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Oscar Parties in NYC (2012)

The 84th Academy Awards take place on Sunday, February 26, 2012.

Sure, the big parties are out in L.A., but if you are reading this, chances are you are not in Hollywood, and would like to see some suggested viewing locations in NYC.  Well, thank you for reading.  So here you go…

Sunday, February 26
Murray Hill’s annual Academy Awards Party
Hosted by the “hardest working middle-aged man in show business”, Mr. Murray Hill.
A downtown NYC tradition, Murray Hill’s Oscar party will feature impromptu performances, impersonations of the nominated stars, movie spoofs, movie trivia games and lots of prizes, including a grand prize to the Winner of the Oscar prediction ballot (Ballots will be handed out before the show). Murray Hill provides running commentary during commercial breaks.  Audience members compete for “Best” and “Worst” Dressed.  Guests are encouraged to dress like their favorite celebrity for the chance to win fabulous silly prizes.
$25 tickets on sale at JoesPub.com (use code:  JPTIXA2 for $5 off advance tickets).
Pre-show red carpet: 7pm
Show broadcast on giant screen: 8pm
at:
Joe’s Pub
425 Lafayette St. (Astor Pl.)
New York, NY
212.967.7555
JoesPub.com


Sunday, February 26
Saloon presents…
The “You’re Not Famous Enough to be at the Oscars” Party
High Class happy hour:
$5 champagne & $5 martinis
Showing the Academy Awards on a large projector and 16 plasma TVs.
starting 6pm
at:
Saloon
1584 York Ave.
(between 83rd & 84th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 570-5454
SaloonNYC.com

 

 

 

Sunday, February 26
Oscar Trivia Night at Professor Thom’s
free to play
watch the red carpet show
Oscar themed specialty cocktails
6pm
at:
Professor Thom’s
219 Second Ave.
(between 13th & 14th St.)
New York, NY
212 260-9480
ProfessorThoms.com


Oscar Night at The House of Brews
Serving $5 cosmos and $4 NYC drafts during the show
at:
The House of Brews
302 W. 51st. St. (Eighth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 541-7080
HouseofBrewsNY.com


Oscar Contest at The Dive Bars
Go to oscar.com, then to “My Picks” and then to “printable ballot” for your Academy Awards pick list. Pick the winner for each category and submit your choices to lee@divebarnyc.com prior to Oscar Night. If you pick all of the correct winners you will be entered into a contest to win two tickets to “Silence! The Musical” starring our own Howard Kaye. You can also enter the contest by picking up Oscar Pick sheets at any of the three Dive bars, fill them out and leave them with the bartender.  Include your name, phone number and email on the ballot. One winner from each bar. Winners receive a gift certificate good for two tickets for the show. All entries have to be received via email or given to the bartenders before the Oscars begin.
at:
Dive Bar: 732 Amsterdam Ave.  (between 95th & 96th St.) New York, NY (212) 749-4358.
Broadway Dive: 2262 Broadway (between 101st & 102nd St.) New York, NY (212) 856-2662.
Dive 75: 101 W. 75th St.  (bet. Amsterdam & Columbus Ave.) New York, NY (212) 362-7518.
DiveBarNYC.com


Sunday, February 26
Alt Oscar Party
Kostume Kult‘s 7th annual Oscar night event, an annual Oscar spoof for anyone who makes an effort, brings their fabulousness, attitude and pet causes…
$15 presale, $20 at the Door
Free after 11:30 (Free Oscars afterparty) Featuring Oscar themed drink and food specials, Alty Awards, red carpet interviews, paparazzi, dancing, opinions, protests and parody. Award Show and Dance Party upstairs, dedicated Hollywood Oscar viewing in the quiet room downstairs.
DJs Tim Journeyman Fielding and Boris Burning Elf spinning glam-house and electro-funk during commercials and slower parts.
at:
Tammany Hall
152 Orchard St. (between Stanton & Rivington St.)
New York, NY
212-228-7556
TammanyHallNY.com


Sunday, February 26
iAdventure presents...
2012 Oscars Viewing Party
Free admission with optional Open Bar Package available for purchase including 2-hour Bud Light & well cocktail open bar from 7-9pm
Showing the Oscars on multiple HD TVs
Ballot prediction contest
at:
Sidebar
120 E. 15th St.
(bet. Irving Pl. & E. Union Sq.)
New York, NY
212-677-2900
SidebarNY.com


Sunday, February 26
Oscar Viewing Party at The Cupping Room
Showing on 9 foot screen
drink specials
Oscar Ballot
8pm
at:
The Cupping Room Cafe
359 W. Broadway (Broome St.)
New York, NY
(212) 925-2898
CuppingRoomCafe.com


Sunday, February 26
Oscar Night Quiz at the Raven’s Head
TriviaNYC presents a special Movies-only Oscar night quiz

Quiz starts one hour before the Academy Awards
followed by Oscars viewing on the Raven’s Head’s huge screens.
Heckling and mocking will be greatly encouraged.

Prizes: everyone goes home with some movie swag
Oscar pool (with tiebreakers and a cash prize)
Giveaways courtesy Warner Brothers Pictures
Plus an Oscars drinking game.
Trivia – 7pm
Oscars – 8pm
at:
Raven’s Head Public House
3804 Broadway Ave. (between Steinway St. & 38th St.)
Astoria, NY
(718) 777-7565
RavensHeadPublicHouse.com

but wait, there’s more…
David Copperfield’s: 1394 York Ave. (74th St.) New York, NY  (212) 734-6152.
Craft beer bar & restaurant will be showing both The Academy Awards and the NBA All-Star game.

Bierhaus: 712 Third Ave. (45th St.) New York, NY 212-867-BEER.
Fill out your own Oscar ballot. The person with the most correct answers wins a $50 gift certificate to Bierhaus NYC.

Shorty’s: 66 Madison Ave. (between 27th & 28th St.)  New York, NY  (212) 725-3900.
Oscars party 8pm tonight featuring red carpet, music by DJ LooSe during the commercial breaks, martini menu.

New York Beer Company: 321 W. 44th St. (bet. 8th & 9th Ave.) New York, NY. 212-245-BEER
Oscar party with $5 glasses of champagne & $5 martinis starting at 7pm. Pints on the house for the “Best Dressed” winner.

Manitoba’s: 99 Avenue B (between 6th & 7th Ave., New York, NY (212) 982-2511.
East Village rock n roll tavern is having an Oscars party black tie affair “with popcorn n shit”.

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