11 Hilarious Comedy Shows You Can See Now In SF

Jamie Ferrell Jamie Ferrell

11 Hilarious Comedy Shows You Can See Now In SF

Because we all still deserve to have a laugh!

San Francisco’s normally thriving comedy scene has experienced plenty of setbacks due to Covid. But don’t say goodbye to your favorite comics just yet, because they’re still here to make you laugh while keeping you safe! Keep an eye on these online comedy events, plus some upcoming outdoor options for when things get back to normal.

Note: All shows may be subject to change.

Recurring Online Comedy:

Best of San Francisco Stand-up Comedy: Zoom Edition

  • When: Saturdays 8-9:30pm PST
  • Where: Zoom
  • Price: Free (donations encouraged)
  • What: Online stand-up comedy show featuring San Francisco’s best comedians. Find out why they’ve been rated as one of SF’s best comedy shows for over three years running!

Comedy Oakland

  • When: Various days and times
  • Where: Zoom
  • Price: Free (donations encouraged)
  • What: Join a diverse range of comedians on Zoom for quality comedy at home. Find out why they were voted the East Bay Express/Oakland Magazine’s “Best Place for Comedy” 4 years in a row.

Crazy Funny Asians 

  • When: Fridays at 8pm PST (35-45 minutes)
  • Where: Zoom
  • Price: Free (donations encouraged)
  • What: K. Cheng hosts this comedy showcase celebrating top Asian comics from the Bay Area. Enjoy this toast to Asian-American culture and heritage from the comfort of your home.

Black Laughs Matter

  • When: Saturdays at 8pm PST
  • Where: Zoom
  • Price: Free (donations encouraged)
  • What: Enjoy sharp comedy from the best Black comics in the SF and beyond, hosted by Terry Dorsey. Changing lineup features comics from Clusterfest, MTV2, and much more.


  • When: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 8pm PST
  • Where: Twitch
  • Price: Free
  • What:  Red Scott and Phil Griffiths run this live gameshow on Twitch where comedians play games, write jokes on the spot and compete for points.

F Bomb Comedy

  • When: Thursdays at 7pm PST
  • Where: Zoom, in-person when restrictions lift
  • Price: Free (donations encouraged)
  • What: An online comedy show hosted by Janesh Rahlan and Marty Cunnie. Enjoy great comedy from home with comics seen on HBO, Netflix, Jimmy Kimmel, and more. Don’t miss the baby picture roast at the end of each show! (sneak peek below)




In-Person Comedy:

Batter Up: Covid-Safe Comedy on a Baseball Diamond
  • When: Thursdays at 7:30pm
  • Where: Moscone Softball Fields, 1800 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123
  • Price: Free ($15 suggested donation)
  • What: Pete Ballmer and Jeff Dean hit a home run with this unique outdoor comedy show on a baseball diamond. Watch comedians you’ve seen on Netflix, Comedy Central, and more. Social distancing and mask wearing is enforced to keep everyone safe. Follow @batterupcomedy on Instagram for updates.

Live Comedy at District SF

  • When: Coming up on Thursdays 7:30-9:30pm
  • Where: District San Francisco, 216 Townsend Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
  • Price: Reserve a table for 2 for $25 or a table for 4 for $45
  • What: Enjoy delicious cocktails and food on District SF’s outdoor patio. Watch comedians seen on Conan, James Corden, SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, and more. 

Don’t Tell Comedy 

  • When: Saturdays at 8pm, starting February 20
  • Where: Secret Location in SF revealed to ticket holders after purchase!
  • Price: $25
  • What: Secret comedy shows at secret locations featuring secret comedians, in 45 cities across the US. Rumor has it they’re coming back to SF, so keep an eye out for future shows, especially on their Instagram.

Covid-Compliant Comedy at the Milk Bar

  • When: Thursdays at 6pm and 8pm
  • Where: The Milk Bar, 1840 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
  • Price: $25, includes a chair/table reservation, 2 drinks, and a meal.
  • What: Luisa Isbell and Andrew Holmgren host “Safe Sets,” outdoor stand-up comedy with a changing lineup of diverse comedians, ranging from up-and-comers to regulars.

Marina Mondays

  • When: Coming up on Mondays at 7pm
  • Where: Essi Wine Bar, 3330 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94123
  • Price: Free, purchase of 1 drink and 1 food item required. RSVP to reserve a table.
  • What: Mondays get a facelift with wine and comedy at Essi Wine Bar. Enjoy delicious food and drinks while watching free stand-up comedy from names featured on Conan, James Corden, Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, and more.

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