Secret outdoor dinner for 1,200 people in downtown Vancouver: Diner en Blanc, Aug. 30

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At approximately 6 p.m. on this Thursday, Aug. 30, Vancouver will be awash in a sea of white.

Some 1,200 diners dressed entirely in white will converge on a secret location, carrying their own tables, chairs and tablecloths for an event called Diner en Blanc.

Originating in France, Diners en Blanc have been staged in 20 different cities over the past 25 years.  Among the most memorable locations was in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral, where 15,000 Parisians turned out for a night to remember.

Exclusivity and secrecy are hallmarks of the Diner en Blanc experience.  Continue reading:
Secret outdoor dinner for 1,200 people in downtown Vancouver: Diner en Blanc, Aug. 30