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  • Writer's pictureJason Farr

Every Comedy Festival With Open Submissions in June

Updated: Jul 1, 2021

We combed the internet for comedy festivals that have open submissions during the month of June 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. Many of these submission and show dates are subject to change. Many, if not all, will be virtual. Some fests are making decisions for 2021 soon. We'll update as that info rolls out!

Fest dates are for 2021, except where noted.


5th Borough Comedy Festival - Deadline July 24th (show dates Sept. 14-19)

Red Clay Comedy Festival - Deadline July 31st (show dates Nov. 4-6)

Hubcap Comedy Festival - Deadline Aug. 31st (French show dates Jan. 26-29, 2022, English show dates Feb. 2-6, 2022)


Big Pine Comedy Festival: 2021 - Deadline July 12th (show dates Oct. 3-6)

2022 - Deadline July 1st (show dates in 2022)


Omaha Comedy Festival - Troupe deadline June 21st overall June 27th (show dates Sept. 2-5)

Nottingham Comedy Festival - Deadline July 30 (show dates Nov. 12-20)

Coachella Valley Improv/Comedy Festival - Deadline July 31st (show dates Oct. 23-24)

Stand-Up/Improv/Anything Funny

Burbank Comedy Festival - Deadline June 1st (show dates Aug. 8-21)

Plano Comedy Festival - Late Reg. ends June 22nd overall June 30th (show dates Oct. 14-17)

Anything Artistic, Comedy or Otherwise

Greater Manchester Fringe Festival - Deadline Aug. 31st (show dates Sept. 1-30)

Variety (Anything)

Melbourne Fringe Festival - Deadline July 9th (show dates Sept. 30-Oct. 17)

Sketch/Short, Feature, & Animated Short Films/TV Pilot/Music Video

LA Comedy Festival - Late Reg. ends July 9th overall Sept. 17th (show dates Nov. 11-21)


Dramatic Improv Festival - Deadline June 30th (show dates Oct. 6-10)

Ocean State Black and Funny Festival - Deadline July 7th (show dates Sept. 2-5)

Red Rocks Improv Festival - Deadline July 13th (show dates Sept. 17-18)

Secret City Improv Festival - Early Bird ends July 16th overall Aug. 13th (show dates Sept. 24-25)

Green Bay Improv Festival - Deadline August 1st (show dates Oct. 15-16)

Vintage Improv Festival - Deadline Aug. 15th (show dates Sept. 8-12)

Third Coast Improv Fest - Deadline Aug. 31, 2021 (show dates Nov. 4-6)

Fests We're Keeping Up With

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




Improvaganza - Show dates June 2022

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

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