Friends, it’s National Let’s Laugh Day! Sometimes you just need a good laugh. I mean a really good one, where the tears are streaming down your face and you know you just got an awesome ab workout, all from something funny.
Fortunately for those in Las Vegas there are a ton of great comedy options to tickle your funny bone. Whether you want to laugh or learn how to make others laugh, you are in luck.
There is an abundance of comedy rooms located in the major hotels and casinos in Las Vegas and these are some of the best! Just a note that some live performances are still closed or have limited hours – check to ensure the room is open before you go.
Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club
Located in the MGM, Brad Garrett’s Club has a speakeasy and art deco vibe. It features live music Friday – Sunday (Jazz of course) followed by comedy acts. Tickets start at $59.95
The Laugh Factory Comedy Club is located at the Tropicana and typically features headliner shows with limited runs (think Jon Lovitz, Pauly Shore). Tickets start at $37.95.
Located at the Rio Hotel, the Comedy Cellar is an exact replica of the club of the same name in New York. Their acts feature a 5-headliner line up and the club offers a full dinner menu (including pizza!). Tickets start at $23.
LA Comedy Club
Located in the Strat, the LA Comedy Club has shows nightly at 6, 8, and 10 (Mon – Thursday). Prices start a $39.95.
Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club
Located in The Linq, Jimmy Kimmel’s Club features a bar with craft cocktails and tapas style eats. Depending on the size of your party there are several different seating options, from the traditional venue to cozy chairs and couches. Tickets start at $20.
The ability to make others laugh doesn’t always come easy. Perhaps you want to learn how to better flex your funny? There are several options in Las Vegas to hone your skill and show it off to your friends and family.
Las Vegas Improv Power
Focusing less on performance art and more on building confidence and life skills, Las Vegas Improv Power offers a six-week improv course. They love beginners and cater to a wide variety of students.
Las Vegas Comedy Institute
Want to work on your standup, improv, or comedy writing? Then Las Vegas Comedy Institute is the place for you! Want to rope in your friends or colleagues? They also offer team building and workplace seminars.
Vegas Theatre Hub
Primarily focused on online classes at the moment, you can study clowning (think Cirque de Soleil, not balloon animals and rubber noses), improv, and writing. They also offer a multi-tiered advanced improv program, if you are super serious (or not) about the craft.
ComedySportz Las Vegas
Offering “something for everyone,” ComedySportz (CSz) Las Vegas boasts curriculum, drop-in, and even classes for kids! Study improv at several levels or writing.