Montreal is a comedy hub in North America. Some of the biggest comics from the U.S and around the world come to Montreal every year to perform.
One of the biggest summer festivals in Montreal, Just For Laughs was which was founded in 1893, has now come to be the largest international comedy festival in the world. Yes - the world!
All you comedy nerds out there will be happy to know that another huge comedy festival is about to hit greater Montreal.
The first-ever Laval comedy festival "Laval En Rire" is set to be held from September 20-30th, 2018 at several venues across Laval including mega-hub Centropolis.
Laval's first-ever comedy festival will include emerging as well as world-renowned comedians. And shows will be in French, English, and in a Montreal spirit, bi-lingual, as well.
The best part, there will be a FREE outdoor component, from September 27th-30th, totally open to the public, AKA no tickets required. The event will be called <<La Place Laval en Rires>> Located at Centropolis.
As for the inside shows that require a ticket to enter, you can look forward to a program which includes 8 shows in French, 5 in English and 1 bilingual show entitled Bonjour/Hi!