Where to watch the first 2016 presidential debate in Pittsburgh

Know about other viewing parties? Email us at [email protected]

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Sarah Anne Hughes

Updated 4:45 p.m. Sept. 27

Politics, company and booze. A perfect combination, right?

The first 2016 presidential debate will be broadcast on NBC Monday night. Don’t want to watch it alone? There are some local options.

P.S. If you know about other watch parties, let us know at [email protected]

Biddle’s Escape Coffee Shop

401 Biddle Ave. (Wilkinsburg)
8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The debate will be projected, according to the shop’s Facebook page.


4104 Penn Ave. (Bloomfield)
8 p.m. to 10: 30 p.m.
Bridges Not Walls — a local pro-Bernie Sanders organization — is hosting a debate party at the Bloomfield bar. “Local Progressives from all party affiliations are welcome, and representatives from several groups will be on hand to discuss the crucial down-ballot races in play this November,” according to a Facebook event. Free food; cash bar.

Double L

307 Grant Ave. (Millvale)
8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
One TV will show the debate. It is not a party-affiliated event.

Hillary for Pennsylvania’s Official Debate Watch Parties

Jeron X. Grayson Community Center

1852 Enoch St. (Crawford-Roberts)
8 to 11 p.m.
Progressive social justice organization One Pittsburgh is hosting a watch party for “allies and adults.” There will be “presidential race-themed cocktails (think drink specials like the ‘Chinese Hoax’ and the “I’m with Her.’),” according to the event’s Facebook page.

Presidents Pub

88 N. Main St. (Washington City)
8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
RSVP to make sure you have a seat at this City of Washington Republicans event.

Rocks Landing Bar & Grill

506 Chartiers Ave. (McKees Rocks)
8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
No other details available.

Toscana Brick Oven

1800 Main St. (Southpointe)
7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Join TV and radio personality Rose (from Rose Unplugged on AM 1250 The Answer) to watch the debate. Pizza and salads served at 8 p.m. $27 tickets.