10 Vancouver comedy events to check out in April

Mar 25 2018, 7:38 pm

Get some laughs into your life this month! From Letterkenny Live! to Trailer Park Boys, and Welcome to Night Vale, here is our list of 10 great comedy events in Vancouver this April.

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

Save the Rio Telethon

  • What: An old-school 30-hour marathon #SaveTheRio Telethon fundraiser at the Rio Theatre. Featuring The Gentlemen Hecklers, Kitty Nights, Eleven09, Charlier Demers, The Fictionals, Story Story Lie, C.R. Avery, Instant Theatre, Travis Bernhardt, Shirley Gnome, and many more. Hosted by Eric Fell and Patrick Maliha.
  • When: Sunday, April 1 to Monday, April 2, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm on Sunday to Midnight on Monday
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway , Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30

Yuk Yuks University Graduation Showcase

  • What: The inaugural class of Yuk Yuks University take the stage for their graduation showcase. Featuring performances from the 17 graduates and hosted by professor Brett Martin.
  • When: Monday, April 2, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Trailer Park Boys at the Black Sheep Liquor Store

  • What: The stars of the legendary Canadian comedy show will be shaking things up at the Black Sheep Liquor Store in Maple Ridge. There’s going to be signings and photo-ops galore, so you can strike a pose with your favourite character.
  • When: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 4 pm
  • Where: Black Sheep Liquor Store – 12968 232 Street, Maple Ridge
  • Admission: Free

Letterkenny Live!



  • What: The stars of the award-winning CraveTV Original Series, Letterkenny are hitting the road for Letterkenny Live!, a 90-minute comedy experience, starring Jared Keeso (Wayne), Nathan Dales (Daryl), K Trevor Wilson (Dan), and Mark Forward (Coach). Featuring original sketches as well as original stand-up sets from Wilson and Forward.
  • When: Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8:30 pm
  • Where: Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Welcome To Night Vale

  • What: The hit podcast is told in the style of a radio show for the fictional town of Night Vale, reporting on the strange events that occur within it. The live show features Mal Blum as the Weather.
  • When: Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30-$40

Murder on the Improv Express

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Murder On The Improv Express (Vancouver TheatreSports)

  • What: A luxury train trapped in the Canadian Rockies with a passenger list that includes a prominent socialite, a retired military officer, a famous detective, and a corpse. The makings of a classic murder mystery and Vancouver TheatreSports’ latest comedy show.
  • When: Thursday, April 12 to Saturday, May 26, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Pink’s Comedy Club grand opening with Ivan Decker

  • What: Ivan Decker is a JUNO award-winning comedian who has made multiple appearances at the Just For Laughs festival both in Montreal and Vancouver, as well as being a featured performer at the Halifax Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and on CBC’s “The Debaters.”
  • When: Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Byrd (at The Flamingo) – 10768 King George Blvd, Surrey
  • TicketsOnline, $15

Improv X Comics aka Boom! Pow!

  • What: Inspired by the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War and Free Comic Book Day, The Fictionals present a comedy celebration of comic books. Featuring new superheros, capes, and classic improv games.
  • When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $7 or $5 for students

Giggles & Gags

  • What: Giggles & Gags is jam-packed with sketches, parodies of favourite songs, satires of West Coast culture, and more. Funds raised will go towards for Vancouver’s Mom2Mom Poverty Initiative.
  • When: Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: PAL Studio Theatre – 581 Cardero Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $26

James & Jamesy in the Dark

  • What: Performed in the dark, lit by the performers themselves, James & Jamesy conjure answers to the age-old questions ‘Who are we?’ and ‘Why are we here?’.
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Red Gate Revue Stage – 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20
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