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Where To Watch Tonight's Presidential Debate

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will debate today starting at 9 p.m. at Hofstra University in New York. Here are some area places for the public to watch the debate.

The Hippodrome When: Starts at 7 p.m.
Where: 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville
Extra info: Drinks and snacks available.

The Midnight When: 8:30 – 11 p.m.
Where: 223 S. Main St., Gainesville

Reitz Union at the University of Florida
When: Starts at 8 p.m.
Where: 686 Museum Road, Gainesville
Extra info: This is open to anyone, not just UF students. Free pizza available.

Hillary For Florida Watch Party
When: 7 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: 1219 NW 23rd Terrace, Gainesville
RSVPClick here

Gators 4 Hillary Watch Party
When: 8:20 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Little Hall Room 125 on the University of Florida campus
Extra info: This is open to anyone, not just UF students.

Florida For Trump Watch Party When: 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: 6915 NW 4th Ave., Suite A, Gainesville

Tuscana Restaurant, Southeastern University When: 8 – 11 p.m.
Where: 1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland
Extra info: State Sen. Kelli Stargel and school board candidate Becky Troutman will be guest speakers. Hosted by the Republican Party of Florida and Young Republicans.

The Players Grille When: 8 – 11 p.m.
Where: 4456 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville
RSVP: Click here

Hideaway Downtown Tampa When: 6:30 – 11 p.m.
Where: 1120 E. John F. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa
RSVP: Mireya Linsky, 813-966-3823,

Dibbs Commercial Center When: 6:30 11 p.m.
Where: 15411 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa

Mugs Sports Bar and Grill When: 8 – 11 p.m.
Where: 13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater
RSVP: James Stratton,

Quaker Steak & Lube When: 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: 10400 49th St. North, Clearwater
RSVP: James Stratton,

If you're hosting a public presidential debate watch party in North Central Florida, you can email it to for inclusion on this list.

Sara is a reporter for WUFT News and can be reached at or 352-392-6397.
Serena is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news