BIT BAR SALEM

Classic Arcade · Bar · Restaurant

(978) 594-4838

Classic arcade and pinball games, adventurous new-comfort food, and a full bar in a historic and fun setting!


Jan
1
10:00 am10:00

New Year's Day Cartoons & Cereal Bar

We will be showing real 1980s morning cartoons, rife with original commercials and PSAs as you munch on a buffet of classic breakfast cereal. Various toppings for you to make bad decisions with.

Dec
31
Jan 1

New Year's Eve Dance Party

After dinner we are going to move some tables out and put on some funky lights! No cover – just good music, games, and fun.

Dec
26
8:30 pm20:30

Star Wars Trivia

The Star Wars hype train continues! Join us for Mega Max trivia, you could win a $30 Bit Bar gift card or other fabulous prizes.

Dec
24
Dec 25

A Very Bit Bar Christmas Eve

Bit Bar will be open from Noon to 1am on Christmas Eve. Classic Christmas specials will be playing on the big screen starting at dusk.

We will be closed on Christmas Day.

Dec
16
8:00 pm20:00

Chiptune Night

Rhythmus Records & Bit Bar Salem unite again to bring you the best in LIVE electronic video game music! Our second event has an appearances by one of New Hampshire’s finest chiptune dj’s Chjolo, he will be bookending the event with 3 dj sets between our two special LIVE performances by The Unicorn Princess and Chrome Cobra. 

Dec
9
7:00 pm19:00

Tasteful Sweater Party

Satire officially died in 2016! Come celebrate with your most fashionable sweater.

SERIOUSLY. No ridicule of the tacky here. Walk in with a nice sweater and we will give you a cup of 13 tokens and a high five.

Nov
22
8:00 pm20:00

Terrible Tuesday: The Wizard

Come celebrate the worlds worst video game movies of all time. Leading off is The Wizard, considered little more than a 96- minute commercial for Nintendo games and Universal Studios Hollywood. It’s so bad! Free popcorn!

Nov
9
8:00 pm20:00

Quake Deathmatch for Extra Life!

Erick C. and friends are going to be raising money for Children's Hospital through the Extra Life Charity. Throw in a buck or two and relive your glory days with some orignal Quake 1 deathmatches.

Nov
8
7:00 pm19:00

Swing State "Bingo" Election Viewing Party

Watch the election results come in and either celebrate or commiserate with us! Submit your swing state prediction “ballot” at the beginning of the night to win fabulous Bit Bar prizes at the end.

Nov
7
Nov 11

Gala'Gansett Hi-Score Night!

Hi Neighbor! Tourist season is over. Let's celebrate with some 'Gansetts and Games.

Everytime someone sets a new nightly Hi Score for Galaga, Ms. Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, or Burgertime they will get $3 in tokens. If your Hi Score makes it until the end of the night, you get a $25 gift certificate to Bit Bar.

Not a Hi Score Hero? We will have plenty Narragansett Lager tallboys and their Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout on tap. Along with some sweet Gansett swag giveaways. Don't miss it!

Oct
23
12:00 pm12:00

Bit Bar Cosplay Freakout!

All ages cosplay fun just in time for Halloween. Come dressed as your favorite video game character, anime star, superhero, or anything you want.

Oct
19
5:00 pm17:00

Super Nintendo Night

Hey Nerds! Let's celebrate the 25th anniversary of the SNES. We'll setup a bunch of conosles and games all over Bit Bar, inside and out.

Tekken Tag Open Tournament
Oct
8
8:30 pm20:30

Tekken Tag Open Tournament

Think you've got what it takes to conquer the Mishima clan? Then pick your team and test your mettle in the Tekken Tag Open Tournament! The tournament will use the original Tekken Tag arcade version, with a $5 pot entry - winner take all!

Chiptune Night
Sep
29
8:30 pm20:30

Chiptune Night

Rhythmus Records & Bit Bar Salem unite to bring you the best in LIVE electronic video game music! Our kick-off event starts with Boston’s finest chiptune stars.

Adult Coloring with Brooklyn Defender
Sep
15
8:00 pm20:00

Adult Coloring with Brooklyn Defender

Adult coloring at Bit Bar. We are printing out a bunch of unique sheets based on classic arcade art that you won't find anyplace else. Brooklyn Brewery is going to join us with their Defender IPA on hand. We will have super hero coloring coasters and other fun giveaways!

© BIT BAR 2016
978.594.4838 ◂ 50 Saint Peter Street, Salem, MA ◂ info@bit.bar

HOURS
M-TH 5pm–11pm  ◂  F 5pm–1am  ◂  SA 10am–1am  ◂  SU 10am–12am
21+ after 8pm. Accompanied minors welcome before 8pm.

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