It’s Saturday, Have a Few Beers

Tonight the bar is hosting PLAYGROUND an east coast psychedelic jam band made up of Ty Mathis, Jimmy Canale, Paul Legerme, Jake Greenwood, and David Koster! It's laid back, it's a jam, come down and get a little blurry to the tunes and try some of our unique beers. Have you Tried... The Dark Cide(r) by Liquid Alchemy The-Ligh... Read More

Burning Bright with Kylie Kamakazi

This Friday, Bar XIII will host a tribute to Kylie Kamakazi who was taken from the world on November 26th while helping a stranded motorist.  She was delivering meals to others, on Thanksgiving, but her service to the community went so much further than that.  Kylie was a member of the National Guard, a diesel mechanic, a wife, and a ... Read More

Newsletter December 2020

HERE’S THE SCOOP By now, everyone has heard of the new Delaware guidelines regarding bars and restaurants. For those who don’t know the new changes are: • Only 30% of total occupancy allowed in • Curfew of 10pm This will significantly impact the bar’s ability to serve you and have events, however we will persevere We ... Read More

New Covid-19 Restrictions – 12/14/2020

In addition to the existing restrictions for Delaware bars, Bar XIII will now close at 10pm until further notice. We are allowed 30% of our capacity, so get here early at 6pm and stay for the fun. Read More

NEWSLETTER – November 2020

Interview with Fenris,the Host of Comedy Night! ~ Kim McBrearty I got to sit down with the host of Comedy Nights before a show. Fenris has been coming around since pre-Bar XIII days and has frequented Asylum and Open Mic nights, and now is the host of a weekly event full of laughter and good vibes all around that has deemed much needed ... Read More

NEWSLETTER – October 2020

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE BAR?Since there have been many changes in regulations for venue space, dance floors, and bars, we have made a few changes and upgrades to the space at Bar XIII. Additional seating is now available where we used to dance the night away as we encourage social distancing; a new coin-operated dart machine has been added ... Read More

NEWSLETTER – March 2020

WORDS FROM THE EDITOR Lots of events going on this month at Bar XIII. I am personally looking forward to all of the Bingo, Burlesque, and BEATS. Also, this month we get to celebrate a Friday the 13th at Bar XIII while rolling into midnight at Asylum 13. Come make this month extra special by joining us. ~ Kim McBrearty, Editor in Chief ... Read More


WORDS FROM THE EDITOR Come play with us this month for some fun events happening around Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re single like me, taken, or…a bit of both, you’re bound to find something fun this month to celebrate. On February 2nd is The Sweet Spot Wilmington: Valentine Show with burlesque dancers, live music, comedy, poets, ... Read More


LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Hello Patrons, We are currently looking for help with the Newsletter. Writers of any stripe and interest to do interviews, promoters who want to submit info on upcoming events at Bar XIII, or columnists who would like to take on Bar XIII related topics. If this interests you please reach out to Alex Seigfried via ... Read More


BY NORA JEAN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, FROM 5-8PM Hey bar fam! When you think of Bar XIII, you may think of metal shows and live bur-lesque. But did you know that Bar XIII is also the perfect place to stop for happy hour? I’m Nora. I started bartending at Bar XIII this past summer, and a few weeks ago I high-jacked happy hour ... Read More