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This is such a great yearly event in Montreal! The humor, the crowd, the energy. Even if you... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Duluth, Minnesota
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Great venue

Excellent free venue for all ages. Great experience, 1 sq km of Montreal filled with comedy shows... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
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The world's largest and most prestigious comedy event presents gala performances, theatre, club shows and free outdoor performances. Every summer, over 2000 shows, including more than 1500 free performances amuse an ever growing public. You can also...more
2101 St-Laurent Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2T5, Canada
+1 888-244-3155
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is such a great yearly event in Montreal! The humor, the crowd, the energy. Even if you don’t speak French you’ll find so many things to enjoy. I can’t believe all the stages and outdoor activities are free, wow! We had such a great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Excellent free venue for all ages. Great experience, 1 sq km of Montreal filled with comedy shows, clowns, juggling acts, children activities. There are a variety of comedy shows throughout the week, varying in price from free to $100+.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Spent 4 days and 3 nights in Montreal for the Just for laughs festival. Saw three galas and three other shows. The high kites for us were the BRIT -ish show hosted by Nish Kumar and the Deon Cole ( from Blackish ). The gala...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Les S
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Activities everywhere. Large crowds. Lots of food trucks. Great weather. Happy people. Everyone seems to be "in the mood" to have fun. Lots of free entertainment too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Charles G
Reviewed July 25, 2018

its always a good time at Just for Laughs in Montreal. got a chance to be here for the festival in July. had a great time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AndreL750
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Every year we welcome comedians from Around the world to come here to our city for our Annual Comedy Festival called “ Just for Laughs , “ right after our Jazz Festival Until July !! When it’s hot outside and you hang around St Catherine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SunshineMontreal
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We spent an evening at the festival. Kids really enjoyed the maze and the potato sack slide. Aside from that...the various acts walking up and down the street is something to see. Bird-people on stilts, Wendigo-type forest creatures, clowns.... Board type games are strewn throughout...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Carlo_Laval
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This was way better than my expectations! I was only able to go to the festival for 1 night and wished I was able to spend 4 or 5 nights taking in the shows. The comedy was first class and the activities that happened in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Jason R
Reviewed August 9, 2017

It is between few blocks and full with stages,performances,food choices from all over the world.The fun starts at afternoon and goes till very late

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LynnM112017
Reviewed August 8, 2017

You'll find many of the world's top comedians here, and plenty of up-and-coming talents who sometimes outshine the stars. It seems like all of Montreal is out on the streets for this festival, with great food trucks, music, games, and free shows. The nightly galas...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MarkLBoston
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I went last year for the first time, it may be too far in advance for all the shows to be listed but there were many shows on when I went last year. What I did was purchase tickets in advance for a show I really wanted to... More