5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: March 30 to April 5

Mar 23 2018, 12:54 am

Start your April with a night of laughs in Vancouver! Here is our list of five comedy events to check out from March 30 to April 5. Kevin Smith, Trailer Park Boys, and more.

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

An Evening with Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith is throwing his support behind efforst to save the Rio Theatre ( Ga Fullner / Shutterstock

  • What: An Evening with Kevin Smith is a chance to get up close and personal with the legendary writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director. Proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting the #SavetheRio campaign.
  • When: Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Time: 7 and 9:30 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway , Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

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
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