Big Top Bingo History and Facts
  • Big Top Bingo opened in 1984.
  • Proceeds from Big Top Bingo benefit Plains Art Museum, a nonprofit, fine art museum, accredited by the American Association of Museums, and located in historic downtown Fargo.
  • The current home of Big Top Bingo at 901 25th Street South in Fargo was built and opened for business in 1989.
  • The building is approximately 10,000 square feet in size and includes spacious and comfortable furnishings for the conduct of bingo and pulltabs, amusement games, Side Show Café and rest rooms.
  • Side Show Café serves beer, soft drinks, snacks, sweets, burgers, and signature items such as nacho salad supreme and succulent chicken wraps.
  • Big Top Bingo is a non-smoking facility.
  • The parking lot can accommodate more than 270 cars.
  • The seating capacity is 443 people.
  • Big Top Bingo employs 20 to 25 front line staff and five management staff. The Side Show Café employs three front line staff and two management staff.
  • Big Top Bingo is open 361 days a year.
  • Big Top Bingo conducts 5 bingo sessions a day, on average.
  • Big Top Bingo runs bingo an average of 15 hours per day, starting as early as 10 a.m. and ending as late as 1 a.m.
  • Big Top Bingo’s highest attended bingo session is the Evening session, which begins at 7:00 pm.
Updated: 10-16-06

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