Care to watch Hillary Clinton trade scripted zingers with her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders on Tuesday night? Well you can do that in public, with like-minded people.
Also, Former Va. Sen. Jim Webb, Former Rhode Island Sen. Lincoln Chafee and formerMaryland Gov. Martin O’Mally will be on stage….. so there’s that.
The debate will be featured on CNN at 8:30 p.m. But you can’t just go anywhere in Philly. The debate starts at the same time as the Mets-Dodgers game, arguably one of the most anticipated baseball games in a decade.
For Hillary supporters, the closest debate watching party to Center City on the events page of her presidential campaign website is in Cherry Hill, NJ. Join theNew Jersey Democratic State Committee’s Women’s Caucus, The Camden County Federation of Democratic Women, and South Jersey for Hillary at PJ Whelihan’s Pub at1854 E Marlton Pike. There is a Happy Hour menu available.
Supporters of Bernie Sanders can head to South Street for Sanders, held at Sweetooth’s, which is located at630 S. 4th Street. This event is BYO.
Need to find a spot closer to home? The events page for both candidates has plenty of options.
Sanders supporters can go here.
Clinton supporters click here.
There are other parties out there.
The Philadelphia Democratic Progress will host a debate watching party at Frank Bradley’s Upstairs Bar, 1320 Chancellor Street. Tickets are $5 and they go to support progressive candidates in city and state elections.