JFL NorthWest delivers festival goers more bang for their buck with added FREE outdoor events and live musical performances!


JFL NorthWest Block Party on February 15 & 18


Pop Up Party in Ackery’s Alley on February 14 & 19


PLUS! Live Musical Performances added to the 2019 lineup

thanks to CreativeBC and The Province of British Columbia through the Amplify BC fund!

JFL NorthWest Block Party


Friday, February 15 5:00PM – 10:00PM

& Monday, February 18 5:00PM – 8:00PM



the šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn (formerly the QET Plaza)



• Just For Laughs classic TV stand-up specials presented by Tim Hortons.

• Sip FREE Tim Hortons hot chocolate and coffee

• Stop by The Beverage Garden! Featuring Bomber Brewing, Appleton Rum and Aperol

• Vancouver’s favourite food trucks!

• Visit the LED Games Tent to hone your foosball skills!

• Evo car share will be giving away prizes!

• Photo opportunities with the JFL NorthWest mascots; Vancouver’s own Kevin the Owl, and flying in all the way from Montreal, Victor!


Live Music

Friday, February 15
• DJ Flula Borg
• Sophia Danai
• Adrienne ft. Dix


Monday, February 18
• Kevin McLachlan’s Flight of the Conchords Tribute
• Coldwater Road
• Ruploops

Pop Up Party in Ackery’s Alley


Thursday, February 14 5:00PM – 8:00PM
& Tuesday, February 19 5:30PM – 9:30PM



Ackery’s Alley (beside the Orpheum Theatre)



On February 14th patrons can enjoy $5 cans of Bomber Beer, FREE Tim Hortons coffee and live music from Adam Bailie, Chersea and DJ O Show.


On February 19th festival fans can indulge in Bomber Beer, Tim Hortons coffee, and the musical stylings of The New Shackletons and Derek Pitts. Plus, FAKE GHOST TOURS with comedians Abdul Aziz and Shawn O’Hara, featuring local BC musician and all around talent, Aaron Read, will leave every hour, on the hour!

Live Musical Performances!

In addition to live music at the JFL NorthWest Block Party and the Pop Up Party in Ackery’s Alley, we’re getting B.C. musicians directly in front of our comedy audiences in venues preceding select comedy shows!


• Kevin McLachlan’s Flight of the Conchords Tribute | February 17
Preceding Comedy Short Shorts @ Vancity Theatre


• Greg Neufeld | February 19

Preceding  In-Conversation with Ken Jeong @ Vancity Theatre


• Sophia Danai | February 22

Preceding Natasha Leggero @ Vogue Theatre


• Chersea | February 23

Preceding Reggie Watts @ Vogue Theatre