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  • Writer's pictureJason Farr

Every Comedy Festival With Open Submissions in January

Updated: Jan 31, 2022

We combed the internet for comedy festivals that have open submissions during the month of January so you don't have to! We have improv, stand-up, sketch and more covered below! Just click the names of the festivals to follow their link!

COVID-19 is still throwing things off. Some fests that would have info out still don't yet. We'll update as that info rolls out!

If your fest isn't mentioned, please let us know all of the details (in the format we have things listed below)


SLO Comedy Festival - Deadline Jan. 6 (show dates Feb. 24-27)

Meadowlands Comedy Festival - Deadline March 1st (show dates April 2022)

Limestone Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Feb. 13th overall Mar. 13th (show dates May 12-14)

Sixth City Comedy Festival - Deadline March 31st (show dates Aug. 10-13)

Stand-Up/Musical Comedy

Big Pine Comedy Festival - They will have two fests this year

Deadline Jan. 7th (show dates May 11-14)

Deadline July 29th (show dates Oct. 20-22)


RISE Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Jan. 31st overall May 17th (July 7-17)


Baton Rouge Improv Festival - Early Bird ends Feb. 15th overall March 5th (show dates April 20-24)


Ocean State Improv Festival - Deadline Feb. 13th (show dates June 8-11)

Twin Cities Improv Festival - Deadline Feb. 15th (show dates June 22-26)

Happy Valley XL Improv Festival - Deadline March 1st (show dates May 19-21)

Fests to Keep Up With

  • These festivals have dates but are still determining when to open submissions. We'll be updating you as new info arrives!


Aloha Comedy Festival - (using previous submissions) Show Dates Feb. 24-26



Austin Sketch Fest - Happening in person in 2022 (submission dates coming soon)


Improvaganza - Show dates June 2022


Auckland Improv Festival - Show Dates April 20-24

Third Coast Improv Festival - Show dates Nov. 3-5 (submission open in 2022)

We will be keeping up on all festivals that change their plans.

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