Here are 5 viewing parties in Queens to help you get through Election Day

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We’re getting into the home stretch of this terrible, horrible, no good, very bad election cycle, and soon we will finally know who will become the new president of the United States.

While we’ve yet to know if America will be led the next four years by either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, we do know that everyone will be eagerly waiting for the results. Here are 5 places in Queens where you can watch the election results come in if you don’t want to watch at home.


1. Bourbon Street – 40-12 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, Monday, Nov. 7, 9 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 8

Bourbon Street will be kicking off Election Day festivities one day early to help everybody mentally prepare for the results of this election. Come Monday night dressed as your favorite candidate for a chance to win $500, enjoy “Left Wing” and “Right Wing” drink specials and take part in some karaoke in the downstairs bar. Don’t forget to also come by on Tuesday, there will be an extended happy hour with drink specials until the polls close at 9 p.m.!

2. Q.E.D. Astoria – 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Whether you are voting for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, Q.E.D. Astoria welcomes you to drink your sorrows away with their staff at a very special viewing party. For $12, you can get food from Andrew and Frank’s, witty banter from Rory Scholl (who will be the host that night), prizes and emotional support should you need it. Space is limited, so head to their website for tickets.

3. Austin’s Ale House – 82-70 Austin Street, Kew Gardens, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 5 p.m.

Wouldn’t we all like Happy Hour to last longer? Austin’s Ale House will make this happen on Election Day by extending happy hour until 9 p.m. Go vote and swing by for $5 drafts and specialty cocktails and some 2 for 1 appetizers.

4. Election Day Viewing Party with QA Nupes and Eta Nu Sigma SGRHO’s – 219-16 Linden Blvd, 2nd Fl, Cambria Heights, Tuesday, Nov. 8,  8:30 p.m.

The Brothers of the Queens Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi and the Ladies of Eta Nu Sigma Brooklyn & Queens Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho are co-hosting an Election Day viewing party that is absolutely FREE! Engage in discussion about the election and enjoy some light refreshments with the brothers and sisters of these organizations.

5. Election Night Party at Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizen Center – 220-01 Linden Boulevard, Jamaica, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

If you’re looking for a more family-friendly Election Day event, come by the Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizen Center on Election night. Sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizens Center Board of Directors, enjoy light refreshments as the results roll in for the local and national elections.

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