Just for Laughs Escapes – Cancun to take place in November
The first week of the month will be all comedy
Just For Laughs, a Montreal-based comedy festival, has revealed the concept and lineup for their first-ever curated travel experience, Just for Laughs Escapes – Cancun, which will take place November 3-7, 2021.
Just For Laughs will take over Barcelo Maya Grand Resort in Cancun in collaboration with leading travel company Pollen Presents, creating a premier experience of top-tier comedic programming, featuring stand-up comedy, interactive events, bespoke activities, pool parties, club nights, all-inclusive amenities, and more with fans from around the world. This new venture invites fans to enjoy star-studded stand-up comedy and comedy podcasts in sunnier and more exotic locales.
For nearly 40 years, Just For Laughs has been hailed as the world’s largest international comedy festival, bringing the industry’s most iconic names to Montreal. Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, Kevin Hart, Trevor Noah, Hannah Gadsby, Sebastian Maniscalco, Russell Peters, John Mulaney, Bo Burnham, Jo Koy, Amy Schumer, and countless others have performed at JFL events.
Whether you are a comedy fan or simply want to try something new, Just for Laughs Escapes – Cancun will pair one of the world’s most prestigious travel destinations with a powerhouse comedy lineup that includes star acts such as Jim Jefferies, Tom Segura, Nikki Glaser, Steve-O, Nicole Byer, Jay Pharoah, Girls Gotta Eat, Donnell Rawlings, Ron Funches, Debra DiGiovanni, the Goddamn Solo/headlining shows, multi-comic shows, Q&As, podcast recordings, exclusive VIP events, and more are all part of the programming.
Pollen is a leading travel experience company that curates and delivers the best experiences for members worldwide. Members share experiences by immersing themselves in multi-day itineraries that combine live entertainment, parties, and relaxation in over 50 popular destinations, resulting in unforgettable memories. Members can only find and book these experiences on pollen.com and the Pollen app. Pollen has already sold out bespoke mini-breaks with megastars such as J Balvin, Marshawn Lynch, and Ozuna.
About the Just for Laughs Group
The Just for Laughs Group, founded in 1983, is the most important player in the global comedy industry. The company is an international powerhouse in the creation of multi-platform comedy content, led by Groupe CH, Bell Media, and ICM Partners. Every year, it entertains millions of spectators on Canadian and international stages, including Montréal – the world’s largest comedy event – as well as Toronto, Vancouver, Sydney, and Bermuda. The Group organizes shows featuring thousands of comics from Canada and other countries, including established and up-and-coming artists; produces touring shows; broadcasts digital and televised content (notably Gags, which is shown in 150 countries and has a ten million-strong online audience on YouTube); manages talented artists; and is the originator of the ComedyPRO and JPR Pro industry conferences.