Oscar Parties in NYC (2013)

Oscars-2013The 85th Academy Awards take place on Sunday, February 24, 2013.

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 MurphGuide, and here you go: Our annual list of where to watch the Oscars in NYC…

Sunday, February 24, 2013
Murray Hill’s annual Academy Awards Party
murray_HillHosted 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.
Special guests: Jenn Harris, Mike Albo, Molly Pope, Ben Rimalower, Justin Sayer
$25 admission
Joe’s Pub
425 Lafayette St. (Astor Pl.)
New York, NY
(212) 967-7555

Oscar Parties & Contests at All Three Dive Bars
DiveBarJoin Randall and Cate at Dive Bar, Kristy at Dive 75, and Howie and Sarah-Belle at Broadway Dive! Stop by one of the bars before the Oscars begin and fill out a ballot with who you think will win in each category.

Get the printable ballot online.
Just print out the sheet, fill in your picks and scan the file back to me in an email. My email is Lee@DiveBarNYC.com

The person who guesses each category correctly from all the bars, will receive a $50 gift certificate! In the case that there are multiple winners, a random drawing will occur between those who qualify! Prizes will be available to the runner ups!
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.

bourbonstreet_oscars2013Oscar Party at Bourbon Street
2 for 1 appetizers
$7 Jose Cuervo golden margarita
$6 golden mimosa
$4 pint of Angry Orchard cider
Bourbon Street
40-12 Bell Blvd.
(bet. 40th & 41st Ave.)
Bayside, NY
(718) 224-2200

burkesbar_oscarpartySunday, February 24, 2013
Oscar Party at Burke’s Bar
Half Price Martini’s, wine & Champagne starting at 7:00 pm
RSVP via facebook
Burke’s Bar
645 Bronx River Rd.
Yonkers, NY
(914) 237-5137

Sunday, February 24, 2013
Oscar Party at Tir na nOg
Tir na nOg’s first Oscar Party, showing the telecast on a 12-foot screen and a dozen large HD TVs.
Featuring the usual dinner menu, specials on the drinks menu  and Prix Fixe Menu for  $30 (or $42 with a wine pairing)
Oscar contests with prizes all night long.
Large crowd expected, so reservations are recommended: 212-760-0072

tirnanog-logoTir na nOg

315 W. 39th St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 760-0072

Sunday, February 24
Oscar Night Party at Stone Street Tavern
Watch from the red carpet to the main event
Prizes to the first person to win Oscar Bingo
Drink specials all night long
Stone Street Tavern
52 Stone St.
New York, NY
(212) 785-5658

BigOscarsQuizThing_2013Sunday, February 24, 2013
The Big Quiz Thing presents…
The Big Oscars Quiz Thing!

Test your wits with five rounds of multimedia quiz show excitement, spotlighting that most prestigious (and trivially fertile) of entertainment honors
Featuring video and audio puzzles, the Lightning Round, the buzzertastic Three Way Finale and the best live trivia anywhere. Plus, hope for non-geeks: Smart-Ass Points for wrong but cinematically funny answers. All for honor, glory and fabulous prizes. Stick around after the quiz for the live broadcast of the Academy Awards.
Quizmaster Noah Tarnow with sidekick EDP
5:30 pm: Doors Open / 6 pm: The Big Oscars Quiz Thing / 7:30 pm: Awards Broadcast
Ticket Price: $12 in advance / $15 at the door.
200 Hudson St., Ground Floor
New York, NY
(212) 601-1000

but wait, there’s more…

Manitoba’s: 99 Avenue B (between 6th & 7th Ave., New York, NY (212) 982-2511.
East Village rock n roll tavern is rolling out the black carpet, with a chance to win drinks.

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