Word on the Hill: Where to Watch Tonight’s Debate

Top spots on the Senate and House side

A man known as “Grandpa Vampire” drives his hearse, adorned with a Hillary for Prison 2016 mannequin, through Las Vegas, site of the final presidential debate between Clinton and Donald Trump. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A man known as “Grandpa Vampire” drives his hearse, adorned with a Hillary for Prison 2016 mannequin, through Las Vegas, site of the final presidential debate between Clinton and Donald Trump. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted October 19, 2016 at 5:00am

Let’s get ready to rumble.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton square off on the national stage for one last time before the election. The debate takes place at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas at 9 p.m. Eastern time. And, as usual, it will run for 90 minutes without commercials.

Here’s where to watch with fellow political junkies:

Senate side

Union Pub: Red or Blue buckets of beer (Budweiser/Bud Light) for $12.50; Old Overholt, Redemption, Dickel and Jim Bean Rye whiskeys for $4. (201 Massachusetts Ave. NE)

201 Bar: TrumpTini and ClinTonic cocktails for $5, buckets of Budweiser for $12.50 and shots of Fireball for $5. (201 Massachusetts Ave. NE)

House side

Capitol Lounge: “Red vs. Blue” beer specials and look out for Trump and Clinton impersonators. (231 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)

Tortilla Coast: Happy hour all night and a few giveaways through the evening. (400 First St. SE)

Off the Hill

Barrel: The downstairs section of this bar has been temporarily transformed into the Trump Elixir Bar. Trump-themed cocktails named after Trump quotes will be served. For example, “I beat China all the time. All the time!” is made with baiju, pineapple, mint, lemon, sugar and Chinese five spice powder. (613 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)HOH is starting Debate Night here and will hit a few other places, too. Watch for our coverage.Nellie’s Sports Bar: $15 buckets of Bud products. (900 U St. NW)

McClellan’s Retreat: “Escape the Debate” with Brawndo cocktails and red and blue Jell-O shots. (2031 Florida Ave. NW)Sauf Haus: If you’re a Clinton supporter, go to this “DC for Hillary” event. Register here. (1216 18th St. NW)

Stoney’s on L: Join the American Constitution Society, the Political Law Society, the Public Speaking and Debate Society and the ACLU to watch the debate, food provided. (2101 L St. NW)

Have another to add to the list? Email us!

REI’s D.C. flagship store opening

Outdoor-gear retailer REI opens the doors to its NOMA store for an exclusive in-store preview event. The preview party is invite only and from 6 — 9 p.m. at the store’s location: the historic Washington Coliseum (201 M St. NE).

From 10 a.m. on Friday to 6 p.m. on Sunday, the store is having a block party to celebrate. No registration required.

Happy Birthday to…

Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., 65.

What’s going on?

Have any tips, announcements or Hill happenings? Send them to AlexGangitano@cqrollcall.com.