Where to Watch the Presidential Debate


The presidential debate starts tonight at 6 p.m. Where will you be? If you're feel like joining the political cameraderie, head straight to one of these spots where you won't be alone in your cheers and jeers.

The Roxie Theatre will have a viewing presented by the Good Ol' Girls. Women, men, and all political opinions are welcome. Purchase tickets here. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. 3117 16th St

In SoMa, Temple (yes, the nightclub) will be hosting a watching party of the Obama vs. Romney domestic policy debate. Join Technology for Obama (T4O) and enjoy food and drink specials, surprise guests, and opportunities to volunteer with Obama's campaign. Next week, they'll be doing the same for the Biden vs. Romney debate (10/11). Doors at 5 p.m. Free with Eventbrite RSVP, 540 Howard St.

Kezar Pub on Stanyan will be showing the debate on its big screens, get there early to grab a seat as the place will get packed. Its sister bar, Mad Dog in the Fog, will also be taking a break from its regular sports schedule to showcase domestic policy arguments in the Lower Haight. 770 Stanyan St & 530 Haight St.

Up over the hill in the Marina, Reed & Greenough will be hosting an election-themed party and showing the debate on closed-captioned TV. There will be a specialty Maker's Mark cocktail for $5, complimentary bites, samples of Maker's Mark 46, and some other fun free stuff. 6 - 8 p.m. 3251 Scott St. 

Other bars we suspect will be showing the debate (but they have not confirmed yet) - Bacchus Kirk in the TenderNob (415) 474-4056, 925 Bush St. and The Connecticut Yankee in Potrero Hill (415) 552-4440, 100 Connecticut St. Give them a call before you head over there.

Are there other places showing the Obama vs. Romney debate? Tell everyone in the comments.


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