A new comedy festival featuring more than 40 comedians performing at five downtown venues is coming to Traverse City in February 2023. Dive in for details on the festival’s headliners + secure your tickets now, sold exclusively at MyNorthTickets.com.

Get ready for a winter weekend packed with laughs in Downtown Traverse City. The 2023 Traverse City Comedy Fest will kick off February 2-4, 2023, with more than 40 comedians and over 20 shows–including national headliners and local and state favorites. Tickets for the headlining shows are available now at MyNorthTickets.com! 

Hosted by the Downtown Traverse City Association, this three-day festival aims to bring laughter and entertainment to the community during the winter off-season. Headliners include Maria Bamford, Tom Papa, Dean Edwards, Jackie Kashian and ISMO.

Events will be spread out throughout the weekend at key local venues including the City Opera House, Traverse City Comedy Club, Encore 201, The Workshop Brewing Company and Hotel Indigo. 

There will be something for everyone–a mix of genres and styles with both mainstage performances and more intimate settings. Workshops will be held for aspiring and veteran comics, and nightly open mic sessions will be open to aspiring comics looking for stage time. 

Find more details on festival performances at the Traverse City Comedy Fest website

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