Info for Comedians

Most of the Events are Held at Flappers in Downtown Burbank and or within walking distance of Flappers.  The Hotels we have suggested are also within walking distance. If you are flying into town, we strongly recommend that you fly in through Hollywood Burbank Airport, which is just ten minutes from the festival venues. THERE ARE FREE SHUTTLE FROM BURBANK AIRPORT to the HOLIDAY INN AND SPRINGHILL.  LAX is about 45 minutes from Burbank without Traffic.
There is free parking in Downtown Burbank.  We ALWAYS recommend parking at the Ashley Furniture Parking Lot or the 5 Story Sears Mall Lot, which are located directly across the street from Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant.   AMTRAK trains go right to the Burbank Airport and then you can take a free shuttle from there. UBER & LYFT are available via your cell phone.
HOTEL ROOM SHARING:  FOR ACCEPTED COMEDIANS ONLY  – We have secured a Block of Hotel Rooms with the Hilton Garden Inn one of our Sponsors.  The hotel is walking distance from Flappers, and there will be daily shows there, and a Friday after party there as well.  We are coordinating shared rooms with other comedians who want to share a room and are in the festival.
To purchase the rooms at this rate, click HERE 
If you would like to share a room, you can either be paired with another comedian (double room share) or with 3 other comedians (quad share) and pay the following 7 day rates:

Single room: $1354.36 -includes seven nights (Check in Sun Aug 11, Check out Sun Aug 18th)
Double Share: $677.18 per person – includes seven nights (Check in Sun Aug11, Check out Sun Aug 18th)
Quad Share: $338.59 per person – includes seven nights (Check in Sun Aug 11, Check out Sun Aug 18th)
*Reminder that the double rooms only have two queen rooms and that no roll away beds are allowed
*Includes Free Parking

NOTE:  These rates include the full seven days.

If you are interested in either the double share or the quad share rates, you MUST contact Ana Citzeman and CC Carol Nunez at the below addresses NO LATER an JULY 1st.    

Ana Citzman:
Carol Nunez:

Please include the following information:
Full Name
Room Choice: Single | Double | Quad
If you would like to be paired with other accepted comedians, please indicate their names here:




If you would like to share a room but do not have any preferences, the Hilton will place you in with roommates of the same sex.


Flappers is located at 102 East Magnolia Blvd on the corner of 1st and Magnolia.  When you first arrive, please check in at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant at the COMEDY SHOP OFFICE (located at 118 Magnolia Blvd , just after the entrance to the Ross  Parking Lot). Please check in with us as early in the week as possible – preferably between the hours of 10 and 5pm on Sunday, Aug 11th (Check in is 10am-7pm at the Comedy Shop on all other days of the festival).   When you check in, you will receive an official festival gift bag with goodies as well as be instructed about Media and other opportunities for Comedians.
 You will receive three (3) 5-minute spots during the festival week.  Showtimes and rooms to be determined by producers. Show start times range from 5pm to 10pm.  Please arrive at least ½ hour before shows. House MC’s , Celebrity Guests & industry will judge and pick selected comedians to perform in our Best of the Fest shows (ANNOUNCED AT MIDNIGHT ON AUG 17th)  and 2nd Best of the Fest Shows on Saturday, Aug 17 YOU WILL RECEIVE A BOOKING AGREEMENT FORM from with your dates and times for Shows. PLEASE CONFIRM THIS BOOKING AGREEMENT ONLINE TO SECURE YOUR DATES.
 Will be held at Barney’s Beanery, Flappers, and other local businesses around Town – check the website for addresses, phone #, and times.  BE SURE AND BLOCK OUT YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE FUNNY BUSINESS FINALE PARTY ON Sat August 17th 11pm-2am. This Wrap Party will include Dancing & Appetizers, FULL MENU & CASH BAR AVAILABLE.

We look forward to working with you and making this years festival bigger and better!
More info coming soon.  Stay Tuned!