Events

THE COVERS @ 9pm

Your favorite doorman and Rock guitarist TROY HILL puts together an amazing show of rock and dance hits from the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s. Come party with and get your dance on with THE COVERS! (Formerly BAM) as they take over The Swiss.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

NITE WAVE @ 9pm

Nite Wave, known for their high energy show, continues their 80’s New Wave dance ways with new songs and new moves! Most noted for being handpicked by Billy Idol to open for the legendary 80’s rocker at Showbox SoDo in October 2012, Nite Wave has help raise over $17,000 for local charities! Come get your dance on to Duran Duran, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Billy Idol, INXS and more!

Saturday, February 25th @ 9pm

Tickets – $10 Available at the Door Day of Show

Highlight Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mov767fAakk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMIObFZ-bs0
http://www.kgw.com/entertainment/mckinzie-roth-dances-away-with-80-s-cover-band-nite-wave/68552140

Opening for Billy Idol
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vavqvTFJzzA

HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: TRIVIA NIGHT @ 6PM

History Happy Hour: Trivia Night

Free and open to the public. Test Your Knowledge of State and City Trivia!

Prizes!

The Washington State History Museum is back again with the City of Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Office and Tacoma Historical Society to bring you the most intriguing, exciting, and outright weird trivia about your city and state! Test your knowledge and compete for prizes and the Washington trivia throne in this all-ages trivia night.

 

Questions? Contact Lauren Hoogkamer at lhoogkamer@cityoftacoma.org or call (253) 591-5254

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

PUGET SOUND MUSIC FOR YOUTH @ 2:30PM

Mission
OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE A SAFE AND EDUCATIONAL PLACE FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS TO MEET OTHER MUSICIANS AND ENHANCE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF MUSIC THROUGH PRACTICE, PERFORMANCES, AND COMPETITION.

We are primarily a volunteer driven, and a proud part of the musical fabric of the region. We teach youth how to work as a musical team and above all have fun while doing what they enjoy. “AGE IS A BARRIER THAT CAN BE OVERCOME WITH THE HELP OF A YOUNG MUSICIAN.”

PSMFYA started out as a group of young people with the South Sound Blues Association, we were playing music, singing, and swing dancing at the 2009 Daffodil Parade where we took a first in our division. Jumpin Josh was our featured guitarist on that float. In June of that year we became the Puget Sound Music For Youth Association (PSMFYA), to date we have formed over 35 bands and have seen over two hundred young musicians cross our stages. The musical teams of kids range in age from 11 to 18. We have Blues, Rock, Hard Rock, Classic Rock, Country and Metal. At any given time we can have 10-15 kids looking to play in a band. Our goal is to increase the number of kids in bands and get more kids involved to create more musical teams. And within a short time the bands are created. These kids play awesome music and perform around the Puget Sound Region.

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

THE NASTY HABITS @ 9PM

Come join us on a lovely Friday evening for The Nasty Habits. A unique Seattle-based band playing your favorite hits from AC/DC, The Bangles, Billy Idol, Blondie, The Cars, Cheap Trick, The Cure, David
Bowie, Devo, Duran Duran, Flock of Seagulls, The Go-Go’s, INXS, Joan Jell, Loverboy, Madonna, Modern English, Pat Benatar, Prince, The Ramones, Robert Palmer, The Romantics, Simple Minds, U2 and more. Cover begins at 8:30 and we will be running drink specials all night long.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

KRYBOYS @ 9pm

KRYBOYS are the Seattle areas premier cover band offering the highest quality live misic
experience around. From the flash of the lights and lasers to the most energetic,
best sounding performance, a night out with KRYBOYS leaves you with the epic sensation
of a full on rock concert.

IGOR AND THE RED ELVISES @ 9PM

In 1995, Igor dreamed that Elvis Presley came to him and told him to start playing rock’n’roll. Igor and his Russian friends became Red Elvises and gave street performances on Santa Monica’s 3rd Street Promenade. Evolving over the years, Igor’s music has been labeled “Siberian Surf Rock” which contains humorous lyrics and grooves that forces his audience to dance.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

80’s INVASION @ 9pm

80’s INVASION takes the music of the ’80s very seriously. This is the music we listened to on our original Sony Walkmen, the bands whose names we stenciled on our pee-chees, jeans, Nikes, and in some cases, all over town. When MTV first came around, these were the bands whose videos we watched all night at our friends’ houses, and the first concerts we went to. Some of our most memorable experiences (ahem) occurred listening to these songs. This music matters and we care enough about it to do it right.

RUSTY CLEAVERS @ 9PM

Often described as the Old Crow Medicine show meets the Ramones, The Rusty Cleavers’ live shows have always been fist-pumping barn burners. Audiences can’t help but cut loose as they pummel their string instruments with rhythmic abandon, layering husky harmonies over top that swell to bursting. It seems only natural to combine the worlds of bluegrass and punk, and The Rusty Cleavers do so magnificently, with all manner of mandolin, banjo and backyard clatter coming together in a cacophony of spirited group-singing and hoops and hollers.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

THE COVERS @ 9pm

Your favorite doorman and Rock guitarist TROY HILL puts together an amazing show of rock and dance hits from the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s. Come party with and get your dance on with THE COVERS! (Formerly BAM) as they take over The Swiss.

TWIN PEAKS TRIVIA NIGHT @ 7PM

For those of you that remember the show Twin Peaks, you know that it was one of the greatest television dramas of all time even though it only ran for two seasons. With the show coming back on Showtime this year we look to test true fans with a night of trivia. So come and enjoy a fun filled night of questions about Sheriff Harry S. Truman, Special Agent Dale Cooper and help crack the case of the murder of Laura Palmer.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

THE SPAZMATICS @ 9pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship- combined with creative flair and style- makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment. So tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999, only . . . it’s not.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

80’s COSTUME BALL w/ HAIRSTORM: 80’s ARENA-HAIR ROCK @ 9pm

HAIRSTORM and The Swiss are at it again! The 80’s was such a fun and rocking decade. The clothes, the hairstyle, and the music! IT ROCKED! Enjoy another rocking 80’s night with HAIRSTORM at the SWISS in Tacoma and be in your best 80’s outfit to play for more great prizes from The Swiss. Then rock out the night with HAIRSTORM as they bring you your favorite 80’s Hair Rock bands such as Poison, Motley Crue, Whitesnake, Guns N Roses, Van Halen, and more. May 6. Saturday night . 9PM. $8 Cover. 21 and Over. Get your fix of 80’s rock at the Swiss in Tacoma with HAIRSTORM!

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THE ROYAL WE @ 9PM

Fun, guitar-oriented, Seattle rock and roll cover band. Rocking the 80s with some great songs from the 60s, 70s and 90s. Drawing on unique skills from far and wide (from Maple Valley to Algona), The Royal We is a crack team of rock and roll operatives committed to rocking the greater Seattle area.

WARRIOR WEDNESDAY: 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

The Swiss will make the following donation for every Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum purchased:

THE ANCHOR: Double Sailor Jerry, Cola with an Everclear float   $2 donated

You Call It: Sailor Jerry & your choice of mixer   $1 donated

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is lending our support to Warrior Wednesday at the Swiss Restaurant & Pub, and helping sweeten the pot for the Pat Tillman Fund with donations for every Redhook Big Ballard IIPA and Blackhook Porter sold from 4-7pm!

During that time, Military personnel and their families can register in-person for the Dash with a 10% discount per person. If you can’t make it to the Swiss (sorry!), but you can still take advantage of our military discount. Sign up online all day March 8 at StPatsDash.com using code Warrior10.

Bring the brigade! Stop by and have a pint! And, sign up for the largest, and original St. Patrick’s Day fun run/walk in the Puget Sound region!
And remember! The Swiss is all-ages until 8:30pm every night, so the whole family can come along!

geeks who drink: PUB QUIZ @8pm (FREE)

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

80’s INVASION @ 9pm

80’s INVASION takes the music of the ’80s very seriously. This is the music we listened to on our original Sony Walkmen, the bands whose names we stenciled on our pee-chees, jeans, Nikes, and in some cases, all over town. When MTV first came around, these were the bands whose videos we watched all night at our friends’ houses, and the first concerts we went to. Some of our most memorable experiences (ahem) occurred listening to these songs. This music matters and we care enough about it to do it right.