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Film Awards Party

Celebrate the most acclaimed films of the year in style at the annual Film Awards Party. 

The Grand brings the glamour of the Oscars ceremony to downtown Tacoma with paparazzi on the red carpet, professional photos taken with award trophies, audience forecast voting, giveaways, and hosted entertainment by local personalities. Although we will be watching the Oscars on the big screen, this event is not sponsored by or affiliated with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Watch a live cast of the 92nd Academy Awards with your community on the big screen at the Theater on the Square. Details to come for 2020.

Featuring a no-host bar, raffle prizes, and silent auction. All event proceeds will support operations and programs at The Grand.

Suggested Attire & Costume contest

Guests are encouraged to wear festive attire or participate in the costume contest by dressing as their favorite character from a film—it can be a recent film or one of your all-time favorite characters from any movie! 

Costume Contest participants will be called to the stage during breaks in the ceremony. Favorites will be selected by audience applause with the help of our handy "Applause-O-Meter." 

Prizes will be awarded to several audience favorites.

predict the winners / Golden Ticket Contest

Enter to win free movies at The Grand when you complete a ballot predicting Oscar winners for 2020. The person who correctly guesses the most Oscar winners will receive our Golden Ticket which provides free movies for a year to the pass holder.

Social Media Contests

Share about the night's event on social media to enter to win one of several giveaways. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Eats & Treats

Bring cash or card to enjoy a variety of locally made items from the concessions bar throughout the night.

Raffle Prizes

Enter to win one of many raffle prizes drawn throughout the night. In previous years, prizes have included local museum passes, local restaurant gift certificates, bicycle tune ups, and more. All proceeds support the operating expenses of The Grand.

Silent Auction

Support The Grand by bidding on one of our curated packages in the silent auction. All proceeds will support the operating expenses of The Grand.


This event is not sponsored by or affiliated with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Nominated Films

Stay tuned early 2020 for the complete list of nominated films at Oscars.org.


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