Le Diner en Blanc – Gold Coast 2023 – Karrawa Park Broadbeach

WORDS: Le Diner en Blanc PHOTOGRAPHY Brian Usher -

At the last minute, the secret location is revealed to thousands of friends who have all been patiently waiting to learn where “Dîner en Blanc” will take place. Thousands of people, dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the greatest decorum, elegance, and etiquette, all meet for a mass “chic picnic” in a public space.

Over the course of the evening, guests experience the beauty and value of their city’s public spaces by participating in the unexpected. Beyond the spectacle and elegance of the dinner itself, guests are brought together from diverse backgrounds by good taste and a love of beauty. Le Dîner en Blanc recalls the elegance and glamor of high French society, and guests engage one another, knowing that they are taking part in a truly magical event. There are no disruptions: no car traffic, no pedestrian traffic—only amazed and astonished looks from passersby observing the scene before them. And participants, like spectators, wonder whether it’s all not a dream…

• Wine provided by O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vinyards
• Champagne provided by Taittinger
• Luxury retail partner is Pacific Fair 
• Automotive partner is Gold Coast Jaguar Land Rover  
• Accommodation partner is Sofitel Gold Coast
• Entertainment provided by the team at Allegro Black
• Hampers provided by All Sorts on Kirra