A Few Good Presidential Debate Viewing Parties, October 19

Posted on October 17, 2016, 3:47 pm
3 mins


Misery loves company. With that in mind, why not check out the third and final Presidential Debate among friends at a community center (or better yet, a bar) near you? The debate will air at 6pm PST on Wednesday, October 19. Here are just a few options for haunts in Seattle broadcasting what will no doubt be a mutually respectful and reasonable colloquy between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Seattle Public Library

When: 6-7:30pm

Where: Central Library, 1000 4th Ave, Downtown 

“Join the Seattle Public Library for the screening of the third and final Presidential Debate prior to the election. Come and watch as the nominees discuss and debate a variety of hot topics and issues! Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are not required.” Visit spl.org for more information. Free and open to all ages.


When: 6-8pm

Where: 1425 10th Ave, Capitol Hill 

Features include drink specials and presidential coloring sheets. Free, 21+ More details on Facebook.

Tacos & Debacles at Populuxe Brewing

When: 6-7:30pm

Where: 826 NW 49th St, Ballard 

“Join us and El Cabrito for tacos and debacles. #tacotruckoneverycorner.” More details on Facebook.

Peddler Brewing Company

When: 6-7:30pm

Where: 1514 NW Leary Way, Ballard

“Because politics has driven us to drink.

Join us in the beer garden watching the 3rd Presidential Debate projected on our big screen. We’ll have debate-watch games for you to play too.” More details on Facebook.

Loving the fall nights with our string lights. #badrhymes #peddlerbrewing #fall🍁🍂 #seattlelove

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21 Progress

When: 5:30-8pm

Where: 409 Maynard Ave S, Ste 202, SoDo

“Join 21 Progress, 18 Million Rising, Asian Coalition for Equality – ACE at UW, and a network of AAPI youth dedicated to social justice for a Presidential Debate Watch Party!

Come watch the final presidential debate with other young people of color in our community! There will be fun activities throughout the event and a group discussion following the debate. Free food will be provided.” More details on Facebook.

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