The third and final presidential debate is scheduled to take place tonight. For those in Long Beach looking to enjoy (or cringe at) the show in a social setting, check out the following list of public viewing parties.
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Regal Cinemas is offering the people of Long Beach a chance to watch the rumble for free on the big screen at select theaters, including at Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26 & IMAX, located at 7501 East Carson Boulevard, inside the Long Beach Towne Center. The showing will air live at 6:00PM. Tickets are available at movietickets.com, Atom Tickets and the Regal box office. The event includes a special offer for debate attendees: a free small drink with a purchase of a popcorn. For more information, click here.
The Art Theatre, located at 2025 East 4th Street, will be live-streaming the debate for free, with a suggested donation for the theater at the door. For more information, click here.
Supporters of the Democratic candidate will be holding a viewing party at Hamburger Mary’s, located at 330 Pine Avenue, to cheer on Hillary in the final debate. The event will take place from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. Attendees can RSVP here.
The Long Beach Republicans will host a watch party at Forbidden City Restaurant, located at 6380 East Pacific Coast Highway. The dinner cost is $30 for non-members and $25 for LBR members. For more information call (562) 498-2461, or click here.
The Long Beach Republican Women Federated group will hold a free viewing event at Tracy’s Bar & Grill, located at 5511 East Spring Street, starting at 5:30PM. Click here for more details.
The debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is scheduled to take place at 6:00PM at the University Las Vegas, Nevada and can be seen or heard on TV or online through various news outlets, as well as via Twitter, YouTube and Facebook. Heavy.com also listed additional ways to live stream the debate.
And remember— in these settings, if the debate's participants go "too low" for your taste, you'll at least have your friends around to pick you back up. #Debate2016