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24th annual Telluride Comedy Fest!

Tickets for the 24th annual Telluride Comedy Festival, February 15-18, 2024, are on sale now!

Telluride’s favorite Presidents’ weekend tradition is back for the 24th year— a hilarious four-day weekend of laughter with the most talented performers in the world of comedy. The Sheridan Arts Foundation welcomes established stars and new faces to the Sheridan Opera House stage for a unique mix of stand up, sketch and improv. The 24th festival features Telluride Comedy Fest regulars including Nick Kroll, returning after a year off, Rob Huebel, Brian Huskey, Rebecca Kohler, Jason Mantzoukas, Joe Mande, Seth Morris, Hannah Pilkes, and Paul Scheer. All proceeds benefit the historic Sheridan Opera House a 501©(3) non-profit.

Welcome to a weekend of laughter that’ll leave your abs as sore as your face from smiling! Here’s the 2024 comedy festival schedule:

Thursday: Locals’ Night

Comedy Fest kicks off with Locals’ Night, an evening of hilarious, irreverent humor about the quirks of Telluride and the people who call our weird little ski town home. The night ends with a set of improv from all the performers. In person: Rob Huebel, Brian Huskey, Hannah Pilkes, Rebecca Kohler, Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris and Paul Scheer.

Free AfterSHOW with The Fig in the SHOW Bar:

Following Thursday’s ticketed event in the theater, The Fig hosts a FREE AfterSHOW. The event honors Silas Berrier, a long time Comedy Fest family member who passed away in 2021, with this night of laughter and locals performing original standup and sketch in our SHOW Bar. Performers include founder and host Miranda Beck, Marissa Mattys and Catherine Cypher. The Fig Telluride established in August of 2022. At its core, founder Miranda Beck, wanted to bring people together to perform art in a variety of ways.

Friday: An Evening of Stand-Up and Improv

Hosted by the one and only Nick Kroll, get ready for a night packed with hilarity featuring the brilliant Rebecca Kohler and the side-splitting Joe Mande doing Stand-up. And as if that’s not enough, brace yourselves for an epic improv showdown. In person with the fantastic Rob Huebel, Brian Huskey, Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris, Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, Hannah Pilkes, and Rebecca Kohler. It’s comedy gold!

Saturday: Sketch Comedy and Improv Extravaganza

Hold on to your seats for a night of sketch comedy and improv featuring ALL of our incredible performers. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this comedic masterpiece in person with Rob Huebel, Joe Mande, Brian Huskey, Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Hannah Pilkes, and Rebecca Kohler. Get ready to laugh until your sides beg for mercy!

Sunday: Stand-Up and Improv Spectacular

Cap off the weekend with more laughs as Nick Kroll takes the stage again with opener Hannah Pilkes for a night of stand-up. And yes, you guessed it – the laughs continue in person with Nick Kroll, Joe Mande, Brian Huskey, Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris, Paul Scheer, Hannah Pilkes, and Rebecca Kohler. Stick around for a final improv set that’ll showcase the best in the business. It’s the perfect way to end this comedy marathon! Don’t miss out on a weekend that promises non-stop hilarity and memories you’ll be retelling for years. See you there!


Since 1999, the Sheridan Opera House has been the home of the Telluride Comedy Festival. Each year over Presidents’ Day Weekend, the Sheridan Arts Foundation and festival co-director Jeb Berrier bring in some of the country’s funniest comedians for four nights of world-class comedy in a historic and intimate venue. The Telluride Comedy Festival strives to be a world class event while keeping the grass roots feel and uniqueness of Telluride itself.

Please join us over President’s Day Weekend for four nights of comedy here in the mountains of Telluride. Please note that each night we will offer VIP cocktail tables up at the front of the theater. Use this as a unique opportunity to see your favorite comedians up close and personal and possibly even become the brunt of a joke or two. Performers will be announced a few weeks in advance of the event – with each night guaranteeing a strong laugh!


Past performers include many familiar faces: Nick Kroll, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher, Jason Mantzoukas, Paul Scheer, Rob Riggle of the Daily Show, Jack MacBrayer from 30 Rock, Stephanie Weir of Mad TV, Arj Barker from Flight of the Conchords, Tig Notaro, SNL’s Casey Wilson, Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey, Seth Morris, Jamie Denbo, John Ross Bowie, Bob Dassie, Rob Huebel, Aziz Ansari, June Diane Raphael, Scott Armstrong, Eric Appel, Brett Gelman, Eric Andre, Paul Scheer and much more!

The Telluride Comedy Festival is a hidden gem. It attracts some of the biggest names in comedy and pulls them together for a weekend of the most unique and hysterical shows that you'll ever see. When you attend the Telluride Comedy Festival you are assured to see some of the biggest name stars of today and tomorrow!

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Become a sponsor of the 24th annual Telluride Comedy Festival and be recognized as a supporter of one of the most popular events in Telluride!

In exchange for a $2,500 pledge to the Sheridan Arts Foundation and Telluride Comedy Fest you’ll receive:

  • Tickets: Two VIP/Patron Tables to the evening of your choice (subject to availability), which includes prime cabaret seating for eight. (These can be distributed over a few nights.)
  • Placement of your company’s logo on all Telluride Comedy Fest marketing materials (press release, posters, flyers, marquees, etc.) and website.
  • Nightly recognition and thank you of all sponsors at the shows.
  • Invitation for eight (8) people to a private Meet and Greet Reception with all participating comedians.
  • Telluride Comedy Festival poster signed by all participating comedians.
  • A tax letter to the extent allowable by law

Call (970) 728-6363 x1 to make your reservation as a Telluride Comedy Festival sponsor or email!