TIP: 2016 Oscars (Academy Awards) Parties & Events

Matthew Cooke & Maggie Grace Attend Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre Oscar Party | Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Global Green
The 88th Academy Awards (Oscars) will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 28, 2016.

The week leading up to the Academy Awards is also filled with star studded, exclusive events and parties. Parties are strictly invite only unless otherwise noted. Here's our guide to the 2016 Oscar Party circuit:


Monday, February 8, 2016
Affair: The Hollywood Reporter 4th Annual Nominees Night
Hot Spot/Time: Spago, Beverly Hills @ 6PM
Deets: The Hollywood Reporter hosts its 4th annual Nominees Night, celebrating the talented artists who were nominated this year for an Academy Award.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Affair: Pre-Oscar Red Carpet Event with Fashion Show by Shekhar Rahate
Hot Spot/Time: Argyle, LA @ 9PM
Deets: JKJ Entertainment Presents Roman Medias 2nd Annual Pre-Oscar Red Carpet Event at Argyle with a private fashion show event by award winning designer Shekhar Rahate. Sponsored by Sisel Beauty, Candy Ice Jewelry, and more!
Hint for the Average Socialite: VIP tables & tickets available here.


Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Affair:
Global Green USA's 13th Annual Pre-Oscar Party
Hot Spot/Time: The Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel, LA @ 6PM
Deets: Featuring a special performance by Stevie Wonder. Emcee Soledad O'Brien.
Hint for the Average Socialite: Tickets are on sale now!

Thursday, February 25, 2016


Affair:
Cadillac Celebrates the 88th Academy Awards
Hot Spot/Time: Chateau Marmont, LA @ 8PM
Deets: This is a new Pre-Oscar Party.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

Affair: The Oscar Wilde Awards
Hot Spot/Time: Bad Robot, Santa Monica @ 8PM
Deets: Annual get together. This year's host is J.J. Abrams.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

Affair: An Evening with Canada's Stars
Hot Spot/Time: Four Seasons, Beverly Hills @ 5PM
Deets: Held by the Consulate General of Canada and Telefilm Canada.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Affair: The BRITS “Film is GREAT” Reception
Hot Spot/Time: Fig & Olive, LA @ 5PM
Deets: Gordon Ramsay directs the menu and singer/songwriter Jamie Cullum will perform at a souped-up edition of this collaboration between the GREAT Britain Campaign, U.K. Trade and Investment, Visit Britain, and the British Film Commission.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

Affair: 9th Annual Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party
Hot Spot/Time: Hyde Sunset, LA @ 5:30PM
Deets: Sponsored by Perrier-Jouet, BMW, Max Mara, and MAC Cosmetics.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Affair: The Weinstein Pre-Oscar Party

Deets: The Weinstein studio’s annual Oscars party, a star-studded gala that will be packed with Hollywood’s A-list.
Hint for the Average Socialite: Bid on 2 tickets to The Weinsten Pre-Oscar party via ifonly. (Ends February 19)

Affair: Spirit Awards
Hot Spot/Time: Santa Monica Beach, LA @ 1:30PM
Deets: Kate McKinnon and Kumail Nanjianai hand out 15 awards. Sponsored by Heineken, Fiji Water, America Airlines, Jaguar & Film Independent.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.


Affair: Vanity Fair Party
Hot Spot/Time: Wallis Annenberg Center, Beverly Hills after the Oscars 

Deets: Vanity Fair Oscar party at a custom-designed space which connects the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with City Hall.

Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only. *Join Our Members Only Site and see the Oscars post for Info on How to Attend*


Sunday, February 28, 2016


Affair: Children Uniting Nations Oscar Viewing Party
Hot Spot: Taglyan Complex, LA @ 4PM
Deets: Children Uniting Nations presents 2015 Oscar Night Viewing Dinner Party & Oscar Night After Party.

Hint for the Average Socialite: Tickets available here.

Affair: 24th Annual Academy Awards® Viewing Party Wonderful Crazy Night
Hot Spot: West Hollywood Park, LA
Deets: The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) present its 24th annual Academy Awards® Viewing Party Wonderful Crazy Night. Elton John and David Furnish will host the gala event.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.

Affair: 26th Night of 100 Stars
Hot Spot: The Beverly Hilton, LA
Deets: Ever year almost 200 stars will gather to attend an unprecendented celebrity party in Hollywood - a black tie dinner and Oscar viewing extravaganza.
Hint for the Average Socialite: Tickets available here.

Affair: Governor's Ball
Hot Spot/Time: Dolby Ballroom, LA after the Oscars
Deets: Following the last award of the night, 1,500 guests will make their way inside the official after party, which will feature more than 2,000 select images from the Academy’s photo archives with a nod to Old Hollywood.
Hint for the Average Socialite: This event is strictly invite only.