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Feb 28, 2018

Oscar Watch Parties 2018 – Astoria and LIC

It’s more fun to watch with friends.

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It’s that time of year again—time for the 90th Annual Academy Awards Show! All will go down this Sunday evening at 8pm, with pre-show fashion and chit chat as well. Here are some of the places in town hosting Oscar Watch Parties, offering drink/food specials and a fun opportunity to watch the awards with your neighbors and friends. Enjoy!

Albatross Bar

36-19 24th Ave, Astoria
Sunday, March 4, 2018; 8pm-midnight

The 90th Academy Awards take place March 4th and you know we’ll be watching right here in Astoria. Jimmy Kimmel Hosts again! Come join us for Hollywood’s biggest night!

Here’s what to expect:
– We’ll have a Red Carpet, Tuxedos and Dresses (Optional),
– Custom Oscars Styled Drink Specials,
– LOADS of Champagne
– Oscars Ballot (Prizes for winners!)

Save the date and FREE SHOT IF YOU DRESS UP! Iron that Tux/Dress, Invite your friends, Spread the word and come celebrate with us!! More information.

DiWine Restaurant & Wine Bar

41-15 31st Avenue, Astoria
Sunday, March 4, 2018; 8pm start

This popular neighborhood restaurant is showing the 90th Academy Awards on a big screen and serving the Oscar Sparkler cocktail ($8). This dazzling drink is made with prosecco, gin, berry syrup and thyme (exact recipe follows). In addition, selected house wines will be available at Happy Hour prices. More information.

Oliver’s Astoria

37-19 Broadway, Astoria
Sunday, March 4, 2018; 7pm start

Get your own gold!!! Oliver’s Oscar Night Party; get a Golden Apple Cocktail for $8 or Sierra Nevada Draft for $5! Ballots will be handed out, and prizes will be given for whomever has the most correct guesses of who will win!¬†More information.


27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
Sunday, March 4, 2018; 6:30pm doors for red carpet arrivals and pre-show hang out
$12 Special event. Passes, coupons, comps and discounts not applicable.

Dust off your party clothes and hit the red carpet for the Oscars at QED, co-hosted by Trivia NYC.

Admission price is for one ballot and all-you-can-eat popcorn and catered snacks. Drink specials & prizes awarded throughout the night based on random drawings, trivia, and ballot results. Don’t worry, we don’t talk during the telecast…only during select commercial breaks.¬†Prizes from: Frames New York, Victory Brewery, 92Y, Flattopps

The Oscars are always more fun to watch when you’re with others! Join us, won’t you? More information.

William Hallet

36-10 30th Ave, Astoria
Sunday, March 4, 2018; 7pm start

Oscars on the big screen, Oscar Bingo, $6 Champagne Cocktails! Come party with us! More information.

Woodbine’s 90th Academy Awards

47-10 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City
Sunday, March 4, 2018; 8-11pm

Join us for the 90th Academy Awards. We’ll be serving up themed drinks and food specials while we judge from our bar stools. More information.

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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