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Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas is sold out!
2,400 guests will attend the pop-up dinner party on Friday, October 6, 2017
Dallas, Texas – September 7, 2017 – Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas is now sold out. Phase 3 opened today and closed within minutes as the last of 2400 available spots were claimed. Guests will attend the coveted pop-up dinner party at a mysterious location on Friday, October 6, 2017. “We are thrilled by the excitement Dallas has for this event,” says Rachael Kissel, co-host of Le Diner en Blanc – Dallas and co-owner of RK Meetings & Events.
Thousands of guests dressed in head-to-toe white will gather at rallying points across the Metroplex on the evening of October 6th. Guided by Diner en Blanc volunteers, these groups will then be whisked off on a chartered bus to one of the city’s most iconic settings. Over the course of the evening, Dîner en Blanc guests will dine under the stars and enjoy live music, entertainment, and dancing. Expect the traditional napkin wave and a surprise light-up-the-night moment. Afterwards guests will pack up their belongings, pick up all their litter, and head back into the night, leaving no sign of their evening behind, except for their footprints.
Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas 2016 attracted over 2,200 cultural enthusiasts for a memorable evening at Dallas City Hall. The 2015 inaugural event hosted 1,800 guests at Ronald Kirk Bridge (formally known as the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge), with the Margaret Hunt Hill bridge as its stunning backdrop. Both years the location was successfully kept secret until guests arrived.
Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas gratefully acknowledges Southwest Airlines as the returning platinum sponsor as well as Evian Badoit as national partner of the 2017 edition of Le Dîner en Blanc in Dallas.
For more information about Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas, visit dallas.dinerenblanc.com.
Media is invited to attend Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas 2017. Contact Katherine Rose Watson to coordinate your attendance and/or live segment. Helicopters are welcome to capture the sea of two thousand people dressed in white at one of the city’s most iconic locations.
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About Le Dîner en Blanc
Launched in Paris in 1988 by François Pasquier and a handful of friends, Le Dîner en Blanc has become a worldwide epicurean phenomenon. Le Dîner en Blanc – Paris now attracts over 10,000 people each year. What was a “friends and word-of-mouth only” event has grown into an international sensation celebrated on six continents. While the technology behind the event may have changed over the years, the principles fuelling this fantastic event have not: guests 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 close to 80 cities in more than 30 countries around the world. 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 Le Dîner en Blanc events from around the world, visit dinerenblanc.com.
About Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas Hosts
Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas is hosted by Rachael Kissel and Karen Raehpour, managing partners of RK Meetings & Events, a top world-wide event and wedding planning company located in Dallas, Texas. From executive meetings in Dubai and Barcelona, to local brides in McKinney and Fort Worth, Rachael and Karen share their passion and experience with clients around the globe. Le Dîner en Blanc helps them bring the excitement home to Dallas, where they’ve hosted Le Dîner en Blanc – Dallas all three years.
About Southwest Airlines
In its 47th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 55,000 Employees to more than 115 million Customers annually. Southwest became the nation’s largest domestic air carrier in 2003 and maintains that ranking in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent reporting of air passenger nonstop journeys between origin and destination. Southwest operates more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season among a network of 99 destinations in the United States and nine additional countries. Service to Turks and Caicos begins Nov. 5, 2017.