Oscar Party

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14th Annual Oscar Night Party at the Kate!
Presented by Jaguar Land Rover North Haven

Sunday, March 10, 2024

6 pm - note earlier start time!

(Looking for the Party in a Box? Click here.)


The Kate’s exciting red-carpet event honoring our 12-time Oscar nominated, four-time Oscar-winning namesake returns in-person on Sunday, March 10th! Join us for all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood as you walk the red carpet, pose for photos, and watch the 96th Academy Awards live on the Kate’s big screen. Plus, you can bid on exciting items in the online auction and purchase a chance in the Katharine Hepburn’s Greatest Films Oscar Raffle.

Your ticket includes an elegant array of stationary and passed hearty hors d’oeuvres and decadent desserts prepared by Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn Resort & Marina; sweet treats from the candy and movie popcorn station; and an invitation to participate in the online Oscar Ballot game.

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the cash bar.

Non-Members $85 ($30 is tax-deductible)

Members $75 ($20 is tax-deductible

Members please login for discount.


Hosted by the Kate’s Volunteer Guild.


Generously sponsored by:


Jaguar Land Rover North Haven


H&R Block - Old Saybrook






WMNR Fine Arts Radio


Grey Ledge Advisors


Stratton Partners Advertising

Patricia Toner



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Proceeds support the Katharine Hepburn Museum and education programs.


The Kate parking map - accessible parking is available on Main Street and in the parking lot behind the Kate

Parking at the Kate is free and easy! There is not one dedicated parking lot; however, there is ample parking surrounding the venue.

Parking on the street is limited and shared by all Main Street merchants. We ask that you consider one of the suggested off-street parking locations in blue where Kate patrons have permission to park.

Shows start promptly at the time posted to our website and printed on your tickets. Planning to arrive 15 minutes prior to the show is always a great idea—plus, it give you a few minutes to explore the Katharine Hepburn Museum!


The Kate is located at 300 Main Street in downtown Old Saybrook, a short distance from the I-95 corridor as well as the Route 9/I-95 interchange. Get Driving Directions


The Kate’s Concessions/Bar area is open for most shows, offering bottled water, soda, juice, and a selection of movie theater candy. For those 21 and over, a selection of beer, wine, prosecco, and simple mixed cocktails are available.

Cash or credit cards are accepted and beverages purchased at the Kate may be taken into the theater.

Concessions/bar may not be available for all performances and selections may vary. For more information, contact the Box Office at (860) 510-0453.

Nearby Dining Options

Consider one of the many great nearby restaurants for a bite to eat before or after the show. To explore options, check out our Dining page.

The Kate theater is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Cultural Arts Center. The orchestra level is accessible by elevator from the 1st floor lobby; the balcony is accessible only via stairs. Accessible seating locations may vary slightly by event and are clearly identified on the interactive seating chart for each performance. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Box Office at (860) 510-0453. For additional information, please reference our Box Office & Theater Policies.

Seating chart

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The Kate’s Sponsors

  • Pasta Vita
  • Gowrie Group
  • Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
  • Sennheiser