We know you have March 8-18, 2018 already marked on your calendars. But what shows are you going to see?!

This morning LaughFest announced the lineup for this coming festival season and oh boy, do we have some great shows in store for you!  *Drum roll please*



Returning to LaughFest, CAMERON ESPOSITO!

In addition to her work as a nationally touring headliner, Cameron has appeared on NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, IFC, E!, Cartoon Network and HBO Canada. Cameron has appeared in films featured at the Sundance and SXSW Film Festivals. You can catch Cameron at Pyramid Scheme March 15-16, 7:30pm & 9:30pm.


Another LaughFest alumni, BERT KREISCHER!

Bert Kreischer is a stand-up comedian who performs to sellout crowds across the country and is known as one of the best storytellers of his generation and is one of the most in-demand comedians working today! You won’t want to miss out on this sure to be entertaining show! You can see Bert at Fountain Street Church on March 16 at 8pm!


Maybe you saw her last weekend on Saturday Night Live, or maybe you saw her in this year’s stand out comedy, Girl’s TripTIFFANY HADDISH!

Tiffany is quickly establishing herself as one of the most sought-after comedic talents in television and film. Girls Trip had the highest opening for an R rated comedy in the past two years and VanityFair.com called Haddish “the funniest woman alive.” See Tiffany at Fountain Street Church on March 18 at 8pm!


LaughFest welcomes TREVOR NOAH to this year’s Signature Event!
Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids invites you to join us for an unforgettable evening of laughter and entertainment from The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah! Join us at DeVos Place on March 10!



Anjelah became an internet sensation with her viral video “Nail Salon” which led to many stand up and performance opportunities. She has also guest starred on shows such as “The Shield,” “Ugly Betty,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and others all while traveling with her stand-up comedy. Catch her at Fountain Street Church on March 17 at 8pm!


A returning favorite, GREG HAHN!

Greg Hahn has parlayed his absurdly energetic, all out style of physical humor, one liners and crowd work into a performance of immediate pandemonium and continuous laughs. His unique stylings have led to numerous television, corporate and theater appearances throughout the US and Canada. You will have two chances to see Greg! One show will be at Gun Lake Casino on March 15 at 7pm, and the other in Lowell on March 16 at 7pm!


Rounding up our lineup is MARIA BAMFORD!

Maria is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum of Art and Design. She was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. Catch Maria at Wealthy Theatre on March 10 at 8pm and 10pm!


But that’s not all! Festival favorites Clean Comedy Showcase (I & II) presented by Bissell, Best of the Midwest Competition, underwritten by Wolverine World Wide; and National Stand-up Comedy Showcase, presented by Gun Lake Casino will all be returning during the 2018 festival. Other shows announced at this time include LaughFest’s Best, Pop Scholars and River City Improv.