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Burlington Comedy Festival
Posted: Dec 10, 2017


Tickets are on sale for the 3rd Annual Burlington Comedy Festival, presented by the Burlington Downtown Business Association.  In partnership with the Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival and The Water Street Cooker.

The three-day event kicks off on Family Day: Monday February 19th, 2018.

Featuring over twelve comedians and variety performers at two amazing venues tailor made for live stand-up: The Burlington Performing Arts Centre and the iconic Water Street Cooker (2084 Old Lakeshore Road)

The 3rd annual Burlington Comedy Festival, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society, commences with a Family Variety Show. This show is suitable for all ages and features award winning, international circus artists. Including a Portuguese Clown who is one of the judges on Portugal’s Got Talent, a Magician who has performed in Las Vegas and a Juggling and Acrobatic Duo who will be coming direct from China. The show runs approximately 80 minutes with no intermission. Seating is general admission.  Tickets are $15.00 and show time is 3:00 p.m. at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

That same evening we feature the “Best of the Fest” (tickets are $49.00) at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 8 p.m. start time.  The seven comic lineup is headlined by comedian/actor Kevin Pollak, “The Kids in the Hall” alumnus Scott Thompson, and Canadian writer/actor Jon Dore.

The Festival concludes with two performances at The Water Street Cooker: Tuesday February 20th and Wednesday February 21st.  Featuring “up close and personal” comedy (and a variety act) starting at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $29.

The best deal in town is Emma’s VIP Food & Funny Deal.  This includes admission to the reserved seating area and a $25 for dinner at Emma’s Back Porch.  This package is $54.00.

*Please note that the material is not censored and intended for a mature audience. Seating is general admission, no recordings are permitted.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit.  Our charity partner is community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

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