With the third Republican debate scheduled for Wednesday, New York City residents hoping to have a little fun watching the show on CNBC are in luck. A number of bars and restaurants will be holding events so you can watch the presidential candidates and perhaps tip back a few adult beverages.
The first debate of the evening, featuring lower-polling candidates, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. EDT. The marquee second debate featuring the leading candidates -- business mogul Donald Trump, Dr. Ben Carson, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former CEO Carly Fiorina, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul -- is scheduled to begin at about 8 p.m. EDT. Listed below are a few of the planned events in the city. Here's what those heading out should know:
The New York Young Republicans Club will be hosting, along with RightNOW Women PAC, a watch party at SideBAR. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and last until the end of the debate.
— RightNow Women PAC (@RightNowWomen) October 26, 2015
There will be a few deals as well. Well drinks will cost $6, as will specialty shots. There will be complimentary chicken tenders, loaded nachos, grilled cheese sandwiches and tater tots. The club's watch party page notes that anyone who joins the New York Young Republicans Club the night of the debate will get their first drink on the house. If a person is already a member but gets a friend to sign up, both people get a free drink.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: SideBAR, 118 E. 15th St., Manhattan
Banter in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, will show the debate on its large-screen televisions and will be running a special: Calvados cocktails for $6.
— Banter Brooklyn (@banterbrooklyn) October 22, 2015
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Banter, 132 Havemeyer St., Brooklyn
Drinking Liberally Brooklyn will host a debate watch party at Pacific Standard in Park Slope.
— BK DrinkingLiberally (@DrinkLiberalBK) October 27, 2015
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Pacific Standard, 82 Fourth Ave., Brooklyn
For those in the mood for entertainment, Q.E.D. in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens will host a watch party in " 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' style as comedians/political commentators add their two cents over a microphone during the debate," the event page reads. Frank Conniff, John Fugelsang and Myka Fox will provide commentary as the debate plays out.
Tickets to the event cost $8 and can be purchased here.
When: Doors open at 6 p.m. The comedy starts at 8 p.m.
Where: Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Queens
Drinking Liberally is hosting a Queens watch party at Raven's Head Public House in Astoria.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Raven's Head Public House, 38-04 Broadway, Queens