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2020 Update

As we monitor regulations around large group gatherings, it is apparent we will not be able to hold our shows as planned for the 2020 festival this coming October. Read More

Ha!ifax ComedyFest reschedules for October 28 – 31, 2020

Organisers of the annual Ha!ifax ComedyFest, scheduled for April 22-25 in multiple venues around the city, have announced the festival is rescheduled to October 28 – 31, 2020.

“Public health is the clear priority,” says the festival producer Kim Hendrickson of Premiere Entertainment Group (PEG). “While we’re in the funny business, we take the coronavirus situation very seriously. Given the request made by the provincial health authority to restrict the size of public gatherings in the coming weeks, we all agree that the most responsible thing to do is to reschedule.” Read More

Halifax ComedyFest Celebrates 25 Years in 2020

(Halifax, NS) – Ha!ifax ComedyFest celebrates 25 years of comedy next year with their biggest festival yet. From April 22 to 25, 2020 more than 30 comedians from across Canada and around the world will perform at venues throughout Halifax, Dartmouth, and beyond.

“We’re making our 25th milestone a huge celebration with more shows, more comedians, more venues and more laughs” says festival producer, Kim Hendrickson, “Our roster is very exciting with new faces and returning favourites, and we’ll be adding even more artists in coming weeks.” Read More

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