5 places in Queens to watch tonight’s presidential debate between Hillary & Trump

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After months of campaigning and attack ads, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will square off tonight at Hofstra University in the first of three presidential prize fights debates.

Regardless of who you’re voting for, this debate is a must-watch. So where will you be watching it (and shouting back at the television at the candidates)? We have five places where you can watch the debate tonight if watching at home doesn’t appeal to you.


Q.E.D. Queens

9 p.m., 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria

The debate will most likely not be a barrel of laughs, but what if you went somewhere that made the debate more fun to watch? If you want to see a lighter side to the debate, head on over to Q.E.D. tonight in Astoria! Q.E.D. will be screening the debate in “Mystery Science Theater 3000” style with pre-show and debate commentary from Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theater 3000), Christian Finnegan (A&E’s “Black And White,” “The Fun Part” on Netflix) and Myka Fox (Someecards), who will all be giving their two cents throughout the debate.

Tickets are $10 each. Click here to reserve your spot.

Debate Watching Party at Yeras Restaurant and Sports Bar

8:30 p.m., 86-09 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights

If you’re looking for a nice atmosphere but don’t want to lose the politic vibe to the debate, head on over to Yeras Restaurant and Sports Bar tonight! Join Maureen Allen, Alfonso Quiroz & the John F. Kennedy Democratic Club as they watch the debate.  Complimentary food and a cash bar are available throughout the debate.

Queens College Debate Watch Party

8:30 p.m., The Summit at Queens College, 64-80 Kissena Blvd, Flushing

For the younger crowd who is trying to stay on top of the debate, the Queens College Debate Watch Party is the place to be. Hang out with the QC Political Science Club, Queens College Student Association, QC History Club and other students and watch the debate, and stick around after for an exciting discussion!

Jimmy Van Bramer’s Presidential Debate Watch Party at The Creek and the Cave

8 p.m., 10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City

If you are in Long Island City, head over to The Creek and The Cave! Not only will you be able to eat great food during the debate, but Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer is hosting this viewing party, so you know the discussion and commentary will be good.

Drinking Liberally  – Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden

7:30pm, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria

What better place to watch a debate is there than a beer garden? If you’re in or near Astoria, head over to the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden and join the rest of the Drinking Liberally – Queens crew for a night of debate and a great selection of beer.

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