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Ithaca Laughs 2024: Comedy Festival Under the Sun

Finger Lakes roar with laughter! Join Ithaca Laughs 2024 Festival: sober shows, 420-friendly nights, & pure comedy bliss. Don't miss this hilarious week of unforgettable fun!

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Ithaca Laughs 2024: Comedy Festival Under the Sun
Ithaca Laughs 2024: Comedy Festival Under the Sun

Time & Location

May 30, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jun 01, 2024, 10:30 PM

Ithaca, Downtown, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

About the Event

Ithaca Laughs 2024: Comedy Festival Under the Sun

Discover the heart of Ithaca's vibrant comedy scene at the Ithaca Laughs 2024 Festival, a week-long celebration that runs concurrently with the iconic Ithaca Festival. 

Elevate your laughter at the Ithaca Laughs 2024 Festival, an unparalleled comedy extravaganza spanning from May 30th to June 1st in the heart of Ithaca, NY. This year's festival promises a lineup of stand-up talents, ready to ignite iconic venues like The Downstairs, NRE Space, and Sedias ArtSpace with their humor and wit. Perfect for comedy enthusiasts and performers alike, Ithaca Laughs offers a platform for emerging and established comics to showcase their best material in captivating 8-minute sets.

Discover a world where laughter connects communities, providing a unique opportunity for comics to network, engage with fellow performers, and explore opportunities to book shows throughout Upstate NY. Ithaca Laughs isn't just a festival; it's a movement towards celebrating the art of comedy, fostering growth in the comedy scene, and creating unforgettable memories for both performers and audiences.

Join us for three nights of non-stop laughter, connections, and performances that will leave you wanting more. Whether you're looking to participate as a comedian or simply indulge in the joy of live comedy, Ithaca Laughs 2024 is the place to be. Don't miss out on the chance to be a part of Ithaca's most anticipated comedy event of the year. Register now, submit your questions through our website, and get ready to experience comedy like never before. Let's fill Ithaca with laughter together!

Event Highlights:

  • Live Stand-Up at The Downstairs: The cornerstone of our festival, The Downstairs will host an array of stand-up acts, showcasing the best comedians from Ithaca and the Finger Lakes region. Don't miss out on this laugh-out-loud lineup!
  • Singing Notes & Slinging Jokes (SNSJ) Shows: A special feature of our festival, SNSJ combines the joy of music with the hilarity of comedy. Join Ithaca's beloved duo in these uniquely entertaining performances.
  • Sober Comedy Events at NRE Space: Experience laughter without the hangover! Our Sober Comedy Events promise a night of pure joy and hilarity in a substance-free environment. Perfect for those who enjoy their comedy clean and their laughter loud.
  • 420-Friendly Comedy Nights at Sedias Art Space: Elevate your comedy experience at Sedias Art Space, where laughter meets leisure in a 420-friendly setting. A perfect blend of high spirits and high humor awaits!

Why You Should Attend:

Whether you're a local searching for "fun things to do" or a visitor wondering "what's happening in Ithaca," the Ithaca Laughs 2024 Festival is your answer. Offering a rich tapestry of "things to do," from "comedy shows" to "comedy near me," our festival is a beacon for anyone looking to indulge in the arts, music, food, and culture of Ithaca and the Finger Lakes region.

Join us for the "Ithaca Laughs 2024 Festival," an unparalleled celebration of laughter and creativity nestled in the heart of the Finger Lakes. From "Sober Comedy Events" to "420-Friendly Comedy Nights," our festival caters to all, making it the go-to destination for anyone looking for "comedy shows" and "fun things to do" in Ithaca. Don't miss this week-long extravaganza of "things to do" and "what's happening" in the comedy world. Let the sunshine in with endless laughter and unforgettable memories at the Ithaca Laughs 2024 Festival!

For more information, schedules, and tickets, visit our website and follow us on social media to stay updated on all things hilarious happening in Ithaca. 

See you at the shows!


  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    Sober Smiles: Comedy Night

    NRE Event Space

  • 2 hours

    Comedy Kickoff: Ithaca Laughs Under the Stars

    The Downstairs
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