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Thank You from the Host Team!

Posted by Katasha S. Butler on September 17, 2019 | 0 comment

We would like to thank our fabulous team of volunteers, without whom Le Diner en Blanc—Indianapolis would not be possible. Cheers to our incredible partners and collaborators!  Platinum Partner Easley Winery and Bronze Partner Lockhart Cadillac.   And finally, thank you all for contributing to this beautiful and unforgettable evening.  The magic here in Indianapolis is all thanks to your elegance, energy and cheer.  Let’s keep enjoying the magnificent public spaces that our incredible city has to offer. Vive Le Diner en Blanc!  Until next year!  Thank you, my friends! Indianapolis Host Team:  Dr. Katasha Butler, Mrs. Jessica Bra...

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2019 Diner en Blanc Date Revealed!

Posted by Katasha S. Butler on August 22, 2019 | 0 comment

The 2019 'Diner En Blanc' date has been revealed.  Watch the video below to find out when it will be.   https://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/2019-diner-en-blanc-date-in-indianapolis-revealed

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Marriott Hotels are the Official Hotels for Le Diner en Blanc Indianapolis

Posted by Katasha S. Butler on August 22, 2019 | 0 comment

Experience one the best hotels Indy has to offer--newly renovated for 2019!  Use the link below to reserve a room at the Downtown Marriott OR Marriott North, chich also happens to be a departure point!  Or call the hotels directly and ask f...

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Did You See DEB Indy on Indy Style Wish??

Posted by Katasha S. Butler on August 22, 2019 | 0 comment

Did you miss our segment on @indystylewish?! Follow the link below to watch! bit.ly/debstyle  And if you haven’t tasted Chef Melissa’s corn and avocado salsa, just know that it’s to die for!!  AND available to you in o...

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Official After Party at RYE Bar

Posted by Katasha S. Butler on August 22, 2019 | 0 comment

Official super lounge and afterparty at RYE!  Look no further for your afterparty plans than @indymarriottdt. Join us following @dinerenblancindianapolis in Rye, located inside the official host hotel Marriott Indy Downtown for an afterparty ...

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What are the membership and guest fees for?

Membership and guest fees are used to cover the inherent costs of training, support and technological services to all the organizers around the world, to enable them to organize their own event, as offered by Dîner en Blanc International. These services allow us to preserve and convey the concept’s values, to sustain our corporate standards by regrouping them within a single network and, to develop technical tools. The membership offers members a number of online services that will grow in the coming years.

Is Dîner en Blanc an illegal activity?

All events produced according to Le Dîner en Blanc International guidelines require local hosts to acquire the proper authorization, permits, and insurances before proceeding with their event. On the other hand, since its beginning, Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris has been taking place without authorization, in some of the city’s most prestigious sites. The first editions were not easy to pull off. Today, French authorities know that the event is always well organized and that guests are always respectful of public property. Moreover, the event’s photogenic quality helps promote the city’s image as a stylish Metropolis.

How many Dîner en Blanc events are there in the world?

Founded in 2012, Dîner en Blanc International is responsible for developing this secret posh picnic in close to 80 cities in 30 countries around the world with over 130,000 participants. The largest and most internationally recognized Le Dîner en Blanc remains the original Paris event.

How can I participate?

Registration for Le Dîner en Blanc takes place in 3 phases:
Phase 1: Members from the previous year and friends of the organization and leaders
Phase 2: Friends "sponsored" by Phase 1 members
Phase 3: People who signed up to the waiting list

What are the key rules of the event?

Le Dîner en Blanc requires from the participants an exemplary citizenship and discipline. Here are the main rules:

● Guests commit to attend, rain or shine, no matter the circumstance.
● Exude Elegance … in white. Originality is encouraged, as long as it remains elegant and tasteful.
● Bring your own table, chairs, and picnic basket.
● Follow the Volunteer Leader’s instructions.
● Arrive and leave with your Leader. Nobody arrives at the site on their own.
● Drink responsibly. Champagne or wine only. No spirits or beer.
● Clean up: Take all your garbage with you and clean the area around your table.

If you do not comply with any of these rules, you will no longer be able to register for future Dîner en Blanc events.

What must guests wear?

All guests must dress elegantly in head-to-toe white. This means no ivory, no off-white, and no beige… Originality is always encouraged, as long as it stays stylish and tasteful.

What must guests bring?

A square folding-table and two white chairs; a white picnic basket and/or bag including a gourmet meal for two, a white tablecloth and cloth-napkins, cutlery, dishware, and glassware; and a garbage bag.

What kind of table do I need to bring?

The table must be square, foldable, and easy to carry. The size must be between 27 and 32 inches (68 and 81 cm). The table does not have to be white as it will be covered with a white tablecloth.
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