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Your Guide to Kansas City Trivia Nights


Article by Mindy Hargesheimer

Photography by Mindy Hargesheimer

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What could possibly make a night out at your local Cheers/watering hole/go-to bar than a night of trivia, where knowledge is challenged, and egos are bruised? Kansas City bars offer a plethora of Trivia Nights, from pop culture, music, and sports, to sooo miscellaneous that you'll be finding yourself brushing up on the most random facts just to keep up. With varying days, times, themes, and menus, we've compiled a directory of destinations for you to find your trivia night de choir!

Always check your local destination for the most updated events schedule + details. Search Downtown, Midtown, North, South, East, and West!

Related: The Ultimate KC Happy Hour Guide


Downtown KC

Bar K | Downtown: Monthly on Tuesdays 6-8 pm

Grinders | Crossroads: Last Wednesday of every month at 6 pm on the patio

Double Shift Brewing | Crossroads: Every Wednesday at 7 pm

Pawn and Pint | Downtown: Every Wednesday at 7 pm - Intelligence Check with Max James

John's Big Deck | Downtown: Every Tuesday at 7 pm

Torn Label Brewing Company | Crossroads: Every Wednesday at 7 pm

Strange Days Brewing Co. | River Market: Every Thursday at 7 pm

Double Tap KC | Downtown: Every Wednesday at 7:30 pm

Midtown KC

Waldo Pizza | Waldo: Tuesdays 7-9 pm

KC Bier Co. | Waldo: Every Sunday 1 - 3 pm - Free to play and gift cards given to the top 3 teams: $10 for 3rd, $20 for 2nd, and $30 for 1st place.

Westport Alehouse | Westport: Every Thursday night all night - Hosted by DJ Max James (Intelligence Check Trivia) Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and all night Happy Hour

Atomic Cowboy | Westport: Every Monday at 7 pm - Geeks Who Drink

Hamburger Mary's | Valentine: Every Tuesday 7-9 pm - All-Star Trivia hosted each week by "Trivia" Trevor Longfellow. No entry fee to play. Reservations are recommended, but not required.

Lew's Grill & Bar | Waldo: Every Tuesday 7-9 pm - Free to play with prizes and hosted by Big 5 Trivia. Food specials include Chicken Fried Chicken or Meatloaf Platter for $10.99 served with mashed potatoes, green beans and roll.

Charlie Hooper’s | Brookside: Every Wednesday 7-9 pm - Free to play with prizes and hosted by Kansas City Geeks Who Drink Trivia. Food specials include all Mac ‘N’ Cheeses for $3 off.

Flying Horse Taproom | Brookside: Every Wednesday 7-9 pm - Trivia Blitz Jeopardy Style Trivia: $5 per person entry fee funds the cash prizes for first and second-place finishers.

Westport Flea Market | Westport: Every Thursday 9-11 pm

Gaels Public House & Sports | Rockhurst: Every Thursday at 7:30 pm - Name that Tune with Richie Joel

South KC

Red Crow Brewing Company | Olathe: Wednesdays 2x a month from 7-9 pm. Click HERE for the bi-weekly trivia themes like Schitt's Creek, Grey's Anatomy, Star Wars, Pixar, Lord of the Rings, Gossip Girls, Generation Gap, Holiday Movies, and more - dates change depending on holidays.

The Peanut | Olathe: Every Monday 7-10 pm

Barley’s Kitchen + Tap | Overland Park: Every Tuesday at 7 pm - Geeks Who Drink: Free to Play. Sponsored by Boulevard featuring $4 Boulevard pints during trivia.

Freddy T's Bar and Grill | Overland Park: Every Friday at 9 pm

Brew Lab | Downtown Overland Park: Every Tuesday 7 pm + $2 street tacos

Chicken N Pickle | Overland Park: Every Monday 7-9 pm

Apogee | Olathe: Every Thursday at 6:30 pm

Brewbakers Bar | Belton: Every Wednesday 8-10 pm - KC Trivia Geeks with $4 draft specials and $8 burgers

Craft Putt | Overland Park: Every Tuesday at 7 pm - Winner gets a $50 gift card—themed trivia 1x month.

Jinkies! Coffee and Hangout | Overland Park: Last Thursday of every month 6-8 pm - Themes rotate from the 70s / 80s / 90s, and early 2000s trivia each month

North KC

The Sandbox | North KC: Every Thursday at 7-9 pm

Chicken N Pickle | North KC: Every Monday 7-9 pm

misc. | North KC: Every Friday 7-9 pm

Iron District | North KC: Every Thursday. Free to play, prizes for gift cards to the bars at Iron District!

Cinder Block Brewery | North KC: Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm - Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Vignettes Bar | North KC: Every Wednesday at 7 pm

Conrad's Restaurant & Alehouse | Liberty: Every Wednesday at 7:30 pm

T-Shotz | North KC: Music Bingo Every Wednesday at 6 pm

Sail Away Wine | North KC: Every Sunday 1-3 pm

3Halves Brewing Co. | Liberty: Every Tuesday at 7:30 pm

West KC

Transport Brewery | Shawnee: Every Wednesday 7-9 pm

Servaes Brewing Company | Shawnee: Theme Trivia on the First and Third Tuesday of the Month at 7 pm / General Trivia Every Wednesday at 7 pm - $5 full pours 6:30 p.m. to close on both Tuesday for trivia and Wednesday for music bingo; music Bingo benefiting local nonprofits

Limitless Brewing | Lenexa: Every Tuesday at 7 pm

East KC

East Forty Brewing | Blue Springs: Every Thursday 7-9 pm - Check-in begins at 6:30 pm. Free to play, prizes for top two teams

Konrad's Kitchen and Tap House | Lee's Summit: Every Tuesday at 7 pm - Free to play & 1st, 2nd, 3rd place get prizes

Crane Brewing | Raytown: First Monday of the month 7-9 pm - KC Trivia Geeks with $5 Wheeler's Choice Draft Special

Bricks Pub & Grub | Lee's Summit: Every Thursday 8-10 pm - KC Trivia Geeks, $5 to play, all money goes to the winners and $4 draft specials and $2 off appetizers

3 Trails Brewing | Independence: Every Tuesday at 7 pm

Llywelyn's Pub | Lee's Summit: Every Wednesday at 7 pm