While television’s biggest night will bring a cadre of stars out for the red carpet, the entire weekend before and after the Emmys is jam-packed with a ton of other celebrity events. RadarOnline.com gives you an exclusive rundown of who will be where and when!
First stop: The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Performers Nominee Reception at the Pacific Design Center always brings out some A-list nominees like Kyle Chandler, Christina Hendricks, and Sofia Vergara. This year, guests can toast with Grey Goose while noshing on delectable treats from Duncan Hines. Later that night, Entertainment Weekly and Women in Film 2010 throw their L’Oreal-sponsored bash at the Sunset Marquis Hotel.
Feeling awards show overload: Head to San Diego for Maxim’s 2010 Hometown Hotties event at the Hard Rock Hotel. Pete Wentz and The Hills Stephanie Pratt will be on hand for the festivities. With the Hornitos flowing, it is sure to get interesting! If you want some pampering, special guests get the VIP treatment at the Byron & Tracey Beauty Bar at the Byron & Tracey Salon in Beverly Hills with some blowouts and manicures while munching on some popchips.
There is a slew of big night-before-Emmy options: The Art Of Elysium’s Second Annual Genesis Event at Milk Studios will have hot newcomers like Glee’s Dianna Agron and True Blood’s Joe Manganiello. For those who want one last pre-Emmy, dress-busting treat: sneak a bite of a yummy Crumbs cupcake at the bash. At the BAFTA/LA TV Tea Party at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Rose Byrne and Peter Facinelli will be be on hand while the First Annual Reality Cares Achievement Awards features a slew of reality television stars like former rivals Ali Fedotowsky and Vienna Girardi.
Elsewhere: NBC Universal will have their annual shindig at Spago, the MPTF Evening Before Party at Century Park features Wolfgang Puck, and Showtime hosts its reception at Mondrian’s Skybar.
After the big show, more parties abound. At the official Governor’s Ball held at the L.A. Convention Center, any and all diets will be put to the wayside as guests dine on food from Patina Catering which they can wash down with the official “The Emmy” cocktail from Grey Goose. Get the recipe here.
Also downtown, the Entertainment Tonight party will be held at Vibiana. Besides Cyndi Lauper rocking the house, the party has a drool-worthy Cole Haan gift bag that includes a two night stay at Terranea Resort, Lindt Chocolate, and best sellers from Simon and Schuster. FOX/FX’s Gold Rush Glamour soiree will also be in the neighborhood. The groups from Glee, Modern Family, House, and American Idol will have some fun at the party held at Cicada.
Across town, Comedy Central’s yucksters will kick up their heels at The Colony, munching on a menu filled with eatery Katsuya’s best. Meanwhile, HBO is throwing their Tarzan-and-Jane-meet-Palm-Beach jungle-themed party at the Fountain Plaza at the Pacific Design Center.