trivia guide dc

The Annual Trivia Guide with over 100 Places to Play

The Reigning Kings District Trivia & Trivia Kings

Welcome to On Tap’s annual Trivia Guide, offering you the best of all things trivia. This year, we noticed a trend: ongoing tournaments and bigger prizes but we also found that these trivia kingpins have something more up their sleeve.

District Trivia

In a conversation with Nick Groves of District Trivia and Austin Krablin and Brian Potter of Comcast SportsNet, new on their docket is a partnership. Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic and District Trivia have partnered up to present their project, the CSN Trivia Challenge, a $5,000 grand prize bar trivia contest. Scheduled as a four-month contest beginning on Nov. 4 the competition will feature weekly games at 12 area locations all leading up to a championship tournament in March.

“This is the single largest tournament out there,” said Groves. Plus, “This contest allows us to complement the action on television with an exciting competition for the bars and their patrons to enjoy” said Krablin.

The cool thing about the CSN Trivia Challenge is it’s open to all participants. Players can join the contest at any point during the regular season or play in individual games. Games will be hosted at designated locations on a consistent weeknight and time, with prizes and standings points awarded weekly.

“We set it up this way because we wanted to create a level playing field,” remarks Grove.

Following the regular season, the leading teams from each location will compete to decide who earns positions in the championship tournament, which will be held March 11 at Penn Social. The winners of the championship tournament will be awarded $5000.

To learn more about District Trivia or to sign up visit www.district-trivia.com

Trivia Kings

Also reigning strong are the Trivia Kings who have a few tricks up their sleeve as well. Already well established and capable of attracting large crowds the kings are currently looking for a new venue to replace their premiere location, Union Jacks in Ballston (closed).

Aside from scouting a new location they are staying keen on the big picture: The Net Trivia Experience – The bar, the specials and the people.

“Our goal is to have the best bar and the best experience in every neighborhood” a Trivia King representative told On Tap.”

Looking ahead, the realization for the Trivia Kings is that trivia has become more than a hobby and in order to stay competitive their vision has to remain focused.

“There are a lot of things we do that nobody else does” and zeroing in on those things (like packing venues) is where the kings are looking. When asked what players can expect in the coming months, Trivia King reps smiled playfully and said,

“We’re working on something big right now – to be continued…”

To learn more about the Trivia Kings or to sign up visit  www.triviakings.com

Sunday 6pm Sine Irish Pub

1301 S. Joyce St., Arlington, VA;

703-415-4420; www.sineirishpub.com

The trivia crowd gathers in the back of the restaurant, but is slowly creeping toward the front with an average crowd of 60-75. Prizes include cash and gift certificates and vary week to week. Drink specials throughout the evening. Hosted by District Trivia.
Monday 7pm 51st State

2512 L St. NW;

202-625-2444; www.51ststatetavern.com

$30 and $20 gift certificates for the winner and runner-up. Fifty cent tacos and $3.50 Bud and Bud Light makes this a very popular event every week with GW students and local residents alike.
Monday 7:30pm Bread Soda

2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW;

202-333-7445; www.breadsoda.com

Six total rounds – three rounds of general trivia, matching round, picture round, music round. No limit on team size. 1st place is $50 off of your tab. Prize for 2nd place changes every week. Prize for best team name 10% off your tab.
Monday 8pm Carpool

4000 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA; 703-532-7665; www.gocarpool.com

Prizes include a $50 gift certificate for 1st place. Drink specials available.
Monday 8pm Chief Ikes Mambo Room

1725 Columbia Rd. NW;

202-332-2211; www.chiefikes.com

Winners receive a $30 gift certificate, second place receives  a $15 gift certificate.
Monday 7pm Clyde’s Mark Center

1700 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA;

703-820-8300; www.clydes.com

Every Monday night until 9pm in the Wharf Bar. Get your friends together, make a team, and come to be challenged! Gift card prizes: $100, $50, $25.
Monday 7:30pm Cowboy Cafe

4792 Lee Hwy. Arlington, VA;

703-243-8010; www.thecowboycafe.com

Play solo or w/ a team and win prizes!!  Specials include 1/2 priced sandwiches with any beverage order.
Monday 8pm Crystal City Sports Pub

529 23rd St. Arlington, VA;

703-521-8215; www.ccsportspub.com

Trivia is held every Monday on the second floor. Free to customers, prizes vary.
Monday 6:30pm Elephant & Castle

900 19th St. NW;

202-296-2575; www.elephantandcastle.com

First place wins a $50 gift card, 2nd place wins a $25 gift card and 3rd wins various prizes. This is an 8 week series culminating with a chance to win sports game tickets. Drink specials include $5 Sierra Nevada (20 oz. draft).
Monday 8pm Fado Irish Pub

808 7th St. NW;

202-789-0066; www.fadoirishpub.com

Winners receive Fadó gift certificates and other prizes. Drink specials during trivia.
Monday 8:30pm Flanagan’s Harp and Fiddle

4844 Cordell Ave., Bethesda, MD;

301-951-0115; www.flanagansharpandfiddle.com

Free to play. 3 prizes given each night.
Monday 7pm Grand Central

2447 18th St. NW;

202-986-1742; www.grandcentraldc.com

Music, picture and puzzle rounds, season cumulative standings, championship trophies, Sam Adams gifts and specials, various prize and gift certificates.
Monday 6pm Hanaro

7820 Norfolk Ave,. Bethesda, MD;

301-654-7851; www.hanarobethesda.com

Free to play. Up 1-6 players per team. A $60 top prize. Delicious Asian fusion. $3 domestic beers and 2 for 1 sake bombs.
Monday 7:30pm Ireland’s Four Courts

2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-525-3600; www.irelandsfourcourts.com

$7.95 Burger night and great drink specials! Giveaways and prizes for round winners ($25 gift cards)and 1st and 2nd place teams ($50 & $25). Up to 4 people on a team.
Monday 7pm Madhatter

1319 Connecticut Ave. NW;

202-833-1495; www.madhatterdc.com

1/2 Price Bottles of Wine; $20 Miller Lite SuperTubes, $25 Hatter’s Punch Cocktails, $6 Burgers Prizes vary.
Monday 7pm McGinty’s Public House

911 Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring, MD;

301-587-1270; www.mcgintyspublichouse.com

$4 Sam Adams and $4 Yuengling specials. Swag and goodies given out throughout the evening. Prizes change weekly.
Monday 7pm The Mighty Pint

1831 M Street NW; 202-466-3010; www.themightypint.com

$3 drafts & $5 16oz rails until 7pm. $10 Buckets & $10 Mini Burger Baskets from 8pm-close. Up to 8 person teams. First place – $50 bar tab/gift card. 2nd place – $25 bar tab/gift card. 3rd place – $10 bar tab/gift card
Monday 7:30pm Ragtime Arlington

1345 North Courthouse Rd., Arlington, VA; 703-243-4003; www.ragtimerestaurant.com

District Trivia hosts weekly trivia free to play; Prizes for 1st and 2nd place. What started as just a few of the Ragtime regulars at the bar has now grown into a full fledged bar filling game.
Monday 8pm Star and Shamrock

1341 H St. NE;

202-388-3833; www.starandshamrock.com

Play live team trivia every Monday at Star and Shamrock Tavern. With great prizes all night and Sam Adams specials.
Monday 8:30pm Tonic

2036 G St. NW;

202-296-0211; www.tonicrestaurant.com

Tonic’s trivia night is held in the third floor lounge. 1st place gets $50 gift card to Tonic. Max 8 people per team. Specials include $3 miller High Life and $4 well drinks, $4 plates of tater tots, $6 plates of nachos, $.75 wings.
Monday 8pm Union Jack’s

10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy.,  Columbia, MD;

410-740-5225; www.unionjackscolumbia.com

Get your team together or come as a single and join up with another team. Weekly prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Grand prize at the end of each season for the top team! Even if “You Don’t Know Jack”, enjoy $3 Sam Adams.
Monday 7:30pm Wonderland Ballroom

1101 Kenyon St. NW;

202-232-5263; www.thewonderlandballroom.com

Prizes and drink specials for the best team name!
Tuesday 7:30pm Acre 121

1400 Irving St. NW;

202-328-0121; www.acre121.com

A new spin on bar trivia featuring a turn of the wheel between rounds for drink specials, so every round’s a winner!  This interactive format, challenging questions and great prizes making it a fun way to spend a night out with friends, and top three teams receive prizes!
Tuesday 7:15pm Alley Cat Restaurant & Lounge

2 South Whiting St., Alexandria, VA;

703-461-0450; www.alleycatalexandria.com

More than just a trivia night, Tuesday is also half price burger night. No cost to join in Team Trivia’s league play, prizes are usually gift certificates and all teams compete for league end awards. Happy hour until 8pm!
Tuesday 8pm Auld Shebeen

3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA;

703-293-9600;

www.theauldshebeenva.com

Trivia night from 8pm, win cash and other prizes. 3.50 craft bottles.
Tuesday 7:30pm The Ashburn Pub

44110 Ashburn Shopping Plz., Ashburn, VA; www.theashburnpub.com

Team Trivia hosted by “Double Down” with $50 cash prize for first place and other prizes given away throughout the night.
Tuesday 7:30pm Bread & Brew

1247 20th St. NW;

202-466-2676; www.breadandbrew.com

Totally Trivia Tuesday! Two for one Tuesday specials. The winning team receives a $30 Bread & Brew gift certificate while second place receives a $15 gift certificate.
Tuesday 7:30pm Caddies on Cordell

4922 Cordell Ave., Bethesda, MD;

301-215-7730; www.caddiesoncordell.com

First place wins a gift card to Caddies and 2nd place wins bar swag. Specials are $2 Yuengling, $8 wings, and $5 pizza.
Tuesday 7pm Center of the Universe Brewing Co.

11293 Air Park Rd. Ashland, VA; 804-368-0299; www.cotubrewing.com

Think and Drink trivia consists of two rounds of 15 questions, with a special bonus question for every correct answer. Prizes are awarded to the winning team, or if you are brave, the winning individual. Show us your wits!
Tuesday 7pm Clyde’s of Chevy Chase

5441 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, MD;

301-951-9600; www.clydes.com

Join DJ Mike in the Race Bar every Tuesday until 9pm.

Win weekly and monthly prizes!

Tuesday 7pm Elephant & Castle

1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW;

202-347-7707; www.elephantandcastle.com

Tuesday Night’s Team Trivia @ 7:00pm

$5 20oz Sam Adams Draught Beers 7:00pm-Close.

Tuesday 7:30pm First Down Sports

4213 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA;

703-465-8888; www.firstdownsportsbar.com

Killian’s Trivia Cup starts at 7:30pm every Tuesday. Each series lasts 3 months and gives contestants the chance to win the Killian’s Cup! Weekly winners receive $30 for first place, $20 for second place. Trivia Nights consist of 7 rounds, 10 questions each. Unlimited team size.
Tuesday 8pm The Front Page DC

1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW;

202-296-6500; www.frontpagerestaurant.com

Half-price burgers and $50 gift card to FP for first place, $25 gift card for second place. Various additional prizes for winners.
Tuesday 8pm Glory Days Grill

7581 Somerset Crossing, Gainesville, VA;

571-261-1500; www.glorydaysgrill.com

No cost to play in the Team Trivia league, prizes are generally gift certificates and subject matter ranges from sports, to politics to the truly trivial.  $5 appetizers after 9 pm and $5 classic rippers.
Tuesday 8pm Glory Days Grill

21800 Towncenter Plz., Sterling, VA;

703-430-3456; www.glorydaysgrill.com

No cost to play in the Team Trivia league, prizes are generally gift certificates and subject matter ranges from sports, to politics to the truly trivial.  $5 appetizers after 9 pm!
Tuesday 7pm & 9pm The Greene Turtle

3950 University Dr., Fairfax, VA;

703-934-5550; www.greeneturtle.com

Toxic Trivia – something a little different from Team Trivia. More mature, “adult” themes, and more pop culture questions. A little edgier than their usual trivia nights, and scored a little differently but points count to league totals.
Tuesday 8pm Growlers

227 E. Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, MD;

301-519-9400; www.growlersofgaithersburg.com

Prizes include $20 for first place, $10 for second, and bar gear for third. Happy Hour specials run late night.
Tuesday 8pm Hard Times Springfield

6362 Springfield Plz., Springfield, VA;

703-913-5600; www.hardtimes.com

Every Tuesday night, enjoy Bar Trivia with Geeks Who Drink. Prizes include $50 Hard Times Cafe Gift Card for 1st place and $25 Hard Times Cafe Gift Card for second.
Tuesday 7pm Irish Channel

500 H St. NW;

202-216-0046; www.IrishChannelPub.com

Tuesday Trivia at Irish Channel is hosted by the Trivia Kings. 1st – $30 gift certificate, 2nd – $20 gift certificate, 3rd – $10 gift certificate.
Tuesday 7pm Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern

697 Spring St., Herndon, VA;

703-435-5467; www.jimmystavern.com

Trivia Night with Trivia Princess Liz Rosen and DJ Tegee! Games begin at 7pm, top three winners play Jotteopardy at 9pm with Jimmy as your Emcee! DJ after the game!
Tuesday 8pm Justin’s Café

1025 First St. SE;

202-652-1009; www.justinscafe.com

$50 gift card for winner.
Tuesday 8pm Kalypso’s Sports Tavern

1617 Washington Plz., North Reston, VA;

703-707-0660; www.kalypsossportstavern.com

It’s Showbiz pub quiz night. Part of Team Trivia’s league play, no cost to join and points accumulate to league end trophies. Come early and enjoy a half price bottle of wine with dinner.
Tuesday 8pm Kitty O’Shea’s Irish Sports Pub

4624 Wisconsin Ave. NW;

202-525-2058; www.kittyosheasva.com

$4 Sam Adams pints. Shot glasses and gift certificates as well as other prizes!
Tuesday 7pm Laughing Man Tavern

1306 G St. NW;

202-737-1797; www.laughingmantavern.com

Music rounds, photo rounds and of course standard trivia. 1st place is a $50 gift certificate, 2nd place, $25 certificate. The team with the highest points each quarter will represent us in District Trivia’s Tournament of Champions. Specials are $3 and $4 Blue Moon seasonal drafts.
Tuesday 8pm Limerick Pub

11301 Elkin St., Wheaton, MD;

301-946-3232; www.thelimerickpub.net

Pit your wits against The Limerick’s best and brightest! Tuesdays are Pub Trivia night at The Limerick starting at 8pm, with specials on appetizers and drinks until closing! Prizes for winners.
Tuesday 8pm The Looking Glass Lounge

3634 Georgia Ave. NW;

202-722-7669; www.thelookingglasslounge.com

Give Eddie his brain back and test your skills with our fun and challenging trivia night. Dalton Hirshorn, the Quizmaster of Georgia Avenue is your host. Prepare to eat, drink and win $60 off your tab, or $15 off for best team name! Said to be one of the funniest and most fun trivia nights in the District!
Tuesday 7:30pm Looney’s

8150 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD;

240-542-4510; http://www.looneyspubmd.com

This College Park bar is not over run by college students. The population of trivia players is pretty evenly distributed between undergrad, grad students, doctoral candidates and people who live in the area. 1st place prize: $25 gift card, 2nd place prize: $15 gift card, 3rd place prize: $10 gift card.
Tuesday 7:30pm Los Toltecos

4111 Duke St., Alexandria, VA ;

703-370-4111; www.lostoltecosrestaurant.com

Cash prizes for winners. Happy Hour specials continue into the evening.
Tuesday 6:30pm Lost Rhino

21730 Red Rum Dr. #142  Ashburn, VA;

571-291-2083; lostrhino.com

You’ve had Lost Rhino brews at your regular bar while playing District Trivia, but now you can go directly to the source of all that goodness and still play trivia! Great brews, great trivia, and great food. Prizes include a growler and $15 gift card for first place and a growler for second place.
Tuesday 7:30pm Lost Dog Cafe McLean

1690A Anderson Rd., McLean, VA;

703-356-5678; www.lostdogcafe.com

Play to win concert tickets, gift certificates and other fun prizes.
Tuesday 8pm Mellow Mushroom

2436 18th St. NW;

202-290-2778; www.mellowmushroom.com

$15 Craft Pitcher of the Week and House Cash Prizes (1st: $50, 2nd: $25; 3rd:$10)
Tuesday 8:15pm Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub

713 King St., Alexandria, VA;

703-548-1717; www.murphyspub.com

Cool prizes vary each week and include gift certificates.
Tuesday 8pm Murphy’s of DC

2609 24th St. NW;

202-462-7171; www.murphysofdc.com

Come and enter Murphy’s Pub Quiz with TriviaTryst, free to enter, and put your wits to the test while trying to win up to $40!
Tuesday 8pm Nanny O’Brien’s

3319 Connecticut Ave. NW;

202-686-9189; www.nannyobriens.com

Winning team receives a $50 bar tab (which includes food). Teams of no more than four, one picture round and four rounds of 10 questions.
Tuesday 7pm Old Dominion Brewhouse

1219 9th St. NW; 202-289-8158;

www.olddominionbrewhouse.com

Happy hour menu ending at 7pm.  $20 and $10 gift certificates, glassware and admission ticket prizes.
Tuesday 8pm Old Glory

3139 M St. NW;

202-337-3406; www.oldglorybbq.com

Unique among all of the District Trivia bars is seating is available on the heated rear porch in the dead of winter and the comfortably cooled rear porch at the height of summer. Old Glory is also part of the CSN Trivia Challenge so your top prize is increased to $5000 in cash!
Tuesday 8pm P. Brennan’s

2910 Columbia Pk., Arlington, VA;

703-553-1090; www.pbrennans.com

P. Brennan’s Public House hosts its Pub Trivia Night every Tuesday at 8pm. Come on out with your team of up to six to stretch the gray matter. With new and challenging quizzes every week, it’s free to play and you have the chance to win prizes and giveaways.
Tuesday 7:00pm Penn Social

801 E St. NW;

202-697-4900; www.pennsocialdc.com

Trivia hosted by District Games. $4 Brooklyn Lager Drafts. League Play starts at 7pm, Open Sign Up starts at 6:30pm.
Tuesday 8pm Public Bar- Dupont

1214 B 18th St. NW;

202-223-2200; www.publicbardc.com

One of the few places in the city with a personal TV in the booths, so if you want to watch your obscure alma mater beat your D3 rival, this is the place to be. We are part of the CSN Trivia Challenge so your top prize is $5000 in cash!
Tuesday 8pm Public House No 7

6315 Leesburg Pk., Falls Church, VA

703-942-6383; www.publichouseno7.com

Tuesday’s 1/2 burgers with make it your way bar, 1/2 wine, PH7 gift certificates for winners weekly and season ending, other prizes vary each week to win.
Tuesday 6:30pm Ramparts

1700 Fern St., Alexandria, VA;

703-998-6616; www.rampartstavern.com

Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places and a chance to play in a local tournament for cash prizes. Drink specials until 9pm. Hosted by Pour House Trivia.
Tuesday 7:30pm Rhodeside

1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-243-0145; www.rhodesidegrill.com

Show up early to get a good seat. The regular crowd is about 75-90 people and all of them get there early. There will still be a seat if you get there at game time, but it will be in the back of the bar. Prizes include $25 gift card for first place, $15 gift card for second place.
Tuesday 8pm Ri Ra Irish Pub

2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-248-9888; www.rira.com

Always a fun night that fills up very fast. Prize is a $50 gift certificate and there are team and monthly prizes. Teams of up to 4 can play and we have a number of fun rounds including picture, movie and music.We offer 1/2 Price Chicken Tenders and 1/2 Price Pub Pretzels all night, we also offer $3 Heineken and Newcastle pints before 9pm.
Tuesday 8pm Rock Bottom Brewery

4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-516-7688; www.rockbottom.com

Hosted by Jason Re at the Back Bar with between 75 to 120 contestants, so come early. Winners receive a $50 gift certificate and second place receives a $25 gift certificate, as well as raffle tickets to concerts!
Tuesday 8pm Rockville Ale House

1471 Rockville Pk., Rockville, MD; 301-770-8535; www.millersalehouse.com

Great food, great service and great trivia all in one location. Trivia is relegated to the front room, which seats about 100 people. Known as a sports bar in Rockville, RAH has more TVs per square foot of any bar on this list. Watch any game while getting your trivia fix.
Tuesday 7:30pm Samuel Beckett’s

2800 S. Randolph St., Arlington, VA;

703-379-0122; www.samuelbecketts.com

Great specials and seasonal grand prize!
Tuesday 7pm Stetson’s

1610 U St. NW;

202-667-6295; www.stetsons-dc.com

One of D.C.’s longest running with your host, Mehrun, a 5x Jeopardy winner! Bud Light Pitcher Specials for $9.50 for all players! 1st place receives $50.00 off their bar tab, 2nd place receives $25.00 off their bar tab. For updates and quiz hints visit: stetsonspubquiz.wordpress.com
Tuesday 10pm The Tombs

1226 36th St. NW;

202-337-6668; www.tombs.com

Prizes vary each week. $8 pitchers of Coors Light from 10pm- 12am.
Tuesday 8pm Tortoise & Hare

567 South 23rd St., Arlington, VA;

703-979-1872; www.tortoiseandharebar.com

Cash prize of $50 for first place. After trivia ends, DJ LazyEye starts spinning and taking requests playing Top 40, Rock, Pop and Hip Hop. $10 Miller Lite and Yuengling Pitchers as well as different $3 Can specials plus a special $5 Shot of the Week.
Tuesday 8pm Trusty’s

1420 Pennsylvania Ave. SE;

202-547-1010; www.trustysdc.com

Pit your wits against our best and brightest on Tuesday nights at Trusty’s. Each night offers various rounds, period, night, and season prizes through a unique and diverse format that is full of great content, quick grading, and instant scoring.
Tuesday 8pm Union Jack’s

4915 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, MD;

301-652-2561; www.unionjacksbethesda.com

Pub Quiz Trivia at 8pm mates! Hosted by Trivia Kings and sponsored by Sam Adams, it’s free to play with brilliant prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! Enjoy HALF price select appetizers! $3 Sam Adams boston lager bottles & $5 22oz BIG Arse Sam Adams Summer & Blue Moon all night!!
Tuesday 8pm Union Pub

201 Massachusetts Ave. NE;

202-546-7200; www.unionpubdc.com

DC Quizzo is the longest running weekly pub trivia on Capitol Hill with host legends Neal & Rebecca. Win a free pitcher of beer for the best team name and select prizes for the top four teams each week. Drink specials include: $12 Bud Light Pitchers, $4 Small Batch Bourbons, $5 Local Draughts.
Tuesday 8:30pm Ventnor Sports Café

2411 18th St. NW;

202-234-3070; www.ventnorsportscafe.com

Prizes change weekly, everything from bar tabs to tickets. Come enjoy half-priced burgers, too!
Tuesday 8pm Vintage 50

50 Catoctin Cir. NE, Leesburg, VA;

703-777-2169; www.vintage50.com

Prizes $50 and $10 gift cards.  Craft beer brewed on premises, $2 off bar snacks.
Tuesday 8pm Wilson Tavern

2403 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA;

571-970-5330; www.wilsontavern.com

$2 Tacos all night, $3 Coronas and $15 Corona Buckets starting at 8pm. 8 people per team; $50 gift card to first place, $25 gift card to second place. Throughout the night random prizes like koozies, comedy tickets, drinks, shots, etc. are awarded as well.
Tuesday 7:30pm World of Beer

901 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA;

703-962-6982; www.wobusa.com

The world of beer and the world of trivia collide.  $40 WOB Gift Card for first place and $10 gift card for second. The trivia game is packed and highly competitive. Standing room only happens about 20-30 minutes before game time so show up early or be prepared to stand.
Wednesday 7:30pm Arlington Rooftop

2424 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA;

703-528-3030;

www.arlingtonrooftopbarandgrill.com

District Trivia in partnerships with Comcast Sports Network. Weekly prizes vary!
Wednesday 6pm Bailey’s Pub & Grille- Ballston

4238 Wilson Blvd. Alrington, VA;

703-465-1300; www.foxandhound.com

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Food and drink specials vary.
Wednesday 7:30pm The Bier Baron Tavern

1523 22nd St. NW;

202-293-1885; www.inlovewithbier.com

Gift certificates for winners.
Wednesday 8pm The Black Rooster Pub

1919 L St. NW; 202-659-4431;

www.blackroosterpub.com

Trivia at 8pm with EXTENDED Happy Hour! half-price wings. $3.50 domestics. $5 microbrews. Shots for the winning team at half-time! Prizes vary!
Wednesday 7:30pm Blackfinn Bethesda

4901 Fairmont Ave., Bethesda, MD;

301-951-5681; wwwblackfinnbethesda.com

Without question the most competitive trivia nights in MD and probably the most cutthroat game anywhere in the city. If you are looking for a challenge, this is your bar. There are 230 seats in the house and they are all usually filled. Blackfinn is also part of the CSN Trivia Challenge so your top prize is increased to $5000 in cash!
Wednesday 8pm Brion’s Grille

10621 Braddock Rd., Fairfax, VA;

703-352-7272; www.brionsgrille.com

Teams of 3-6 will compete for weekly prizes and bigger prizes every ten weeks. 10-week overall winners receive $200 cash. Drinks specials and half price apps at the bar after.
Wednesday 7:00pm Buffalo Billiards

1330 19th St. NW

202-331-7665; www.buffalobilliards.com

Hosted by District Entertainment. 1st prize wins $25 gift card , 2nd place gets $10 gift card. Specials include $3.50 Heineken drafts, Corona, Corona light, and $1 sliders.
Wednesday 8:30pm Clare and Don’s Beach Shack

130 N. Washington St., Falls Church, VA

703-532-9283; www.clareanddons.com

Boardwalk Trivia Night featuring great prizes, extended happy hour ‘til 9pm, food specials, popcorn, and music.  Winner’s names will be added to our winner’s board (a wooden longboard) displayed for all to see!
Wednesday 8pm Clarendon Grill

1101 N. Highland St., Arlington, VA

703-524-7455; www.cgrill.com

Music, picture, and puzzle rounds. Season Cumulative Standings, Great Prizes and Specials for winners and contestants!
Wednesday

(Once a Month)

7pm D.C. Improv Comedy Club

1140 Connecticut Ave. NW;

202-296-7008; www.dcimprov.com

Hosted by Chris White, Happy Hour Trivia returns to The DC Improv. Happy Hour Trivia is FREE to attend. No groups larger than 8 allowed to sign up. Prizes include $15 off tab for 1st place, $10 off tab for 2nd, and  $5 off for 3rd.
Wednesday 8pm District 2

3238 Wisconsin Ave. NW;

202-362-0362; www.district2bar.com

1st and 2nd round winners receive $25 gift card.  Other prizes determined throughout the game.
Wednesday 8pm Dogfish Head Alehouse

6220 Leesburg Pk., Falls Church, VA;

703-534-3342; www.dogfishalehouse.com

No cost to play in the Team Trivia league, prizes are generally gift certificates and subject matter ranges from sports, to politics to the truly trivial.
Wednesday 8pm Duffy’s

2106 Vermont Ave. NW;

202-265-3413; www.duffysdc.com

Music, picture and puzzle rounds, season cumulative standings, championship trophies, great prizes all night, drink specials for players.
Wednesday 8pm Epicure Cafe

11213A Lee Hwy., Fairfax, VA; 703-352-9193; www.epicurecafe.org

Every 1st and 3rd Weds of the month! Topics including sports, history, current events, and (of course) music and movies.Tables and seats may be limited, so make sure to show up early. Limit of 5 people (max.) per team. The winning team receives an Epicure Cafe gift card!! The trivia night drink special is $18 pitchers of Yuengling.
Wednesday 7pm Finnegan’s Sports Bar & Grill

2310 Woodland Crossing Dr., Herndon, VA;

571-203-0203; www.finnegansbar.com

First place $50 gift card, 2nd place $25 gift card, 3rd place $10 gift card.  Drink specials available.  Hosted by Trivia Tryst.
Wednesday 8pm The Getaway

1400 Meridian Pl., NW;

202-299-1162; www.thegetawaydc.com

1st, 2nd and 3rd place gift certificates to the Getaway. Great drink specials.
Wednesday 7:30pm Greene Turtle Ballston

900 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA

703-741-0901; www.thegreeneturtle.com

Winning teams win Greene Turtle gift cards, happy hour specials until 9 pm.
Wednesday 7:30pm Grevey’s Restaurant & Sports Bar

8130 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA;

703-560-8530; www.greveys.com

Specials on domestic pitchers, well drinks, long Islands, 1/2 off wings, nachos and spinach-artichoke dip. Great questions and trivia from all categories. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes! There is seating for about 100. Owner and former NBA Champion Kevin Grevey is almost always at his bar so say hello.
Wednesday 8pm Hard Times Clarendon

3028 N. Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-528-2233; www.hardtimes.com

Come join Mandy and Whitney as they dish out 8 rounds of questions! 1st Place: $50 Gift Card 2nd Place: $25 Gift Card 3rd Place: Trivia Host Choice.
Wednesday 8pm Hard Times Fairfax

4069 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, VA; 703-267-9590; www.hardtimes.com

Pubstumpers Trivia every Wednesday. Prizes include $50 gift card for first and $25 for second place. $5 Giant Mugs, $3.50 Coronas and Cheap Wings.
Wednesday 7pm Hard Times Germantown

13032 Middlebrook Rd., Germantown, MD;

240-686-0150; www.hardtimes.com

Gift card prizes. Cheap wings.  $1 off all domestic beer, wine and rail liquor 4pm – 8pm.
Wednesday 8pm Ireland’s Four Provinces

105 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA;

703-534-8999; www.4psva.com

$7.95 Burger night and great drink specials! Giveaways and prizes for round winners ($25 gift cards)and 1st and 2nd place teams ($50 & $25). Up to 4 people on a team.
Wednesday 8pm Lost Dog Cafe South Arlington

2920 Columbia Pike Arlington, VA;

703-553-7770; www.lostdogcafe.com

Half off all 22 oz beers until 9 pm. Play to win concert tickets, gift certificates and other fun prizes.
Wednesday 8pm Meridian Pint

3400 11th St. NW;

202-588-1075; www.meridianpint.com

Various prizes include gift cards, glassware and tickets.
Wednesday 7:30pm Molly Malone’s

713 8th St. SE;

202-547-1222; www.mollysdc.com

Trivia Specials Upstairs Only. $4 Samuel Adams Lager and Samuel Adams Seasonal, $3 Shiner Bach, Half Price Spicy Mac & Cheese.
Wednesday 7pm Ned Devines

2465 Centreville Rd., Herndon, VA;

703-793-7376; www.neddevines.ning.com

So you think you’re a wise guy/girl? Prove it at Ned Devine’s Pub Quiz Night. $40 gift card for 1st place winner.
Wednesday 8pm Nellie’s Sports Bar

900 U St. NW;

202-332-6355; www.nelliessportsbar.com

Various prizes include buckets of beer, $$ off bar tabs, 9:30 Club concert tickets. Prizes also awarded for most “creative” team name.
Wednesday 8:30pm O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub Arlington

3207 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-812-0939; www.osullivansirishpub.com

4 rounds of trivia: 2 general knowledge rounds, 1 music round, and 1 movie quotes round. There is a $50.00 gift certificate for the winning team every week, and often spot prizes weekly too.
Wednesday 7:15pm O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub Herndon

746 Elden St., Herndon, VA;

703-464-0522; www.osullivansirishpub.com

No cost to play in the Team Trivia league, prizes are generally gift certificates and subject matter ranges from sports, to politics to the truly trivial.
Wednesday 8pm The Old Firestation #3

3988 University Drive, Fairfax, VA;

703-383-1030; www.oldfirestation.com

Prizes include house cash which is good towards food!
Wednesday 8:30pm P.J. Skidoos

9908 Lee Hwy., Fairfax, VA;

703-591-4515; www.PJSkidoos.com

Music, picture, and puzzle rounds, Season Culumative Standings, and Championship Trophies.  Great prizes and specials for players.
Wednesday 9:30pm Patriots Pub & Grill

10376 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA;

703-352-5898; www.patriotscafe.com

Team prizes vary from t-shirts to gift cards.  Buzz in to Win earns winners a $25 gift certificate at the end of the night.   Hosted by David Frantz.
Wednesday 8pm The Pinch

3548 14th St. NW;

202-722-4440; www.thepinchdc.com

Hosted by Trivia Masterminds, Peter, Rich and Amy. $1 off all Florida beers; buckets of Florida beers. Maximum of 6 members per team. Singles welcome; The prize for winner and runner-up is a bar tab redeemable at a future visit; The prize for best team name is a round of shots at the bartenders discretion.
Wednesday 8pm Public Bar- Tenleytown

4611 41st St. NW;

202-237-1783; www.publicbar.co

The trivia crowd is about 70-90 people and takes 95% of the chairs on the main floor. Some of the best tasting bar fare of all our trivia locations, the soft pretzels come with the best cheese dip you have ever tasted and the hot dog is wrapped in bacon and deep-fried. Public Bar is also part of the CSN Trivia Challenge so your top prize is increased to $5000 in cash!
Wednesday 7:30pm The Reef

2446 18th St. NW;

202-518-3800; www.thereefdc.com

Your hosts will be Josh Ellis and DJ Larsonist. The Drink specials that we run are $3 High Life or PBR and $4 Miller Lite. 1st place wins $100 Bar tab and 2nd place wins a $50 bar tab. The bar tabs include drinks only.
Wednesday 7:30pm Red Rocks Neopolitan Bistro

2501 9th Rd. S, Arlington VA; 202-621-7300; www.redrocksdc.com

We do $8 Neapolitan and Marinara Pizzas, $3 DC Brau Public Ale and Troegs Hopback Amber. Our prizes are a $10 and $20 Gift Card and well as lots of fun swagger!
Wednesday 7:30pm Saphire Café

7940 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD;

301-986-9708

Half priced burger night and $2 Miller Lite Drafts.
Wednesday 8pm Stoney’s

1433 P St. NW;

202-234-1818; www.stoneysdc.com

Prizes and drink specials.
Wednesday 6:30pm T.J. Stones

608 Montgomery St., Alexandria, VA;

703-548-1004 ; www.TJStones.com

Prizes for first and second place winners.
Wednesday 8pm Tonic Mount Pleasant

3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW;

202-986-7661;

www.tonicrestaurant.com

Fun-filled weekly trivia nights offer a chance for contestants to win prizes and enjoy drink specials!
Wednesday 8pm Whitlow’s on Wilson

2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-276-9693; www.whitlows.com

Hosted by Derick Craft. Prizes vary.
Wednesday 8pm Wisdom

1432 Pennsylvania Ave. SE;

202-543-2323; www.dcwisdom.com

All original questions. Prizes for winners, round of shots for losers.
Thursday 9pm Science Club

1136 19th St. NW;

202-775-0747; www.scienceclubdc.com

Brains, Beers, & Battlestar Galactica – where the drinking is just as important as the questions. Geeks/Wonks/Reality TV fanatics welcome!
Thursday 7pm Sobe

3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA;

703-528-0033

The bar that values its players so much that they opened another bar just to hold them. The game started at Mister Days and quickly grew. SoBe has trivia front and center on stage and the games can be watched. SoBe is also part of the CSN Trivia Challenge so your top prize is increased to $5000 in cash!
Thursday 7:30pm Tommy Joes

4714 Montgomery Ln., Bethesda, MD;

301-654-3801; www.tommyjoes.com

Specials include $3 Flavored Vodka all night. Prizes include a $50 gift card for District Trivia.
Friday 7:30pm Buffalo Wing University

10312 Willard Way, Fairfax, VA;

703-273-6336; www.buffalowinguniversity.com

Full sound jukebox, two corn hole sets, two water pong tables. Also offering a Megatouch, Silver Strike and Golden Tee.

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