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Celebrating 10 years of laughs in 2020!



March 5-15, 2020


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 free cancer and grief support programs offered through Gilda's Club Grand Rapids.


LaughFest features laughter in all its forms from comedy, performance, and improv to film, dance and a variety of seriously funny stuff. Each year has drawn an average of 50,000 attendees to Grand Rapids and West Michigan for free and ticketed events.

2020 headliners include: Jim Gaffigan, Jeff Foxworthy, Maria Bamford, Miranda Sings with Special Guest Colleen Ballinger, Russell Peters, JP Sears, Justin Willman, and many more to come (to be announced)! 

LaughFest 2020 Lineup


LaughFest includes the Greater West Michigan region, with the hub of the festival centered in a variety of venues downtown Grand Rapids. In previous festival years, over 65 venues have been featured ranging in size from 50 seats to 3,300 seats.

Ticket Information:

Check out LaughFestGR.org for up to date ticket information!

Call for Volunteers:

On average over 800 people volunteer with LaughFest each year! The festival 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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