Star-studded 2024 Just For Laughs Festival

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Just For Laughs Festival
Richard Burnett

Richard Burnett

This article was updated on February 14, 2024.

Some of the biggest names in entertainment will headline the 42nd edition of Just For Laughs, the largest comedy festival in the world, which runs in July 2024 at various venues in Montréal.


Just for Laughs Festival 2024 has been cancelled. More details to come.

Just For Laughs Festival


Just For Laughs revolutionized the comedy world and launched the careers of hundreds of today’s most renowned comedians, like Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, Jimmy Fallon and Amy Schumer. For its 42nd edition, JFL will again welcome the comedy industry’s hottest stars and rising talent.


Just For Laughs galas

The Just For Laughs gala shows at Place des Arts feature the funniest and most popular comics in show business. The headliner hosts and their all-star guests will be announced in the coming weeks.


Concert shows

Some of the world’s hottest comics will headline solo shows at JFL this summer in many of the city’s best and most prestigious venues.


OFF JFL Zoofest

The OFF JFL Zoofest is an alternative multi-disciplinary festival that showcases rising talent and some of the craziest acts in the performing arts. 


Just For Laughs Festival

Club Series

The Just For The Culture show headlines Club Soda and MTELUS.

The raunchy Nasty Show returns for more down-and-dirty shows at MTELUS.

Brit(ish) boasts a lineup of some of the funniest comedians from across the pond.

Le Studio TD is home to the Midnight Surprise, one of the festival’s most popular series. All-star comedians regularly pop in for a surprise set. Past guests include Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, Tiffany Haddish, Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow.


Just For Laughs ComedyPRO

ComedyPRO is the most important annual global gathering of the biggest players in the comedy world. The four-day event explores all facets of the business of comedy during the peak industry / media / performer dates of JFL.

Just For Laughs will happen in July 2024 at various venues in Montréal. JFL will announce festival headliners and guests in the coming weeks. You will find all updates and artist announcements here. For tickets, visit

Richard Burnett

Richard Burnett

Richard “Bugs” Burnett is a Canadian freelance writer, editor, journalist, blogger and columnist for alt-weeklies, mainstream and LGBTQ+ publications. Bugs also knows Montréal like a drag queen knows a cosmetics counter.

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