Every year we get excellent Oscar parties on Eventbrite, and 2011 is no exception. So thought we’d put together a quick list of 10 favorites. Not surprisingly, Hollywood has some serious galas in store, but there are great gatherings everywhere from Austin, Texas to Windsor, Ontario. Check out the enticing events below and pick one in your area!

And the Oscars aren’t just about top-flight professional bashes, either. One of our favorite things about them is that they make it easy to throw a good party. After all, the entertainment is provided, and debating the winners with your friends gives you plenty to talk about. So why not use Eventbrite to throw a party for your friends? Or even an Oscar company party, like this one? There’s no limit to what you can do. Enjoy!

10 Great 2011 Oscar Parties:

The 21st Annual Night of 100 Stars (Beverly Hills, CA)

Lights, Camera, Oscars! (San Francisco)

The Return of the Big Gold Statue Watching Party (Dallas)

Oscar Party 2011 Marquee | “Feel Like a Star” (Vancouver)

Buffalo Rising Oscar Party (Buffalo, NY)

RIIFF Oscar Night® America (Providence, RI)

Oscar Party at 694 Wine & Spirits (Chicago, IL)

Global Green USA’s 8th Annual Pre-Oscar Party (Hollywood, CA)

Sips & Stars: An Oscar Night Gala (Austin, TX)

Sunset Starlets Burlesque (West Hollywood, CA)