Golden Globes 2019: The Complete Guide to Parties and Events (Updating)
In the days leading up to the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 6, Hollywood hits the party circuit. The Hollywood Reporter has compiled a roundup of the biggest events.
Tuesday, Jan. 1
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 5 p.m.
The Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Screening Series opens with a showing of the nominated film from Belgium.
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 8 p.m.
The Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Screening Series continues with a showing of the nominated film from Lebanon.
Wednesday, Jan. 2
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 7:30 p.m.
The Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Screening Series continues with a showing of the nominated film from Japan.
Thursday, Jan. 3
Golden Globes Red Carpet Rollout
The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., 9:30 a.m.
Golden Globe Awards Luncheon
The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 12 p.m.
Never Look Away screening
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 7:30 p.m.
The Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Screening Series continues with a showing of the nominated film from Germany.
Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala
Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, 5 p.m.
Not affiliated with the Golden Globes, this annual fundraiser for the film festival will host many of this year's nominees and awards-season standouts as Hollywood takes over the desert for one big night. Honorees include Glenn Close, Rami Malek, Melissa McCarthy, Green Book, Alfonso Cuaron, Bradley Cooper, Regina King, Spike Lee, Olivia Colman, Timothee Chalamet and the cast of Mary Poppins Returns.
Friday, Jan. 4
AFI Awards Luncheon
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles, 300 Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills
The awards event — presented by Audi, an AFI partner and programs supporter for 15 years — will fete this year’s most outstanding achievements with a selection of 10 films (Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Eighth Grade, The Favourite, First Reformed, Green Book, If Beale Street Could Talk, Mary Poppins Returns, A Quiet Place and A Star is Born) and 10 TV shows (The Americans, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Atlanta, Barry, Better Call Saul, The Kominsky Method, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Pose, Succession and This is Us). Additionally, Alfonso Cuaron's Roma will receive a special prize "designated for a work of excellence outside the Institute’s criteria for American film."
HBO Luxury Lounge
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles, 300 Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills, 12-5 p.m.
Luxury gifting suite featuring brands like Obliphica Professional, Bose, Kush Queen, UPPAbaby, Boiron and others.
Secret Room Events Style Lounge
InterContinental Century City ballroom, 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles
Luxury gifting suites featuring travel stays to Hawaii courtesy of American Luxury Tours, gift bags, skin care, food, wine, Botox and other swag.
GBK Productions Pre-Golden Globes Celebrity Gifting Lounge
Beverly Hills, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
GBK Productions is back with its two-day gifting suite which will run Friday and Saturday. Guests will be gifted with five international vacations, jewelry, clothing, and an electric bike among other items.
W Magazine and Audi
Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
W's Stefano Tonchi and Lynn Hirschberg will host this always-packed penthouse party to celebrate the Globes and the mag's "Best Performances" issue, in partnership with the luxury automaker. Audi will chauffeur VIP guests to and from the hotel for the event, which will feature a light dinner and cocktails. The guests at the 2018 bash included Sam Rockwell, James Franco, Gal Gadot, Mary J. Blige, Salma Hayek, Daniel Kaluuya, Elizabeth Olsen, Aziz Ansari and Tracee Ellis Ross.
8th Annual AACTA International Awards
Mondrian Los Angeles, 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts will give out prizes as part of its annual awards event, which honors films that are not necessarily made by or starring Australian talent. That said, Nicole Kidman is nominated in both lead and supporting actor/actress categories for her work in Destroyer and Boy Erased, respectively. Other films in the running include A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Vice and Roma. Expected to attend are: Kidman, Glenn Close (The Wife), Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody), Alfonso Cuarón (Roma), Emily Blunt (A Quiet Place), John Krasinksi (A Quiet Place), Deborah Davis (The Favourite), Tony McNamara (The Favourite), Kevin Messick (Vice), Charlie Wachtel (Blackkklansman), David Rabinowitz (Blackkklansman), Gabriela Rodriguez (Roma), Nicolas Celis (Roma), Scott Beck (A Quiet Place), Bryan Woods (A Quiet Place), and others. Hosted by Renee Bargh, the event will also feature presenters Alan Dale, Hannah Gadsby, Emma Booth, Danielle Macdonald, Mallory Jansen, and Phillip Noyce.
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 7:30 p.m.
The Golden Globe Foreign-Language Nominees Screening Series continues with a showing of the nominated film from Mexico.
Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., 8 p.m.
Jordan Peele hosts a reception at Chateau Marmont celebrating Spike Lee and his Blackkklansman cast including John David Washington and Adam Driver.
Saturday, Jan. 5
Spirit Awards Nominees Brunch
BOA Steakhouse, 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hosted by Brian Tyree Henry and Lena Waithe, Film Independent toasts its 2019 nominees. There will be coffee. There will be bacon. There will be stars. There might be these nominees making the rounds (while filmmaking grants are handed out): Ethan Hawke, Elsie Fisher, Raul Castillo, Barry Jenkins, Debra Granik, John Cho, Toni Collette, Regina Hall, Daveed Diggs, Regina King, Adam Driver, John David Washington, Bo Burnham and others. Premier sponsors include American Airlines, AT&T, IFC and Subaru.
Gold Meets Golden
The House on Sunset, 9169 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Nicole Kidman and Coca-Cola are presenting this 6th annual brunch event, which benefits Angel City Sports, spotlights the Foundation for Global Sports Development and mixes athletes and entertainers. Confirmed to attend are Kidman, Amy Adams, Jessica Chastain, Adam Sandler, Octavia Spencer, Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Billy Porter, Topher Grace, Mandy Moore, Chrissy Metz, Matt Bomer, Cody Fern, Emma Roberts, Nadia Comaneci, Bart Conner, Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Mark Spitz, Greg Louganis, Dorothy Hamill, Janet Evans, Cullen Jones, Edwin Moses, Tony Hawk, Danell Leyva, Adam Rippon, Mirai Nagasu, Terrell Owens, Rashad Jennings, Katie Uhlaender, Tai Babilonia, Randy Gardner, Cathy Rigby, Alex and Maia Shibutani. There’s more: Globes nominee Billy Porter will perform the nominated "Shallow” from A Star Is Born.
Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees Symposium
Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., 1 p.m.
A symposium featuring the nominated films' directors, including Capernaum from Lebanon, Girl from Belgium, Never Look Away from Germany, Roma from Mexico and Shoplifters from Japan. Open to the public.
BAFTA Tea Party
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles, 300 Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills, 2 p.m.
BAFTA Los Angeles toasts the awards with its annual tea party, serving British tea and scones, and cocktails, and serving up official automotive sponsor Jaguar Land Rover. Confirmed to attend are Caitriona Balfe, Emily Blunt, Raul Castillo, Olivia Colman, Willem Dafoe, Topher Grace, Regina Hall, Stephan James, Barry Jenkins, Richard Madden, Adam McKay, Rosamund Pike, Billy Porter, Matthew Rhys, Mark Ronson, Paul Schrader, John David Washington, Shea Whigham, Henry Winkler and others.
DPA Pre-Golden Globes Luxury Lounge
Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Brentwood, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
On offer this year: Couture by designer Gela Welsh from Switzerland, Sandra Ozolinsh Design bags, Magnetix Wellness, Arido, Nodus Jewelry, DeMarquet, Patty Paillette Eyewear, Geek eyewear, trips to Le Tahaa and Soori Bali, World Yacht Group, and Malaysia's Omorose Cosmetics. Charity elements include Girl Pact and Save the Children.
A Toast to the Globes
HYDE Sunset, 8117 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
WanderLuxxe and Force Fitness partner for a cocktail celebration to honor diversity in entertainment and fete various notable names, including Taraji P. Henson, Common, Meagan Good, Sanaa Lathan and others. Additional names are expected.
J/P HRO Gala
The Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner and program
Sean Penn's Haiti-focused organization hosts its annual Globes weekend party and fundraiser, which this year is a bit different. The invite reads "Haiti + Beyond" as Penn and friends broaden their work and relief efforts to include the United States and the Caribbean. Honorees include Anderson Cooper, Puerto Rico's San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz and Ambassador Kenneth Merten. Other boldface names on the invite include chairs Lynne and Marc Benioff; Alexandria and Sean Parker; master of ceremonies Jamie Foxx; hosts Penn, Bryan Lourd and Vivi Nevo; and co-hosts Casey Affleck, Connie Britton, Bradley Cooper, Mark Burnett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lena Dunham, Spike Jonze, Madonna, Bill Maher and Ben Stiller. Sponsors include The Hollywood Reporter, The Parker Foundation and Salesforce.
Sunset Tower Hotel, The Terrace, 8358 Sunset Blvd., 7 p.m.
The cable network celebrates its 2019 crop of nominees including Escape at Dannemora and Kidding in the series categories and individual nods for Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora), Jim Carrey (Kidding), Sacha Baron Cohen (Who is America) and Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose).
Art of Elysium's 12th Annual Heaven Gala
Private venue, 4317 W. Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 8 p.m. dinner program
The art-focused organization will honor Beau Dunn with the 2019 Spirit of Elysium award, while Peter Dundas will orchestrate a runway presentation of a collection from his eponymous Dundas line with makeup by Charlotte Tilbury. Oz Pearlman will serve as master of ceremonies with Shirley Chung handling chef duties. Confirmed to attend are David Arquette, Kate Bosworth, Josh Brolin, Gerard Butler, Ciara, Lily Collins, Drake, Jane Fonda, Topher Grace, Amber Heard, Kris Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Zoe Saldana, Stevie Wonder and Johnny Wujek.
Sunday, Jan. 6
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Viewing Party
Beverly Hilton Hotel, Wilshire Garden, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 2:30 p.m.
To toast the 76th annual Golden Globes, HFPA teams with show producer dick clark Productions to present “Golden Globe Awards Celebration,” an official HFPA viewing and after party which will host guests in the hotel's open courtyard called the Wilshire Garden, just steps from the ceremony. Following the awards show, the night’s winners will be invited to have their newly redesigned Golden Globes engraved at the after-party. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. followed by a post-show party 8 p.m.
Amazon Prime Video
Beverly Hilton Hotel, Stardust Penthouse, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 8:30 p.m.
The streamer once again takes over the penthouse in partnership with Audi to celebrate its divisions' nominations for shows including The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Homecoming and A Very English Scandal. Expected to be making the rounds are Julia Roberts, Sam Esmail, Stephan James, Rachel Brosnahan, Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw and Alex Borstein, among others.
The Fox Terrace on the roof deck, Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 8:30 p.m.
The corporate entity — comprising 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight, 20th, Fox, FX, National Geographic and Hulu — welcomes its staff, studio friends and nominated talent (with some likely winners) for a party under the stars. Because FX led the way with the most nominations of any network (10), expect to see many of the division's notable names making the rounds from shows like The Americans, Pose, and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, including Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Antonio Banderas, Darren Criss, Penelope Cruz and Edgar Ramirez.
Circa 55 Restaurant, Poolside, Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 8:30 p.m.
HBO scored a second-place finish in the network rankings, pulling in a total of nine nominations and coming in behind FX with 10. Expect to see HBO talent like Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson from Sharp Objects; Bill Hader and Henry Winkler from Barry; Laura Dern from The Tale; and Thandie Newton from Westworld.
InStyle and Warner Bros
Beverly Hilton Hotel, Oasis Courtyard, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
Always a hot party on the circuit (that typically ends with a lively dance party courtesy of DJ Michelle Pesce), this year's event should feature appearances by Warner Bros. talent like Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper from A Star Is Born, Constance Wu and costars from Crazy Rich Asians.
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Jean-Georges Restaurant, 9850 Wilshire Blvd., 8:30 p.m.
The company is toasting nominees and winners from all of its divisions, including Bravo, Focus Features, NBC, UCP, Universal and Universal Television. Expected to be making the rounds are talent from BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee, Adam Driver, John David Washington), Green Book (Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Peter Farrelly), First Man (Claire Foy, Justin Hurwitz), The Good Place (Kristen Bell), Boy Erased (Lucas Hedges, Troye Sivan), Dirty John (Connie Britton) and Will & Grace (Debra Messing).
9900 Wilshire Blvd. at Merv Griffin Way, Beverly Hills, 8:30 p.m.
The streamer moves its always starry and packed post-Globes bash to a new site this year, where it will toast its eight nominations for projects and talent, including Alfonso Cuaron (Roma), Girl (foreign language film), Regina King (Seven Seconds), Richard Madden (Bodyguard), Jason Bateman (Ozark) and Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method).
Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 9 p.m.
The talent agency once again takes over the Strip with a post-show bash. Nominated clients include Rami Malek, John David Washington, Charlize Theron, Christian Bale, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robert Redford, John C. Reilly, Amy Adams, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Mahershala Ali, Adam McKay, Elisabeth Moss, Keri Russell, Richard Madden, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie, Jim Carrey, Donald Glover and others.
La Dolce Vita, 9785 S Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 9 p.m.
The agency returns to the popular 90210 restaurant for a party to toast clients including Golden Globes hosts Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg as well as nominees Claire Foy, Timothee Chalamet, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Douglas, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Constance Wu, among others.
Sunset Tower, 8358 Sunset Blvd.
CAA's annual party returns with agency clients including Bradley Cooper, Julia Roberts, Jason Bateman, Sacha Baron Cohan and all best actress in a motion picture nominees: Glenn Close (The Wife), Lady Gaga (A Star is Born), Nicole Kidman (Destroyer), Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) and Rosamund Pike (A Private War) celebrating across the street from WME at Sunset Tower hotel.