Guide to the Long Beach Laugh Factory

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For many, 2019 was a challenging year with plenty of hardship along the way. What better way to start the new year and new decade right than with some gut-busting laughs? Star performers like Chris Rock, Chris D’elia, Tim Allen, and Whitney Cummings frequent this classic Southern California comedy venue. The Laugh Factory Long Beach showcases top comedians three nights a week (Thursday – Saturday). Check out our guide to The Laugh Factory and get your reservations in for the next show.


Laugh Factory History

First opening its doors in 1979, the world-famous Laugh Factory boasts locations in Hollywood, Chicago, Las Vegas, Reno, and of course Long Beach. Founder Jamie Masada, is a stalwart in the comedy scene and is recognized as launching the careers of countless talented comedians. The New York Daily Times even went so far as to call him “The Real King of Comedy.” Some of the many comedians to perform at his venues include Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Dunham, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, George Lopez, Bill Maher, and plenty more.


The Long Beach Location

The Long Beach location boasts 12,500 square feet of space, which just so happens to make it one of the largest comedy clubs in the world. Furthermore, the Long Beach club is the official home to the Laugh Factory Stand-Up Comedy Hall of Fame & Museum. The facility is also open for banquets, special events, and provides a small VIP room or smaller gatherings. Make sure to place your food and drink order from the full bar while you enjoy the show. 


Important Info

Address: 151 S. Pine Avenue, Long Beach, California 90802

Phone: (562) 495-2844



Upcoming Shows

  • Wed Jan 8th (7:45 PM): Amberia Allen, Brian Sheil, Josh Adam Meyers, Ron G., and Darren Carter.


  • Thu Jan 9th (7:45 PM): Paul Elia, Steve Wilson, Francisco Ramos, Kira Soltanovich, and Thomas Dale.


  • Fri Jan 10th (7:45 PM): Shaan Joshi, Kelsey Cook, Alex Thomas, and Mike Marino. 


  • Fri Jan 10th (9:45 PM): Brett Riley & Alfred Robles.


  • Sat Jan 11th (7:30 PM): Anthony Griffith and Amberia Allen.


Frequently Asked Questions


  • Are cameras allowed inside? 

Still photography is allowed, but video and flash are prohibited. 


  • What time should I arrive for my show

The club recommends you arrive around 35-40 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.


  • Does the club have an age limit? 

The Laugh Factory is open to anyone over 18, but you must be at least 21 to buy alcohol 


  • What is the difference between regular and VIP admission? 

General Admission is on a first come first serve. (Maybe standing room only) VIP tickets allow you to skip the line upon your arrival and go straight to the box office to pick up your tickets. Once inside you will be escorted to the VIP lounge to wait for your show. 


  • Is there a dress code? 

The dress code is casual, but men aren’t allowed to wear hats, shorts, or open-toed shoes. 


  • Where can I buy tickets? 

Click here to buy tickets
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