Welcome to the Barzarre. 

Interesting times indeed. 

A hidden gem of a bar in WIlmington, NC.  Established 2004, this Bohemian Art bar retains the gritty charm of old WIlmington.  Featuring a full spirits bar, over 150 Craft beers, Taco Menu, Cafe and Hookah lounge, too.   Live entertainment ranges from rock bands to DJs to Circus Sideshows. Adventure awaits. 

Open Daily from Noon til at least midnight and often 2AM.  Drink prices won't break the bank here.  Check our eclectic events calendar. 

Located at 1610 Castle St. WIlmington, NC 28401  Tel: (910) 763-2223

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It’s a unique spot! Part hangout part hideout, on Wilmington NC’s downtown fringe.




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Lunch/Din 12-9ish

Barzarre teamed up with Incognito Barrito to create a bangin taco menu that won’t hurt the wallet! $3.50 tacos til 8ish~Sometimes Later,  or until we run out.       Call ahead and we’ll have em ready to go!  You can also get any of our 200+ beers, wines, and spirits, and enjoy them on one of our 3 patios.   GIVE US A RING TODAY. (910) 763-2223

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Eat, Drink & Be Merry 


From a full bar, offering a Full bar of spirits & 150+ microbrews, to delicious tacos, to over 100 Hookah blends, to a vast array of entertainment offerings of Live Music, including Circus Acts, Sideshow, Burlesque, Belly Dance, DJs, and all of the weirdest stuff you just can’t find elsewhere

A Full, Ready Bar

200+ beers, wine selection, spirits menu, Sake, and Absinthe available

Beer * Spirits * Wine *
Warm Comfort Food

Tacos! Chips & Salsa, Burritos, and other tasty creations.

Food Menu
Hookah Lounge

100+ different Shisha blends,, Herbal, options,  outdoor patios, and belly dance showcases

Hookah Menu

From Eclectic Live Music to Comedy Shows, Circus Acts, Sideshow & Fringe Performing Arts. OUR CALENDAR!


Click that taxi & It’ll get you here. Or Just search Barzarre on your Maps App.


So Many Different Events! 

From DJs to Accordionists, Ska bands to Yodelers, Banjo Punk to Gothic Blues, Burlesque to Bollywood, Sideshows to slideshows,  Circus to comedy, and Folk, Reggae, Jazz, Blues, Noise, Goth, Rock, …You name it~  If it’s genre-smashing, we host it here.  

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Since 2004, Barzarre (formerly Juggling Gypsy) has offered FOOD, DRINKS AND UNIQUE ENTERTAINMENT – A true paragon of performance both onstage and off- Mixing World-traveler-style cafe with a Secret Speakeasy type feel.  We invite you to visit, and hope you stay a while.  

Hehe, That’s a stock image!  ^

He just looked so happy, we left him there.  He would definitely love our selection of 200+ beers!  And that girl with the tablet… Our super strong free Wifi for the people has it covered. 


This isn’t a *insert demographic here* type of place. It’s for everyone-Regardless of color, shape, age,ethnicity,mobiity, who you pray to (or don’t), who you vote for, who you define yourself as, or who.what you love.  With a mix like this, the conversations can be epic. We have two rules. 1) Obey the laws, and 2) Don’t be an A**hole

Your event Brought to life

We’re present events alllll the time. Why not yours? Your indie film Screening. Arm Wrestling competition? Your Baton routine debut. Hot Dog Eating Contest? Your Piano concerto. Or a lecture on the infiteness of space. Or your awesome band. Anything is possible . And we want to hear from you.


Contact us

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Weekly Happenings

In addition to a wild calendar of live music acts, Djs, Art Shows, theatre shows & variety acts, we have a weekly schedule of happenings to keep the party going.

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Open Mic Mondays

Open Mic Mondays Music, Comedy, Spoken Word + More + Open Chef
Live at Barzarre
1610 Castle St. Wilmington NC
Signups @ 7:00 PM Runs til late.
Free Entry

Any & All Acts welcome.
Improvisational, raw, polished or unpolished,
acts of all genres blend together into a night of variety.

Tuesday Drum jam

Weekly Drum Circle at Barzarre
A weekly recurring drum circle takes place in the back grotto ( patio) at Barzarre from 7PM until. Winter months may congregate indoors. Please check out the facebook group Drum and Dance Downtown https://www.facebook.com/groups/868653403145227 for more details.

Extra Percussion provided for newcomers. 

Thursday Flow Jams @ Circus Social

,A night for cirque and flow artists to meetup, share tricks, try out new moves, or simply kick back, talk shop, and meet other likeminded artists. If you don’t have any circus skills, don’t worry. You are still always welcome to come by. ( And break out that old TopHat for kicks.)No cover, no expectations.  The Full bar and tacos will keep you busy.

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Barzarrian Thoughts

This is our space for unique perspectives from people who have stuff to say.

Hey, its a new name. You can’t  help but say it {Barzarre} without some initial awkwardness.  My tip:  Don’t pronounce the R’s!   bazaa!

OR conversely, Roll alllll the R’s like it’s a sport. Rrrrreally fun.   Either way, it’s 2020. Where’s My jetpack?

Bash, Fearless leader.

Best Place in town. 

lots of people

Yeah that’s my name. 
That place is pretty cool. 
Pretty F$*#)ng cool.
Hey i gotta roll. 

John Doe

IF we ever Newslet, you’ll be on point.

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THURSDAY Circus Social

Every Thursday, we host a gathering of Jugglers, flow artists, hoopers and other circus skilled talents to come socialize at the Barzarre. Anything can happen.

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Welcome to The Barzarre. (So why the name change?)

We get that a lot. SO here’s your story! In Feb 2004, we started with an odd business plan in an obscure location – with second-hand furniture, a handful of[…]

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