Millions of people will be watching the Academy Awards, waiting to see their favorite movie stars on the screen. The gorgeous dresses, the attention and the special treatment are all part of being a movie star. Luckily, you don’t have to move to Hollywood and become a movie star to feel like one. From Oscar watching parties to VIP treatment, you can feel like a movie star right here in DFW.
Oscar Night At The Modern
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Hours: Feb. 24 – 6pm
DFW.com, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Lone Star Film Society have teamed up to host this Oscar Watching Party. You can start the night off by walking down the red carpet and find out if you would make the Best Dressed list. The broadcast of the Oscars will be shown in the auditorium of the Modern. It will also be shown on other screens throughout the museum and light snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Prizes will also be available during the commercial breaks. Seating will be limited so show up early and make sure to get a spot.
9th Annual Oscar Party
3912 Cedar Springs Road
Dallas, TX 75219
Hours: Feb. 24 – 6pm
Customers rave about the atmosphere at Round-Up Saloon, a gay cowboy bar that is guaranteed to host a good party any night. Academy Awards watching will be no exception. The party begins an hour before the show. Getting in early gives you time to cast your ballot and get a chance to win the grand prize of the night. The sounds of the show will be played all throughout the dance floor to make it seem like you are really at the Oscars. There will also be food and drink offers all night.
BlackFinn American Saloon
4440 Belt Line Road
Addison, TX 75001
Every Thursday at Blackfinn in Addison is VIP Thursday. You and your party can get a private table and get to be treated like a movie star. Your entire group will get the VIP treatment. Drink specials are available for two hours, including $5 specialty vodkas and $3 domestic drafts, house wines and wells. Music, dancing, great service and cheap drinks are provided for you and your friends. Make sure to make reservations for your table.
1400 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75202
Price: $10 / ladies’ cover charge; $15 / gentlemen’s cover charge
Plush nightclub, one of the premier nightclubs in the downtown Dallas area, is the perfect place to party like a VIP. This club offers three levels of dance floors as well as VIP areas on all the floors. VIP service includes bottle service and a private, secluded area for you and your group of friends. Friday is ladies night which means no cover all night and a complimentary glass of champagne for all ladies that night.
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7301 Lone Star Drive
Plano, TX 75024
At Blue Martini Bar in Plano, you don’t have to be a hot movie star to feel like one. This bar is a great place to get the best of both worlds with the casual patio bar outside or the special VIP areas. Signing up for their VIP lists online will get you lots of great deals and will allow you to know about events ahead of time. There is also a VIP section in the bar that is great for hosting parties or just to get a little seclusion from the rest of the patrons. The VIP area is situated so that you have a perfect view of everything while still being able to spend time with friends in your own private area. The drinks in the bar are also top notch with martinis being their specialty. They have everything from the exotic to the classic and delicious.
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Kelsi Gerwell is a freelance writer covering all things Dallas-Fort Worth. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.