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If it has to do with will find it at LaughFest - a 10-day festival of stand-up comedy, improv, live shows, films, authors, community showcases (featuring you!) and a variety of other seriously funny stuff. All proceeds will benefit the cancer, grief and support programs offered through Gilda's Club Grand Rapids.


LaughFest 2014 featured Lily Tomlin, Jay Leno, Sinbad, Chris Tucker, Tenderloins, Jim Gaffigan, Jen Kirkman, Judah Fiedlander, Maria Bamford, Todd Barry, Rory Scovel, Nick Thune and many more!


Grand Rapids, Michigan


March 5-15, 2015

Ticket Information:

Festival ticket package information available online at or check out the brochure. Single Tickets on sale now.

Schedule of Events:

Visiting Grand Rapids and want to know what shows you can see? Check out all the great line-ups and other LaughFest events! Or download a list of all the LaughFest events! Download PDF

Call for Volunteers:

LaughFest would not be possible without the many volunteers needed - and LaughFest has many opportunity available! Check out how you can volunteer!


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