When over 5000 people take to the streets carrying tables, chairs, and picnic baskets filled with French fare, all dressed in white, it could only mean one thing - Diner en Blanc is back. On Thursday, the 2016 iteration of the annual event took place at a secret location revealed to attendees just minutes before it began, and once word got out, thousands of elegant revelers rushed to Battery Park City to set up on the waterfront. As always it was a stunning affair, making for tons of Instagrammable moments. Click through for an inside look!

[Photo via @dinerenblancnyc]