Where to Watch the 2016 Presidential Debates in NYC

You're going to need a drink
by Kerry Jepsen on Sep 26, 2016 in Roundups
As it turns out, a drink with your politics is a great combo. In fact, a couple drinks is really where you want to be. Eachdebate will begin a9 PM and the first will air on Monday, September 26; the second on Sunday, October 9; and the third on Wednesday, October 19. In the midst of those dates, vice presidential nominees Tim Kaine and Mike Pence will contend on Tuesday, October 4.
 
Check out these bars that will be screening the debate and let us know of Facebook or Twitter if  we missed anywhere else!
 
Located in Gowanus, The Bell House always has something going on. Whether it be your favorite band playing, a hysterical comedian, or whatever else you could possible conceive of live or screened this warehouse-turned-venue has a lot to offer behind the bar as well. (149 7th, Brooklyn, NY; 718-643-6510)
 
There’s something very special going down at this East Village soul food eatery and watering hole—for the bedate on Monday, September 26 the first 50 drinks at the bar are free. (505 E 12th St., New York, NY; 917-261-6461)
 
Located in Williamsburg inside a former casket factory, Pine Box Rock Shop serves up vegan-friendly bar snacks and has played as venue for a variety of different kinds of acts. They’ll be screening the debates and serving up some “special” cocktails for the occasion. (12 Grattan St., Brooklyn, NY; 718-366-6311)
 
This renowned East Village sports bar is equipped with several TVs that will be dedicated to the debates and with $8 drink specials, Village Pourhouse seeks to make you feel well accommodated. (64 3rd Ave., New York, NY; 212-979-2337)
 
This debate screening will be a little different, but certainly worth mentioning. The debate will be screened "Mystery Science theater 3000" style with live comedians adding their two-cents during the debate. If it sounds like something you're into, head to Queens and find QED Astoria. Tickets are $10. (27-16 23rd Ave., Queens, NY; 347-451-3873)
 
Located in Prospect Park The Saint Catherine is serving up sandwiches, snacks, small plates, sophisticated cocktails—and, of course, the debates. (660 Washington Ave., Brooklyn, NY; 347-663-9316)
 
Watching the debate at Union Hall offers a benefit the other bars will not have: aside from drink specials, the option to play bocce ball when the politicking gets a little too intense. (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY; 718-638-4400)
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