Every summer, Montreal comes alive when Just For Laughs – The Montreal International Comedy Festival takes the city by storm. Taking place from July 16 to 26, 2009 the festival is THE PLACE for the funniest most hilarious, most entertaining and most original comedy the world has to offer.

The Festival consists of 1,700 of comedy’s most talented artists, with 1,250 of them participating in FREE outdoor activities suitable for the entire family!

Exclusive indoor shows feature side-splitting comedy performed by the most talented comics from around the world, while one-of-a-kind Gala series showcases Hollywood’s superstars.


- JOHN CLEESE: The legendary British comedian will be hosting the BritCom Gala on July 22nd at the St. Denis Theatre (7:00PM), dedicated to the UK’s finest stand-ups.
- LEWIS BLACK: Will be host of the Gala on July 23rd at the St. Denis Theatre (7:00PM).
- BILL COSBY: Cosby returns to present his unique brand of comedic brilliance in a show that centers on the basics of everyday life, family relationships and the evolving roles of men and women. July 25th at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier [Place des Arts] (6:00 & 9:00PM)
- TOMMY TIERNAN: Will be performing July 22 to 25 at the Imperial Theatre (7:00PM).
- RUSSELL PETERS: Will be performing on July 23rd at the Bell Centre (8:00PM).

For more information on Just for Laughs Festival please visit: www.hahaha.com.


Just For Laughs is offering some unbeatable ticket deals ranging from one day to full week ticket packages. Prices range from $ 199 CAD to $859 CAD per person.