When it comes to Portland Comedy shows, there are plenty of laugh-worthy options. Laughter boosts the immune system and helps reduce the negative effects of stress on the body. And, it’s hard to argue with the fact that laughter just makes you feel fantastic. Get some more giggles into your day with one of these Portland comedy shows and attractions.
Helium Comedy Club
What: Check out the weekly open mic nights plus great shows with nationally known comedians.
Tickets for bigger names run between $20-$30. You must be 21 to attend shows at Helium.
Helium Comedy Club
1510 SE 9th Avenue (9th Avenue and Hawthorne Blvd., the entrance is just south of Hawthorne on 9th)
What: Family-friendly improv shows every Friday and Saturday. Comedy Sportz also teaches improv classes and holds corporate workshops for team-building and more. Most shows are $12 in advance.
1963 NW Kearney St
Get tickets online
Harvey’s Comedy Club
What: Harvey's offers several shows per week (Wed – Sun) including open-mic nights and other stand-up acts.
436 NW 6th (at Glisan)
What: Open mics have no cover, other shows are $15. Make reservations by calling above number.
15450 SW Millikan Way Beaverton, OR (near Hwy 26 and Murray Blvd)
What: To get tickets, call 503-626-6338 or send an email to Jester@kingstad.com.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. There is a 2-item minimum and the club is 21 & over.
What: Brainwaves offers improv workshops and puts on hilarious performances.
Check the website for the schedule. You may also call 503-796-9550 for more info or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Eddie May Mystery Theater
What: Cocktails, dinner and MURDER. This interactive show will keep you entertained. Who knew murder could be so funny?
Spike and Mike Film Festivals
What: Spike and Mike are known for their sick and twisted animation festivals. They might offend you. Or they might make you laugh until root beer comes out of your nose. Or both.
Where: The festival travels to Portland frequently and you can check the website or keep tabs on the Cinema 21 website (the festival usually happens there).