Where to Watch: Portland Bars Showing the Presidential Debates
President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will meet in three televised debates this year, each beginning at 6 PM: October 3, October 16 and October 22. In between, Vice President Joe Biden will spar with counterpart Paul Ryan on October 11. While these conversations might shed light on what’s in store for America, there’s no reason to face that future empty handed. Below are several bars throughout Portland where you can contemplate our government, and the U.S. political process in general, with a brew or cocktail in hand. Know of another bar showing the debates? Let us know in the comments.
23Hoyt: Showing the debates at the bar; The Obamatic and The Romnegroni special cocktails.
Alberta Substation: Showing debates at the bar with rotating debate specials.
Backstage: Showing debates with sound.
Bazi Bierbrasserie: Showing debates with sound on; $3.50 wells, $1 off wine and select craft beers, food discounts.
Beulahland: Showing debates with sound; Debate Bingo, drink specials.
Cascade Brewing: Showing debates with sound on.
Circa 33: Showing debates at the bar with rotating debate specials.
Dig A Pony: Showing debates with sound on; happy hour extended until debate is over.
El Gaucho: Showing the debates in the cigar lounge.
Funhouse Lounge: Showing debates in the Clown Room.
Gigantic Brewing: Showing debates with sound on.
The Grand Lounge: Showing debates with sound on.
Mission Pub: Showing the October 22nd debate.
Mississippi Studios Bar Bar: Showing debates with sound on at the bar and on the patio.
On Deck Sports Bar: Showing debates with sound on, late night happy hour specials after the debates.
Paddy’s: Showing debates at the bar with rotating debate specials.
Radio Room: Showing debates in the lounge with sound on.
Record Room: Showing the debates on a new projector.
Red Star Tavern: Showing debate with sound on; happy hour runs until 8 PM.
Saraveza: Showing the final debate on Oct 22 on the big screen with full sound; Coalition Brewing’s “Wheat the People” cans and more draft specials in the Bad Habit Room.
St. John's Pub: Showing debates with sound on.
Tea Zone: Showing the Oct 3 debate; enjoy happy hour while watching.
The Fixin’ To: Showing debates with sound on.
The High Dive: Showing debates with sound on.
The Way Post: Showing debates with sound on; $1 off draft beer, well drinks, wine, and pot pies.
Event Date: 10/03,10/11,10/16,10/22
Event Time: 6 PM
Location: Various Bars
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