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Phoenix Area Festivals and Contests

Big Pine Comedy Festival Flagstaff

Big Pine Comedy Festival – Flagstaff, AZ

Started in 2015, Big Pines Comedy Festival brings comedy to the cool pines of Flagstaff, AZ each fall. This annual event from the cool pines of Northern Arizona features 70 performers, including some Improv and Sketch comedy troupes.

Big Pine was included in the Vulture article, A Comprehensive Guide to Comedy Festivals in the U.S. and Around the Globe.

Bird City Comedy Festival Phoenix

Bird City Comedy Festival – Phoenix, AZ

Each spring since 2016 the three-day, Bird City Comedy Festival has been highlighting comedic performances of all types in central Phoenix. This festival features the hottest stand-ups, storytellers, improv groups, sketch groups and more from Arizona performers and beyond.

Bird City was included in the Vulture article, A Comprehensive Guide to Comedy Festivals in the U.S. and Around the Globe.

2019 Festival Info

Bird City Comedy Festival is taking the year off, with plans to return in 2020.

All Things Comedy Festival Phoenix

All Things Comedy Comedy Festival – Phoenix, AZ

The All Things Comedy Festival returns to Phoenix for a weekend of your favorite ATC podcast shows and stand up from your favorite All Things Comedy hosts. 2018 featured Bert Kreischer, Ari Shariff, and The Skalar’s as they are joined by Bryan Callen, Brendan Schaub, Theo Von, Big Jay Oakerson, Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz, Brad Williams, Adam Ray, Natasha Leggero,  Moshe Kasher and more.

2019 Festival Info

Tentatively set to return to CityScape and downtown Phoenix late October 2019

Funniest Person with a Day Job - House of Comedy

Funniest Person With A Day Job – Phoenix, AZ

Each spring, Rick Bronsons House of Comedy hosts “Arizona’s Funniest Person With A Day Job”.  This contest is open to everyone with a 5-minute set with the winner taking home $1,000 and a headlining weekend at the club.  The show takes place on Tuesday night’s at 7:30 p.m.

Past Winners: 2015 –  Anthony Desamito | 2016 – Jonathon Gregory | 2017 – Charles Engle | 2018 – Iesha Renee


2019 Contest Info

Submissions TBA

First-round – April | Semi-Finals – May |
Finals – June

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NoHO Comedy Festival info

NoHo Comedy Festival – Hollywood, CA

The NoHo Comedy Festival is the place where comedic legends, Hollywood’s hottest tickets, and the funniest people you haven’t heard of commence for one epic week-long event put on by the historic comedy club: The HaHa.

San Diego Comedy Festival

San Diego Comedy Festival – San Diego, CA

The festival will feature national touring headliners and super funny comedians from all over the world both showcasing their talent and competing for cash prizes. Come out and watch it all unfold live!