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The Best Trivia Nights in Columbus

There’s no better feeling than walking into a bar, sizing up your opponents, surveying the bar’s tap list (11 out of the 12 of which will be IPAS), ordering a PBR, and demolishing everyone in the room in trivia.

Since we know (and related to) how much you love the satisfyingly sloshed feel of victory so we’ve compiled a list of some of the city’s best bar trivia nights. Feeling lucky?

Land-Grant Brewing Co.

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When: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. through March 14, 2023
Where: 424 W Town St, Columbus, OH 43215
About: Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name, and where you know you can beat them all at trivia. Land-Grant hosts a variety of trivia nights throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for general knowledge, music trivia, or even science trivia (with COSI!), Land-Grant has you covered.
Website: Land-Grant Brewing

Saucy Brew Works

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When: Wednesdays & Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 443 W 3rd Ave, Columbus, OH 43201
About: Looking for a little mid-week brain exercise? Saucy Brew Works hosts trivia every Wednesday & Thursday. Wednesday is Pub Trivia and Thursday is Music Trivia. Grab a beer and enjoy this pub-style trivia night.
Website: Saucy Brew Works

Excess Trivia

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When: Various times
Where: Various locations
About: Join Excess Trivia at some of your favorite spots around the city to fill your week with a little fun. Trivia is free to play and consists of multiple rounds. They have everything from Jeopardy-style questions to general pub style knowledge questions, you can find Excess Trivia nearly every night of the week.
Website: Excess Trivia

Name 10 Trivia at Combustion


When: Sundays at 7 p.m.
Where: 2971 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202
About: Head to Combustion Brewing in Clintonville every Sunday night for an evening of fun trivia, great beer, and good company. The trivia night is run by Make the Grade Trivia with Dr. A.
Website: Combustion Clintonville (Facebook)

Ten Pin Alley

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When: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 5499 Ten Pin Alley, Hilliard, OH 43026
About: Ten Pin Alley might be known as a bowling alley, but they also have a wicked trivia night. At the event, teams will compete to win prizes and bragging rights. Trivia night questions include tv & movies, general knowledge, pop-culture, and more and the event is family friendly.
Website: Ten Pin Alley

Sotto Terra

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When: Fridays at 8 p.m.
Where: 610 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
About: Sotto Terra hosts different-themed trivia nights every Friday night. From Game of Thrones to Golden Girls and just about everything in between, you can enjoy a drink and show off just how much room all of those Blanche Devereaux quotes have been taking up in your brain all of these years. There is a $15 cover.
Website: Sotto Terra

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