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December Events

1st - 12 Games of Christmas Giveaway begins

8th - Closed for a Private Event

9th, 10th & 11th - One Year Anniversary Weekend!

13th - Hammer Games

16th - 12 Games of Christmas Giveaway ends

22nd - Board Game Meet Up

24th-2nd - Closed for the Holidays

Every Wednesday - Commander Night

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The 12 Games of Christmas Holiday Giveaway

Want to win a $50 gift certificate to The Bard and Bear – and spread a little cheer while you’re at it?


Here’s what you have to do:

  1. Play one of the 12 Games of Christmas from our festive little corner at the café

  2. Snap a picture of your game in action

  3. Post the picture to Instagram or share it in your Story – and be sure to tag us!

  4. (Then pick another game and do it again!)

Please note: you’ll need to be following us @thebardandbear for your entry to count


The 12 Games of Christmas begins on Thursday, December 1st and continues right through to close on Friday, December 16th. We’ll do the draw and announce the winner that weekend.


Let the games begin!


Important Information:

  • Official correspondence for this promotion will only be through @thebardandbear on Instagram

  • Winner will never be asked for confidential information

  • Entries will be accepted from 4 pm December 1st through to 1 am on December 17th, EST

  • Winner will be announced and contacted by @thebardandbear

  • This contest is not affiliated with Instagram

  • You may enter the giveaway a maximum of 12 times, once with each of the games. Each entry requires a separate Post or Story of the game tagging @thebardandbear

- The Gift of Games -

Get a free game cover with every retail purchase over $10!

Must be a total value of $10 or greater pre-tax. Food, drink, and game cover costs not included. Offer runs December 1st-23rd, 2022.

Board Game Meet Ups

We’ve got the games, the snacks, the tables, and even the friends — you just have to bring yourself!

The next meet up is Thursday, December 22nd at 7 pm. (We're a week early this month so we don't miss it!)

MTG at The Bard and Bear

Commander Nights

Join us every Wednesday evening for some fun, friendly casual EDH! Beginners welcome. Games start at 7, but we’ll happily add you to a game whenever you can make it here!

How do we define casual? No infinite combos, and you’re here primarily to have fun!

$8 entry. Prizes provided.


Play D&D (and more!) at the B&B

Interested in playing TTRPGs at The Bard and Bear as a player or DM/GM? Fill in the form at the link below, and we'll help you find a group and begin your quest.

Our weekly campaigns are currently full. Join the waitlist for a campaign, and to be contacted for one-shot opportunities!

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