Every April, Halifax erupts in laughter as comedians from all over North America hit the stage for the Ha!ifax ComedyFest. Held over 4 days, the festival showcases over 30 comedians with multiple shows across the city.
The Halifax ComedyFest is shot by Pilot Light Productions and aired on CBC TV each year in a six-part series. It is one of only three comedy festivals in Canada broadcast nationally on TV.
Don’t miss out on the laughter – get your tickets to the funniest party in town!
The Ha!ifax Comedy Festival began in 1995 as an Atlantic Canadian comedy festival, promoting and showcasing talent from the Atlantic Provinces in the clubs in downtown Halifax. The festival boasts multiple shows in various venues across the city and international headlining artists.
As one of the most successful, longest-running comedy festivals in Canada, the Ha!ifax ComedyFest is a must-attend event each April in Halifax.
Stay tuned for information on The Best of the Fest 2018.
Ha!ifax ComedyFest presents Laugh@Lunch at the Halifax Central Library. This free event features three comedians from the festival line-up performing a lunch-hour show in the library’s Paul O’Regan Hall. Tickets for the 2018 event, happening on April 27, will be available in early March.
Photography by Chr!s Sm!th
Watch videos of past episodes at CBC Television.
For Immediate Release - November 24, 2017
(Halifax, NS) – Back for its twenty-third year, the 2018 edition of the Ha!ifax ComedyFest runs from April 25 until April 28, and features 31 comedians at venues throughout the city.
Ha!ifax ComedyFest would like to thank our partners, sponsors and volunteers.
We’d like to thank the volunteer Board of Directors for their time and dedication to the festival.
VP, Corporate Communications & Airport Experience, Halifax International Airport Authority
Account Executive, Atlantic Business Magazine
MUFG Investor Services
QC, Stewart McKelvey
Associate, Stewart McKelvey
Director of Marketing and Communications, Halifax Partnership
Owner, Strathdee & Company
Halifax Comedy Festival Limited
Premiere Entertainment Group
1150 Belmont on the Arm
Halifax, NS B3H 1J3
The host hotel for Ha!ifax ComedyFest is Delta Hotels by Marriott Halifax located on Barrington Street in Downtown Halifax. Offering a $139 Ha!ifax ComedyFest rate to those attending the festival shows, we encourage you to book your stay with them. Click here to take advantage of their special rate.