Legendary Laughs

The Vail Village will overflow with laughter and street magic again this Memorial Day. More than 20 events means something for everyone. Free family entertainment will return thanks to RocketFizz. All pass holder events happen within a quick walk of the covered bridge in Vail Village. 2022 & 2023 Festival passes sold-out!

2024 PASSES ON SALE NOW
8,150
Feet
31
Comedians
7
Venues
3
Crazy Days

2024 Vail Comedy Festival Artists

Mary Mack
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon & CONAN
Vail Comedy Festival Headliner
Monroe Martin
Comedy Central & Last Comic Standing
Vail Comedy Festival Headliner
Jenny Zigrino
CONAN, LATE LATE SHOW & Bad Santa 2
Vail Comedy Festival Headliner
Tim Harmston
The Tonight Show and Dry Bar
Vail Comedy Festival Headliner
Great Hang with Myka and Tim
Myka Fox & Tim McLaughlin
Vail Comedy Festival Podcast
2024 Comics
From All Over North America Coming Soon

2023 Schedule (last year)

2023 schedule included comedy events and family friendly entertainment all easily accessible from Vail Village. Plus live podcast tapings from Hippie Not Hippie.
10:00 am - 10:30 am Loaded Joe's Vail Village

10-10:30AM at Loaded Joe’s in Vail Village Look for Brooke!  Please bring a photo id 242 E Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657 Park at Vail Transportation Center (located steps away)   You can also get your pass at any event (please arrive early)

Doors open 15 minutes in advance, bar will be open Special live taping with HIPPIE NOT HIPPIE Two comedians/friends getting together weekly to catch up, riff on topics, tell stories and have fun!  With surprise guests. Give them a subscribe and watch at: https://www.youtube.com/@hippienothippiepod   This special taping is Friday 10:45AM – 11:45AM, arrive early […]

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Loaded Joe's Vail Village

T-shirts, hoodies, posters, keychains, magnets, stickers and more! Merch will be for sale at most shows pop-up style until it is sold out.  Come get it at a dedicated store while supplies last.  Cash, Credit Card, Venmo, etc

Doors open 15 minutes in advance, bar will be open Special live taping with HIPPIE NOT HIPPIE Two comedians/friends getting together weekly to catch up, riff on topics, tell stories and have fun!  With surprise guests. Give them a subscribe and watch at: https://www.youtube.com/@hippienothippiepod   This special taping is Friday 12:30PM – 1:30PM, arrive early […]

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Loaded Joe's Vail Village

Inspired by all the awesome comedy you are enjoying?  Get on stage and try some jokes!  Bring a short set and sign up on-site.  Arrive and sign up by start time to guarantee stage time.

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm VIP Location

A kick-off party with comedians and VIP pass holders with beverages from Vail Brewing Company and 10th Mountain Whiskey plus bites from Moe’s Original BBQ.

How funny can one comic be in five minutes?  You’ll find out in this rapid style showcase Cucina at Lodge At Vail  174 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657

Dustin Chafin headlines Vail Comedy Festival on the first night! Frost Bar at The Sebastian Vail – 16 Vail Rd #1, Vail, CO 81657    

9:30 pm - 11:00 pm Aviator Nation

Let’s shut down the first night right!  An incredible lineup at Aviator Nation for the late night Friday show. Our surprise headliner might be the most accomplished festival comedian in America, a nationally touring headliner with a comedy special and the winner of many prestigious comedy competitions.  This show was one of the best at […]

9:00 am - 10:00 am VIP Location

Join a Lululemon instructor and traveling comedians for an hour of light Yoga, mats provided.  VIP pass holders only.  Location disclosed to VIP pass holders.  Session may be indoors or creekside pending weather, bring clothing for either.

Doors open 15 minutes in advance, bar will be open Special live taping with HIPPIE NOT HIPPIE Two comedians/friends getting together weekly to catch up, riff on topics, tell stories and have fun!  With surprise guests. Give them a subscribe and watch at: https://www.youtube.com/@hippienothippiepod   This special taping is Saturday 10:45AM – 11:45AM, arrive early […]

Magician Travis Nye will entertain kids of all ages at this free, open to the public magic show at the RocketFizz stage in Lionshead at Sunbird Park.  Part of the Vail Comedy Festival.   GET FREE TICKETS   RocketFizz Stage at Sunbird Park 555 E Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657  

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Loaded Joe's Vail Village

T-shirts, hoodies, posters, keychains, magnets, stickers and more! Merch will be for sale at most shows pop-up style until it is sold out.  Come get it at a dedicated store while supplies last.  Cash, Credit Card, Venmo, etc

Doors open 15 minutes in advance, bar will be open Special live taping with HIPPIE NOT HIPPIE Two comedians/friends getting together weekly to catch up, riff on topics, tell stories and have fun!  With surprise guests. Give them a subscribe and watch at: https://www.youtube.com/@hippienothippiepod   This special taping is Saturday 12:30PM – 1:30PM, arrive early […]

This tiny showcase will feature a small audience and big energy in a beautiful location.  Plus incredible surprise guests.  This was one of our best shows in 2022.  Don’t miss it!   Followed bv the show-up showcase, see working comics try out new material.   Cucina at The Lodge at Vail  174 Gore Creek Dr, […]

Inspired by all the awesome comedy you are enjoying?  Get on stage and try some jokes!  Bring a short set and sign up on-site.  Arrive and sign up by start time to guarantee stage time.

How funny can one comic be in five minutes?  You’ll find out in this rapid style showcase Frost Bar at The Sebastian Vail – 16 Vail Rd #1, Vail, CO 81657

Carmen Lagala headlines Vail Comedy Festival Saturday Night Sarah’s Lounge at The Christiania Vail – 356 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657  

9:30 pm - 11:00 pm Aviator Nation

Rob Haze headlines this show that is popping off at Aviator Nation and shutting down Saturday night of the Vail Comedy Festival.   Aviator Nation 230 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657  

Magician Travis Nye will entertain kids of all ages at this free, open to the public magic show at the RocketFizz stage in Lionshead at Sunbird Park.  Part of the Vail Comedy Festival.   GET FREE TICKETS   RocketFizz Stage at Sunbird Park 555 E Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657  

Joshua Snyder is an industry guest of Vail Comedy Festival and will be presenting his short heartfelt one man show “How ’bout that hospice!”: Comedian and Noted Office Assistant Joshua Snyder uses humor to survive the story of watching his mother die after a surprise cancer diagnosis last year.  Note – if you, like Josh, […]

Festival passes grant free entry for this magic show with Travis Nye.  Individual tickets available to public.  $20 GA online or at door / $50 Reserved Front Row (advance purchase online only).   GET TICKETS   Cucina / Lodge At Vail 174 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657  

Inspired by all the awesome comedy you are enjoying?  Get on stage and try some jokes!  Bring a short set and sign up on-site.  Arrive and sign up by start time to guarantee stage time.

How funny can one comic be in five minutes?  You’ll find out in this rapid style showcase Sarah’s Lounge at Christiania Hotel – 356 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657

Leah Bonnema headlines Vail Comedy Festival to close down the fest! Frost Bar at The Sebastian Vail – 16 Vail Rd #1, Vail, CO 81657

Press

Coverage of the Vail Comedy Festival has included a front page story by the Vail Daily as well as pieces in the Aspen Times, Summit Daily and a "Best Bet" selection in the The Denver Post. Additional Vail Daily coverage has included a "Weekend Pick" and "Town Talk". We also received video coverage by Vail Valley Live. Media: contact for press passes.

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2023 LOCATIONS

Vail Village (some free events in Lionshead)

Vail, CO

All festival pass events are within walking distance of the iconic covered bridge in Vail Village. Steps from the free parking at Vail Village Transportation Center. Some free family events will happen at the RocketFizz stage at Sunbird Park in Lionshead. Bus and public transportation use is encouraged. VIP event locations are only shared with VIP pass holders.

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2023 Sold Out Vail Comedy Festival Pictures
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Sold-out 2023 Vail Comedy Festival Pictures

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2022 Vail Comedy Festival pictures highlight the fun and laughs from an amazing weekend!
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Sold-out 2022 Vail Comedy Festival Pictures

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RocketFizz stage family-friendly programming
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RocketFizz Vail back to sponsor Vail Comedy Festival free family-friendly programming

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