NewsElections Democratic National Convention: Where to watch in NYC By Wendy Lu Special to amNewYork July 24, 2016 4:38 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Whether you’re looking to watch every moment of the Democratic National Convention or just the highlights, you’ll find several watch parties in NYC to choose from. The Democratic National Convention is taking place Monday to Thursday in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will be the first woman from a major U.S. political party to accept the presidential nomination. You won’t want to miss this one. Here are the best locations for watching the DNC in New York City this week. The Greene Space Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Greene Space / Theodora Kuslan Ready to play bingo, have a drink and listen to live political commentary, all while watching every moment of the DNC's final night? You can do it all at WNYC's watch party at The Greene Space on Thursday night, hosted by journalist Keli Goff. Guests include Cheri Jacobus, a Republican strategist, Jami Floyd, host of WNYC's "All Things Considered" and Ron Christie, a political analyst and former special assistant to President George W. Bush. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $15 - with a free drink thrown in. 44 Charlton Street, Manhattan, 646-829-4000 Manhattan Young Democrats Photo Credit: Courtesy of Manhattan Young Democrats / Jon Reznick If you're looking to meet other young liberals, Manhattan Young Democrats and South Asians for Hillary are throwing a DNC watch party at Little Town, a pub with nearly 100 beers sourced from local breweries. The event is free and starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, the final night of the DNC. 118 East 15th St., Union Square, 212-667-6300 Courtyard Ale House Photo Credit: Courtyard Ale House The Courtyard Ale House has 10 hi-def televisions, and will be screening the Democratic National Convention with sound - which means you'll hear all the speeches. The bar has 24 craft beers on tap and more than 20 bottled and canned beers. No cover charge. 40-18 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, 718-729-4601 Rise Bar Photo Credit: Courtesy of Hillary Pride 2016 / Kristen Blush Hillary Happy Hours will be hosting a DNC watch party Thursday at Rise Bar, one of the hottest gay bars in the city, from 6:30 p.m. right until the end of Hillary's acceptance speech. Rise Bar will be having 2-4-1 drink specials, and Hillary super fans will get the chance to purchase Hillary Happy Hours shirts. Tickets are $20. All proceeds go to the Hillary for America campaign. 859 9th Ave, Hell's Kitchen, 646-892-3313 Drinking Liberally Photo Credit: Pacific Standard If you're looking to watch all four nights of the Democratic National Convention, come be a part of Drinking Liberally's week-long watch party. Drinking Liberally, an organization that hosts social events around progressive politics, will be watching the first three nights of the DNC at Pacific Standard in Brooklyn and the final night at Rudy's Bar & Grill in Manhattan. 82 4th Ave, Brooklyn (Pacific Standard) and 627 9th Ave, Hell's Kitchen (Rudy's), 718-858-1951 for Pacific Standard and 646-707-0890 for Rudy's Dorrian's Red Hand Photo Credit: Dorrian’s Red Hand Dorrian's Red Hand is a restaurant, outdoor café and sports bar all wrapped into one venue, with five HD television monitors and one large screen - perfect for watching the Democratic National Convention. If you feel like meeting other political buffs, join the Four Freedoms Democratic Club, a progressive political group based in NYC's 76th Assembly District, for their free DNC viewing party on Thursday starting at 8 p.m. The bar is cash only, but there's no cover charge. 1616 Second Ave., Upper East Side, 212-772-6660 By Wendy Lu Special to amNewYork Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic What to know about the Democratic National Convention There are more than 4,700 delegates headed to the City of Brotherly Love for the DNC. Clinton-Kaine ticket debuts at Miami rallyKaine took time to tell the crowd about his life leading up to politics and bashed the GOP nominee Donald Trump. What you need to know about the Occupy DNC protestsFrom who they are to why they're protesting, learn about Occupy DNC. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.