Top Comedy Spots in Santa Barbara

People who laugh more often are healthier than those who remain serious most of the time, and the caring and kind citizens of Santa Barbara are concerned about your health; we show it by offering a variety of comedy shows just to help you laugh more! The comedians performing at these hot comedy spots will keep you in stitches throughout the duration of your Santa Barbara vacation—make sure you stop by and check them out!

Comedy Hideaway

Offering live comedy and surprise headliners as well as a mix of established and new comics, the Comedy Hideaway will have you laughing at jokes weeks after the show is over! Our favorites are the local comedians who have gotten their start here. They are near and dear to our hearts and we want to see them succeed. Located at 129 E Anapamu Street in Santa Barbara.

Ventura Harbor Comedy Club

Located just down the road from Santa Barbara at 1559 Spinnaker Drive Suite 305 in Ventura, the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club is owned by people who know the business from the inside out. Comedians Andres Fernandez and Randy Lubas know all the ways to make you laugh and it shows in the comics who perform in their club! Featuring big names in comedy as well as future stars, you will laugh till your ribs ache at the acts performed here!

Santa Barbara Improv

Get your funny bone tickled at the oldest continuing Improv workshop in Santa Barbara. Offering monthly shows featuring the quickest and most entertaining of comics, if you can manage to take in one of their workshops while you are in the area you will be most entertained (the last workshop was held on August 6)! Located at Jefferson Hall at 1525 Santa Barbara Street in Santa Barbara, you might want to check out their website for information on upcoming shows.

The Santa Barbara Theater World

Featuring concerts, family shows, musicals, and entertainment of all types in addition to comedy, the Santa Barbara Theater World has the largest and most popular comedy shows in all of Santa Barbara. Saturday Night Live alums Steve Martin and Martin Short are headlining this weekend, Amy Schumer is scheduled for next month, and Tracy Morgan is coming the week after; the celebs adore the Santa Barbara Theater, and you will too! Check out their website for a complete listing of all comedy shows coming to our fair city.

Paradise Retreats

Eat, drink, and laugh the evening away at one of the above comedy hot spots and come home to rest in a beautiful and luxurious Paradise Retreats vacation home. Book yours today and discover the funny side of Santa Barbara!