Oscars 2020: Complete Guide to Events and Parties

7:00 AM 1/31/2020

by Chris Gardner

Oscar parties will be happening all over Los Angeles in the days leading up to the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony. Find out who will be where.

Nominees Al Pacino, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.
Nominees Al Pacino, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.
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Scroll down for a detailed day-by-day events guide that spotlights all the exclusive cocktail parties, agency bashes and post-telecast parties that are going down as Hollywood gears up for its biggest night of the year.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 4

    'American Factory' filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert are expected at an Academy event celebrating nominated docs.
    'American Factory' filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert are expected at an Academy event celebrating nominated docs.

    Emily’s List Panel Event: Defining Women
    Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 Doheny Dr., Los Angeles, 9-11 a.m.
    Emily’s List hosts its annual pre-Oscars brunch and panel discussion, featuring a lineup including Chelsea Handler, Eva Longoria, Amber Tamblyn, Emily’s List president Stephanie Schriock and board member and creative council founder Paul Bernon. Expected guests include Uzo Aduba and Amanda Shires. Music by Posso. Co-Hosts include: Kristen Bell, Tracy Brennan, Jordan Brown, Yvette Nicole Brown, Sarah Clossey, Marissa Devins, Lisa Ellis, Joy Fehily, Kathryn Hahn, Chelsea Handler, Erica Huggins, Rene Jones, Sue Kroll, Hannah Linkenhoker, Hannah Minghella, Olivia Munn, Andrea Nelson Meigs, Maren Olson, Jo Piazza, Carla Renata, Maddy Roth, Marie Sheehy, Darnell Strom, Amber Tamblyn, Lizzie Thompson, Adam Umhoefer and Thomas Wellington.

    Vanity Fair Hollywood Calling — The Stars, The Parties and the Powerbrokers
    Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    The opening of a new photography exhibit hosted by Wallis Annenberg and editor Radhika Jones. Curated by Vanity Fair’s creative development editor David Friend and the mag’s former director of photography Susan White, it features portraiture and multimedia installations that “capture the magic and glamour of the film and television industry’s major players from the last four decades.” Also there: an interactive photo opp designed by lensman Mark Seliger to replicate one of his sets inside the Vanity Fair party on Oscar night. Works by Annie Leibovitz, Jonathan Becker, Harry Benson, Cass Bird, Cristina de Middel, and more. Presented with sponsoring partner The Ritz-Carlton. Charlize Theron, Demi Moore, Sharon Stone, Rumer Willis, Caitlyn Jenner, Lakeith Stanfield, Jay Ellis, Elizabeth Chambers, Rachel Zoe and others to attend.

    Oscar Week: Documentaries
    Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 7:30 p.m.
    Hosted by Academy Documentary Branch Governors Kate Amend, Rory Kennedy and Roger Ross Williams, the Academy showcases the nominated films and filmmakers in the Documentary Short Subject and Documentary Feature categories. Includes a presentation of clips from this year’s nominated films: The Edge of Democracy, For Sama, Honeyland, American Factory, The Cave in feature length. Short subject nominees include Walk Run Cha-Cha, In the Absence, Life Overtakes Me, Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone, and St. Louis Superman. Nominees from all ten documentaries will participate (schedules permitting).

    HollyShorts Oscar Nominee Celebration
    Yamashiro Hollywood, 1999 N Sycamore Ave., Los Angeles, 6 p.m.
    The Oscar-qualifying film festival hosts a special evening celebrating alumni filmmakers nominated for Academy Awards. 

     

  • Wednesday, Feb. 5

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    Diane von Furstenberg and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ 6th Annual Oscars Luncheon
    Private residence, Los Angeles
    Co-hosted by the fashion designer, Ava DuVernay, Dawn Hudson and Tessa Thompson, the event toasts women’s empowerment with a special focus on von Furstenberg’s InCharge movement and the Academy’s Women’s Initiative. VIP guests, invite-only. 

    Consul General of Canada
    Official residence of Canada, 165 S. Muirfield Road, Los Angeles, 7 p.m.
    Zaib Shaikh invites VIP-only guests to an intimate dinner to celebrate the Oscar nomination of Dean DeBlois for How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

    Monte Carlo TV Festival
    Sunset Tower, 8358 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 6:30 p.m.
    60th anniversary event celebrating the festival. Cocktails and buffet dinner with HSH Prince Albert of Monaco expected to be present along with many VIP guests. 

    Oscar Week: Shorts
    Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 7 p.m.
    Hosted by director Vicky Jenson, the Academy celebrates the nominated films and filmmakers in the Animated Short Film and Live Action Short Film categories. The evening will include a screening of all ten nominated shorts as well as discussions with nominated filmmakers (schedules permitting). Best animated short film nominees include Sister, Daughter, Kitbull, Mémorable, and Hair Love. Live action short nominees include A Sister, The Neighbor’s Window, Nefta Football Club, Saria, and Brotherhood.

    Alfre Woodard's 11th Annual Sistahs Soirée
    Absolut Elyx House, Los Angeles, 7 p.m.
    Morgan Stanley and Absolut Elyx team with the Oscar nominated star to present her annual cocktail, dinner and reception celebrating women of color in the awards race and beyond. Guests — chauffeured to the event by transportation partner Audi — will toast double Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo, No Time to Die star Lashana Lynch and Waves breakout Taylor Russell. Joining Woodard will be Aisha Tyler, Aja Naomi King, Amandla Stenberg, Beverly Todd, CCH Pounder, Danielle Brooks, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Edwina Findley, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Gabrielle Union, Janelle Monáe, Kiki Layne, LaTanya Richardson, Laura Harrier, Loretta Devine, Lorraine Toussaint, Lynn Whitfield, Margaret Avery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Regina Taylor, S. Epatha Merkerson, Tiffany Haddish, Tina Lifford, Vanessa Bell-Calloway, Yolanda Ross and others.

  • Thursday, Feb. 6

    The team from '1917' — Andrew Scott, filmmaker Sam Mendes, Dean Charles Chapman and George MacKay — will be feted at Spago.
    The team from '1917' — Andrew Scott, filmmaker Sam Mendes, Dean Charles Chapman and George MacKay — will be feted at Spago.
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    Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards
    Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
    Annual luncheon that this year is being presented with the theme of “women owning, expanding and transforming the art of storytelling,” per the brand which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Presented by Ford, sponsored by AT&T Humanity of Connection, Coca-Cola, Geico, Hulu, L’Oréal Paris, McDonald’s and Netflix, the event will honor Melina Matsoukas, Lashana Lynch and Pose. Billy Porter confirmed to attend. Brittany Howard will perform with Eve on board to host. Presenters include Ava DuVernay, Issa Rae and Alfre Woodard.

    Consul General of Canada
    Official residence of Canada, 165 S. Muirfield Road, Los Angeles, 12 p.m.
    Zaib Shaikh invites VIP-only guests to an intimate lunch to celebrate the Oscar nominations of Brotherhood, St. Louis Superman and Walk Run Cha-Cha.

    Vanity Fair and Lancôme: Women in Hollywood
    Soho House, 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 6-8 p.m.
    Hosted by VF editor-in-chief Radhika Jones and Marriage Story Oscar nominee Laura Dern. 

    Dolby Laboratories
    Saban Media Center, 5210 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, 7 p.m.
    A celebration of Oscar nominees in the Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and Cinematography categories at an invite-only party at TV Academy headquarters.

    Oscar Wilde Awards
    Bad Robot, 1221 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, 7:30-11 p.m.
    US-Ireland Alliance hosts the 15th annual awards event, which this year will honor Norman Lear, Jenn Murray and Tig Notaro. J.J. Abrams will emcee. Other highlights: food, drink, speaking program, honoree presentations and musical performance. 

    Oscar Week: International Feature Film
    Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 7:30 p.m.
    Hosted by International Feature Film Award Executive Committee co-chairs Larry Karaszewski and Diane Weyermann, the Academy spotlights nominees for Best International Feature Film. The event will feature clips and a discussion with directors (schedules permitting). Nominees include Les Misérables, Parasite, Corpus Christi, Honeyland, and Pain and Glory.

    Cadillac
    Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
    Cadillac hosts its fifth annual Oscar celebration as the company returns as the official automotive sponsor of the 92nd Academy Awards. The all-new 2021 Escalade will be on display at the event this year, following its global reveal two days earlier in Los Angeles. Music by celebrity DJ Michelle Pesce. Previous guests have included Allison Janney, Naomi Watts, Christoph Waltz, Liev Schreiber, Zoe Saldana, Barry Jenkins, Tiffany Haddish, Hilary Swank, Zachary Quinto, Angela Bassett and more.

    Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation
    Spago, 176 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 8 p.m.
    The studio partners team up to celebrate Oscar nominations for its films 1917, Harriet and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Expect to see nominated talent like Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Cynthia Erivo, Roger Deakins, Bonnie Arnold, Bradford Lewis, Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, Callum McDougall, Thomas Newman and others, dancing to beats by celebrity DJ DJ Ivy. 

    The Webster Los Angeles Opening
    The Webster LA, 8500 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 7-10 p.m.
    The Webster LA will host a private event to celebrate its opening with founder and creative director Laure Heriard Dubreuil hosting alongside Dakota Fanning and Arianne Phillips from the Oscar nominated Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Performances by Jacques Lesure and Kelsey Lu, a curated setlist by DJ Kitty Cash, a portrait Studio by the Collective You, champagne fountain by Piper-Heidsieck, food by Petrossian and cocktails by Rémy Martin. VIPs: Tallulah Willis, Demi Moore, Kate Beckinsale, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Taylor Hill, Dree Hemingway and more.

    MACRO Pre-Oscars Party
    Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, 9 p.m.
    Hosted by Charles D. King and Stacey Walker King, the strictly invite-only private celebration fetes nominees and notable artists of color.

    Red Carpet Green Dress Annual Pre-Oscars Gala
    Private location
    Hosted by RCGD founder Suzy Amis Cameron and CEO Samata in Hollywood with TENCEL Luxe, Absolut Elyx and other partners, the event will feature supporters, fashion and film eco-activists and changemakers to celebrate more than a decade of note-worthy eco-design initiatives. Transportation provided by Tesla. Guests expected to attend include James Cameron, Lakeith Stanfield, Kaitlyn Dever, Léa Seydoux, Elena Andreicheva, Danielle Macdonald and more.

    Global Ocean Gala presented by Chopard
    Private estate, Beverly Hills
    Stars, philanthropists and other boldfaced names are expected at this exclusive fundraiser where Uma Thurman will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco for his commitment to the planet and ocean conservation. Sharon Stone is set to present and announce a “Grand Earth Pledge,” bringing together 33 advocates to help fight the climate and ocean emergency. Chris Isaak and Macy Gray will perform. Milutin Gatsby is serving as the host. The award is designed by Chopard. 

  • Friday, Feb. 7

     Women in Film President Cathy Schulman and Viola Davis at the 2019 event.
    Women in Film President Cathy Schulman and Viola Davis at the 2019 event.
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    57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
    Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
    The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) presents this event honoring excellence in publicity and promotion campaigns for film and TV. More than 800 are expected at the event where Anthony and Joe Russo will receive Motion Picture Showman of the Year honors, Ava DuVernay will take home TV Showman of the year and Don Mischer will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Sheryl Main is receiving the Henri Bollinger Award for Special Merit. 

    Nathalie Dubois DPA Gifting Lounge
    Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Celebrity and talent gifting including trips to Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa and Soori Bali along with brands HAAS Wellness Center, Euglena skin care, Sparti Scents, Honey Hive soaps, Sakury Cosmeceutical, Shalia Botanicals featuring four CBD-based wellness products, A Method skincare by Tina Alster, M.D., French startup Fazup, Swiss Demarquet’s “Night and Day” bags, Madame Nadine, Fallen Stars’ Herkimer diamonds, Deafmetal jewelry for hearing aid users, Krama Heritage, Tom Boy, Maine Island Soap, Truth in Hand, Linger, The Lab Room, Synergy, Shalia, Chipz Happen, Topo Chico, Dreamy Creations, PathWater, Carvery Kitchen, Twinkle Brown Sugar, Social Sparkling Wine, NutriVista, Sierra Club, Kids in the Spotlight, and among many more.

    Debbie Durkin's 13th Annual EcoLuxe Lounge
    Beverly Hilton Hotel, Stardust Penthouse, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    In support of Artists For Change, the lounge will feature the Hilton’s Prosecco Brunch Service, luxury skincare  from K-Lab Luxury Skincare Collection, Spanish eyewear from Mo’ Eyewear, organic bamboo bedding and sleepwear from Ettitude, Drip Hydration IV therapy treatments, Tony Lima Concierge, cannabis floral designer Leslie Monroy and Travel Channel chef Lauren Lawless.

    A Celebration for British Oscar Nominees
    Private residence, 4-7 p.m.
    British Consul General Michael Howells will kick off Oscar weekend with a reception honoring British nominees and celebrating UK and US excellence in film. Nominees will be toasting with British bubbly by Hattingley Valley, sipping on Glenfiddich whisky and Black Cow Vodka and drinking booze free cocktails crafted with Seedlip’s non-alcoholic spirits. The reception is co-hosted by the British Film Commission, British Film Institute, and BAFTA Los Angeles.

    Women in Film
    Sunset Room Hollywood, 1439 N. Ivar Ave., Los Angeles, 6-9 p.m.
    Co-hosted by best picture Oscar winner Cathy Schulman with Tony winner Idina Menzel, the party will celebrate all the 65 female Oscar nominees. Presented by Max Mara, Stella Artois, Tequila Don Julio and Cadillac.

    Vanity Fair Celebrates Neon’s Parasite and Honeyland
    Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
    A private, invite-only cocktail party with the cast, filmmakers and friends of the Oscar nominated films. The last of the mag's Campaign Hollywood series of events leading up to the Academy Awards, in association with partners Lancôme and the Ritz-Carlton with Johnnie Walker and Tequila Don Julio. 

    CAA
    San Vicente Bungalows, 845 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood
    The agency hosts its nominated talent, staff and VIPs at this invite-only, intimate affair. Those vying for awards on the night include Scarlett Johansson, Saoirse Ronan, Renee Zellweger, Laura Dern, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Brad Pitt, Sam Mendes, Todd Phillips and more. Music by DJ Rashida. 

    UTA
    Sunset Tower, 8358 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 8 p.m.
    The agency hosts its nominated talent, staff and VIPs at this invite-only, intimate affair. Those vying for awards on the night include UTA talent like Noah Baumbach, Cynthia Erivo, Anthony Hopkins and more.

    WME
    Private residence
    The agency is hosting nominated clients and VIP guests at this exclusive party which made headlines for serving a plant-based menu in support of nominated client Joaquin Phoenix. Nic’s on Beverly is catering the party which will feature all vegan hors d’oeuvres, a main course and desserts and a spread from caterer This Messy Table. WME clients who could be celebrating their nominations include Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Bong Joon Ho, Charlize Theron and Florence Pugh, all dancing to beats by celebrity DJ Michelle Pesce. 
     

  • Saturday, Feb. 8

    Aubrey Plaza returns to host the Spirit Awards.
    Aubrey Plaza returns to host the Spirit Awards.
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    International Documentary Association’s DocuDay L.A.
    Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills, starting at 8:30 a.m. and continuing through 9:20 p.m.
    IDA presents a full-day marathon event featuring screenings of all the films nominated for best feature documentary and best short documentary categories. Per the organization, each screening will feature a Q&A or introduction with filmmaking teams and/or subjects featured in the films. Lineup includes The Edge of Democracy, Honeyland, Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl), In the Absence, Life Overtakes Me, St. Louis Superman, Walk Run Cha-Cha, The Cave, For Sama, and American Factory. More information can be found here

    Oscar Week: Animated Features
    Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 10 a.m.
    Hosted by last year’s Animated Feature Film Oscar winners, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the event celebrates the films and filmmakers nominated for Best Animated Feature Film. The program will feature clips from each film, with an onstage discussion with each group of nominated filmmakers (schedules permitting). Nominees include Klaus, Missing Link, Toy Story 4, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, and I Lost My Body.

    Doris Bergman’s 12th Annual Valentine Pre-Oscar Luxury Lounge & Party
    Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Presented by Precious Vodka and benefitting Wednesday’s Child, the event will feature brands like Sue Wong, Emmy’s Hope, Spa Girl, Hint water, Popcornopolis, True Gold Honey, IFGfit, Shann Christen, Pia Gladys Perey, Timmy Woods, Kam Shield, Emmy’s Hope, My Saint My Hero, Art Lewin Bespoke and Debbi DiMaggio. 

    Film Independent Spirit Awards
    1550 Pacific Coast Highway Lot 1 North, Santa Monica, cocktails at 11 a.m., awards show begins at 1:30 p.m., awards show ends at 4:30 p.m.
    Hosted by Aubrey Plaza, the biggest party in the indie film world goes down under the big white tent, with the ceremony airing live exclusively on IFC. Nominees can be found here. Spirit Awards Arrivals presented by American Airlines will be hosted by Catt Sadler and streaming live on Twitter at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT. The Spirit Awards ceremony will also be available to global audiences on the Film Independent handle on Twitter, in addition to broadcasting live in the United States on IFC at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT.

    Oscar Week: Makeup and Hairstyling Symposium
    Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 3 p.m.
    Hosted by Academy Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch Governors Kathryn L. Blondell, Lois Burwell and Howard Berger, the event toasts the artists nominated for the Makeup and Hairstyling award. Includes a screening of the “bake-off” reels that Academy branch members viewed before voting and a panel with nominees (schedules permitting). Nominees include Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Bombshell, Joker, 1917, and Judy.

    14th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel
    American Cinematheque, Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 3 p.m.
    Oscar nominated production designers and set decorators from The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, 1917, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Parasite will discuss their work at this panel, sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter. Moderated by Thomas A. Walsh and Jan Pascale. Talent includes Bob Shaw, Regina Graves, RA Vincent, Nora Sopkova, Dennis Gassner, Lee Sandales, Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh, Lee Ha Jun and Cho Won Woo. Tickets here

    IFC Films After Party
    The Bungalow, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 4-7 p.m.
    The host welcomes guests to a post show celebration to fete its roster of nominees (and possible winners): Mary Kay Place for Diane; Tyler Cook, editing, for Sword of Trust; Dawn Luebbe and Jocelyn DeBoer, best first screenplay, for Greener Grass; Mollye Asher for the producers award for Shallow; and the team behind Premature (Rashaad Ernesto Green, Zora Howard, Darren Dean, Joy Ganes) for the John Cassavetes Award and the Someone to Watch Award. 

    Charles Finch and Chanel
    The Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel, 9641 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
    Annual pre-Oscar dinner hosted by the British businessman and film producer and the fashion house. Guests TBD

    Maison de Mode's 3rd Annual Sustainable Style Awards
    1 Hotel West Hollywood, 8490 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 6:30 p.m.
    The evening — presented by Aveda — will include two awards presentations, the Sustainable Style Award and Innovator Award. Derek Blasberg will present Amber Valletta with the Sustainable Style Award while Nadja Swarovski will present the Innovator Award to Margherita Missoni. For dinner, guests will be served a three-course plant-based menu by Impossible Foods finished by vegan Magnum Ice Cream. Per the invite, carbon emissions will be offset in partnership with EcoAct and guests will be chauffeured to and from courtesy of Tesla.

    MPTF's Annual 'Night Before' Party
    Academy Award nominees and presenters party with a starry host committee all to benefit the Motion Picture Television Fund. Music by celebrity DJ Michelle Pesce. Funds raised during the evening will be used to support their industry colleagues and friends who benefit from MPTF’s charitable programs and services such as financial assistance, crisis counseling, care-giving support and of course the legendary retirement facility in Woodland Hills that is “home” to film and television veterans alike.

    Jim Rygiel and Stephen Castor's 4th Annual Pre-Oscars Party
    Private residence, Beverly Hills, 8 p.m.
    Rygiel and Castor toast nominees and China’s partnerships in the film industry.

    Polish Film Institute's Toast to Corpus Christi
    Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 9 p.m.
    The institute celebrates filmmakers and stars of the nominated film, including director Jan Komasa, Bartosz Bielenia, Piotr Sobocinski, Eliza Rycembel, Tomasz Zietek, screenwriter Mateusz Pacewicz, producer Aneta Hickinbotham and producer Leszek Bodzak. 

  • Sunday, Feb. 9

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    91s Annual Academy Awards
    Dolby Theater at Hollywood & Highland Center, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., 5 p.m.
    Airing on ABC, produced by Stephanie Allain and Lynette Howell Taylor.

    The Governors Ball
    Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center, 8 p.m.
    Academy governor Lois Burwell, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto of Sequoia Prods. and master chef Wolfgang Puck are teaming to create this year’s Governors Ball, which will host 1,500 invited guests including Oscar winners and nominees, presenters and other telecast participants. “Harmony and relaxation inspire the design,” per the organization, and to achieve that the color palette includes a mix of copper and bronze metallics with accents of eggplant and amethyst, lit by 2,000 tubes of light in a floating chandelier made from recycled materials. A kitchen team of 200 will whip up a menu of more than 70 dishes with 70% of them being plant-based. Florals are being designed by Mark’s Garden. Pours by Piper-Heidsieck champagne, Francis Ford Coppola Wines and Tequila Don Julio.

    Vanity Fair Oscar Viewing Dinner and After Party
    Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills
    The magazine — led by Radhika Jones — returns to the 90210 this year for another iconic party to celebrate this year's Academy Awards. Vanity Fair will be live from the red carpet, broadcasting via global livestream, presented by Verizon, and airing exclusively on Vanity Fair’s Twitter and VanityFair.com immediately following the Oscars. Returning to host is Catt Sadler and Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown, with additional appearances by Vanity Fair senior features writer Julie Miller, chief critic Richard Lawson, senior west coast editor Britt Hennemuth and executive digital director Michael Hogan. 

    Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Viewing Party
    West Hollywood Park, West Hollywood
    The 28th annual event will feature co-hosts from Netflix’s Queer Eye (Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Karamo Brown and Bobby Berk) and a performance by British singer-songwriter Sam Fender. IMDb will broadcast its four-hour “IMDb Live” with Aisha Tyler and John’s pal Dave Karger co-hosting, and it can be seen live on Twitter (global live stream will be available on Twitter @IMDB from 7:30-11:45 p.m. ET). Chef Wayne Elias and Crumble Catering will mark its 16th year as the chef and catering company for the event. Also expected: Chris Colfer, Christina Hendricks, Bill Kaulitz, Tom Kaulitz, Heidi Klum, Ryan Kwanten, Diane Lane, Eric McCormack, Billy Porter, Andrew Rannells, Christina Ricci, Smokey Robinson, Sharon Stone, Sydney Sweeney, among others. Sponsored by IMDb, Walmart and Neuro Drinks. 

    Parasite Oscars Viewing Dinner and After Party
    Soho House West Hollywood, 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 4 p.m.
    To celebrate the six Oscar nominations for Bong Joon Ho's Neon film, the studio is throwing a party that will feature Korean food, cocktails and karaoke. Formal attire, VIP and invite-only. Music by DJ's Bella Fiasco and Ana Calderon. 

    Beyoncé and Jay Z’s Gold Party
    Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
    When Beyoncé posted a 2019 recap video on Instagram, fans went wild because the clip provided some first-ever looks at life on the inside of the couple's social calendar with special attention paid to their Oscars after party, held inside the parking garage of the famed Sunset Boulevard hotel. It's expected to be the site once again for the 3rd annual event. The event — rumored to have to been created to spotlight black talent — hosted guests last year like Rihanna, Drake, Diddy, Ava DuVernay, Spike Lee, Mahershala Ali, Alfonso Cuarón, Regina King, Leonardo DiCaprio, Adele, Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, Pharrell Williams, Tracee Ellis Ross, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Ciara, Idris Elba, Michael B. Jordan, Orlando Bloom, Katy Perry, Usher, Natalie Portman, Serena Williams, Jennifer Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Lupita Nyong’o, Kobe Bryant, Lily Collins, Jason Momoa, Adam Driver, Jesse Williams, Aziz Ansari and others. Celebrity chef Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park handled the menu with Jay-Z’s prestige Armand de Brignac (Ace of Spades) Brut Gold champagne overseeing the pours. 

    Netflix
    San Vicente Bungalows, 845 N San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood

    Warner Bros.
    Sunset Tower, 8358 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
    The studio will toast the end of awards season and its distinction for having the most nominated film in this year’s Oscar race courtesy of Todd Phillips’ Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix. Invite-only. Music by celebrity DJ Michelle Pesce. 

    Byron Allen and Entertainment Studios
    Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 5 p.m.
    In support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and hosted by Oscar winner Jamie Foxx with a performance by Maroon 5.

    Mercedes-Benz USA Oscars Viewing Party
    Four Seasons Los Angeles, 300 South Doheny Dr., Los Angeles
    Annual viewing dinner to celebrate the awards at which VIP guests will enjoy food, drinks and entertainment.

    Oscars Viewing Party in Celebration of Vanity Fair's Hollywood Calling
    Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles
    The gallery space will host a viewing event in celebration of its photography exhibit, curated by Vanity Fair’s creative development editor David Friend and the mag’s former director of photography Susan White with works by Annie Leibovitz, Jonathan Becker, Harry Benson, Cass Bird, Cristina de Middel, and more. More info on the sold-out event can be found here.

    3rd Annual Griot Gala
    Ocean Prime Beverly Hills, 9595 Wilshire Blvd., 8 p.m.
    Hosted by actor and activist Michael K. Williams, the event celebrates diversity and inclusion. This year, CEO and founder of Starlight Culture Entertainment Group Peter Luo and CEO of Lion Forge Animation and producer of the 2020 Oscar nominated animated short Hair Love will be feted.

    5th Annual Roger Neal & Maryanne Lai Oscar Viewing Dinner, Icon Awards, Gift Suite and After Party
    Hollywood Museum, 1660 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles
    The event will honor Nancy O’Dell, Mamie Van Doren, Obba Babatunde, Andy Madadian, Joel Diamond, Lee Meriwether, Terry Moore and Donelle Dadigan. TV Host Jaime Monroy will host the red carpet with the Jose Iturbi Foundation on board as the charity partner. Gerald Chamales, producer of The Irishman, is confirmed to attend along with Gloria Allred, Tom Sizemore and more than 100 stars. RJ2, the Rick James tribute band, will perform. Other  highlights: Burt Ward, who played Robin, will present to Catwoman star Meriwether, Allred will honor Moore, and Wink Martindale will present to Diamond. 

    Living Canvas of Oscar Night
    Taglyan Complex, 1201 Vine St., Los Angeles
    Fashion designer Sue Wong hosts the first annual event to celebrate the big night while presenting honors to Marianne Williamson, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Kelsey Grammer, Larry Kasanoff, Jamie Foxx, Edward James Olmos, Nigel Daly, Abbot Shi Yongxin, Abbot Shi Yan Fan, and Richard Ayoub. The black-tie event will raise money for Project Angel Food. Other highlights include: a martial arts performance from 13 Monks from China’s Central Shaolin Temple, a performance by recording artist Kalliope, a Sue Wong fashion show featuring 24 models, entertainment by Debby Holiday, Maria Elena Infantino, Karina Nuvo, and more.  

    Cinémoi's 21st Annual Oscars Celebration, Viewing Dinner and After Party
    The Harry Warner Estate, 1005 Woodland Dr., Beverly Hills, 3-11 p.m.
    Metta World Peace, Chaka Khan, Dennis Quaid, Radha Mitchell, Maria Conchita
    Alonzo, Beverly Todd, Shahs Of Sunset’s Mercedes Javid and Mike Shouhed, Corey Brooks, Terrell Carter, Ray Lewis, Kurupt, Macy Gray and others are expected to attend. Performances by Dennis Quaid and the Sharks, DJ Paul Oakenfold, Grammy winner Paulina Aguirre and two haute couture fashion shows. Hosted by Cinémoi president Daphna Edwards Ziman.

    Hollywood Roosevelt Viewing Dinner and Party
    Blossom Ballroom, Hollywood Roosevelt, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 4 p.m.
    In the exact location where the first Academy Awards took place 91 years ago, guests can enjoy dinner and a party along with a live broadcast from the show, happening directly across the street. Highlights: a four-course meal with a menu that includes Koji marinated sea bass, braised veal osso buco and chocolate pot de crème; open bar and priority access to the after party in Teddy’s Bar featuring a 19 piece jazz symposium orchestra.