10 Vancouver comedy events to check out in December

Nov 29 2019, 12:00 pm

Have a holly jolly December with these 10 great comedy events happening in Vancouver this month. Enjoy Danny Bhoy, Big Laughs Comedy, and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

SAD to the Future: A Comedy Show

What: SAD Mag presents a stand-up comedy show inspired by the future. Enjoy performances by Emily Bilton, An-Te Chu, Andrea Jin, Sasha Mark, Desmond Williams, and Graham Clark, with host Jackie Hoffart.

When: December 3, 2019
Time: 7 to 11 pm
Where: The Annex Theatre — 823 Seymour Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Dinner Party Variety Comedy Show

What: The Experience’s first show is a three-course dinner served with a variety comedy show. Chef Jamie Lipe of Firefly Catering is providing the meals while headliner Ambika Vas along with Ryan Egan, Svetlana White, Andrew Huzar, Debra Sears, Dayleigh Nelson, and director Jackie Blackmore are providing the comedy.

When: December 5 to December 7, 2019
Time: Doors at 6 pm
Where: BC Artscape — #320 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Dirty Betty Presents: Hoe-Hoe-Holiday Show

What: The Dirty Betty Show celebrates the holiday season with a festive and funny evening at Fox Cabaret. Vancouver’s sassiest comedy show features an all-femme cast of drag queens, stand-up comedians, improvisers, burlesque, and more.

When: December 6, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 to 10 pm
Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Danny Bhoy

What: Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy is a Gemini-nominated performer and has appeared at Just For Laughs Festival, on Live at the Apollo, and on The Late Show with David Letterman. He performs on December 7 at Chan Shun Concert Hall. Presented by Just For Laughs.

When: December 7, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Chan Shun Concert Hall – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Holiday Hygiene Drive Comedy Show & Fundraiser

Amber Harper-Young

Image: Amber Harper-Young

What: Rawsome Comedy and Keto Caveman Cafe present the annual Holiday Hygiene Drive Comedy Show and Fundraiser on December 9. Attendees will enjoy a dinner and a comedy show headlined by Amber Harper-Young. Proceeds will go to support the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, a non-profit organization that provides hygiene products, clothing, meals, and community to women in need.

When: December 9, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Keto Caveman Cafe — 605 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Andrew Schulz

What: New York comedian Andrew Schulz (Hulu’s There’s Johnny, Amazon’s Sneaky Pete, HBO’s Crashing) brings The Matador Tour to Vogue Theatre on December 13.

When: December 13, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Frisky Friday at Vancouver TheatreSports

What: Michelle Gidard from the web comedy soap opera Michelle’s hosts Frisky Friday at Vancouver TheatreSports. The show explores the hilariousness of naughtiness and will be inspired by subjects such as fetishes and threesomes.

When: Every Friday until December 13, 2019
Time: 11:15 pm
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Big Laughs Comedy at Cravings 1 Year Anniversary featuring Dino Archie

What: Cravings Restaurant’s private side room turns into an intimate comedy venue that hosts a variety of comics as featured on CBC, CTV, Comedy Network, Just For Laughs, The Debaters, and more. Dino Archie headlines Big Laughs Comedy’s One-Year Anniversary.

When: December 14, 2019
Time: 8 to 9:30 pm
Where: Cravings Sports Bar & Grill – 8808 Osler Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Improv Against Humanity: Christmas Special

What: The Fictionals and special guest Chase Padgett celebrate the Christmas Season with a Horrible Holiday Special at the Rio Theatre. Enter to play in the CAH tournament for your chance at Christmas gifts, enjoy hilarious comedy, and help crown the new Most Horrible Person in Vancouver. Plus wear your best Ugly Christmas Sweater for more chances to win prizes.

When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Jacob Samuel – Live Comedy Album Recording

Image: Jacob Samuel / Facebook

What: Jacob Samuel (Just for Laughs, CBC’s The Debaters, Winnipeg Comedy Festival) records his debut stand-up comedy album at Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver on December 27 and 28. Also featuring MC Ivan Decker and more.

When: December 27 and 28, 2019
Time: 8 pm and 10:30 pm (Friday), 7 pm and 9:30 pm (Saturday)
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online