9 Best Trivia Nights in North Dakota

What year did Henry VIII become King of England? How many players are on a baseball team? What’s the name of Batman’s butler? If varied facts are your forte, trivia night is your chance to shine. Head to one of the awesome trivia nights in North Dakota to impress your friends and brush up on your random knowledge! 

Dempsey’s Public House, Fargo, ND

Dempsey’s Public House is a favorite for both curious tourists looking for a pub off the beaten path and locals grabbing a pint and relaxing after a long day of work. Trivia is held every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. It is free to play but there are plenty of fun prizes for winners. The innovative and mouthwatering menu includes options like chicken nachos, soup, made-from-scratch pizza, soft pretzels, chips and dip, and more. 

The El Roco, Grand Forks, ND

Family owned and operated for over half a century, El Roco Bar and Grill is a centerpiece of the Fargo dining and bar scene. Trivia is held every Saturday night and has so many unique prizes for only the most knowledgeable teams! If lively trivia nights aren’t enough of a draw, you should take a glance at the masterfully prepared menu, which includes favorites like healthy salads, warm and cold sandwiches, huge burgers, and plenty of filling bar food. 

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Fargo Billiards & Gastropub, Fargo, ND

Located in a huge 28,500-square-foot building, this lounge and restaurant has not only a full menu of delicious cuisine and the largest billiard parlor in North America was 56 pool tables, but also their insanely fun GastroPUB Quiz. Held every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., this free team quiz game is presented by a hilarious local improv comedy group. Teams can have up to six members, and the game has three rounds with six questions each. It is free to play and winners can receive a $10 to $30 tab. Make sure to try some of their delicious pub grub while playing, as the menu offers everything like starters, soup, salads, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, and so much more. 

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The Landing Bar and Bottle Shop, Minot, ND

The Landing Bar is a clean, friendly, and entertaining bar and grill that has something for everyone. Whether cold brews, tasty grub, karaoke, or trivia, this bar is always a good time! Every Saturday night, locals head to the bar to try their luck at trivia and win one of the many prizes. You’re not going to want to miss this Minot trivia night! 

Tavern 94, Valley City, ND

Tavern 94 is one of the most popular bars in the Valley City area—and for good reason! Eat, drink, and think with a group of friends at their trivia nights, held every Friday at 8 p.m. Don’t miss the delicious daily dinner specials, like lasagna, cabbage rolls, meatloaf, barbecue ribs, and hamburger macaroni hot dishes. As if that isn’t enough, check out their menu which offers plenty of classic bar food like hot wings, huge nacho plates, all sorts of french fry plates, samplers, 11 types of unique hot dogs, burgers, chili, and dozens of pizza varieties!

Tailgators, Fargo, ND

Tailgators is a favorite among both football fans and trivia masterminds. Head to their weekly trivia games and grab some brain food in between rounds from the varied menu which offers everything from appetizers and pub food, salads, pasta, barbecue, seafood, steak, hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, melts, wraps, pitas, and specialty pizzas. There is something for all taste buds on this menu! 

The Starving Rooster, Bismarck, ND

The Starving Rooster, a modern but cozy restaurant and bar in the heart of downtown Bismarck, is packed with all the smartest locals every Wednesday night for free trivia. The trivia questions are all general knowledge, so everyone on the team has a chance to help! Don’t forget to try a dish from their innovative menu like appetizers, hearty soups, refreshing salads, paninis, flatbread and brick oven pizzas, brick oven pasta bakes, desserts, and more. The Starving Rooster has locations in both Bismarck and Minot. 

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Blue Rider, Minot, ND

Blue Rider is a cozy and friendly neighborhood pub that is always the talk of the town. This hole-in-the-wall treats every customer like an old friend. It is also a downtown center of the Fargo artist scene, giving it a unique and creative atmosphere. Trivia nights are held twice a month on Wednesday evenings. 

Rhombus Guys Brewing Company, Grand Forks, ND

Rhombus Guys Brewing Company is known for not only their refreshing drinks but also the lively trivia nights. The menu is littered with goodies like pretzels and beer cheese, spicy street tacos, wings, pub fries, all types of sandwiches, angus burgers, pasta, shrimp and grits, bangers and mash, and fish and fries. Soul food like this is the perfect consolation for a lost trivia game or the perfect celebratory meal for winning! 

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