Bingo Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Bingo Questions:

Q: Why does the Somers Fire Department do fundraisers?
A: Fundraisers help raise money for the costs of equipment and uniforms for the volunteers and the department, that are not covered by the Town Budget.

Q: What is the cost of Bingo?
A: Bingo will be played in a series of 20 games throughout the night. The book of 20 Bingo sheets costs $20. (Breaks down to each game being $1). You are welcome to purchase more than one book if you wish. Initial admission is due upon entry to the Bingo room and you will receive a bracelet, Guaranteeing you a seat.

Q: Do I have to play all 20 games? What if I have to leave early?
A: You can play as many games as you like. However, there will not be a refund for any un-played games.

Q: Can I hold seats for family and friends joining later?
A: At the time of admission, you will receive a bracelet. We will only have enough bracelets for seats available. If you wish to “hold” a seat, you must pay $20 admission per person/seat and receive a bracelet to provide to your friend/family when they arrive. If you wish to not purchase ahead of time and we sell out before they arrive, we cannot guarantee them a seat unless a bracelet was provided.

Q: Do I need to bring my own cards and dauber?
A: The $20 admission cost will include 1 book of 20 bingo sheets (1 sheet per game). You are welcome to bring your own Daubers. However, daubers will be available for purchase during the evening.

Q: Can children play Bingo?
A: Yes, children of all ages can play Bingo under CT state law, {CT State Law 2001-R-0477}, however any child occupying a seat in the Bingo Hall will be required to pay full admission and receives a book for all 20 games

Q: When does Bingo Begin?
A: The doors to the Bingo Hall will open at 6PM, (Due to Staffing and Fire regulations, No one can be admitted until then). Bingo will begin promptly at 7PM.

Q: Is there parking?
A: Parking is limited. We encourage you to get a spot early and carpool if you can!

Q: Will food be available at Bingo?
A: The bar will be open to purchase beverages but as of right now, no food will be provided.  You are welcome to bring your own food or snacks!

Q: Why did you choose casino style Bingo?
A: Because “you” the Bingo world asked for it, and we listened.