Every year, 5,000 New Yorkers gather in various meeting locations throughout the Big Apple anxiously awaiting the reveal of a secret location for the fanciest picnic of all – Diner En Blanc.
If you read my post last year, you know all about this seriously swanky event. But if you didn’t, just imagine 5,000 strangers gathered under the moonlight, for an all-white epic DIY picnic. That’s right, revelers are required to bring their own food, drinks, table, seats, decor and everything else needed to set up a dashing dinner al fresco. Continue reading “An Affair to Remember – Diner En Blanc 2017”→
With record breaking rental rates and groceries you’d think were made of gold because they’re so damn expensive, it’s difficult to have any money left to actually do things that take the stress away from these “adulting” necessities.
What do you get when you invite 5,000 New Yorkers to a fancy picnic at a secret location? Le Diner En Blanc, of course. What started as a small idea, has grown into a world wide phenomenon with waiting lists as long as the circumference of the equator!
In 1988, after being abroad for part of the summer, Francois Pasquier had the grand idea to invite a small group of friends to a fancy fete like they’d never experienced. He instructed each of them to wear white so they’d be able to find each other in the Parc de Bagatelle in Paris and the first official Dîner en Blanc was born. They loved the idea so much, the following year they decided each person would invite other friends and 25 years later, the event has grown into the global glam picnic it has become, with thousands of people attending, and that many more on a wait list, hoping for their chance at this one-of-a-kind celebration. Continue reading “Le Diner En Blanc – A Secret Picnic with 5,000 of Your Closest New Yorkers”→