Here's the A-list/Most Popular Oscar's Viewing Dinner And After Parties...
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’sTwitter 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.
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.