SAN DIEGO COMEDY FESTIVAL

MAY 2018

Get Ready San Diego...

The San Diego Comedy Festival is gearing up again!

Join us for the fifth annual San Diego Comedy Festival!

The festival will feature national touring headliners and super funny comedians from all over the world both showcasing their talent and competing for cash prizes. Come out and watch it all unfold live!


WHEN?

May 25th, 2018 thru June 3rd, 2018

WHERE?

San Diego Comedy Festival Hosted by:
The Comedy Palace
8878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
Website: www.comedypalace.com
Directions: Google Maps

WHAT?

- Comedy Shows and Contests
- TV and Radio Personalities
- Celebrity Comedians
- Guest Speakers
- Bookers, Managers, Agencies
- Corporate Sponsored Booths
- Prizes & Givaways
- and much more...

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2018 San Diego Comedy Festival

All-Access VIP Pass ON SALE NOW:
(Most shows are held at The Comedy Palace Comedy Club)

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2018 VIP ALL ACCESS PASS


VIP All ACCESS PASS: $75.00


Early Bird Special Price $75
(Regular $125)
Next price increase: April 30th
Good for all shows May 25th - June 3


BUY VIP PASS

VIP All Access Pass. Includes all shows from May 25th thru June 3rd. Get your fill of comedy with this all access pass. Excludes comedy workshop

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"Robin" The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Experience

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Showtime: 7:30pm
Doors open at: 6:30pm

General Admission: $25
Vip: $35
Ages: 18 and over


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LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT ROGER KABLER
Roger Kabler is a true renaissance man. Along with being one of the finest comedy impressionists in the country, he is a talented actor and portrait artist. He served as the Zima spokesman in national television commercials. He was a regular on the last Carol Burnett series in 1991. Roger also starred in his own NBC sit-com “Rhythm and Blues”. He wrote, produced and starred in the award winning movie “Who the Hell is Bobby Roos?”, and has recently played to sold out Las Vegas showrooms.. Variety magazine calls him “an astounding impressionist”.

ABOUT MARC PRICE
Marc Price is loved by millions as Skippy from the hugely popular 80's sitcom Family Ties starring Michael J Fox Check out his stand up comedy tour to find out why the Los Angeles Times calls him "refreshingly bright" and the Boston Globe says he's "wickedly funny." As a stand up comedian Marc has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld. He's starred in movies, hosted late night talk shows and more recently he's been behind the cameras writing and producing for E! TBS, Disney Channel, Animal Planet, GSN, Showtime and more.

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"Robin" The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Experience

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Friday, May 25, 2018
Showtime: 7:30pm
Doors open at: 6:30pm

General Admission: $25
Vip: $35
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT ROGER KABLER
Roger Kabler is a true renaissance man. Along with being one of the finest comedy impressionists in the country, he is a talented actor and portrait artist. He served as the Zima spokesman in national television commercials. He was a regular on the last Carol Burnett series in 1991. Roger also starred in his own NBC sit-com “Rhythm and Blues”. He wrote, produced and starred in the award winning movie “Who the Hell is Bobby Roos?”, and has recently played to sold out Las Vegas showrooms.. Variety magazine calls him “an astounding impressionist”.

ABOUT MARC PRICE
Marc Price is loved by millions as Skippy from the hugely popular 80's sitcom Family Ties starring Michael J Fox Check out his stand up comedy tour to find out why the Los Angeles Times calls him "refreshingly bright" and the Boston Globe says he's "wickedly funny." As a stand up comedian Marc has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld. He's starred in movies, hosted late night talk shows and more recently he's been behind the cameras writing and producing for E! TBS, Disney Channel, Animal Planet, GSN, Showtime and more.

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"Robin" The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Experience

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Friday, May 25, 2018
Showtime: 9:30pm
Doors open at: 9:15pm

General Admission: $25
Vip: $35
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT ROGER KABLER
Roger Kabler is a true renaissance man. Along with being one of the finest comedy impressionists in the country, he is a talented actor and portrait artist. He served as the Zima spokesman in national television commercials. He was a regular on the last Carol Burnett series in 1991. Roger also starred in his own NBC sit-com “Rhythm and Blues”. He wrote, produced and starred in the award winning movie “Who the Hell is Bobby Roos?”, and has recently played to sold out Las Vegas showrooms.. Variety magazine calls him “an astounding impressionist”.

ABOUT MARC PRICE
Marc Price is loved by millions as Skippy from the hugely popular 80's sitcom Family Ties starring Michael J Fox Check out his stand up comedy tour to find out why the Los Angeles Times calls him "refreshingly bright" and the Boston Globe says he's "wickedly funny." As a stand up comedian Marc has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld. He's starred in movies, hosted late night talk shows and more recently he's been behind the cameras writing and producing for E! TBS, Disney Channel, Animal Planet, GSN, Showtime and more.

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"Robin" The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Experience

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Showtime: 7:30pm
Doors open at: 6:30pm

General Admission: $25
Vip: $35
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT ROGER KABLER
Roger Kabler is a true renaissance man. Along with being one of the finest comedy impressionists in the country, he is a talented actor and portrait artist. He served as the Zima spokesman in national television commercials. He was a regular on the last Carol Burnett series in 1991. Roger also starred in his own NBC sit-com “Rhythm and Blues”. He wrote, produced and starred in the award winning movie “Who the Hell is Bobby Roos?”, and has recently played to sold out Las Vegas showrooms.. Variety magazine calls him “an astounding impressionist”.

ABOUT MARC PRICE
Marc Price is loved by millions as Skippy from the hugely popular 80's sitcom Family Ties starring Michael J Fox Check out his stand up comedy tour to find out why the Los Angeles Times calls him "refreshingly bright" and the Boston Globe says he's "wickedly funny." As a stand up comedian Marc has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld. He's starred in movies, hosted late night talk shows and more recently he's been behind the cameras writing and producing for E! TBS, Disney Channel, Animal Planet, GSN, Showtime and more.

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"Robin" The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Experience

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Showtime: 9:30pm
Doors open at: 9:15pm

General Admission: $25
Vip: $35
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT ROGER KABLER
Roger Kabler is a true renaissance man. Along with being one of the finest comedy impressionists in the country, he is a talented actor and portrait artist. He served as the Zima spokesman in national television commercials. He was a regular on the last Carol Burnett series in 1991. Roger also starred in his own NBC sit-com “Rhythm and Blues”. He wrote, produced and starred in the award winning movie “Who the Hell is Bobby Roos?”, and has recently played to sold out Las Vegas showrooms.. Variety magazine calls him “an astounding impressionist”.

ABOUT MARC PRICE
Marc Price is loved by millions as Skippy from the hugely popular 80's sitcom Family Ties starring Michael J Fox Check out his stand up comedy tour to find out why the Los Angeles Times calls him "refreshingly bright" and the Boston Globe says he's "wickedly funny." As a stand up comedian Marc has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld. He's starred in movies, hosted late night talk shows and more recently he's been behind the cameras writing and producing for E! TBS, Disney Channel, Animal Planet, GSN, Showtime and more.

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 1

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Showtime: 8:00pm
Doors open at: 7:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: n/a
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

Ay, Que Chistosos
27 de Mayo, a las 8pm en The Comedy Palace, El Festival de Comedia de San Diego (San Diego Comedy Festival) Presenta, ¡Una exhibición de Comedia Stand-Up en vivo y en Español!! Vengan y únense con nosotros para una noche de risas y diversión. Tenemos una gran lista de comediantes fantásticos de todas partes. DesdeLos Angeles, lo an visto en "Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento" El Kopa-Yaso! Desde Florida, Chile, Fabrizio Copano! Lo pueden ver en su especial de Netflix y Comedy Central Latino. De Buenos Aires, Argentina, tenemos a actor y comediante Frank Traynor! Has escuchado su doblaje de voz en el programa, de Netflix "El Chapo." Y tambien con nosotros desde Los Ángeles CA, Peter Loaiza! ¡Con invitados especiales de Tijuana, BC, Victor Tuxpan y José Manuel Martija! de Los Ángeles CA, Michelle Stevenson. ¡Y desde nuestro propio San Diego California, Luis Sotelo y Benji Reyes Garcia!

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SDCF Clean Comedy Showcase

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Showtime: 6:00pm
Doors open at: 5:15pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


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LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
PG-13 Comedy. Comedy for the whole family. Comedians will be competing for a quick $250

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SDCF Comedy Showcase

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Showtime: 8:00pm
Doors open at: 7:45pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
General Comedy. Comedy from PG-13 to Rated R. Comedians will be competing for a quick $250

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SDCF Memorial Day Show: Erik Knowles

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Monday, May 28, 2018
Showtime: 7:00pm
Doors open at: 6:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 1

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Showtime: 7:00pm
Doors open at: 6:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 2

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Showtime: 9:00pm
Doors open at: 8:45pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 3

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Showtime: 7:00pm
Doors open at: 6:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 4

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Showtime: 9:00pm
Doors open at: 8:45pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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OUTSIDE THE LINES IMPROV TROUPE

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Showtime: 7:00pm
Doors open at: 6:00pm

General Admission: $10
Vip: n/a
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THE SHOW
Enjoy a variety of comedic scenes and songs, created on the spot from audience suggestions. If you are quick - and loud - you ​may see your favorite hobby, exotic animal, vacation spot, or line of dialogue brought to life onstage. You can even volunteer for a cameo appearance ​ in ​some​ scenes​​​​. This show invites you to think as well as laugh​.​ ​ ​ ​Cast: Art Cohen Shiree Cohen Dennis Eminhizer Erica Fontana Rey Hernandez Russell Impagliazzo Carl Miller Zonn Moore​ ​Desiree Snider​ Director: Jacquie Lowell Happy Audience Feedback: "This is an amazing group! They're even funny when they aren't trying to be." - Dan Ness "Last night was such fun, so many opportunities to admire clever, inventive, inspired contributions by everyone in the group!" - Claudia "Congratulations on another successful show. My son really enjoyed it and I was, as usual, blown away by their talent." - Anne Palmer "Enjoyed the show as always. Never ceases to amaze me how they create amusing scenes on the spot." - Simone Arias​

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 5

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Showtime: 7:00pm
Doors open at: 6:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 6

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Showtime: 9:00pm
Doors open at: 8:45pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 7

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Friday, June 1, 2018
Showtime: 7:30pm
Doors open at: 6:30pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Round 1 - Show 8

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Friday, June 1, 2018
Showtime: 9:30pm
Doors open at: 9:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedians who have submitted from all over the country compete in the San Diego Comedy Festival "Contest Round 1" Shows. Winners from Round 1 shows will go on to compete in the Semi-Finals on Saturday Night. Those winners will then go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Semi Finals

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Showtime: 5:00pm
Doors open at: 4:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedy Contest Semi-Finals. Winners will go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Semi Finals

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Showtime: 7:00pm
Doors open at: 6:15pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedy Contest Semi-Finals. Winners will go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Semi Finals

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Showtime: 9:00pm
Doors open at: 8:45pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
Comedy Contest Semi-Finals. Winners will go on to compete in the Finals on Sunday Night at 8:00pm.

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SDCF Contest Finals

LOCATION: Comedy Palace
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Showtime: 7:00pm
Doors open at: 6:00pm

General Admission: $20
Vip: $25
Ages: 18 and over


BUY TICKETS  

LOCATION:
Comedy Palace
This show is located at:
8878 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 492-9000
Website: http://www.comedypalace.com

ABOUT THIS SHOW:
San Diego Comedy Festival Finals




Past Line-ups

Kevin PollakKevin Pollak
2014
Donnell RawlingsDonnell Rawlings
2014
Theo VonTheo Von
2014
Jen KoberJen Kober
2014
Bob ZanyBob Zany
2015
Jeff DyeJeff Dye
2015/2016
Johnny SanchezJohnny Sanchez
2016
Gerry BednobGerry Bednob
2016
Sofia Niño de Rivera Sofia Niño de Rivera
2016
Ron JeremyRon Jeremy
2016
Craig ShoemakerCraig Shoemaker
2017
Steve HofstetterSteve Hofstetter
2017
Marc PriceMarc Price
2018
Roger KablerRoger Kabler
2018
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Podcasts & Talks

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Art of Bombing
Live Podcast

May 28, 2018 7PM

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How Comedy Works
with David Misch

May 29, 2018 2PM-5PM



  SUBMISSIONS  

2018 SAN DIEGO COMEDY FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS:

SUBMIT NOW

If you would like to submit to perform in the showcases and/or compete in The 2018 San Diego Comedy Festival competition, fill out the submission form and we will notify you if you have been accepted.



Prizes for Top Comedians (Showcases)

Best of Clean Comedy:
SHOWCASE WINNNER $250
Best of General Comedy:
SHOWCASE WINNER $250


Prizes for Top Comedians (SAN DIEGO COMEDY FESTIVAL OFFICIAL CONTEST)

1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $400
4th Place: $300
5th Place: $200
6th Place: $100

 

  NEARBY HOTELS  

Ramada

Comedian Rate: Call for Rate
Phone Number: (858) 278-0800
Address: 5550 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, CA 92111
Website: Website

Ramada

Comedian Rate: Call for Rate
Phone Number: (858) 292-1482
Address: 5434 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, CA 92111
Website: Website

Ramada

Comedian Rate: Call for Rate
Phone Number: (858) 278-2100
Address: 5400 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, CA 92111
Website: Website

4 Points Hotel

Comedian Rate: Call for Rate
Phone Number: (858) 277-8888
Address: 8110 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA 92123
Website: Website

Contact

E-mail: info@sandiegocomedyfest.com
Phone: (858) 492-9000

Location

Hosted by Comedy Palace
8878 Caliremont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92123



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