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BEST Trivia Night

2017 BEST Trivia Night

Aeronaut

Somerville

In a town saturated with the same old prepackaged bar trivia, Aeronaut has perfected the art of the artisanal quiz. Every Tuesday night at this zany brew hall, local hosts read handcrafted questions on everything from famous drummers to authors… read more»

2016 BEST Trivia Night

The Banshee

Dorchester

Make sure someone on your quiz team checks Twitter before the games begin: Host Mark Daly always provides a few hints for social-media-savvy smarties. His questions run the cultural gamut, from celebrities to geography, sports to current events, and even… read more»

2015 BEST Trivia Night

The Big Quiz Thing at Oberon

Cambridge

Bar trivia is a tricky business, but the Big Quiz Thing has the formula down. The free monthly event at Oberon offers kitschy graphics, quirky categories, and appropriately mind-lubricating beverages. Hence, it’s the closest analogue to a game show on… read more»

2014 BEST Trivia Night

The Big Quiz Thing at Oberon

Cambridge

Picture a funnier Alex Trebek holding court on the dance floor of Studio 54, and you’ll have a close approximation of the shtick at the Big Quiz Thing, a cabaret-style trivia night held monthly among the disco balls at Oberon…. read more»

2008 BEST Trivia Night

The Druid

Cambridge

Unshackled from Stump! Trivia, the plodding generic format that dominates Hub bars, the Druid’s game starts every Wednesday at 8 p.m. and moves at a brisk clip. The host is engaging, the beer plentiful, and the food both Irish and… read more»