Drinking is fun and games are fun, so expressed in mathematical terms, fun plus fun equals double the fun. This is important because it might come up in the trivia games at one of the venues listed below. Not a trivia buff? Not a problem.You can also partake in turtle racing, cornhole, laser tag, darts or billiards. We’ve rounded up the best bars in Fort Worth that offer playtime for their patrons, so read on for more information and remember – please drink responsibly!

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Woody’s Tavern
4744 Bryant Irvin Road
Fort Worth, TX 76132
(817) 732-4936

Price: $5 turtle rentals

Monday night turtle racing at Woody’s Tavern is an absolute must in Fort Worth when you’re tired of the same old-same old. If you happen to have your own turtle lying around the house, bring him!  If not, Woody’s offers turtle rentals for $5 and you can name the little guy whatever you’d like. Drop ‘em in the ring and let the games begin. The first turtle to make it out is the winner. Amidst the cacophony of the race there’s an entertaining deejay and lots of pretty people. Whether you win or not, Woody’s is a safe bet for a good time.

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The Ginger Man
3716 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

The Ginger Man offers Thursday night “Think and Drink” trivia hosted by Jose. His trivia games are better than any TV trivia game you can find, replete with the spirit of competition and camaraderie.  You’ll also find dart boards, giant Jenga on the patio and miscellaneous board games throughout the bar to aid in your drinking game fun. When you’re ready for playtime just ask your friendly bartender for a game and get to it.

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Baker’s Street Pub
6333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76116
(817) 377-9772

Wednesday night team trivia at Baker’s Street Pub can be quite lucrative for the winners and randomly selected participants. You start out with 10 questions followed by a bonus round. The first place winner earns $50 cash and a $50 gift certificate and the second place winner gets a $50 gift certificate and a shot at the cash box. What is the cash box, you ask? Every week the pub adds $50 to the box, and the second place winner and one randomly selected participant get to pick a key that could open it. The prize value increases each week that the box isn’t unlocked. Pick the right key and you walk out the door with $50, $100 or a few hundred dollars. This is one drinking game that will only beget more fun.

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The Woodshed Smokehouse
3201 Riverfront Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 877-4545

The Woodshed Smokehouse is the progeny of Chef Love. Visit this Trinity River venue for his barbecue, but stay a while for drinks and easygoing Texas-type backyard games. The open-air atmosphere is friendly and inviting and the menu is mouth-watering. Woodshed also offers 25 craft beers on tap, any one of which will pair nicely with their bean bag toss or a round or two of cornhole.  Barbecue, cold beer and hurling bean bags or washers through punctured boards – it just don’t get much better than this in good ol’ Texas. Yeehaw, indeed!

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Main Event Entertainment
4801 Citylake Blvd E
Fort Worth, TX 76132
(817) 292-5555

Bowling, laser tag, billiards, an arcade and bar – Main Event has it all. There’s no shortage of fun at this venue and they have two spectacular specials. Monday Night Madness features all the billiards, bowling and laser tag you can cram in from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. for $9.95 per person. For an additional $9.95 per person, get all-you-can-play in the arcade from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. The bar also has a Summer Fun Pass in effect until September 3rd.  The Summer Fun Pass grants you access to the billiards, bowling and laser tag for $15.95 (from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.) or $17.97 (5 p.m. until close).

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