may even have your own family Easter dinner traditions to look forward to every springtime!

The Davis Mansion Deep Clean is a two-month process during which the Morven Park preservation team takes the time to break down the exhibit spaces and clean in areas that are not easily accessible throughout the rest of the year. Furniture is shifted, rugs are rolled up, and ladders are brought in so the entire space can be cleaned from top to bottom. Morven Park’s collections manager, Anna Carneal, oversees this important endeavor from start to finish, so we asked her to answer some FAQs about her work while the mansion is closed to the public. 

The new exhibit at Morven Park, entitled "Gallivanting Around the World: Trinkets and Souvenirs from the Morven Park Collection," is now open at the Thomas Balch Library in Leesburg. This new exhibit explores how the Davises' eclectic décor and furnishings reflected cultural attitudes of wealthy Americans during the last quarter of 19th century. Visitors will be able to see Asian antiques, art, furniture, textiles and more on display for all to enjoy!

Holiday Road is the ultimate festive attraction. Expansive grounds filled with eye-catching, twinkling lights and installations will welcome visitors as they meander through the winding trail. Guests will be transported into a winter wonderland complete with everything from the North Pole, Elf Village, Gingerbread Lane, light tunnels, Christmas tree forests, and much more!

After dressage, Buck Davidson secures the lead in the CCI4*-L at the Morven Park Fall International Horse Trials & CCI in Leesburg, Virginia!
Davidson scored 29.6 in the CCI 4*-L while riding Cooley Candyman, owned by Cassandra Segal and Rolo 7 LLC. Phillip Dutton on Quasi Cool and Colleen Loach on FE Golden Eye tied for second in the division with a score of 29.8. Will Coleman maintained his lead in CCI4*-S, with a score of 27.7, while riding Chin Tonic HS owned by Hyperion Stud.