Enjoy an evening of uncensored fun. Laugh until you cry; laugh until your stomach hurts; laugh until you can’t feel your cheeks. Intelligent, witty and sometimes controversial – Ontario’s comedy clubs showcase the best comedic talent around. Check out seasoned veterans and rising stars, all on the same stage. Almost every city and town has a stage that that hosts a comedy night that will keep you laughing all night.
The House of Comedy features stand-up comics from Comedy Central, HBO, The Tonight Show and The Comedy Network. Shows start at 9pm every Friday and Saturday night. Its 60 seat outdoor patio makes it the perfect summer night destination. For locals it’s a great place to host an exciting and unique fundraiser. The House of Comedy will provide you with a fundraising kit with everything you need to raise money for your organization.
The Second City is an improve-based sketch comedy club. It boasts cabaret style seating, which means you’ll be sharing a table. So if you’re looking for an intimate evening for two this might not be the right place. Located directly beside Wayne Gretzky’s restaurant, this sports bar is a downtown hotspot especially when a major sporting event is taking place. In the summer the rooftop patio Oasis is a place for colleagues to meet for after work drinks. Comedy shows take place every night, with two shows a night on weekends – 8pm and 10pm. Pricing averages $30 per person.
Comedians take to the stage every Friday and Saturday night @9pm. Book for a birthday and the special birthday girl or boy gets free admission. If you want to make a night of it, enjoy dinner at one of the many fantastic nearby restaurants. The comedy club is located directly in the middle of the city’s entertainment center. By the time the show’s over the bar scene will be hopping. Dance, play pool, or enjoy some casual drinks at an intimate piano bar.
With 12 locations in Ontario, Yuk Yuk’s is one of the best comedy clubs in the country. It’s the largest chain of comedy clubs in the world and has been a national stand-up comedy club since 1976. It is a nightclub, dinner theatre, comedy show all rolled into one. Some famous alumni include Jim Carrey, Russell Peters, Howie Mandel and many more. It’s the perfect place to catch an unknown comedian before they make it big and their shows are suddenly sold out. Yuk Yuk’s is a great first-date spot, birthday venue, or bachelorette party.