POSTPONEMENT Canberra 2020

Posted by Antoine Bessis on January 16, 2020 | 0 comment

    POSTPONEMENT Canberra 2020 After a period of observation and careful assessment of the bush fires situation currently impacting Canberra and its region, we regrettably announce that the 2020 edition of Le Dîner en Blanc is postponed until later in the year. The decision was made after consultation with all our ACT stakeholders with thoughtful consideration and care for the safety for all. We are already working to secure an alternative date around the end of October / early November. We will announce a new date for the event the week of February 24th at the latest. Stay safe and looking forward to seeing you, Le Dîner en Blanc – Canberr...

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Posted by Antoine Bessis on January 06, 2020 | 0 comment

New Catering Items are now available on the the E-store for pre-order. Check out our 4 delicious food options by Schmicnics (The Boat House) and a larger wine selection of French wines. The event is coming soon, don't miss out ;)

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Posted by Antoine Bessis on December 11, 2019 | 0 comment

Get ready for the 5th annual Dîner en Blanc Canberra! SAVE THE DATE - SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2020 Tickets are on sale NOW !                               ...

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Posted by Antoine Bessis on February 19, 2019 | 0 comment

Thank you, Canberra!
Our sincere gratitude to all our guests and volunteers for their continued enthusiasm and support...

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The e-store closes soon - Hurry!!

Posted by Antoine Bessis on February 01, 2019 | 2 comments

The e-store is closing soon... Don't miss out! Pre-order now, it's easy and it only takes 2 minutes. Log in and go to the e-store. There are no additional sales at the event so best to over order than not. You can always take you...

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What is the dress-code?

All guests must dress in white from head to toe. This means no ivory, no off-white, and no beige… No black and/or brown belts or shoes allowed. Originality is always encouraged, as long as it stays stylish and tasteful.

How do I buy and collect my catering order?

For convenience and as there is much to bring to the event, more and more guests prefer to pre-purchase the delicious picnic hampers prepared by one of the city’s premier caterers. Once you’ve registered to attend, you can access the e-store by logging on to your member profile. Once on the e-store, you can choose from our delicious food hamper selection and carefully curated wine list. Process your payment and you will be emailed a receipt confirming your itemized purchases. Bring your receipt (Printed or accessible on your phone) to collect your purchases at the venue. You will not be able to collect your catering without a proof of purchase.

How do I download and print my catering receipt?

Check your emails first to find your purchase confirmation and receipt. Alternatively, Login to your member profile, click on “Store”, click “download” and print your receipt. You can also collect your catering purchases with your receipt accessible on your phone. Please note that without a proof of purchase, you will not be able to collect your catering.

What is Le Dîner en Blanc - Canberra’s alcohol policy?

STRICTLY NO BYO. We conduct random bag searches on entry. If caught, you will be refused entry or if caught inside the event, escorted out. You will not be invited to following editions. DON'T SAY WE DIDN'T WARN YOU... We also apply a ZERO tolerance policy towards aggressive and uncontrolled drunken behaviour.

Why is glass prohibited?

To avoid potential accidents and littering of broken glass, ACT venues and Licensing Police have demanded that our guests bring non-disposable polycarbonate wine glassware.

Is there an option to rent tables and chairs?

No. In line with Le Dîner en Blanc’s heritage, all of guests are asked to embrace the participative nature of the event and bring their picnic equipment, including their furniture. There are a lot of creative ways to bring it all to the venue. Visit our News section on our website or our Facebook page for inspiration i.e. foldable trolleys.

Are the memberships and tickets transferable?

No. Memberships and tickets are not transferable.

Are tickets refundable?

No. Tickets to the event are neither refundable nor transferable.
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