About Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia

Philadelphia - Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia debuted in the City of Brotherly Love on Thursday, August 23, 2012. Co-hosts Natanya DiBona and Kayli Moran worked with a six-person volunteer planning team from April to August to make the first event happen. 30 Table Leaders and on-site volunteers led 1,300 guests to the surprise location,

About Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia
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Swann Fountain at Logan Circle. Over 150 volunteers were necessary to bring participants to the 2019 location, Boathouse Row. Guests traveled by various methods, including by foot, subway, and chartered buses, to enjoy an evening of dinner and dancing. Seven events later, the event has grown to over 5,500 attendees and will again be the largest event in the US this year. Year after year, the volunteer team is passionate about the experience they create for our guests, and they look forward to delivering another great event in the summer of 2021.

About Le Dîner en Blanc

Over the years, Le Dîner en Blanc has become a worldwide epicurean phenomenon. A “friends and word-of-mouth only” event has grown into an international sensation celebrated on six continents. Launched in Paris in 1988 by François Pasquier and a handful of friends, Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris marked its 30th anniversary in 2018 with a record 17,000 guests from Paris and around the world.

While the technology behind the event may have changed over the years, the principle fuelling this fantastic event has not: guests dressed in all white continue to gather at a secret location for the sole purpose of sharing a gourmet meal with good friends in one of their city’s most beautiful public spaces. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Dîner en Blanc International is responsible for developing this secret posh picnic in over 80 cities in 30 countries worldwide.

Each event is headed by passionate local organizers who fell in love with the concept and wanted to bring it to their city, giving this rendezvous a local flair. For more info, photos, and videos of Dîner en Blanc events from around the world, visit dinerenblanc.com.

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