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San Francisco Comedy Shows

2016 Calendar of Festivals and Performances in SF

You can find San Francisco comedy shows almost every night of the week. The shows in SF range from local comedians to big name stars. You can also find improv theater and performances that include audience participation.

San Francisco is also home to large festivals. One of the biggest is SF Sketchfest, which is held from mid-January mid-February every year.

Below you will find an up-to-date list of SF comedy performances in the upcoming weeks and months. Shows are usually confirmed just a few months in advance, so check back often for additions and changes to this schedule.

Top Half-Priced San Francisco Comedy Shows

  • 10/27 - 10/28: Mark Normand (Village Voice's 2013 Best Comedian) at the Punchline Comedy Club, Full price $18 - $22, Goldstar price Comp - $11*

  • 10/28: Joel Hale Live at the Nourse Theater, Full price $36.25, Goldstar price $18.75*

  • 11/13: Bill Bellamy at Cobb's Comedy Club, Full price $25, Goldstar price $12.50*

  • 12/31: Paula Poundstone at the Nourse Theater, Full price $71.82, Goldstar price $47.50 - 57.50*

*Small service fee applied at checkout.

Ongoing Performances & Shows

These are regular shows with either daily, weekly or monthly performances.

Beach Blanket Babylon

beach blanketBeach Blanket Babylon is a long running musical comedy. The performance is updated every week to reflect current pop culture and events. This satire runs every week from Wednesday - Sunday, with an additional 'family-friendly' performance on Sunday afternoon. All other performances are 21 and over only.

Learn More: Beach Blanket Babylon FAQ

Find Tickets: Tickets & Calendar

BATS Improv

bats improve sfBATS Improv is San Francisco's longest running Improv Comedy Theater. Each show is unique, using audience suggestions and participation. Some of their top shows include head-to-head improv battles (a local favorite), murder mysteries and musicals. This mix of comedy and theater is sure to be a night to remember.

Find Tickets: BATS Improv

SF Showcase

sf comedy showcaseEvery Sunday night, the Punch Line Comedy Club showcases the best Bay Area comics. Many have performed on late night television, Comedy Central and in the top clubs throughout the US. Different comedians grace the stage each Sunday. It's another show that is sure to keep you laughing all night long.

Find Tickets: Weekly Showcase

More Upcoming Performances

Cobb's at 915 Columbus Ave in North Beach

  • 10/20 - 10/22: Tom Segura
  • 10/23: Patrick O'Sullivan
  • 10/25: Andy Zaltzman
  • 10/26: Ha Ha Halloween Showcase
  • 10/27: Doug Loves Movies
  • 10/28: Ian Harvie
  • 10/29: Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to Be Women)
  • 11/3 - 11/5: Steve Rannazzisi
  • 11/11 - 11/13: Bill Bellany
  • 11/14: Guys We F#$%ed: The Experience
  • 11/15: The Hodgetwins No Filter Tour
  • 11/18 - 11/19: Jay Pharoah
  • 11/23, 11/25, 11/26: Dat Phan
  • 11/26 - 11/27: Bridget Everett - Pound It!
  • 12/1- 12/3: Jon Lovitz
  • 12/4: Anna Akana
  • 12/9 - 12/10: Jerrod Carmichael
  • 12/23 - 12/26: Ali Wong
  • 5/19/2017: Russell Howard: Round the World

Punch Line at 444 Battery Street

  • 10/18: The CrabFeast Standup Tour
  • 10/19: All Stars
  • 10/20 - 10/22: Bobby Lee
  • 10/23: SF Comedy Showcase
  • 10/25: Illogical Contraption's Heavy Metal Halloween Party
  • 10/26: Kevin Shea
  • 10/27 - 10/29: Mark Normand
  • 10/30: SF Comedy Showcase
  • 11/1: DTF Comedy Showcase
  • 11/2 - 11/5: Alice Wetterlund
  • 11/6: SF Comedy Showcase
  • 11/7: Will Durst
  • 11/9: Joe Bartnick
  • 11/10 - 11/12: Dana Gould
  • 11/13: SF Showcase
  • 11/15: Steve Furey and Friends
  • 11/16 - 11/19: Dan Soder
  • 11/20: SF Showcase
  • 11/22 - 11/26: Nico Santos
  • 11/27: SF Comedy Showcase
  • 11/29: Joke or Get Off the Stage
  • 11/30: The Dinosaurs of Comedy
  • 12/1 - 12/3: James Adomian
  • 12/4: SF Comedy Showcase
  • 12/6 - 12/7: Chris Porter
  • 12/8 - 12/10: Jake Johannsen
  • 12/11: SF Comedy Showcase
  • 12/13 - 12/14: Chris Garcia
  • 12/18: SF Comedy Showcase

Additional Places to Find Tickets

goldstar logoThere are a few different places to look for tickets to these San Francisco Comedy Shows. Since there are so many shows throughout the year, you will often find these tickets at a discount on Goldstar.

Here you can save up to 50% off the full price. It's always the first place I look to make sure I get the best deal.

Goldstar also offers discounted tickets on tours and other activities in San Francisco. Find a current list of discounted tickets.

Goldstar typically posts their discounted tickets only a month or two in advance. They also post new tickets almost every day. Check back a few times before your visit to find the best selection of tickets overall.

In addition to Goldstar, you can also buy them for full price directly through each Comedy Club. Here are the direct links to the clubs mentioned above:

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