Festivals Accepting Sketch Comedy

Last updated on 10/14/19

Festival Name Festival Dates Submission Deadline Submission Video Length (min) Submission Fee Location Link
Chicago Sketchfest 1/9/20-1/19/20 10/15/2019 Unlisted $50 Chicago, IL https://www.stage773.com/sketchfest
SF Sketchfest 1/9/20-1/26/20 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed San Francisco, CA https://www.sfsketchfest.com/
The North Carolina Comedy Festival 3/20/20-3/29/20 10/31/2019 15-20 $40 Greensboro, NC http://nccomedyfestival.com/?page_id=16
Toronto Sketch Fest 3/4/20-3/15/20 Currently Closed 12 $50(CAD) Toronto, Ontario https://tosketchfest.com/the-festival/apply/
Dallas Comedy Festival 3/24/2020-3/28/20 12/15/2019 (Early 10/12/19) 20-25 $45($30) Dallas,TX http://www.dallascomedyfestival.com/submit-to-dcf.html?fbclid=IwAR3pN4NOKxfEY0AFLZWafPs9BvkjurFbCNvxYJ4Abb7QUyivkiccCvmxYlU
Bird City Comedy Festival 3/26/20-3/28/20 12/15/2019 Unlisted $25 Phoenix, AZ http://www.birdcitycomedyfestival.com/
Women in Comedy Festival 5/7/2020-5/10/2020 1/15/2020 (Early 11/15/2019) OPENING SOON $35 Early, $45 Regular Boston, MA https://wicf.com/
MMJ Comedy Festival 4/16/20-4/18/20 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Fort Wayne, IN https://mmjcomedyfestival.com/
Oak City Comedy Festival 5/20/20-5/24/20 1/3/2020 5-8+ $25 Raleigh, NC https://www.oakcitycomedyfestival.com/
Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival (Previously in May) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Chicago, IL https://www.stage773.com/cncf
Cape Fear Comedy Festival (Previously in May) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Wilmington, NC https://www.capefearcomedy.org
Philly Sketchfest (Previously in May) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Philadelphia, PA http://phillysketchfest.com/
Austin Sketchfest 5/20/20-5/24/20 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Austin, TX https://www.atxsketchfest.com/
Montreal Sketchfest (Previously in May) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Montreal, Quebec https://montrealsketchfest.com/
LIT FEST (Previously in June) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Washington DC https://www.litcomedy.com/festival
6th Borough Comedy Fest (Previously in June) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Jersey City, NJ https://6thboroughcomedyfest.com/
2nd Best Comedy Fest (Previously in June) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Richmond, VA https://2ndbestfest.com/
District of Comedy Festival (Previously in July) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Washington DC https://cms.kennedy-center.org/series/district-of-comedy
Burbank Comedy Festival (Previously in August) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Burbank, CA https://www.flapperscomedy.com/burbank-comedy-festival/
Chicago Women’s Funny Festival (Previously in August) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Chicago, IL https://www.stage773.com/cwff
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Previoulsy in August) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Austin, TX https://oobfest.com/
MKE Comedy Festival (Previoulsy in August) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Milwaukee, WI https://mkecomedyfest.com/
Seattle Sketchfest (Previously in September) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Seattle, WA http://www.sketchfest.org/
Queen City Comedy experience 9/9/20-9/12/20 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Charlotte, NC https://www.queencitycomedy.com/
Atlanta Sketchfest (Previously in September) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Atlanta, GA https://www.sketchworkscomedy.com/atl-sketchfest.php
Big Pine Comedy Festival 9/16/20-9/20/20 6/4/2020 7 $47/$37/$27 Flagstaff, AZ https://bigpinecomedyfestival.org/
Norfolk Comedy Festival (Previously in September) Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Norfolk, VA http://norfolkcomedyfestival.com/
Sonoma Laughfest Currently on hiatus Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Sonoma, CA http://sonomalaughfest.com/
Hawaii Sketch 10/17/19-10/19/19 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Honolulu, HI https://hisketchfest.com/
NY Sketchfest 10/24/2019-10/27/2019 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed NYC, NY https://thepit-nyc.com/festivals/
She Makes me laugh comedy festival 10/4/19-10/6/19 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed NYC, NY https://thepit-nyc.com/festivals/
New South Comedy Festival 11/7/19-11/16/19 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Greenville, SC https://newsouthcomedy.com/
Cleveland Comedy Festival 11/13/19-11/17/19 Currently Closed Currently Closed Currently Closed Cleveland, OH https://www.clevelandcomedyfestival.com/