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March 16-20, 2022


If it has to do with funny...you will find it at LaughFest. The 5-day festival will feature 20 virtual events, social media content and contests with this year's lead sponsor, Gun Lake Casino. In addition to bringing smiles and laughter following a challenging year for many, the festival brings added awareness to Gilda’s Club’s mission of providing free emotional health support for those on a cancer or grief journey. All proceeds will benefit the free cancer and grief support programs offered through Gilda's Club Grand Rapids.


Headlining acts: Clean Comedy Showcase, Maria Bamford, Fortune Feimester, Charlie Berens, Brent Morin, Tone Bell and more!


LaughFest will host nearly 50 events this year throughout Grand Rapids and Lowell areas. In addition to ticketed events, there will also be free activities including: Seriously Funny Adventure Challenge, Sunday Night Funnies, Kids Joke, Family Improv, You Have Two Minutes: Brian Kelly's Favorite LaughFest Portraits, Laughter Yoga, Recovery Showcase, All Y’all Showcase, Drums for All with Josh Dunigan, and more.

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Gilda’s LaughFest debuted in 2011 in Grand Rapids as the first-ever community-wide comedy festival in the nation. Every year, internationally-renowned comedians and local talent tickle the…

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