The Just for Laughs comedy festival has been around for over 25 years, but it’s coming to Chicago for the first time in just a few weeks! Partnering up with TBS, Just For Laughs will present a “Very Funny” festival from June 17-21.


Throughout the five days, you may take your pick from one of the more than 70 shows being performed at various venues around the city. Well-known comedians showing up to make us Chicagoans practically pee our pants include: Ellen DeGeneres, Andy Dick, Jimmy Fallon, David Allan Grier, Lisa Lampanelli, George Lopez and many more. There will also be a healthy mix of local comics and improv troupes.

For more info and to purchase tickets, visit On the website, you can also sign up for email alerts to get the latest news about the festival. You never know who might be added to the bill!

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Culture Just for Laughs & TBS "Very Funny" Festival