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    LaughFest

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    What:

    If it has to do with funny...you 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.

    Who:

    LaughFest 2015 included George Lopez, Patton Oswalt, Wanda Sykes, Bo Burnham, Pete Holmes,and Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of Whose Line Is It Anyway?

    Where:

    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    When:

    2016 dates to be announced.

    Ticket Information:

    Or, become a LaughtFest Friends with three levels of membership:

    1. $25: Includes an exclusive t-shirt designed by The Mitten State, a High Five button and other perks.
    2. $50: Includes all of the above, plus a Mitten State Smile Decal, a Smile Pass Book with special offers and discounts from partners in February 2015, and a 10% discount for merchandise at LaughFest Central and online plus more.
    3. $100: Includes all of the above plus pre-sale opportunities to buy ticket and packages beginning November 13and single tickets beginning Jan. 8, 2015 plus other perks. 

    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!

    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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