10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival - All Access Festival Pass
The year was 2011. Barack Obama was in the White House, Americans still lit their homes with incandescent bulbs, and the typical comedy festival was an endless parade of stand-ups.
That was before a motley band of pioneers gathered in Minneapolis with the dream of showcasing the vast array of comedic talents their state had to offer, or at least downplaying ventriloquism. From such humble origins began a tradition that, 12 months later, we celebrate anew as the 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival.
10,000 Laughs is a week-long celebration of everything funny, featuring sketch comedy, video, live music and yes, some of Minnesota's best stand-ups.
Not to mention the Dirty Showwhich is exactly what it sounds likeand the return of Punchline Punchout, where teams of comics compete to write and perform an entire set based on topics assigned the morning of the show. The festival concludes with a major performance by a national headliner (TBA).
And this year, in honor of our first anniversary, we introduce the All Access Festival Pass. $27.50 buys you a badge good for every night of the festivalan astonishing 61% savings off the door. Buy now, pick it up opening night and you're good to go. It's like getting 10,000 laughs for the price of 3,929.
Turns out you DO need a stinking badge!
The 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival (View)
1501 Washington Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55418