JFL Northwest Adds Block Party To Its Comedy Festivities

JFL NorthWest - Vancouver's Comedy Festival - presented in association with SiriusXM Canada, is proud to add another element to its ten-day event, which takes place March 1-10. The JFL NorthWest Block Party will take place outdoor at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza (695 Cambie Street) Wednesday, March 7 to Friday, March 9 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.

JFL NorthWest Block Party patrons will be entertained by various Just For Laughs stand-up specials plus Just For Laughs GAGS, presented by Tim Hortons, on the big outdoor screen and will be treated to performances by Coldwater Road's Patrick Spencer and music by Adrienne featuring Drix. Audiences can expect a few surprise special guests as well as meet and greets with Victor, the Just For Laughs mascot!

In addition to the outdoor entertainment, JFL NorthWest Block Party-goers can look forward to tasty food truck treats from The Reef Runner and Cheese Street Grill along with complimentary beverages from Tim Hortons, and libations from Sleeman Breweries and Hopping Mad Cider in the beer garden. The JFL NorthWest Block Party will also feature an LED Games Tent for anyone wanting to satisfy their ping pong and foosball needs.

Taking place March 1-10, Vancouver's Comedy Festival, JFL NorthWest is set to host over 100 comedians and performances across 30 venues throughout the city. This year's Festival will also feature the first edition of the "Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival" and the inaugural Vancouver Comedy Awards. With a total of six performances, from comedy giants Bill Burr, Trevor Noah and Jo Koy, taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre over the course of the Festival, JFL NorthWest invites you to join the JFL NorthWest Block Party at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza and celebrate the largest comedy festival in Western Canada.

Complete ticketing details for JFL NorthWest can be found at www.JFLNorthWest.com.

The full list of performers at JFL NorthWest includes Bill Burr, Trevor Noah, Jo Koy, Maria Bamford, Brian Regan, Jay Pharoah, Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Birbiglia, Nikki Glaser, Jim Norton, Sasheer Zamata, Todd Barry, Ari Shaffir, Jake & Amir, Rachel Feinstein, This Is That, Ryan Hamilton, Beth Stelling, Kyle Kinane, The Lucas Brothers, Tom Papa, Cameron Esposito & Rhea Butcher, Ronny Chieng, Vir Das, SiriusXM's Top Comic Showcase, Ali Siddiq, Aunty Donna, Stop Podcasting Yourself, Brent Morin, Debra DiGiovanni, The Alternative Show with Andy Kindler, Vancouver Comedy Awards, Retail Nightmares, and B-SIDES with Chris Gordon along with the "Best of the West Series" which includes All You Can Eat Laundry, Barely Legal, Comedy Bucket: Panel Edition, Cords Comedy, Fox Hole Comedy, The Hero Show, Hip.Bang! at Home, Hip.Bang! Improv, Jokes Please!, The Lady Show, Little Mountain Improv, LMG News, Musical Jokes, The Outsiders Comedy, Phantom Signal, The Ryan & Amy Show, Sidekicks, The Sunday Service, and Tinder Tales.

The full list of films and events at the Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival includes Super Troopers 2 Live: An Exclusive Night of Comedy with Broken Lizard, Corporate Live!, The Gentlemen Hecklers, The Death of Stalin, Always Amazing, Flower, Lost in Paris, Too Funny To Fail, Selfie, Room For Rent, Comedian Backstage, Comedy Short Shorts, World Wide Shorts, It Starts with a Script: A Comedy Screenwriters Panel, An Expert's Guide To Buying Films and Inside Hollywood North: Vancouver's Homegrown Film Community.

JFL NorthWest is proud to welcome its partners SiriusXM, Tourism Vancouver, The Government of British Columbia through the Tourism Events Program, Creative BC, StayVancouverHotels.com, Sleeman Breweries, Tim Hortons, Hopping Mad Cider, Downtown Vancouver BIA, BCLC, Vancouver Civic Theatres, and The Georgia Straight to its 2018 event.

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