The Come Out and Play Festival is a street games fesitval dedicated to exploring new styles of games and play.

Come Out & Play 2008 in New York

Urban Bingo
The everyday becomes game pieces to find and collect in this mash-up between city tour and classic bingo!

Start Time: Friday June 6 at 8:00 PM
Location: Bluestockings, 172 Allen St (between Stanton and Rivington)
# of players: 3 groups of 5 - 7 players
Duration: 30-45 minutes
Designers: David Jimison

Wander the city as a group, finding the combination of city life (rats, taxis, tourists, etc.) to mark off on your board, and BINGO! 5-7 players embark on an unusual tour through New York's underbelly, taking them on a search of the everyday. As the tour continues, players mark off their bingo score cards with the items they see. First to finish receives a free drink of their choice (i.e. beer) at a nearby bar.

Bios: David Jimison
David Jimison is currently serving a fellowship as an artist at Eyebeam Arts & Technology Center. His work focuses on generating temporary spaces of festivity and wonder. Complete bio at

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