Diner en Blanc takes over Governors Island

by | Sep 24, 2018 | Culture, Featured

They’ve done it again, or maybe New Yorkers have done it again!



Diner en Blanc takes over Governors Island

Play Scape Diner en Blanc 2018


This year guest traveled by, subway, car, and boat to reach their final destination. Ooh, but it was so worth the trip. This year DEB received over 6,500 guests arriving in style. Donning white from head to toe, large table settings, and scrumptious food, with all their luxurious gear in tow.


Guest’s enjoyed the secret location of Governors Island, with the always stunning backdrop of the Manhattan skyline for 2018 une belle soirée!


Diner en Blanc takes over Governors Island

Eric Vitale 2018 Diner En Blanc


Once set up they waited for the official start, the waving of the white napkin and they were off. Some purchased their meals from famous Iron Chef, Marc Forgione, while others prepared their own meal fit for kings and queens.



Diner en Blanc takes over Governors Island

2018 Konrad Brattke Photography



The evening was off to a wild start with that one wave. Each year the stories coming from this event are even more exciting than the year before. A Romantic real French soiree with music, dancing, lots of photo ops and even a wedding proposal.

“Diner en Blanc takes over Governors Island”


Dîner in Blanc is one of 80 cities hosting the infamous worldwide event. It is produced by local partners (Linda Davis, Christine Tripoli, and Peter Kohlmann) along with Dîner en Blanc International. This incredible, well organized, all the way to the smallest detail was founded by Aymeric Pasquier and Sandi Safi. Pasquier is the son of François Pasquier, who started the phenomenon in Paris, as a way to reunite old friends after living abroad.


Diner en Blanc takes over Governors Island




She said yes!



Diner en Blanc takes over Governors Island

The Knot


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 close 120,000 participants. The largest and most internationally recognized Le Dîner en Blanc remains the original Paris event. Launched in 1988 by François Pasquier and his close friends, Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris attracts nearly 10,000 people annually.


Jusqu’à l’année prochaine New York!

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