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Tickets on sale now for the 2013 Oscar® Party!
February 24, 2013

You're invited to attend the party of the year!
Oscar® Experience and the Waterfront Film Festival come together for the 85thAnnual Academy Awards® telecast and ONLY Official Oscar® Party in West Michigan.

Date: February 24th, 2013

Time: 5:30pm Red Carpet Arrivals & Champagne Greeting

5:30-6:30pm Cocktail Hour, Live Music, Silent Auction

7:00pm Live Auction

8:00pm 85th Academy Awards® telecast begins, hosted by Seth MacFarlane

PlaceThe Goei Center, 818 Butterworth SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(Complimentary Valet Parking)

The 85th Academy Awards® aired live on big screens

  • Shimmer & Glamour party with surprise special guests and Live Music
  • Walk the red carpet among paparazzi to a champagne greeting (photos available)
  • Unique and exclusive auction items
  • Delicious food stations and multiple bars
Dress for the Red Carpet

The Waterfront Film Festival is sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as the only Official Oscar®  Experience event for West Michigan.

BUY TICKETS – visit our online store
Sponsorship packages – contact Dori at 269.857.8351 or (please download our sponsorship brochure for more information)

Volunteer – email 

Media inquiries – contact Patrick Revere at


(269) 767-8765 / WATERFRONT FILM FESTIVAL, P.O. BOX 904, SOUTH HAVEN, MI 49090