Here's our list of top 2016 election night parties happening on November 8th in San Francisco, CA.

2016 Election Night Parties

At times, it seemed like it would never come. But, alas, the 2016 election has finally arrived!

From the presidential race to local and state elected offices to 17 state ballot initiatives and 25 local propositions, there are so many election results to wait and watch for.

Don’t watch alone. Instead, check out our list of top 2016 election night watch parties in San Francisco.

Before you hit the parties, just be sure you go out and exercise your right to vote by Tuesday, November 8 at 8:00 PM!

Election Night Parties

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Night Live Broadcast with KALW

1. Election Night: Live Broadcast w/ KALW

What:

Join 91.7 KALW for a live Election Night broadcast hosted by Your Call’s Rose Aguilar.

Rose and her guests will monitor returns from across the country.

Throughout the evening, guests including The Intercept’s Lee Fang, Antonia Juhasz, Scott Horton of Harper’s Magazine, and Dave Levinthal of the Center for Public Integrity will bring you independent analysis about what the results mean for the White House, Congress, and the future.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Where:

Roxie Theatre – 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Night Special at PianoFight

2. Election Night Special at PianoFight

What:

Join us at PianoFight for a FREE evening of political satire, live streaming election results, electoral shenanigans, and more.

Doors open at 5pm for themed drinks and streaming election news — even get your photo taken as Honest Abe!

The KML News Team takes over at 7pm with sketches, news headlines, and up-to-the-minute election results, and keeps going until we have a new President of these United States — or until the earth is swallowed by the sun.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Where:

PianoFight, Bar Stage – 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Night with Trick Dog

3. Election Night with Trick Dog

What:

November 8th, Trick Dog will become the next President of the United States of America. Join us to watch the votes pour in for this clown on our quest to really turn the White House in a Dog House.

Bring in your “I Voted” sticker for a free drink and a new collectable “I Voted” Trick Dog button. Red and Blue drink specials whenever a state is called.

You should be with friends…We’ll be there all night.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM – Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 1:00 AM

Where:

Trick Dog – 3010 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Presidential Election Results Viewing Party

4. Presidential Election Results Viewing Party

What:

Join us at Buzzworks all afternoon and into the night as we, along with the rest of the free world, track the results of the 2016 US election!

We will have maps for you to track state by state and beer specials on swing state beers as we watch it all unfold on our 21 TVs! Who will win!? Find out Tuesday night!

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where:

Buzzworks – 365 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Soma Streat Food Park Election Party

5. 2016 Election Day Watch Party

What:

Join us at SoMa StrEat Food Park for an Election Day watch party and enjoy the nail-biting results.

Happy hour specials will occur from 4-7 pm along with 10 big screens TVs with surround sound plus lots of great Food trucks.

We will restart Happy (or Awful Hour) if/when a candidate is projected a winner!

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where:

SoMa StrEat Food Park – 428 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Cost:

Free with Facebook RSVP

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Day Sweats

6. Election Day Sweats

What:

November 8th is Election Day, so cast your ballot and then cast off your clothes (or wear some patriotic swimwear) for a private bath house party!

We’ll have the election results showing in multiple rooms and a silent disco in case you feel like tuning out. Let’s watch history unfold in style!

Take a dip in one of several pools (including a cold plunge), and sweat away any stress (or remaining Halloween toxins) in three different saunas.

The bar and restaurant has been kind enough to offer 10% off all purchases during the event, and the spa is offering 20% off all 60 and 90-minute massages.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 4:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Where:

Archimedes Banya – 748 Innes Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124

Cost:

$55 – $60

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Day Party at Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant

7. Election Day Party!

What:

Please join us next Tuesday, November 8th beginning at 4:30PM to watch the results of the 2016 Presidential Election.

We will expand our bar seating as we do for our popular Wednesday Flight Nights so there will be plenty of room for you to bring your friends, colleagues and whatever party spirit you have to celebrate the fact that Election Day is finally here and the campaigning will be OVER!

As a special bonus, you may purchase any bottle of wine in the store and enjoy it at the bar without paying the corkage fee, or choose from all of our wine by the glass options.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Where:

Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant – 1 Ferry Building Market Place, San Francisco, CA 94111

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Watch Party at SPARK

8. Election Watch Party at SPARK

What:

The hour is upon us: after months of ruthless news coverage, two enormous conventions, three jaw-dropping debates, and more than a sprinkling of incriminating leaks, it’s FINALLY TIME for the grand finale.

On November 8th, Americans will mark their ballots, the fat lady will sing, the curtain will close, and the United States will have our next president.

Join SPARK for the nail-biting conclusion to the most exhaustive presidential race in recent history, with:

  • 4 Big Screen TVs
  • Happy Hour Drink Specials 4pm-7pm
  • 8 Delicious Food Trucks

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where:

SPARK Social SF – 601 Mission Bay Blvd N., San Francisco, CA 94158

Cost:

Free Admission with Facebook RSVP “Going”

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Night Party with Jonathan Toubin

9. Election Night Party with DJ Jonathan Toubin

What:

Come celebrate (or cry) with us at The Chapel as we show live coverage of the Presidential Election results. Once the winner is announced – DJ Jonathan Toubin will take the stage for a late-night dance party.

Remember – space is limited and will be first come, first served, so make sure to get to the Chapel nice and early.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM – Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Where:

The Chapel – 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Viewing Party at SPiN

10. Election Viewing Party at SPiN

What:

Doesn’t matter who you favor, wear your “I VOTED” sticker to get access to patriotic cocktails & ping pong specials.

After 5PM, show your sticker to the front desk and get an hour of ping pong for the price of a 1/2 hour table.

We will be streaming the Presidential Election coverage for everyone to watch starting at 5PM. No matter what the outcome is, we will always have PING PONG 4 THE PEOPLE!

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM – Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Where:

SPiN – 690 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Cost:

Free. Walk-ins only, not eligible for advanced reservations. Limited upon availability.

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Viewing Party at Precita Park Cafe

11. Election Viewing Party

What:

Don’t sit at home alone throwing socks at the TV. Come watch the election with us!

New Hi DEF screen TV at Precita Park Cafe. All day happy hour specials, schwag, pizza specials. Great neighborhood viewing venue

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Where:

Precita Park Cafe – 500 Precita Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Night Watch Party at The Fine Mousse

12. Election Night Watch Party at The Fine Mousse

What:

Watch the returns on all those propositions you voted for, and by the end of the night (hopefully) we’ll know who our next president will be.

Come in with an I Voted! sticker for 10% off your bill!

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Where:

The Fine Mousse – 1098 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Democalypse 2016 Election Night

13. Democalypse 2016 Election Night

What:

Forget House of Cards, this stranger than fiction election is finally coming to a close. After you vote, come celebrate with us.

Buy a Magnificent Seven Sampler for $15 and get an election night score card. Test your political instincts by guessing which way the closest swing states will vote and the new composition of the senate and the house.

We’ll be giving away a Laughing Monk Gift Bag to whoever gets closest to the actual results once they’re all in…

We’re all winners for having survived this election cycle so share your victory photo in our Balloon Drop Photo Booth complete with Giant Electoral College Map we’ll be filling in as the results come in.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where:

Laughing Monk Brewing – 1439 Egbert Avenue A, San Francisco, CA 94124

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Idiocracy: A Free Election Night Party

14. Idiocracy – A Free Election Night Party

What:

Come watch the Presidential voting results trickle in as we spend the night watching the Cult-Classic Movie “Idiocracy.”

We will be presenting throughout the night the election results on additional screens as we engage in our civic duty by drinking and lamenting on our broken democratic system.

Join your fellow citizens as we witness the beginning or/the end of an era. No judgement here as we are all doomed anyways. So let’s go out with a Bang!

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Where:

Great Star Theatre – 636 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Shake the Vote: Election Night Coverage

15. Shake the Vote: Election Night Coverage

What:

Whether Democrat or Republican, everyone is part of the cocktail party! Drink with us as we watch our votes get counted towards POTUS 45.

We’ll have a couple drink specials all day along with our full menu and bar bites. We’ll have TV’s and Large Projectors up and running for this special occasion.

Remember to VOTE! Closest polling place is at 201 3rd Street, one block away towards Howard Street.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 4:00 PM – Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 1:00 AM

Where:

Novela – 662 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Support Group #ImWithBeer

16. Election Support Group #ImWithBeer

What:

What are you doing for Election Night? You want to watch the results, you say?

We’ll be at Covo, because they have these things that will make it fun to watch: large screen TV, alcohol, fun commentary, free wifi, questionably great people, and truffle parmesan popcorn.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where:

Covo – 981 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Let's Party for Democracy

17. Let’s Party for Democracy

What:

We’re throwing a little party to celebrate our awesome right to vote on Nov 8th.

The idea is simple – meet us at Woods Cerveceria / Dolores Park, wear your “I Voted” sticker, and everyone who attends gets a chance to win awesome gifts from local businesses (Bi-Rite, Cafe Trieste, Woods Beer, etc).

Basically, the larger vision is that EVENTUALLY we want to turn Election Day into a bigger holiday than 4th of July. Parades, BBQs, fireworks, etc.

But in the short term (aka on Nov 8th), we just want to give you guys high fives for going to the polls, and give you a great place to gather / celebrate afterwards.

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where:

Cerveceria De Mateveza – 3801 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

Cost:

Free

2016 Election Night Parties - Election Night at the Castle

18. Election Night at the Castle

What:

Hillary or Trump! Watch the Election at Edinburgh Castle Pub on the big screen.

Yell and cheer and drink your way to freedom! Expert analysis and commentary from the bartenders – what can we get you?

Drink specials include the Trump Sour and the Hillary Victory Martini. It’s destined to be a wild night! Grab a stool early!

When:

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where:

Edinburgh Castle – 950 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Cost:

Free

 

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