Have a Laugh! Check out the Comedy Scene in Wilmington, DE!

What are the funniest spots in Wilmington, DE?! Wilmington has numerous great locations that will have you laughing until your cheeks hurt! We created a list of some of our favorite spots and upcoming events in Wilmington, DE to have a laugh!


1. House of Laffs – Laugh the night away at House of Laffs! It’s Wilmington’s premier comedy lounge and event center and definitely should be a go to spot for your comedy fix! Check out their website for more information on their upcoming events and their Instagram!

House of Laffs in Wilmington, DE Photo by Joe Del Tufo

2. The Grand – The Grand Opera House has been entertaining the city of Wilmington for over 140 years! They have many comedic performances at this venue and offer some of the best entertainment in the city! Head over to their Instagram to see what’s coming.

3. The Queen – Originally built in the 1800s and restored in 2011, The Queen is a super fun spot to get in a laugh! They have many performances making it the perfect spot to grab a drink and be entertained! Check them out on Instagram

4. The Playhouse on Rodney Square – Another great spot to have a laugh is at The Playhouse on Rodney Square! It opened in 1913, was one of the select theatres on the Broadway touring circuit and is now 108 years old! It has also just been remodeled and is now open! Take a look at their website to see what’s coming!

5. The Candlelight Theatre – A little outside the city, The Candlelight Theatre is a fantastic spot for some entertainment! Check out The Candlelight Comedy Club for some laughs, drinks and a great time! Check out who is coming to the theatre on their website and on Instagram

6. Bar XIII – Head over to Bar XIII for another unique spot to laugh and to be entertained! This is a spot where everyone can have fun, be yourself, be loud and have some of the best live entertainment in the city including Open Mic Night on Wednesdays! Take a look at their website and Instagram for their schedule! 

Upcoming Events:

1. Comedy Express at House of Laffs – Catherine Maloney, Aldo Marachlian and Zach Pickett will be at House of Laffs November 6 at 8pm! 

2. Matt Bellassai at The Queen – At 7pm on November 12 check out Matt Bellassai will be at The Queen! 

3. An evening with Vic DiBitetto at The Grand – Have a hysterical night with Vic Dibitetto at The Grand on November 12! 

Matt Bellassai at The Queen November 12

4. Justin Willman at The Grand – Justin Willman will give you a laugh when he performs at Copeland Hall on November 13! 

5. Cocoa Brown Featuring Alabama at House of Laffs – There are two days to see this show, November 12 and 13 both at 8pm! Cocoa Brown and Alabama will perform at House of Laffs!

6. Jane Lynch’s A Swingin’ Little Christmas featuring Kate Flannery, Tim Davis and the Tony Guerrero Quintet at The Grand – Don’t miss this show, it will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Jane Lynch will be at The Grand on December 3!

7. Whitney Cummings at The Grand – On February 5 head over to Copeland Hall to see “The reigning Queen of American stand-up”, Whitney Cummings!

8. Whose Live Anyway! at The Grand – Mark your calendars because the current cast of Whose Line Is It Anyway is coming to the Grand on April 21! 

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