This election is too crazy and scary to watch alone. So take your friends, find a bar and get through this together. Here is your Lady Liberty Votes Guide for New York Watch Parties.
Election Night Screening of ‘Dr. Strangelove’ and Results Party
Watch “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” as you prepare for the results to come in. The screening will be followed by a reception and a results viewing party.
Tuesday, November 8, 7:30 pm
French Institute Alliance Française
Florence Gould Hall
55 E. 59th St., Upper East Side
$14. Buy here.
Election Night — a Brazen Political Party!
The NYC Political Forum is hosting their non-partisan discussion and watch party. Before the first results come in, they are doing an “Open Mic,” where every member gets two minutes to rant freely on politics.
Tuesday, November 8, 7 – 11:30 pm
The Brazen Tavern
356 W 44th Street
Free. RSVP here.
East Village for Hillary Watch Party
Tuesday, November 8, 6:45 – 12 am
Mary O’s, 32 Avenue A, East Village
Free with a two-drink minimum. RSVP here.
WIN.NYC Election Night Pantsuit Party
In support of the country’s first potential female president, WIN.NYC is asking guests to don their most stylish pantsuit for this watch party. Proceeds from the event will be used to fight against female homelessness.
Tuesday, November 8, 8-12 am
Distilled Bar, 211 W. Broadway, TriBeCa
$35 – $50, three drinks included. RSVP here
Election Night Singles Party
With all the craze going on during election night, why not make it even more extreme and meet the love of your life?
The Meetup group “NYC Social” is hosting a single parties. Their motto: “Do I have to be affiliated with a political party? No, you just to be affiliated with partying!”
Tuesday, November 8, 6-11 pm
228 West 39th St, New York,
$15-25, including two drinks. RSVP here.
Singles ages 21-45
Political Party with Keli Goff: Election Night Party
Journalist and screenwriter Keli Goff is hosting a results party filled with with cocktails, trivia and politically-inspired bingo.
The event includes comedy by Khalid Rahmaan, election updates from the WNYC newsroom and games and intrigue from our resident hype man WNYC producer Sean Rameswaram, plus DJ spinning all night long by Studio 360’s Louis Mitchell.
Tuesday, November 8, 7 pm
The Greene Space
44 Charlton St., Hudson Square
$20, including one drink. RSVP here.
We’re All Screwed Party
Come celebrate the fact that we are all very much screwed at this local watering hole with a big screen. No cover.
Tuesday, November 8, all night
The Saint Catherine
660 Washington Ave., Prospect Heights
Free. Info here.
The Gist and Trumpcast Election Night Extravaganza
Slate’s political journalists Jacob Weisberg and Mike Pesca will be hosting a live podcast as election results roll in. Party with your favorite podcasters, and as the evening progresses, Mike and Jacob will discuss up-to-the-minute results with an all-star lineup of influential thinkers, writers, and comedians.
Tuesday, November 8, 6:30 pm – 12 am
The Bell House
149 7th St., Gowanus
When: 6:30 p.m.
$20, one drink included. Buy here.
See a list of more events here and here.
And if you rather be with your friends at home, you might consider watching the election via the NYU Election Show (that I produce) instead of CNN.