First Ever Poconos Comedy Festival This Weekend

Poconos Comedy Festival is a weekend-long event bringing people together through the power of laughter. This event is a time for celebrating comedy, laughter, and community, so don’t miss out.

The inaugural Poconos Comedy Festival will be a weekend-long event including four showcases and a live podcast recording, according to With comedy showcases featuring Festival spot winners and seasoned touring comedians. There will even be a comedy “roast.” You can also purchase alcohol at this event if you are 21 years of age and over. Don’t miss out on laughter, good times, and the first-ever Pocono Comedy Festival in East Stroudsburg, PA.

On Saturday, August 27:

  • Day Drinking | 2-4 PM | This comedy showcase features Festival spot winners, various acts, and a top Headliner.
  • Poconos Punch | 5-7 PM | A comedy roast-styled showcase sponsored by Comedy Fight Club will have comedian-on-comedian matchups and celebrity judges to determine who was the funniest.
  • The Night Cap | 8-10 PM | Festival spot winners, seasoned touring comedians, and a premium Headliner create loads of laughter in this showcase.

On Sunday, August 28

  • The Festival Digestif | 6-8 PM | The Pocono Comedy Festival received overwhelming comedy act submissions and has since added another Festival showcase. The showcase will feature some of the funniest comedians around.
  • Locker Room Talk | 2-3:30 PM | Featuring a live recording of the popular podcast “Locker Room Talk.” You can come to Pocono Palace Resort at 206 Fantasy Rd, East Stroudsburg, PA, or listen wherever podcasts are available.

Pocono Comedy Festival Disclaimers:

  • Lineups may be subject to change
  • A complimentary Distillery Tour and sample with your ticket
  • Sunday’s Comedy Show at the Pocono Palace tickets come as a package with Festival Tickets.
  • A portion of all Festival proceeds donates towards local Nature Conservation.
  • Must be 21+ to drink.

Date/Time: Sat 2-10 PM | Sun 2-8 PM