Winnipeg Comedy Festival

August 23, 2020

August 29, 2020

Free & Ticketed Events

Various Venues, Winnipeg, MB


Events Description

Canada’s funniest comics converge on Winnipeg for seven days of hilarious stand-up, sketch, and improvisational comedy. This nationally televised festival delivers the laughs at venues throughout Winnipeg ranging from large theatres to intimate clubs.

Performers – list

2020 Gala Themes & Hosts

WCF welcomes fans to Club Regent Event Centre August 23 – 25 for five galas, recorded live-to-tape for television broadcast. Presented by Liquor Mart. Free parking for all! (Not free liquor though!)

My Generation @ Monday August 24 – 7:15pm / Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials jockey for the title of funniest generation. Sunday Roast meets Avocado Toast! Host: Caroline Rhea / Performers: Cassie Cao, Noor Kidwai, Deborah Kimmett, Derek Seguin, Bobby Warrener, Mike Wilmot

The Tech Show @ Tuesday August 25 – 6:45pm / The highs and lows of hi-tech. Cutting-edge comedy! Host: Ivan Decker / Performers: Craig Fay, Andrea Jin, Erica Sigurdson, Dan Taylor, Joe Vu, Matt Wright

ANIMALS! @ Tuesday August 25 – 9:00pm / A funny look at our furry and feathered friends. Unmuzzled and off the leash! Host: Ryan Belleville / Performers: Rhiannon Archer, Leonard Chan, Charlie Demers, Matt Falk, Larke Miller, Ted Morris

The Travel Show @ Wednesday August 26 – 6:45pm / Your passport to laughter as comics riff on planes, trains, automobiles and the places they take us to. First-class funny! Host: Andrew Phung / Performers: Martha Chaves, Ryan Dillon, Gino Durante, Jess Salomon, Pete Zedlacher

Strange Days @ Wednesday August 26 – 9:00pm / A funny look at the alarming state of our world. Strange days indeed! Host: Mary Walsh / Performers: Nick Beaton, Salma Hindy, Rob Pue, Lara Rae, Damonde Tschritter, Peter White

Who is it for?

All ages and adult events.


Tickets : Free and ticketed events.($15 to $35)

How to get tickets?

Buy Online


Date & Time:

August 23 – 29, 2020

Venue & Address :

Various Venues, Winnipeg

A tip for your trip!

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  1. Lorraine Danielson

    I “LOVE” our annual Wpg.Comedy Fest and am looking for a single ticket for “Best of the Fest” at the Regent Centre on April 9 @ 7 pm. I usually go to many of the performances… but this month I faced a complete replacement knee surgery and cannot drive so my attendance has been greatly limited! Is there a contest that I can enter??? HELP!!! I need a laugh about now! hugs, Lorraine

    March 30, 2017 at 9:57 PM

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