Here’s an easy question for you: What group activity has taken H-Town bars by storm? Give up? It’s trivia! Trivia nights have become as commonplace at local bars as craft beer and cornhole boards. While some bars have partnered with the popular groups like Geeks Who Drink, some host their own weekly quiz nights for those looking for a little mental stimulus with their happy hours. And while the prizes are nice, the fun group interaction keep Houstonians coming back week after week. Grab your friends and put your thinking hats for a night of cocktails and trivia at these Houston locations.
With many Houston locations, Little Woodrow’s is one of the most popular spots for trivia lovers. Their Shepherd, Katy, Midtown and Rice Village locations offer weekly trivia nights with tasty drink specials and casual outdoor seating. There is always entertainment at Little Woodrow’s bars, with other locations offering exciting nights of bingo, pool, and turtle and crab racing.
Porch Swing Pub
Located right off Washington Avenue, Porch Swing Pub is the perfect laidback spot to grab a beer and relax on their outdoor patio. On Wednesday nights, they host a trivia night of 5 rounds of 6 questions to make sure those “7 years of college were not wasted.” Wednesday is also their Bock-N-BBQ night which offers your choice of chicken breast or rib eye steak with a loaded bake potato on the side.
Revelry on Richmond
Each Tuesday, this Museum District hotspot partners with Geeks Who Drinks for one of the best trivia nights in H-Town. Revelry on Richmond boasts more than 40 beers on tap and offers a tasty Taco Tuesday for trivia goers to munch on while competing to be #1.
Every Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Flying Saucer hosts a trivia bowl where teams fight not only for prizes, but bragging rights. Make a night of it and order off their menu of shareable appetizers like loaded tots, a meat and cheese board, or a house specialty pizza.
The hipster paradise Catbirds is no stranger to trivia mania. Every Wednesday, teams battle it out in 3 rounds of questions for cash prizes. Did we mention their trivia night is hosted by drag queens? That’s reason enough to venture there each week.