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Democratic National Convention Schedule

All times listed in Eastern Time (ET). Check out more events from our partner organizations and our Interfaith Welcome Service on Sunday, August 16.

Daytime Events (9 AM - 7 PM ET)

The Poverty Caucus, which is one of the DNC’s official constituency caucuses, will meet on August 20 at 12:00 PM ET and will be open to delegates and the public. 

August 20, 2020

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The LGBTQ Caucus, which is one of the DNC’s official constituency caucuses, will meet on August 20 at 12:00 PM ET and will be open to delegates and the public. 

August 20, 2020

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin and Arena are hosting Campaign Academy 2020 — a free virtual training that will take place during the convention. Campaign Academy 2020 will give participants a look behind-the-scenes of political campaigns and prepare them with the skills, knowledge, and tools to find meaningful campaign volunteer experiences.

From August 17-20, we’ll host four days of training, where participants can build a schedule of sessions from campaign fundamentals to organizing to digital.

August 20, 2020

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Small Business Council, which is one of the DNC’s official constituency councils, will meet on August 20 at 1:00 PM ET and will be open to delegates and the public.

August 20, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Native American Caucus, which is one of the DNC’s official constituency caucuses, will meet on August 20 at 4:00 PM ET and will be open to delegates and the public. 

August 20, 2020

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pre-Show (7-9 PM ET)

The Democratic Governors Association is excited to host a #DemGovsGetItDone: Progress in Red & Purple States panel featuring Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, moderated by Stacey Abrams.

August 20, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Behind The Rhyme presents Your Voice Your Vote, a live special featuring coverage and a simulcast of the Democratic National Convention, starting at 8:00 PM ET. And tune in after the convention for a post-show panel followed by a DJ set with Jermaine Dupri!

Featuring appearances, panels and performances from artists and personalities who want to talk about the issues at stake this November. Watch live exclusively on Twitch and jump into the chat to let your voice be heard.

Aug 20, 2020

8:00 pm

Crooked Media presents Pod Save America Live from the Democratic National Couch-vention!

Hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Tommy Vietor, and Dan Pfeiffer will lead us into the final night of the convention with a look back at the week’s highlights as well as classic moments from conventions past. They’ll also introduce us to some of the organizers in the field this year, and host the world premiere of Dress Rehearsal, a new documentary short about the progressive organizers who pulled off a stunning upset in Wisconsin during a pandemic and are preparing to do it again on November 3.

Watch live on crooked.com/convention.

Aug 20, 2020

8:00 pm

Convention Program (9-11 PM ET)

Join us on Thursday, August 20 from 9-11 pm ET for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as Vice President Joe Biden accepts the Democratic nomination and speaks about his vision for uniting America to move us forward out of constant chaos and crisis, and for delivering on that promise for all.

Featuring: Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Gavin Newsom, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Sen. Chris Coons, and the Biden Family.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Senator Cory Booker for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Pete Buttigieg for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 for a performance by The Chicks at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Senator Tammy Baldwin for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Senator Tammy Duckworth for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Senator Chris Coons for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 for a performance by John Legend and Common at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Andrew Yang for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Michael Bloomberg for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Jon Meacham for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from Dr. Vivek Murthy for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear fromRepresentative Deb Haaland for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 to hear from CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla & MI Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

August 20, 2020

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tune in Thursday, August 20 for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as Vice President Joe Biden accepts the Democratic nomination and speaks about his vision for uniting America to move us forward out of constant chaos and crisis, and for delivering on that promise for all.

August 20, 2020

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Emmy Award-winning host, producer, and author, Andy Cohen, the event will be dropping into the homes of A- list celebrities and activists across the country for several segments, and the after party will be headlined by a never-before seen set for a special musical performance by Grammy Award-winning artist, record producer and DJ Diplo, one of the most dynamic forces in music today.

Other big names attending the after party include Alyssa Milano, Aubrey Plaza, Cat and Nicole Ehrlich Cora, Jaime Camil, Jason George, Elena Delle Donne, Keith Powell, Liza Koshy, Neil Casey, Michelle Kwan, and Zooey Deschanel.

DNC Chair Tom Perez, Sen. Chris Coons, and Biden for President Senior Adviser Symone Sanders are also expected to make an appearance.

Aug 20, 2020

11:00 pm