On Nov. 8, voters and politicians all over the country will be watching closely to see if Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States. Clinton will be watching from the Jacob Javits Center. Trump will be at the Hilton in midtown.
Where will you be on election night? We have gathered a list of the biggest watch parties you can join in NYC.
Carroll Gardens, between Clinton St. and President St., is the ultimate block watch party. Grab a snack and head over to the Brooklyn cross streets to hang out with voters and watch the polls from a projector equipped with sound from 7 p.m. -10 p.m.
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., rounded up a cast of comedians to calm all your Election Night nerves. For $10-$15, you can see comedian Aparna Nancherla perform live. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. but doors open at 7:00 p.m. so head over early to get a good seat.
Village Pourhouse, 64 3rd Ave., viewers can sip on delicious specialty libations such as the Donald Drumpf and Secret Server for $8 from 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Whack at Trump or Clinton pinatas for a chance to win prizes such as a tanning salon gift certificate in honor of The Donald, or snap a selfie with one of the Trump or Hillary masks they are giving away.
Campeon, 9 East 16th Street, is a Union Square bar that will host a Red, White & Blue Election Night Party by giving away free T-shirts to the first 200 people to purchase a drink. It offers $3 bottles of Budweiser, $3 cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon and free American flags from 9 p.m.-11 p.m.
E's BAR, 511 Amsterdam Ave., features unique cocktails in party colors aptly dubbed The Hillary made with gin, lemon, violet liquor and club soda and The Trump with gin, lemon, cranberry and club soda for $9. Watch the votes come in for the next president from 5 p.m.-close.
Mary O's, 32 Avenue A, is an Irish pub that offers a full bar to calm election night nerves. Admission to the party is free, however there is a $20 minimum for food and drink.
Q.E.D. - A Place to Show & Tell, 2716 23rd Ave., has a $12 ticket fee that includes food from Andrew and Frank's and entertainment hosts on site to "provide witty banter, prizes and emotional support." Grab your tickets soon because the Queens event hosted by Rory Scholl and Mike Gregorek, has limited seating. Tickets will be available for $17 after Oct. 31.
Distilled, 211 West Broadway, is hosting the Election Night Pantsuit Party. Tickets range from $30 to $50. The ticket includes three election night drinks, including a selection of bespoke patriotic cocktails and delectable snacks. Your best formal attire is recommended.
The Bell House, 149 Seventh Street, is throwing The Gist and Trumpcast Election Night Extravaganza hosted by podcasters Mike Pesca and Jacob Weisberg. Viewers have an opportunity to share some laughs with comedians as well as chat with influential thinkers and writers about the election night showdown. Tickets are $30.
Stout NYC, 60 East 41st Street, is throwing a watch party for young professionals to meet up called Our Voices, Our Election: Mix and Chat Election Watch Party hosted by WomenWerk. Stout NYC offers a variety dining options such as salads, burgers, seafood, pizza and a wide array of Irish Whiskeys.
El Original, 735 10th Ave., will be the ultimate party stop for a stressless election night. The Tex-mex restaurant will be airing the coverage with election night games, live band karaoke, food and drink specials.
The Greene Space, 44 Charlton Street, is where you can find the Political Party With Keli Goff: Election Night Party. The $20 admission fee includes live coverage, analysis from witty, clever and funny experts, a chance to play politically inspired bingo and answer trivia questions to win public radio prizes and one complementary drink.
Revolution Mill Holdings Inc., 25 Broadway, will be throwing a free watch party filled with snacks, drinks and real-time election coverage. Tickets can be reserved in advance.