Dîner en Blanc celebrated its fifth anniversary Thursday night against the iconic backdrop of the Philadelphia Art Museum steps.
Thousands of guests, all donning white attire, set up their picnic spots on and around the steps. The annual secret pop-up dining event was first held in Philadelphia in 2012, inspired by a more than 20-year tradition in Paris.
Spokesman Kory Aversa said he was happy with how it all went down this year and hopes to be able to continue.
No one leaked the location early, as has happened in previous years. Nor was rain an issue, as it was at last year’s edition at the Navy Yard, he explained.
This year five thousand participants came together to enjoy the food and each other’s company.