2010: Carrousel du Louvre

The dinner was located at the Carrousel du Louvre, stretching from the I.M. Pei pyramid to the Tuileries. Attendance was estimated at around 12,000.

2009: Place de la Concorde

In 2009, about 10,000 people descended onto Place de la Concorde with a view of the Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais.

2008: The Champs-Élysées

In 2008, more than 9000 guests made it onto the sidewalks of the Champs-Élysées. Ben & Jerrys, the ice cream company, managed to make its way in time to serve dessert!

2007: Arc de Triomphe/L’Etoile

In 2007, a slightly smaller gathering of 8,000 at the L’Etoile, around the Arc de Triomphe.

2006: The Invalides

In 2006, approximately 8,400 partied on the lawns of the Invalides.

2004: Louvre-Palais Royal

In one of the smallest venues, the 2004 the Dîner en Blanc was in the courtyard between the Palais Royal and the Louvre, just outside the Louvre-Palais Royal metro stop on the 1 line. Although the invites were considerably less, with 1400 attending, this dinner was nicknamed the “Sardine Dinner” (Dîner Sardine) because of how difficult it was to setup.