Calgary, AB

Friday August 23
Russell Peters | Zarna Garg | Trent McClellan
Hosted by Malik Elassal | ft. DJ Kav

VIP Reserved:
Starting at $149.50

General Admission:
Presale: $69.50 (SOLD OUT)
Early Bird: $79.50 (SOLD OUT)
Last Call: $89.50 (limited qty)
Skip the lines and upgrade to GA+ for only $20 more!

Saturday August 24 – 2 SHOWS!
Tom Segura | Bobby Lee | Jessica Kirson
Hosted by Dale Ward | ft. DJ Kav

VIP Reserved:
Starting at $149.50

General Admission:
Presale: $69.50 (SOLD OUT)
Early Bird: $79.50 (SOLD OUT)
Last Call: $89.50 (SOLD OUT)
Only VIP and GA+ tickets available!

Grab your Afternoon show tickets before it’s too late. We do not recommend purchasing tickets from any third-party sites – doing so is at your own risk. Join the wait list at the link below and you’ll be the first to know of any tickets as they become available!

Sunday August 25
Iliza Shlesinger | Hannah Berner | Steven Ho
Hosted by Karla Marx | ft. DJ MollyFi

VIP Reserved:
Starting at $109.50

General Admission:
Presale: $59.50 (SOLD OUT)
Early Bird: $69.50 (SOLD OUT)
Last Call: $79.50 (limited qty)
Skip the lines and upgrade to GA+ for only $20 more!

Enjoy savings and extra perks for groups of 12 or more! LEARN MORE


Order drinks, snacks and festival merchandise (limited menu) straight from your Reserved Table by scanning a QR code and paying with your phone via all major credit cards, Apple Pay or Google Pay. Sit back & relax as our event staff will deliver your order straight to your seat!

This event is NO MINORS (18+) and is a go rain or shine – you must have valid government issued photo ID to enter the grounds.

The show starts as soon as you arrive this year with incredible home-grown talent running rampant! Keep an eye out for these entertaining Untamed Acts around Prince’s Island Park in Calgary:
  » Malcolm Russell
  » Donovan Workun
  » Rupert Appleyard
  » Flying Bob
  » McRorie

Friday Show:
 – VIP & GA+ Doors
6:30pm – GA Doors
7:30pm – Show Starts
11:00pm – Grounds Closed

Saturday Afternoon Show:
 – VIP & GA+ Doors
2:30pm – GA Doors
3:30pm – Show Starts
6:00pm – Grounds Closed

Saturday Evening Show:
 – VIP & GA+ Doors
7:30pm – GA Doors
8:30pm – Show Starts
11:00pm – Grounds Closed

Sunday Show:
 – VIP & GA+ Doors
5:30pm – GA Doors
6:30pm – Show Starts
10:00pm – Grounds Closed

Exact comedian stage times will not be posted as the schedule is subject to change. Make sure to come down early – the festivities start as soon as you walk in!

We are committed to Reconciliation and respectfully acknowledge that our festival is situated on the unceded traditional territories of Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. We honour their presence, stewardship and strength in this area since time immemorial. We are grateful to be a guest on this territory.

Tickets and more will be powered by Tixr, the largest, fastest-growing privately-held primary ticketing and event commerce marketplace in the world. Tickets for the Great Outdoors Comedy Festival will only be available online through Tixr. Buying from any third-party sites is at your own risk (ticket transfers are available on your ticketing account).

Prince's Island Park - Calgary, AB

Located on an island on the Bow River, immediately north of downtown Calgary. Check back here for a full festival site map!

GOCF Calgary VIP Table Layout

Purchase a reserved seat at your chosen table. NOTE: You may be sitting with others if you are not purchasing every seat at the table.

GOCF Ticket Options

Choose from VIP Reserved, General Admission or GA+ tickets to catch your favourite comedians in the great outdoors!

Comedy Festival Group Sales - Discounted Ticket Packages!

Looking for an unforgettable group experience that promises endless laughter and camaraderie?

Great Outdoors Community Fund - Supporting Local

GOCF gives back by raising urgently-needed donations, creating jobs and bringing a spotlight to local causes and charities.

GOCF Hotel Bookings

Gather your crew and save on exclusive local hotel rates with Crewfare. Book now before it's too late!


GOCF is dedicated to continually improve our efforts to ensure everyone has access to the same festival experience.


Gathering together to share a laugh is important, but we also acknowledge the impacts this has on our planet.


GOCF is committed to creating a safe and comfortable entertainment experience for everyone to enjoy.


Still have questions? We've got answers! Browse the FAQ's for info on what to bring, what to leave at home, and more.

Interested in partnering or activating your brand at the Great Outdoors Comedy Festival? Email us!

A huge thank you to all of our festival partners and supporters – we couldn’t do it without you!

Travel Alberta

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from Travel Alberta.