Who doesn’t like a good laugh? Fortunately for those visiting or native to North Dakota, we’ve got some truly top-notch spots to enjoy live comedy. It doesn’t matter if improv is your thing, or if stand-up is more your speed, we’ve got it. If you are looking for a place to relax, unwind, and listen to those that don’t take the world too seriously, check out the following comedy spots.
Featuring both local and national acts, Dakota Stage is Bismarck’s premiere location for comedy. Acts are booked monthly and a complete listing of upcoming events can be found on the club’s website. Dakota Stage is also home to a variety of theatre shows and special events.
An event center that offers a “hip, urban, warehouse-type vibe” according to its site. In addition to musical acts, trivia nights, and dinner theatres, Sixteen03 is also a popular destination for stand-up comics of all types and talents.
Located in Grand Forks’ Ramada Inn, Dreamers features comedy and specialty acts on a weekly basis. A complete listing of scheduled events can be found on their website. The lounge also has pool tables, card tables, and multiple televisions.
A multi-purpose venue that has been a staple in Grand Forks’ entertainment industry for many decades, the Empire Arts Center has enjoyed a rejuvenation of sorts in recent years. Home to everything from musical concerts and theatre to specialty acts and comedy, Empire Arts Center is likely to have something to satisfy everyone in your party.