The Official GofG NYC Oscar Party Guide 2011

by SARAH JAFFE · February 27, 2011

    Unless you're part of the narrow elite invited to awards, you're probably looking for a place to watch Anne Hathaway and James Franco dole out the golden statuettes this Sunday. We've got you covered whether you're looking for the red carpet experience or just a place to kick back with friends and enjoy a few low-key drinks. Take a look at our Oscar Party guide below.

    New York Mag’s Rival Oscar Party

    When: February 27th, 2011

    Where: The Spotted Pig

    Why: Why not enjoy excellent food while you watch [Details]

    CANCELED-Lincoln Center Viewing Party

    When: February 27th, 2011. Broadcast viewing at 8:30

    Where: The David Rubenstein Atrium, Broadway

    Why: Get dressed up and feel like you've just walked the red carpet [Details]

    R29 Oscar NYC Viewing Party

    When: February 27th, 2011 @ 7:00pm- 11:00pm

    Where: W Hotel Union Square, Advance Tickets

    Why: Well to keep it chic of course [Details]


    Murray Hill’s 10th Annual OSCAR Party

    When: February 27th, 2011 @ 7:00pm

    Where: Joe's Pub

    Why: See Murray personally re-enact scenes from this years nominees. Includes contests and prizes as well! [Details]


    Sky Room  Oscar Viewing Party

    When: February 27th, 2011, 7-11pm

    Where: The Sky Room in Times Square

    Why: Watch the telecast from the tallest rooftop lounge in the city and sip the specially crafted "Academy" drink [Details]

    Hollywood Life & Movieline Oscar Viewing Party

    When: Sun, February 27,6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Where: RDV

    Why: Join in the live blogging and judge the carpet [Details]

    Oscar’s European After Party

    When: February 27th, 2011 @ 12:00am

    Where: 1 OAK

    Why: Root on your favorite foreign films in good company [Details]

    Oscar Viewing Party @ SideBAR

    When: Sun, February 27,8:00 pm - 12:00 pm

    Where: SideBAR, 118 East 15th Street (at Irving Place)

    Why: Chill, watch the screen and drink some beer [Details]

    Village Pourhouse 46 Hosts An Oscar Viewing Party

    When: Sun, February 27,8:00 pm - 12:00 pm

    Where: Village Pourhouse

    Why: Guess who will win and you could win an open bar [Details]

    The Hot Chocolate Society Oscar Party

    When: February 27th, 2011 @ 6:30pm

    Where: Union Bar, Advance Tickets

    Why: Everything is better with chocolate [Details]

    Bar Basque Oscar Viewing Party

    When: February 27th, 2011 @ 6:30pm

    Where: Bar Basque

    Why: Moet, comp pinxtos, a two stories by four stories high screen [Details]

    The Oscar’s Wine to Drink By

    When Sun, February 27,4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Where Café Abigail

    Why: Enjoy a classy wine tasting while viewing the Oscars… what better way to enjoy a luxurious Sunday [Details]

    Brooklyn Brewery’s Local X Local with Bear Hands

    When: February 27th, 2011 @ 6:00pm

    Where: Brooklyn Bowl

    Why: Escape the cliché and dance the night away to indie rock [Details]

    The American Cancer Society Black Tie Oscar Party

    When: February 27th, 2011 @ 6:30pm

    Where: Ajna

    Why: Go black tie and get fancy. [Details]