How to Watch the First 2020 Presidential Primary Debate from PA


The first 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary debate takes place over two nights—June 26 and June 27—in Miami. Each night features ten Democratic hopefuls sharing their 2020 vision on a debate stage for the first time!

The debates begin at 9:00 PM ET both nights. Here’s how to watch with local Democrats or at home from your couch.

Watch with Us

RSVP to an official PA Democratic Watch Party to join elected officials and local Democrats for a night of food, organizing, and great conversation.


Dauphin County Watch Party
w/ Eugene DePasquale and Sharif Street
7:30 PM at Best Western Premier
800 E Park Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17111

Erie County Watch Party
7:30 PM at Bourbon Barrel
1213 State St, Erie, PA 16501

Beaver County Watch Party
w/ Lt. Governor John Fetterman
8:00 PM at Whiskey Rhythm
1198 Pennsylvania Ave, Monaca, PA 15061



Erie County Watch Party
w/ Representative Ryan Bizzarro
7:30 PM at Bourbon Barrel
1213 State St, Erie, PA 16501

All of the events are free to attend, and anyone excited to elect a Democratic president is welcome!

Watch with Other Democrats

If you don’t live near one of our official events, we encourage you to join one of the volunteer-led parties being hosted all over Pennsylvania! Visit to see all the local watch parties near you.


Host a Watch Party

If you’d like to bring your community together on your own, you can click here to host your own Debate Watch Party. Our partners at the DNC have created tools and tips to help Dems like you throw a successful debate watch of your very own!

Watch Live from Home

You will be able to watch the debate on television, both nights, on NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo. It can also be live-streamed online for free via,, and Telemundo’s digital platforms.


With this many candidates in the race, it’s important that all Democratic voters pay close attention to the debates. We need to be energized, organized, and informed well before our nominee is named in 2020!