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SF Sketchfest

SF Sketchfest - Comedy San Francisco Get the giggles at the 13th Annual SF Sketchfest, a showcase of comedy in the Bay Area that features over 200 shows at 20 venues. With a hilarious mix of stand-up comedy, improve acts, sketch groups and alternative shows, this funny festival is an excellent way to tickle your funny bone and explore the comedic culture of the city. Spanning 18 days from Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, February 9, the SF Sketchfest highlights top performers and up-and-comers in the art of comedy, San Francisco’s top venues, and the city’s sense of humor. Tickets can be purchased in advance online to most shows, and you’ll find comedy events at the following local hot spots:
  • Brava Theater
  • Café Royale
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Cartoon Art Museum
  • Castro Theatre
  • Cinecave at Lost Weekend Video
  • Dark Room
  • Eureka Theatre
  • Gallanter Hall at JCCSF
  • Hotel Kabuki
  • Independent
  • Kanbar Hall at JCCSF
  • Marines’ Memorial Theatre
  • Mezzanine
  • Rickshaw Stop
  • Rite Spot Café
  • Roxie Theatre
  • Stage Werx
  • Verdi Club
  • Yoshi’s San Francisco

After you’ve laughed, chuckled, giggled and guffawed, find your way back to our Union Square hotel and relax in luxurious surroundings. With European-style boutique accommodations, thoughtful amenities and contemporary décor, our plush downtown hotel is the perfect home base for exploring the best comedy in San Francisco. Book your hotel room now and plan your adventure today.