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Every Comedy Festival With Open Submissions in June

Updated: Jun 26, 2022

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!

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


CloudTop Comedy Festival - Deadline June 3rd (show dates Sept. 15-17)

Motor City Comedy Festival - Deadline June 7th (show dates Sept. 15-18)

10,000 Laughs Festival - Early Bird ends June 13th, overall July 5th (show dates Oct. 6-8)

Sac Town Comedy Get Down - Deadline June 25th (show dates Aug. 5-7)

Cleveland Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends June 27th, overall Aug. 21st (show dates Nov. 2-5)

PunchlineKang Comedy Festival - Deadline June 30th (show dates Aug. 2-4)

Four Corners Comedy Festival - Deadline July 1st (show dates Sept. 29-Oct. 2)

Baltimore Comedy Festival - Deadline July 17th (show dates Aug. 31-Sept. 5)

Tower City Comedy Festival - Regular fee ends July 30th, overall Aug. 30th (show dates Jan. 26-29, 2023)

San Francisco Comedy Competition - Deadline Aug. 1st (show dates throughout Sept.) Funlap Comedy Festival - Deadline Aug. 1st (show dates Oct. 14-15)

World Series of Comedy - Deadline Aug. 14th (main event dates Sept. 19-24)

5th Borough Comedy Festival - Deadline Aug. 15th (show dates Oct. 6-9)

Red Clay Comedy Festival - Deadline Aug. 15th (show dates Nov. 10-13)

Hubcap Comedy Festival - Deadline Aug. 31st (English show dates Feb. 2-4)

Seattle International Comedy Competition - Deadline Sept. 15th (show dates throughout Nov.)

Next Best Comic - Deadline Oct. 20th (finale show date Dec. 27)

Sno Jam Comedy Festival - Opens June 1st, deadline Nov. 15th (Show Dates Jan. 19-21)

Stand-Up/Comedy Film

Laugh After Dark ComedyFest - Extended fee ends June 10th, overall June 30th (show dates Oct. 3-5)


Melbourne Fringe Festival - Early Bird ends June 9th, overall July 1st (show dates Oct. 6-23)


Austin Sketch Fest - Early Bird ends June 13th, overall July 18th (show ends Sept. 29-Oct. 1)

Stand-Up/Improv/Sketch/Podcasts/Feature, Short, & Animated Film/Web Series/Musical

All the Laughs Comedy Awards - Deadline Aug. 1st (show dates Oct. 21-23)

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

LA Comedy Film Festival - Deadline June 17th (show dates July 27-Aug. 7)

Stand-Up/Improv/Sketch/Musical/Short Films/Variety/Magic

Burbank Comedy Festival - Deadline June 1st (show dates Aug. 7-20)


Flyover Comedy Festival - Deadline June 13th (show dates Nov. 10-12)

Nottingham Comedy Festival - Deadline June 20th (show dates Nov. 4-12)


Big Pine Comedy Festival - Deadline July 29th (show dates Oct. 13-15)

Stand-Up/Improv/Live, Musical, or Video Sketch

Blue Whale Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends June 1st, overall July 8th(show dates)


Vintage Improv Festival - Deadline Aug. 1st (show dates Sept. 15-19)

Vancouver Improv Festival - Deadline June 30th (show dates Sept. 13-18)

Secret City Improv Festival - Priority ends July 1st, overall Aug. 1st (show dates Sept. 30-Oct. 1)

Union Improv Festival - Deadline July 15th (show date Aug. 27)

Third Coast Improv Festival - Deadline August 31st (show dates Nov. 3-5)

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!


Portland Comedy Festival - Submission dates TBA - Festival Dates in October

Improv/Musical Improv

Big Pond Improv Festival - Optimistic about Summer/Fall of this year

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

Not a Fest, but Cool


WGA's Writer's Support Staff Training Program - Deadline June 6th (classes are Aug. - Nov.)

Flash Fiction Challenge - Deadline June 9th (kick off date June 10)

East Austin Comedy Club Artist Residency - Deadline June 30th (show dates throughout August)

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