Upcoming Comedy Shows and Festivals for a Funny Date Night in Calgary

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Over the next few months in Calgary there are plenty of opportunities to see some of the best comedians around in the city. Whether you’re a die-hard comedy fan or just in need of a good laugh, these upcoming shows are not to be missed and make great date ideas that will leave you and your date with big smiles on your faces – and possibly a sore stomach from all the laughing!

Comedy shows at The Laugh Shop

The Laugh Shop inside Hotel Blackfoot has a regular line up of comedians hitting the stage. The lounge is a casual adults-only venue that features both local and national comedians, plus they offer a cafe menu and dinner shows to attend!

Upcoming shows this season include:

  • Jordan Welwood performing August 3 – 5th
  • TJ Miller on August 10 – 12th
  • Sterling Scott on August 18th and 19th
  • Allyson June Smith on August 23 – 26th
  • Arthur Simeon on August 30 – September 2nd
  • “Two Dykes and a Mic” weekly comedy podcast show on September 5th
  • Yannis Pappas on September 22nd and 23rd
  • Rory Scovel on September 8 – 10th
  • and more!

Where: The Laugh Shop, 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

Tickets: Find all shows and buy tickets here

photo via The Laugh Shop

Laugh Loft Comedy at the The Attic Bar & Stage

If you’re searching for an evening filled with laughter, The Attic Bar & Stage has got you covered. Laugh Loft Comedy brings you a diverse lineup of comedians who are sure to keep you entertained all night long. The venue’s cozy atmosphere and excellent drink selection create the ideal backdrop for an enjoyable comedy experience.

When: August 6, 2023

Where: The Attic Bar & Stage, 1413 9 Ave SE, Calgary

Tickets: Buy tickets here

Stand up Comedy @ THE POTION ROOM

If you’re looking for a magical night full of laughter, head to THE POTION ROOM for their stand-up comedy event. Be enchanted by the performances of some of Calgary’s most enchanting comedians as they fill the room with laughter from the audience. 

When: August 9, 2023

Where: THE POTION ROOM, 1211 9 Ave SE, Calgary

Tickets: Buy tickets here

Great Outdoors Comedy Festival

If you’re looking to laugh all weekend, get your tickets to Great Outdoors Comedy Festival – a full weekend festival coming up this month of August with a stacked lineup taking the stage. This August 25-27, The Great Outdoors Comedy Festival is bringing the top names to Prince’s Island Park with an epic line up of comedians like Andrew Schulz, Nick Offerman, Jonathan Van NessMonét X Change, and more.

When: August 25-27, 2023

Where: Prince’s Island Park, Calgary

Tickets: Buy tickets here

Fish Bowl Comedy Show

Dive into a sea of laughter at the Fish Bowl Comedy Show! This quirky and unique event features comedians from all walks of life, guaranteeing a diverse range of humour. Located in one of Calgary’s most hip venues, this comedy show promises to deliver big laughs and good vibes.

When: September 6, 2023

Where: The Unicorn, 223 8 Ave SW, Calgary

Tickets: Buy tickets here

Chris D’Elia

Chris D’Elia has become one of the most in-demand performers in comedy and is coming to University of Calgary this September.

As a stand-up comedian, D’Elia has toured the US and Canada. D’Elia has three comedy specials available on Netflix, and was chosen as one of four comics to represent the US in Netflix’s 2019 Series COMEDIANS OF THE WORLD which features 47 comedians from 13 regions in eight different languages.

When: September 15, 2023

Where: MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW

Tickets: Buy tickets here

With Love Jaspreet ! Canada Tour 2023 by Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh is taking his comedic talents on tour across Canada, and Calgary is one of his stops! Known for his hilarious storytelling and relatable humour, Jaspreet promises to leave you with incredible laughs. With over 1 million subscribers on YouTube, this tour is a fantastic opportunity to catch this rising star in the comedy scene.

When: October 13, 2023

Tickets: Buy tickets here

Canadian Famous On Tour

Get ready to roll on the floor laughing as some of Canada’s most famous comedians take the stage at Two Rivers Distillery! This touring extravaganza promises an unforgettable night of wit and humour.

If you’ve been looking to catch with some comedic legends live, don’t miss this chance as they’ll be featuring Braydon Lynch and special guests.

When: November 16, 2023

Tickets: Buy tickets here

These upcoming comedy shows in Calgary are sure to deliver the laughs. Grab your tickets before they sell out, and get ready to have the hardest laugh ever!

Need a dinner date to pair with your night out? Find some of our fave foodie dates in Calgary here!

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