Gilda’s LaughFest 2023 Will Feature Tig Notaro, Pete Holmes And More!
Grand Rapids, get ready to laugh! Gilda's LaughFest 2023 is happening March 8-12, 2023.
The festival benefits Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, which provides free emotional healthcare to children, adults, families, and friends on any kind of cancer journey or those grieving the death of someone in their life due to any cause.
Who's Performing At LaughFest 2023?
Gilda's Laughfest announced the lineup for this year's comedy festival Wednesday morning.
Named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s “50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time”, Tig Notaro will be performing at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids on March 9.
Pete Holmes will perform on March 9 at Fountain Street Church. Pete is currently the host of the wildly popular podcast, “You Made It Weird".
LaughFest and Disability Advocates of Kent County are partnering to bring D.J. Demers to the festival. Demers brings his unique style of stand-up to LaughFest on March 8 at the Special Olympics Michigan Unified Sports & Inclusion Center, 160 68th St SW, Grand Rapids.
Springs stars on Amazon’s Inside Jokes and recently made her stand-up debut on HBO’s All Def Comedy. Daphnique will perform two shows on both March 10 and 11 at Midtown (formerly The Listening Room).
Known for his “rapid-fire” comedic skills, Mike Vecchione has made numerous appearances on The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, Netflix, Sirius XM, and more.
Charlie Berens will headline Gilda’s Red Door Gala on March 16th
The comedian, host, and Emmy award-winning journalist will return to West Michigan to perform at the event. Berens is the creator of the viral comedic news series Manitowoc Minute and is a frequent collaborator on Funny or Die. He also hosts the Discovery + show, Dark Side Of.
LaughFest 2023 Will Have Almost 50 Different Events
LaughFest Trivia Night of Stars
River City Improve
The Dirty Show hosted by Adam Degi
Other events include LaughFest: Night at the Museum, Karajokee, The Clean Comedy Showcase, and more to be announced.
Free Shows At LaughFest 2023
You don't need a ticket to have fun, there will be free events such as Seriously Funny Adventure Challenge, Sunday Night Funnies, Kids Joke, Family Improv, the Cancer Survivors Showcase, All Y’All Showcase, Drums for All, and more