To-Do this Weekend in LA: Oscar Bashes, Viewing Parties, Trivia Nights, and More

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It's Oscars weekend! So get ready for the12th Annual Academy Awards, and all the parties that will ensue. If you're not into the Oscars, don't worry, there are still a million ways to stay busy in L.A. this weekend. 

Sun, February 9. 

Oscar viewing party at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Oscar viewing party with a premium open bar and a seated 4-course fixed menu. The best Red carpet affair in Hollywood, where the very first Academy Awards ceremony was presented, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Join us once again for an amazing soirée.

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel - 7000 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028

4 PM to 11:30 PM

Welcome to the Parlor—A classically redefined bar with an ode to the good ole days and a focus on tradition, sophisticated palettes and well-crafted cocktails. With over 50 televisions, a large outdoor patio, American comfort food and a wide selection of beer & cocktails, The Parlor is your home away from home and your exclusive spot to enjoy the Academy Awards festivities.

The Parlor - 7250 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90046

4:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST -- (4 pm - RED CARPET and 5 pm - LIVE BROADCAST)

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Red Carpet Awards After-Party at Riviera 31 at Sofitel Los Angeles

The Awards Afterparty presented by Party Tonight LA will host this annual event inside The Sofitel, Los Angeles. The party will feature music, dancing, drinks (non-hosted), red carpet arrivals, media coverage, and more. Guestlist is free to attend and will sell out fast!

8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

9 PM

Calling all fans of the Academy Awards and Rabbit Hole Whiskey! You are cordially invited to join Women Who Whiskey Los Angeles for our 3rd Annual Oscars Bash at MiniBar - Hollywood!

Minibar Hollywood - 6141 Franklin Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90068

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

2020 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts

Distributed by Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures. The American Cinematheque presents all of the 2019 Oscar-nominated live-action short films. 

The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood - 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

7:30 PM 

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The 25th Annual LA Art Show Returns!

The LA Art Show, the most comprehensive international contemporary art show in America, will officially kick-off the city’s 2020 art season at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 5, 2020. As LA’s largest and longest-running art fair, this year marks a milestone both for the LA Art Show and the entire LA art community. 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 11am – 7pm

Friday, February 7, 2020 | 11am – 7pm

Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 11am – 7pm

Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 11am – 5pm

LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER - SOUTH HALL -- 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Professional Bull Riders: Iron Cowboy

6:45 PM

The Professional Bull Riders come to the Staples Center for the first time with the biggest competition ever. 

PBR brings its 2nd Major of the 2019 Season to Staples Center and its most popular competition format known as the Iron Cowboy.

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Saturday, February 8.

Oscars Trivia!