Mark your calendars, Oscar fans: We have a date for the 88th Academy Awards — Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.
Continuing the recent tradition of presenting its golden statuettes at the end of February (except in Winter Olympic years), the Academy announced Thursday that the 88th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.
The Academy also announced dates for the 89th and 90th Academy Awards ceremonies: Feb. 26, 2017, and March 4, 2018.
The ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Calif., through 2033 and will be broadcast on ABC through 2020.
Here is the full list of key dates for the 2015-2016 Oscar season:
Saturday, November 14, 2015
The Governors Awards
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Nominations voting begins 8 a.m. PT
Friday, January 8, 2016
Nominations voting ends 5 p.m. PT
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Oscar nominations announced
Monday, February 8, 2016
Oscar Nominees Luncheon
Friday, February 12, 2016
Final voting begins 8 a.m. PT
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Scientific and Technical Awards
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Final voting ends 5 p.m. PT
Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016
88th Academy Awards (Red Carpet begins 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT)
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The 88th Academy Awards, for outstanding film achievements of 2015, will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries worldwide.