The Just for Laughs Northwest Comedy Fest is a festival featuring a series of live comedy performances at various venues in Vancouver in February 2020.
JFL’s Northwest Comedy Fest in Vancouver
In 2020 the festival runs from February 13 until the 25 (so for about three days longer than last year).
The same as last year, Northwest Comedy Fest festival ticket prices start at about $10. Some events are for ages 19+ and others are for all ages.
Comedians scheduled to perform in 2020 include Bill Burr, Hannah Gadsby, Middleditch & Schwartz, Patton Oswalt and many more.
2020 Comedy Fest Schedule
Below is a list of just some of the many comedy performances that take place during the JFL Northwest Comedy Fest in Vancouver in 2020.
Note: Times and details are subject to change.
February 14, 2020
- Maria Bamford – this comedic actress performs at the Vogue Theatre at 618 Granville Street at 7 pm on Friday, February 14 (which is Valentine’s Day). Tickets for audience members ages 19+ are $34.50.
February 15, 2020
- Middleditch & Schwartz – they have been featured in many TV shows such as Schwartz in Parks and Rec and Middleditch in Silicon Valley. This comedic duo performs an improv show at the Orpheum Theatre at 601 Smithe Street on Saturday, February 15, at 8:30 pm. Tickets are $49.50 to $55.00 for those ages 19+.
- Margaret Cho – this actress and comedian takes a stance on political and social issues about primarily sexuality and race. She performs at the Vogue Theatre at 618 Granville Street on Saturday, February 15, at 7 pm. Tickets are around $39.50.
February 20 and 21, 2020
- Bill Burr – the stand-up comedian who is known for his sitcom F Is for Family and co-creating the network All Things Comedy performs at the Orpheum Theatre at 601 Smithe Street. Tickets are between $52.50 and $74.50 for those ages 19+.
February 22, 2020
- Patton Oswald – this famous actor and stand-up comedian who is well known for his voiceover work as Remy in Ratatouille and narrating The Goldbergs performs at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at 630 Hamilton Street at 7 pm. Tickets are for sale between $39.50 and $55.00 for this 19+ show.
- How Did This Get Made Live! – Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael discuss Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at 9:30 pm on Saturday, February 22. Ticket prices range from $49 to $69 depending on where you sit.
February 24 and 25, 2020
- Hannah Gadsby – an Australian comedian performs her solo show ‘Douglas’ at the Orpheum Theatre at 601 Smithe Street on Monday, February 24, and Tuesday, February 25. Both shows start at 7:30 pm and ticket prices are between $60 and $85.
The above is just a sample of the four dozen or so comedy shows over the course of the festival. For more information see the JFL Northwest Comedy Fest website.
For other ideas on things to do in Vancouver see the February Events Calendar.