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]