Trivia Nights in Springfield MO

Southwest Missouri has so many trivia nights to keep your brain active year-round. Here are a few regular spots for trivia in and around Springfield.

By Rose Marthis, Jamie Thomas. Additional reporting by Jordan Blomquist

Jan 2024

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Illustration by Dusty Campbell

Don’t let the winter cold keep you from exercising your brain. 417-land has many restaurants and bars to put you to the test every week. Grab your smartest friends, order some good food and a cold brew, and join the battle of the brains.

4 By 4 Brewing Co.

2811 E. Galloway, Springfield
What better to pair with local beer than trivia? 4 By 4 Brewing on Galloway hosts frequent trivia nights and offers prizes like brewery merch and beer. Most trivia nights are general trivia, but keep an eye out for special events, too.

Great Escape Beer Works

4022 S. Lone Pine Ave., Springfield
Great Escape Beer Works sits on the side of South Lone Pine with a great patio view of the trail and surrounding greenery. Great Escape is the perfect place for picturesque views to pair a trivia night.

Finnegan’s Wake Irish Pub

305 South Ave., Springfield
Finnegan’s Wake Irish Pub & Restaurant is an Irish pub offering beer, hearty pub food and the community vibes of downtown Springfield. Finnegan’s Wake also offers frequent, free-to-play trivia with prizes and beer specials. Recent trivia themes have included Marvel Trivia, Friends Trivia, The Big Lebowski Trivia and Taylor Swift Trivia.

Gusano’s Pizza

3929 E. Seventh St., Ste. E, Joplin
For Joplin residents looking for a regular trivia night, Gusano’s hosts trivia on Wednesday nights to accompany its traditional Chicago-style pizza. Trivia nights are free and prizes include $10, $20 and $50 gift cards.

Find More Trivia Fun

Keep up with the latest trivia nights around Springfield on our community calendar. Don’t see your trivia event there? Feel free to add it.