- Posted February 18, 2014 by
Los Angeles, California
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Typically you hear about how Hollywood partied the night after the Academy Awards®
On the biggest night for the movie industry, the entertainment industry celebrates with viewing parties and Oscar after parties for insiders where you have to be well connected within the industry or have deep pockets. The lineup for Oscar® parties Sunday March 2nd, 2014 is as follows.
The Academy Awards® official post-Oscar® celebration immediately following the Oscars® ceremony. This is typically the first stop after winning an Oscar and obviously probably the best attended by Oscar winners as it’s at the top level of the HollywoodHighland® center and within walking distance of the Dolby Theatre where the Academy Awards® is being broadcast. John Legend is performing for the invited 1500 guests with Oscar winners and nominees. Master Chef Wolfgang Puck is there as usual with a menu featuring more than 50 dishes.
Elton John Aids Foundation 22nd Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party
One of the most prestigious events Oscar night is the annual viewing party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish. Internationally renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay prepares dinner for party guests. British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will perform after dinner and the live auction with dance tunes by DJ Johnny Dynell at the West Hollywood Park. 2014 Event Chairs attending include Jim Carrey, Judi Dench, Neil Patrick Harris, Quincy Jones, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Heidi Klum, Jared Leto, Eric McCormack, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, Katy Perry, Tyler Perry, Sharon Stone, Steve Tisch, Steven Tyler and John Waters. It is the largest fund-raising event in Hollywood the night of the Oscars and has raised nearly $40 million to support the Elton John AIDS Foundation in achieving the mission of an AIDS-free generation. www.efaj.org
13th Annual Oscar® Viewing Party for The Envelope Please
Pauley Perrette “N.C.I.S.” hosts this year’s “The Envelope Please benefitting AIDS Project Los Angeles. “Ray Donovan” is one of the supporting sponsors so don’t be surprised if you see some of the cast members such as Liev Schreiber with his Naomi Watts. Chaz Dean, Carolyn Hennesy, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Lance Bass. The Black Tie preferred viewing event has a VIP Red Carpet Cocktail Reception and Seated Dinner. Tickets begin at $100 for general admission with no seating, then $1000 for the VIP seated dinner. www.apla.org
InStyle Oscar® Party
InStyle magazine’s viewing party will be on the Sunset Strip at RivaBella restaurant.
24th Annual Night of 100 Stars Oscar Viewing Gala
The name doesn’t come close, as there are typically a couple hundred stars that frequent super agent Norby Walter’s Black Tie Night of 100 Stars Oscar Viewing Gala, now in it’s 24th year, where he’s both the Producer and Chairman. It has been a long standing favorite of mine for that vast number of stars and the chance to interview and meet those that make this their annual Oscar excursion. Celebrities that have attended in the past include Ed Asner, Ed Begley Jr, Shari Belafonte, Jacqueline Bisset, Michael Bolton, Sid Caesar, Natalie Cole, Bryan Cranston, James Cromwell, Robert Davi, Hector Elizondo, Miguel Ferrer, Jaime Foxx, Jeff Goldblum, Lou Gosset Jr, Harry Hamlin, David Hasselhoff, Michael Madsen, Joe Mantegna, Julianna Marguiles, Edward James Olmos, John Salley, Jon Savage, John Schneider, Nicolette Sheridan, Kevin Soro, Patrick Stewart, Alan Thicke, Jon Voigt, Fred Willard and Michael York. Held at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel, tickets are $1000 per seat. www.nightof100stars.com
15th Annual Children Uniting Nations Oscar Awards Celebration & Viewing Dinner
Last year we rocked out to Dennis Quaid, this year I’m still waiting to find out the special celebrity musical guest. Hosted by Tommy Davidson and co-hosted by Shadoe Stevens. Founded by Daphna E. Ziman, Children Uniting Nations helps children fulfill their dreams by creating loving, tolerant and capable world citizens for foster youth. Previous celebrity guests include Halle Berry, Megan Fox, Chris Tucker, Christina Millian, Metta World Peace, Mia Long, Ice-T, Tom Arnold, Jane Seymour, Babyfance, Prince, The Jacksons, Missy Elliott and Black Eyed Peas. It’s held at the original Warner Brothers Estate in Beverly Hills and continues from viewing to after party with DJ Doug E Fresh and a musical performance by Sara Bareilles til midnight. Tickets begin at $150 for the after party or $1000 for the viewing dinner VIP seat. www.childrenunitingnations.org
Fame and Philanthropy Inaugural Academy Awards Party Fundraiser
A newcomer to Oscar parties; it’s one of the most anticipated being with Avatar director James Cameron as the keynote speaker, an appearance by Charlize Theron and Ne-Yo performing. The black-tie after party wiill have a celebrity chef. Fame & Philanthropy was founded to support charities with celebrity appeal. The evening will benefit Los Angeles based CITY (Community Inspiring Today’s Youth) mentoring young entrepreneurs, and Charlize Theron’s Africa Outreach Project. Adding to the intrigue, it’s at The Vineyard Beverly Hills, 157 acres overlooking Beverly Hills. Tickets begin at $1750 for an after party ticket. www.fameandphilanthropy.com
Hellman & Walters 4th Annual Salute to the Stars After-Party
If you’re under the age of 40 this is where you want to be for an Oscar® after party that begins at 9 pm and rocks til 2 am. A black tie event with club and poolside ambiance, it takes over the entire ultra exclusive rooftop of the W Hollywood. Hosted by Bob Hellman and Richard Walter and celebrating with over 1000 guests with 300 celebrities from film, tv, sports and politics this after party benefits The Actors Fund, which provides a safety net for the ups and downs of entertainment industry professionals. Taylor Hicks is performing along with celebrity djs. Celebrities expected include The Eurythmics Dave Stewart, Jaimie Alexander, Rachel Frederickson, Laura Dern, Billy Zane and Max Ryan. Tickets begin at $200. www.oscarsnightout.com
Vanity Fair Oscar Party
The legendary Vanity Fair magazine Oscar party moves this year to the south side of West Hollywood’s Sunset Plaza with sweeping views of the city and a larger guest list with over 1000 people expected.
Madonna’s traditional late night after-party is at a private residence.