An updated schedule of North American festivals featuring comedy and/or comedy competitions:
Chicago Sketchfest (Jan. 8-18)
SF Sketchfest (Jan. 15-31)
South Beach Comedy Festival (Jan. 21-24)
North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival (Feb. 13-21)
Detroit Comedy Fest (March 16-21)
SXSW (Austin, Texas) (March 20-21)
Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Portland, Ore.) (April 23-26)
AltCom (Somerville, MA) (May 7-10)
Sasquatch! Music Festival (George, WA) (May 23-25) Tickets on sale Feb. 28. Comedy lineup includes Zach Galifiankas, Demetri Martin, Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great
Job, Todd Barry, Jon Benjamin, God’s Pottery, People’s Republic of
Komedy & more.
Sketchfest NYC (June 11-13)
Aspen RooftopComedy Festival (June 11-14)
Great American Comedy Festival (Norfolk, Neb.) (June 14-20)
Just For Laughs (Chicago) (June 17-21) Debut of the Chicago fest. Lineups TBA.
Just For Laughs (Toronto) (July 16-19) Lineups TBA
Just For Laughs (Montreal) (July 16-26) Lineups TBA. 27th edition.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Aug. 7-31)
Boston Comedy Festival (Aug. 30-Sept. 5) 10th anniversary. Submit by June 1.
Vancouver Comedy Festival (Sept. 17-27) Still accepting submissions.
Nov. 5-9: New York Comedy Festival