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)
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Using Peas to Make Gin Might Lead to More Environmentally Friendly Spirits, Studies Show

Using Peas to Make Gin Might Lead to More Environmentally Friendly Spirits, Studies Show

Scientists may have discovered a more environmentally friendly way to make one of the world's most popular spi...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jul 23, 2019
Drink a Classic Cocktail for a Good Cause During Negroni Week, June 24-30

Drink a Classic Cocktail for a Good Cause During Negroni Week, June 24-30

Negroni Week 2019 is June 24-30, so drink this classic cocktail for a good cause....read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jun 19, 2019
What to Do if Your Uber, Lyft, or Cab Driver Ever Strays From Your Destination or Makes You Feel in Danger

What to Do if Your Uber, Lyft, or Cab Driver Ever Strays From Your Destination or Makes You Feel in Danger

If you're taking an Uber, Lyft, or cab and feel unsafe, there are steps you can take to protect yourself....read more ›

by Nina Starner Jun 19, 2019
SPONSORED
Drink Nation Store Rectangle
Behind the Bar: Kat Corbo of The Study & Winner of Speed Rack 2019

Behind the Bar: Kat Corbo of The Study & Winner of Speed Rack 2019

This time on Behind the Bar, we spoke to Kat Corbo of The Study, who recently won Speed Rack 2019....read more ›

by The Drink Nation May 15, 2019
Boston Beer & Dogfish Head Have Merged in a $300 Million Deal

Boston Beer & Dogfish Head Have Merged in a $300 Million Deal

In a huge move for the American craft beer community, Boston Beer and Dogfish Head have agreed to a merger valued at $300 million dollars. ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation May 10, 2019
A New, High-End Blend of Jack Daniel's Whiskey is Now Available in the United States

A New, High-End Blend of Jack Daniel's Whiskey is Now Available in the United States

A new, high-end blend of Jack Daniel's whiskey, known as Jack Daniel's No. 27 Gold, which was previously only ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Apr 15, 2019
Coopers' Craft Bourbon Is Now Available in 12 States With a New Barrel Reserve Expression

Coopers' Craft Bourbon Is Now Available in 12 States With a New Barrel Reserve Expression

Coopers' Craft Kentucky Straight Bourbon has debuted an entirely new label design, has expanded to more states...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Apr 3, 2019
PBR is Making Its Own Whiskey For the Perfect Shot & Beer Combo

PBR is Making Its Own Whiskey For the Perfect Shot & Beer Combo

Pabst Blue Ribbon has filed documents to create its very own whiskey, making for the perfect shot & beer combo....read more ›

by Drink Philly Mar 18, 2019
Behind the Bar: Tory Pratt of Pratt Standard

Behind the Bar: Tory Pratt of Pratt Standard

In this edition of Behind the Bar, we chatted with Tory Pratt, the founder of Pratt Standard....read more ›

by The Drink Nation Mar 7, 2019
Acclaimed Director Ridley Scott Has Made Seven Short Films for Hennessy X.O.

Acclaimed Director Ridley Scott Has Made Seven Short Films for Hennessy X.O.

Ridley Scott has directed a four-minute short film for Hennessy X.O. visualizing the seven flavors of the high...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Mar 4, 2019
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close