The biggest night in Hollywood and award shows in general is coming up on Sunday: The 87th Annual Academy Awards. Instead of watching the show from your living room couch this year, discover the different Oscar viewing parties going on around town!
1.) The Big Oscars Quiz Thing
Le Poisson Rouge, Greenwich Village at 5:30pm
February 22, 2015 at 5:30pm, but try to get there earlier for a table!
A twist on award shows! Grab your friends and trivia buffs alike and head to Le Poisson Rouge for the Big Quiz Thing. Starting at 5:30pm, this multimedia trivia game will be packed with Oscar factoids. From pop culture, movies, music, history and sports this will be one you won’t want to miss. Tickets in advance are $10, and $15 on the day of the show. Prizes will be given out to winners, ranging from movie tickets, to passes to Broadway shows. Guests can also enjoy food and drinks from the full menu while enjoying the show. Be sure to get your tickets now at the Le Poisson Rouge website now!
2.) SRO Oscars Pizza Party
Espoleta, East Village at 5pm
Looking to watch the Oscars like a VIP? Look no further than this low-key, speakeasy-style viewing party hosted by the Single Room Occupancy. The Oscars will play on a projected screen at Espoleta, a restaurant located in the East Village. The event starts at 5, and guest can enjoy a $38 three-course meal, including Giulio Adriani’s famous pizza, the Montanara. For more information, take a peek at the websites here and here.
3.) Free Academy Awards Screening Party
Littlefield, Brooklyn hosted by The Skint at 6pm
If you want to go somewhere a little out of the way, but also want to have a great time, be sure to look into the free Oscar screening party going on at Littlefield! Walk the real red carpet with a photo booth and indulge in some free champagne and fresh popcorn. You will also be able to cast a ballot and win a prize if you choose the winners in the most categories correctly. It’s a party you won’t want to miss, for more information, take a look at their website here.
-by Jackie Hart