Barnum Pub Fest

June 4

Barnum Pub Fest


Event begins and ends at Brennan’s Shebeen


2652 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport


June 4, 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.



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Join the Barnum Festival to celebrate Bridgeport’s vibrant area restaurants and pubs. We provide a map and passport for you and your friends to bar hop through the social scene! Participating restaurants and bars will be serving up Barnum Pub Fest drinks at special prices.

REGISTER at 11:00 a.m. at Brennan’s Shebeen, 2652 Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock. Visit each venue and pick up a card. Then at 5:30 p.m. bring your 5-card poker hands back to the Brennan’s Shebeen. Best poker hands are eligible for a prize drawing.

Show your wristband to get the reduced price Festival-themed drink at the venues.

Participating venues include:

Brennan’s Shebeen
Matty’s Corner
Fire Engine Pizza Company
Tru North
Tautog Tavern
Crafty Monk
BRYAC Restaurant & Raw Bar


Brennan’s Shebeen                   12:00—12:30

Mattys Corner                           12:45—1:15

Fire Engine Pizza                       1:30—2:00

Tautog Tavern                           2:15—2:45

Crafty Monk                              3:00—3:30

Tru North                                  3:45—4:15

BRYAC                                        4:30—5:00

Return to Brennans                 5:30



**Participants must be 21 years of age or older. A valid Driver’s license showing Proof of age will be required to receive a wrist band.

**Drinking is 100% optional. Just because this is a Pub Fest, that doesn’t mean you are required to drink to participate. If you choose to drink, please drink responsibly and/or have a designated driver.

**Participants must visit all Seven (7) locations. Each person will receive a card at each location.

**If you get dealt a card that you have already received, you are required to be dealt another card. You cannot have two of the same card.

**Understand the rules of a 5 card draw!

**We anticipate having a total of $700 in gift cards from our participating bars. Our committee chairs will distribute to multiple winners in increments of $100 based upon the top two highest hands, lowest hands, and luck of the draw.

**A Low Hand is unsuited such as 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 (Worst)

**A High Hand is A, K, Q, J, 10 of Spades (Best)

**The Barnum Festival volunteers and/or participating bars reserve the right to remove any individual who is disorderly, cheating, abrasive, and/or unruly.


Brennan's Shebeen 2652 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605, USA