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Every Comedy Festival With Open Submissions in March

Updated: Apr 2, 2022

We combed the internet for comedy festivals that have open submissions during the month of March 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)


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

Altercation Comedy Festival - March 11th (show dates Oct. 19-22)

Limestone Comedy Festival - Deadline Mar. 13th (show dates May 12-14)

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

Tower City Comedy Festival - Early Bird Ends March 31st, overall Aug. 30th (show dates Jan. 26-29, 2023)

Asheville Comedy Festival - Deadline May 30th (show dates Aug. 11-13)

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

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

Stand-Up/Comedy Film

Laugh After Dark ComedyFest - Regular fee ends April 30th (show dates Oct. 3-5)

Stand-Up/Musical Comedy

Big Pine Comedy Festival - Deadline July 29th (show dates Oct. 20-22)

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

Burbank Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends April 30th, overall May 31st (show dates Aug. 7-20)


Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends March 1st, overall May 8th (show dates Oct. 2-9)


Detroit Women of Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends March 31st, overall April 8th (show dates May 20-21)


North Carolina Comedy Fest - Deadline late March (show dates Sept. 2-11)

RISE Comedy Festival - Deadline May 17th (show dates July 7-17)


Baton Rouge Improv Festival - Deadline March. 15th (show dates April 20-24)


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

Phoenix Improv Festival - Deadline March 21st (show dates June 24-25)

Wasatch Improv Festival - Deadline April 17th (show dates Aug. 11-13)

Improv Fest Ireland - Deadline May 7th (show dates Nov. 16-19)

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!



Austin Sketch Fest - They're working out the details (festival & submission dates coming soon)


Improvaganza - Show dates in June

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

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