The Neon movie theater, 130 E. Fifth St. in downtown Dayton. (Photo source: Facebook)
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Cheer on the Academy Awards contenders at The Neon’s free Oscar Watch Party

Tired of watching the Oscars in your pajamas? Do you feel as though the special occasion warrants a bit more of a celebration on your part? The Neon in Dayton is serving up a fun alternative to your Oscars-watching fest. 

The Neon invites everyone to its annual (free!) Oscar Watch Party. Watch the 92nd Academy Awards on the big screen and make your best predictions. Ballots are already available in the theater’s lobby for pickup, but the theater will only begin accepting ballots for voting on the day of the Oscars. 

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Even though the event is free, ballots serve as a reservation for your spot at the party, as space is limited. So even if you don’t wish to participate in voting, people should pick up ballots before the night of the event in order to save a seat.

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Throughout the night, prizes will be given to those who accurately predict the winner of each category. Potential prizes include books, DVDs, soundtracks and film-related merchandise. You must be present to be eligible for prizes. 

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The event will begin at 7 p.m. and ballots must be turned in before the first Oscar is handed out. The 92nd Academy Awards will begin at 8 p.m. 

WANT TO GO?

What: Oscar Watch Party 

When: Sunday, Feb 9. Seating begins at 7 p.m. and the ceremony starts around 8 p.m.

Where: The Neon, 130 E 5th St., Dayton

Cost: Free, with the cost of treats from the concession stand

More info: 937-222-8452 | Website

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