ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that next year’s 90th Academy Awards will be held Sunday, March 4, 2018. The March date was chosen due to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics on February 25th. 

Voting will begin February 20th. A week later than in previous years. 

Future Oscar ceremony dates: 

2019 – Sunday Feb. 24th

2020-  Sunday Feb. 2nd 

2021 – Sunday Feb. 28th

Other key Oscar dates for the 2017/2018 season: 
Nov. 11: Governors Awards
Jan. 5: Nominations voting opens
Jan. 12: Nominations voting closes
Jan. 23: Oscar nominations announcement
Feb. 5: Oscar nominees luncheon
Feb. 10: Scientific and Technical Awards
Feb. 20: Final voting opens
Feb. 27: Final voting closes
Feb. 28: The Oscar Concert
March 4: 90th Oscars