Laugh your way through the month of love! Here are 10 great comedy events to check out in Vancouver in February, including Romance Week at Vancouver Theatresports, JFL NorthWest, and more.
For more things happening around town, check out our events section.
What: Straight to DVD has comedians writing scenes from brand new movies and performing them for the audience. Hosted by Christine Bortolin and Kyle Fines, featuring Brunch Comedy, Tin Lorica, Soda Fountain, and Aaron Charles Read.
When: February 1, 2020
Time: 10 pm
Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue Vancouver
What: House of Comedy’s classic Show Up N’ Go Up features stand-up comics of all skill levels from around Metro Vancouver. Students with ID and workers in the service industry get free admission to Show Up N’ Go Up.
When: Every Tuesday- February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: House of Comedy BC — 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster,
What: Vancouver TheatreSports (VTS) presents the return of Romance Week, running from February 5 to 15 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Visitors can bring their special someone to VTS and enjoy shows over the 1o-day event: The Love of Your Life, Love Matches, OK Tinder, Frisky Fridays, and more.
When: February 5 until February 15, 2020
Time: Showtimes vary based on performance
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
What: The Dirty Betty Show celebrates Galentines Day at Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver. The comedy variety show features drag queens, stand-up comedians, improvisers, singers, and more.
When: February 6, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver — 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
What: Nina Wilder and Jan Bannister host Comedy Feud at Fox Cabaret on February 7. Comics from different generations perform to win the audience’s favour.
When: February 7, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Fox Cabaret — 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
What: Comedian Patrick Maliha hosts a new live dating game show at the Rio Theatre. There will be segments with contestants live onstage, as well as opportunities for audience members to mix and mingle to try and make a connection.
When: February 12, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
What: JFL Northwest, Vancouver’s very own Just For Laughs comedy festival, celebrates its fifth year from February 13 to 25, 2020. Headliners include Bill Burr, Hannah Gadsby, Ronny Chieng, Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, and more. Plus catch local favourites like Pleasant Comedy, The Lady Show, Come Draw With Me, and more.
When: February 13 to 25, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Various venues
What: Loch Land Entertainment presents Ghosted, featuring Vancouver comedians providing improvised answers to audiences’ dating questions. Share your good, bad and ghosted love stories at Cafe Deux Soleils and help create the comedy.
When: February 18, April 21, June 16, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils — 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: $7 or $5 for students
Whose Live Anyways? – Hard Rock Casino and River Rock Casino
What: Whose Live Anyway? features Ryan Stiles along with fellow comics Greg Proops, Jeff Davis, and Joel Murray. Together, they perform many of the hilarious games made famous on their Emmy-nominated TV series, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, which aired from 1998 to 2004 and returned to the airwaves in 2013.
When: February 20 and 21, 2020 (Hard Rock), February 22 and 23, 2020 (River Rock)
Time: 8 pm (Thursday, Friday and Saturday), 7 pm (Sunday)
Where: Hard Rock Casino – 2080 United Blvd, Coquitlam (Thursday and Friday), River Rock Casino – 8811 River Rd, Richmond (Saturday and Sunday)
Tickets: Available online at Hard Rock Casino and River Rock Casino
What: Comedy duo Tim and Eric (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule) bring the Mandatory Attendance World Tour to the Vogue Theatre on February 29.
When: February 29, 2020
Time: 5 pm and 8:30 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver