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East Bay Outdoor Comedy Festival 2023 (Live at Bay Street)

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Thursday, May 11, 2023 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for free raffle entry

Bay Street Emeryville | 5616 Bay St, Emeryville, CA

Free / RSVP

East Bay Outdoor Comedy Festival 2023 (Live at Bay Street)

HellaFunny, the Bay Area’s most popular comedy collective joins forces with Funcheap to take over Bay Street Emeryville’s newly reimagined dining terrace for a brand new FREE monthly outdoor comedy festival featuring some of the Bay’s top comics, plus loads of giveaways from Bay Street’s restaurants and shops.

Admission is free, but RSVP in advance to unlock entry to the raffle for gift cards and access to premium seating.

Hellafunny East Bay Comedy Festival 2023

Join us in Spring/Summer 2023 on the second Thursday of every month

APRIL 13 | MAY 11 | JUNE 8 | JULY 13 | AUGUST 10 | SEPTEMBER 14

  • FREE with Eventbrite RSVP – Donations appreciated – bring cash
  • 7pm Showtime (Arrive early for best seating)
  • All ages show, but 21+ to drink – it’s basically a giant beer garden.
  • Comedy shows feature awesome pro Bay Area comics w/ credits like Cobb’s, Punch Line, Crazy Funny Asians, Black Laughs Matter SF Sketchfest and more.
  • Free BART shuttle from MacArthur BART
  • Grab food at Arthur Mac’s, Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream, Uchiwa Ramen, Shake Shack and many more delish choices (plus Flores, Saucy Asian and Pippal Regional Indian coming soon!)


Enjoy the sunshine on Bay Street’s new dining terrace which has been redesigned as an open-air community gathering area with plenty of comfy seating areas including couches and a fire pit, bar games, programmed lounges, and a robust audio-visual system. Check out the latest restaurant openings


  • HOST – Tony Sparks – The Godfather of San Francisco Comedy
  • Honotan Ortiz (NYC, Carolines, Gotham Comedy Club)
  • Tammy Tea Love (U.S. Marine, Tours with Oscar Award Winner Monique)
  • Xander Beltran (Laugh City)
  • Rudy Ortiz (Cobbs, Tommy T’s, KBLX)
  • Terrell “Big T” Butler (Punchline, HellaSecret)

Like all things in life, the lineup is subject to change


Make sure to RSVP on Eventbrite to be eligible to win gift cards from Bay Street tenants and fun freebies and swag like rubber duckies, color-changing cups, bluelight glasses, and rain poncho balls

  • Humphry Slocombe gift cards
  • Shake Shack gift cards
  • Uchiwa Ramen gift cards
  • Barnes & Noble gift cards
  • Tipsy Putt gift cards

Prizes, of course, subject to change!


Free BART Shuttle – Easily access Bay Street Emeryville from MacArthur BART via Emery Go-Round stops at Ohlone Way and Christie Ave. Emery Go-Round’s Standard Service operates Monday through Friday from approximately 6:00AM to 10:00PM

Bike Parking – Bike parking is available throughout Bay Street Emeryville as indicated on the directory map.

Car Parking – Bay Street Emeryville provides approximately 1,900 parking spaces for shoppers, moviegoers and diners. Parking is located in three decks within the property as well as on street parking along Bay Street. All facilities are well lit and access points are clearly marked. Get up to 3 hours parking for just $3. Pay for parking upon your arrival right from your phone

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for free raffle entry
Categories: *Top Pick*, Comedy, In Person, Sponsored
Address: 5616 Bay St, Emeryville, CA