19th Annual FUNNYFEST Calgary Comedy Festival Society, MAY 30 to June 9 (and YEAR – ROUND events ACROSS Canada) is a not-for-profit organization that does All Things Funny! FUNNYFEST extends our joy of Laughter to ALL people in the WORLD who love to laugh! The FUNNYFEST Calgary Comedy Festival (which has always been produced at the beginning of Spring and the festival season) and ALL workshops & seminars were created by headline stand up comedian: Stu Hughes. FUNNYFEST was the first comedy festival of its kind in Western Canada and FUNNYFEST focuses on creating as much laughter at possible for the best value! FUNNYFEST is an unique combination of entertainment, learning, socializing and FUN. FUNNYFEST promotes mental and physical health through the GIFT OF LAUGHTER!

With over 11000 punchlines, 11 days nights of LAUGHTER, average of 6 comedy performers per show, and no sacred cows, FUNNYFEST is a distinctive Western comedy festival.  Although, FUNNYFEST showcases a wide range of stand up comedians from around the world, we place the most importance on promoting the outstanding comedic talents of Canadians. SCHEDULE

Concurrently, FUNNYFEST provides awesome opportunities for volunteers in a festival setting. Apply to Volunteer

FUNNYFEST is a true comedy event — High brow to Low brow and everything in-between – FUNNYFEST offers a diverse range of belly laughs.

FUNNYFEST runs year-round and produces approximately 150 comedy & teaching events per annum.

FUNNYFEST donates over 100 k worth of value to charities, non-profit organizations and financially challenged persons — financially challenged persons, FUNNYFEST always gives back to the community to help build a caring, vibrant and diverse society.

Ticket prices range from FREE to $20 average to $99. Get Tickets

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More information:  info (AT) FunnyFest.com


  • 19th Annual CALGARY COMEDY FESTIVAL, May 30 to June 9 – 11 nights of comedy at many venues with 20 shows!
  • Comedy performers for HIRE (stand up / variety)
  • Public, Private & Corporate Comedy Shows & Parties
  • FUNNYFEST COMEDY ON TOUR – Book our guaranteed Funny show for your VENUE or PARTY
  • Monthly comedy series
  • FUNNYFEST Comedy Competition – Talent Search, March & April. YOU GOT THE FUNNY BONE? Anyone ever say “hey, you should do stand-up”? – Here’s your opportunity! Apply to Perform
  • Laughter in the Workplace Seminars – To improve organization effectiveness by including laughter AND showing the positives effects of laughter
  • Stand-up Comedy Seminars WORKSHOPS – Laugh & Learn how to become a stand up comic OR include comedy in your presentations and speeches. Includes: Over 200 performance techniques and 30 comedy writing techniques WORKSHOP & Seminar SCHEDULE
  • SECRETS of Stand-up Comedy Seminars  20 years of applied experience to deliver the secrets professional stand up comics use to engage audiences! 45 minute to 90 minute interactive seminars
  • GIFT CERTIFICATES – Share the Gift of Laughter
  • Comedy Writing
  • New Year’s Eve Comedy Extravaganza 
  • Key Note Speakers
  • Children’s Comedy Corner
  • Comedy for a Cause fundraising
  • Festival and Special Event development
  • and so much more!

Phone : 403-228-7888 Email : tickets@funnyfest.com