Comedy Clubs

When work proves trying and the world seems bleak, counter the dreariness with a visit to one of Niagara Falls's best comedy clubs. These entertainment havens provide evenings of laughter and escape, ensuring that patrons walk away with a cheerier outlook and a lighter spirit. Shows can include improv, stand-up, or group comedy, and as seen at venues like Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club, they highlight Niagara Falls's nightlife scene and the lightning-quick wits of local and national comics.


Are you ready for a night of fun? Head on over the border to The Buffalo ComedySportz Arena and get your fill of all things comedy the second you walk into this arena. With a fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport here, you'll partake in an adventure like no other. Teams take turns making up scenes, and the audience votes on which team they like the best. The best part of this comedy club is that it's interactive, eccentric and adds a whole lot of over the top fun for your night out.

Local Expert tip: The ComedySportz Arena doesn't accept reservation. Be sure to be at least 20 minutes early for the show.

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Are you the type of person that travels the world to find the very best in British comedy? If so, venture off to The Rocky Horror Show, located in Corks Restaurant in Niagara-on-the-Lake. You'll be dazzled with a story of a newly engaged couple caught up in a storm. Watch as the hours unveil a story that is over the top and keeps you on your toes laughing throughout.

Local Expert tip: Audience members purchase a Participation Package to become apart of the show. Some of the proceeds go towards Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Catharines.

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Outlying Areas

Staircase Improv, located in Hamilton, has been creating laughs since 1998. Composed of Hamilton's most experienced and talented improvisers, the show commences when the lights go down, and the talent shows up on stage. Take to one of their hilarious shows, or partake in a workshop to learn exactly how to perfect the art of improv. Laughs will certainly be created, and memories will be made at Staircase Improv.

Local Expert tip: If you're looking to brush up on your improv skills, check out one of their workshops, the talent is overwhelming here!

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Laughter is the best medicine to any type of day your having. Come on down to The House of Comedy, located in the heart of Niagara Falls and dazzle in all things hilarious about laughing. Take to nightly comedians who are eagerly awaiting their crowds, get your funny on by partaking in Open Mic Night, or best yet, purchase tickets to the dinner and comedy show. Whichever way you choose to laugh tonight, you better make sure you're at The House of Comedy, as the show is certainly one to laugh about.

Local Expert tip: Open Mic Night is Thursdays from 9pm-1am. It's open to all those eager to get a laugh out of the crowd. Ages 17 and up.

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Outlying Areas

If you feel like laughing all night long, look no further than The Absolute Comedy Club. Located in the heart of Toronto, this comedy club, may be an hours drive away from Niagara Falls, but it certainly is one of the best with its over the top performers and eclectic feel to the place. If you're looking to get in a good laugh than this is the place for you. The beauty of comedy is that it can be shared with all, and at this comedy club you'll feel like family right when you take a seat front and center at your first comedy show. Enjoy!

Local Expert tip: Check out their dinner and show packages, they certainly have some great deals worth looking at!

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One of the largest commercial developments in Canada, this complex boasts a whopping 2.5 million square feet for gaming, dining, hospitality and entertainment. Try your luck at one of the 3000+ slot machines or take a crack at the 150 tables. Open 24 hours a day, and offering nine restaurants and cafes, a full-service spa and loads of musicians and comedians who take their turn on the stage of the Avalon Ballroom, guests may never want to leave. Spectacular views of the Falls are part of the package.

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Need a laugh? This chain of comedy clubs stands poised to deliver just the guffaws you require. Well-known comics and fledgling talents take to the stage in any given week, delivering their own special takes on the world, its curiosities and inconsistencies. Some shows also include dinner, perfect for a first date or a night away from the kids. Either way, it's a guaranteed good time.

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Should you want to test Lady Luck, this newly expanded and updated casino ably takes the challenge. More than 100,000 square feet of interior territory hosts thousands of machines and tables, and you'll find everything from roulette to blackjack and craps. For those not sure how to play, lessons are available Wednesday through Sunday. Rife with restaurants, lounges and spectacular live performances, Casino Niagara offers endless evening entertainment.

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