The Grand Cinema's Academy Awards Party

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Join the South Sound’s largest Oscar’s party hosted by The Grand on Sunday, February 22nd as we watch the awards ceremony live on a theater-size screen with added festivities and entertainment. Cheer for your favorite acclaimed films and performances from 2014, and enjoy first-class food and drinks from some of Tacoma’s most beloved restaurants.

Choose Your Own Experience

General Admission Tickets:

Includes a red carpet walk, photos at the step and repeat banner, comfortable theatre seating, and entertainment from two witty masters of ceremony. A variety of handcrafted sandwiches and soups from Europa Bistro and Infinite Soups will also be available for purchase.


Includes access to all of the above event festivities with the added luxury of a private seating area, two complimentary drinks, and a catered buffet dinner compliments of Maxwell's Restaurant and Lounge. An exclusive wine and dessert auction benefiting the mission of The Grand will round out the evening following dinner.

VIP Buffet Menu
• Green salad with fresh cucumber and cherry tomatoes (GF,V)
• Freshly baked bread and whipped butter
• Grilled herb marinated vegetables (GF,V)
• Shrimp Cocktail (GF)
• Mascarpone whipped potatoes (GF,V)
• Braised beef short ribs (GF)
• Grilled chicken breast with pesto (GF)
• Roasted chickpea hash with olives and tomatoes (GF,V)

VIP After Dinner Snacks
• Hummus with tortilla chips, crackers and fresh vegetables (GF,V)
• Fresh fruit (GF,V)
• Caprese skewers (GF,V)
• Brownies, blondies and flourless chocolate cake bars

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Suggested Attire
Formal wear and participation in the Film Costume Contest are encouraged but not required – feel free to come as you are.

Methods of Payment
The Grand supports payments and donations made through Visa, MasterCard, and Discover; debit cards that process as credit; and cash. 
Funds received from the silent and dessert auctions will go towards supporting The Grand Cinema’s mission to enhance the cultural vitality of our community through high quality films and film-art education and special events like Film Camp, the Tacoma Film Festival, and the 72 Hour Film Festival. To learn more, visit our Events & Programs pages.

Event Address
Theatre on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402

Limited street parking is available throughout the Theater District.

Republic Parking, located directly across from the Theatre on the Square at 916 Broadway, offers parking for an $8 fee.  The lot is unattended.

Park Plaza North Garage (located between 9th & 11th on Commerce) connects to Broadway through the sky bridge on the fifth level. The fee is $5, and an attendant is on duty for 30 minutes prior and for one hour after the show's conclusion. 

Proudly sponsored by:

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Click! Cable TV, Maxwell's Restaurant + Lounge, Bruce Titus Automotive Group, Europa Bistro, Infinite Soups, Jonz Catering, the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, Tacoma Arts Commission, 7 Seas Brewing, Wingman Brew, Stella Artois, and the Weekly Volcano


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