Put a stake in the 29th Annual Wicket World of Croquet

Don your best whites, take part in a tournament, and enjoy refreshments at the Porch Party during this unique event at a historical landmark downtown.

Players compete in a croquet tournament on the lawn at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.

Be part of history and etch your name into the coveted silver Virginia B. Willkie trophy.

Photo by Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Ever played croquet? It’s wicket.

The 29th Annual Wicket World of Croquet will be held on the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site’s south lawn on Saturday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You can test your skills on the croquet court during the competitive or leisure tournaments, or sit back and enjoy a day filled with food, drinks, and music at the Porch Party.

But it’s not just about the gameplay. Show off your impeccable style both on and off the court, as the Presidential Site introduces the Best Dressed Prize. Embrace the elegance of the game by dressing in your finest game whites + fashionable finalists will be recognized.

This event will take place rain or shine and advance registration is required. General admission tickets are $10, Porch Party tickets are $50, and Tournament of Two is $200.