Deerfoot Inn & Casino - 23rd Annual FunnyFest Comedy Festival - 6 Comedians

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Deerfoot Inn & Casino - 23rd Annual FunnyFest Comedy Festival - 6 Comedians

2 FunnyFest Comedy Festival Shows with 6 headline Comedians on Thur. June 1 and Tues. June 6 @ 7pm, Wild Horse Pub, Deerfoot Inn and Casino

By FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival Society

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Thu, Jun 1, 2023 7:00 PM MDT


Deerfoot Inn and Casino 11500 35 Street SE Calgary, AB T2Z 3W4 Canada

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About this event

23rd Annual FUNNYFEST Comedy Festival with 6 HEADLINE COMEDIANS!

7 pm - Thursday, JUNE 1 - “Festival Launch”

7 pm - Tuesday, JUNE 6 - “Festival Favourites”

Wild Horse Pub, DEERFOOT INN & CASINO, 11500 35 Street SE, Calgary

SHOW #1: “Festival Launch” @ 7 pm, Thursday, June 1


• 6 Headline Comedians

• Tommy Savitt, LA, California - 5 time FunnyFest Festival Favourite. The "Tommy Lama Comedy Experience" is a comedic commentary on the get rich quick, self-help, and life coach gurus in America today. Tommy was the Winner of Boston Comedy Festival, Winner the Seattle International Comedy Competition, Winner of the Ventura Comedy Festival AND 2 time recipient of the LA Comedy Award for Stand-Up.

• Chris Gaskin, Vancouver, Canada, is one of western Canada's fastest rising comedians. Described as, "A destined star," and "Vancouver's most underrated comedian," Gaskin demands audiences' attention with his innocent looks, yet sharp tongue. His razor-sharp views on how the world sees him, the hypocritical nature of relationships, and religion have been described as, "brutally honest, yet hysterical."

Will Collison, Calgary --- 1st Place WINNER in the 2023 or 23rd Annual FunnyFest Comedy Competition

Michelle MaliZaki, Los Angeles, California --- 2nd Place WINNER in the 2023 or 23rd Annual FunnyFest Comedy Competition

Stu Hughes --- Completely over - the - top Funny! Eccentric, yet brilliant a audience engagement.

JOE KING - "The King of Comedy" - Joe is an accomplished impressionist with a keen eye for pop culture. 1st Place WINNER in the 2009 or 9th Annual FunnyFest Comedy Competition


SHOW #2: “Festival Favourites” @ 7 pm, Tuesday, June 6


• 6 Headline Comedians

*   KELLY TAYLOR - FUNNYFEST FAVOURITE --- Kelly is  Saskatchewan's best export after Wheat! Kelly is a top 10 funniest comedian in Canada! Kelly is a truly Canadian every man with an incredible story telling ability, combined with offering ridiculous self - deflating ridicule. If you do NOT connect with Kelly and laugh your butt off, you might already be dead! Kelly is featured on the CBC's THE DEBATORS and on his own 1 hour COMEDY NETWORK TV Special .  

•  STERLING SCOTT - Won the 2013 or 13th Annual FunnyFest Comedy Competition. Sterling was a member of the hit CBC Show "This Hour has 22 minutes".

• Byron Bertram --- His high energy, truthful and observational style mixed with natural talent for voices, accents, and impressions make him a favorite headliner in Canada, as well as in The US, UK, and Australia. Byron has worked with the likes of Zack Galifinakis, Jamie Kennedy, Colin Mochrie, Flight of the Concords. Byron has been featured on XM Radio and TELEVISION and received rave reviews from press, peers and punters alike.

Plus more Comedians ... And if his flight arrives on time --- KEVIN FARLEY (Who has appeared on almost every ADAM SANDLER film AND TV SITCOM)


+ Plenty of good times and great FOOD & BEVERAGES are offered in this casual venue environment

+ Laugh & Stay HOTEL Packages - Includes 3 star hotel room and 2 tickets to the show!

+ Prizes

+ Free overnight parking

+ Cool Audience Contests toooooooooo!


Tickets: $25 per ticket or a nickel a laugh

"Laugh and Stay" Package: Only $199 and includes 2 tickets to a show!

Helpful information: A. Doors open 1 hour before show time; B. Please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before showtime so you have ample time to purchase tasty beverages and delicious food; C. Your seat could be forfeited 10 minutes before showtime, as we need to get ready for the show; D. Many Prizes to be won and free overnight parking.


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About the organizer

The 23rd Annual FunnyFest Comedy produces 125 events per year including: 23rd Annual FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival, JUNE 1 to JUNE 11 (FEATURES: 20 shows, 70 performers, 6 comics per show and 11 themes); Up to 50 FUNNYFEST COMEDIANS for hire, comedy shows, 23rd Annual FunnyFest Comedy COMPETITION, April 20 to 29, 2023. Monthly comedy series, comedy workshops, comedy writing, Christmas Comedy Special, NYE Extravaganza. FunnyFest Comedy was founded & produced by Stu Hughes. It was conceived as a way to spread the "Gift of Laughter" by showcasing a world of hilarious COMEDY PERFORMERS and by delivering world class comedy seminars and workshops.

23rd Annual FUNNYFEST Comedy does it all -- From high brow to low brow and everything in between! FunnyFest Comedy Society is a non-profit organization produced entirely by volunteers and offers MUCH MORE than it takes from the community.

Click here to read an article about Stu's & FUNNYFEST's VISION:   

FunnyFest: Hughes is on a Mission from God

Refund or Cancellation policy: Customers must contact our office per each show refund guidelines stipulated when purchasing the tickets. You can receive a credit for the exact dollar amount (including fees & taxes) in tickets to be redeemed for another show(s) OR possibly a full refund. If you select the credit it will be digitally issued and emailed to the buyer within 5 business days.

CONTACT: FunnyFest Comedy • (403) 228-7888 • tickets AT •