No offense to the hard-working actors and filmmakers whose work is honored at the Oscars, but televised award shows are boring. To spice things up, this watch party will include trivia, games, ballot prizes, and lots of champagne.
Bring your favorite snack to this potluck Oscars watch party, where you'll find fancy drink specials. Red carpet attire is encouraged.
Watch the Academy Awards in its entirety, including red carpet coverage, at this party hosted by Shane Regan and Brandon Ryan of MAP Theatre. They promise "random prizes for winners of their Oscar Ballot and other cute things for best dressed at the event and maybe more!"
Since there's no host at the Oscars this year, you can get your witty, irreverent banter from resident bartenders and hosts Jen and Jon. They'll also have cocktail specials, Oscar-themed crossword puzzles and prizes, a red carpet photo booth, and plenty of popcorn to go around.
Watch the Oscars on "25 screens" at this gay bar.
Dress your best to watch the Oscars on the big screen with Waxie Moon and Rebecca Mmmm Davis over specialty cocktails, bubbly, unlimited truffle popcorn, and other snacks. Be sure to fill out a ballot for who you think will win each of the 24 categories—you could win free entry to Century Ballroom for a month.
The Cloud Room
Fill out a ballot with your Academy Awards predictions, then settle in to watch the show. Whoever guesses the most awards correctly will win a prize.
Watch the Academy Awards in good, queer company, namely the folks of Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Gay City. The ticket includes one drink, food, and party activities.
POCO Wine + Spirits
This Oscars watch party promises bingo prizes, wine bottle deals, and special cocktails.
Take in the speeches, the red carpet looks, the performances, and the celebrity smizes of the Oscars on the big screen.
Exit your limo (or your mom's Prius, or the bus) in your most glam look for a paparazzi photo shoot on the red carpet before getting in on free popcorn, bubbly, and Hollywood-inspired cocktails while you watch the Oscars with your hosts Kelli Bielema, Rebecca duRivage-Jacobs, and Jason Cotnoir.
Glamorous local queen Andrew Scott will amplify the drama of the Oscars and save you from its sleepier moments at this viewing party.
You'll be greeted with a glass of champagne or red wine, hors d'oeuvres, and gourmet popcorn and dessert stations at this Oscars viewing party. You can also look forward to Academy Awards-themed bingo, a best-dressed contest, and special cocktails.
If you'd rather experience the glitz and glamour of the Oscars than just watch it from your couch, this annual soiree has your ticket. Dress to the nines for a "paparazzi" session on the red carpet before heading inside to cast your predictions, enter raffles, bid in a silent auction, catch appearances from local celebrities, and watch the show on the big screen.
Wear your Sunday finest to this Academy Awards party to experience the red carpet for yourself (and to see who wins).
Tin Dog Brewing
Drink beer, eat snacks, and watch the Oscars on a big screen.