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.
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Ha!ifax ComedyFest presents Laugh@Lunch at the Halifax Central Library on Friday, April 28, 2017. This free event features three comedians from the festival line-up performing a lunch-hour show in the library’s Paul O’Regan Hall. Click here to register for your ticket.
Ha!ifax ComedyFest and the Lung Association of Nova Scotia are partnering up to bring you Laughs for Lungs on April26, 2017. The event will feature three fantastic comedians, Ted Morris, Erica Sigurdson and Mike Delamont, who will be sure to keep you exercising those lungs. Please note that this event is for those aged 19 or older. For tickets and information, visit ns.lung.ca/laughs-lungs.
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Watch videos of past episodes at CBC Television.
For Immediate Release - January 10, 2017
(Halifax, NS) – The 22nd annual Ha!ifax ComedyFest features 30 comedians performing at multiple shows at various venues around the city between April 26 and 29, 2017. The Festival is excited to announce this year’s line-up, featuring Jeremy Hotz, Steve Patterson, and Debra DiGiovanni. Read More
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, McInnes Cooper
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 the historic Westin Nova Scotian Hotel. They offer a special rate to those attending festival shows, and we encourage you to book your stay in Halifax at the Westin. Click here for more information and to make your reservations.