Full programming of next year's Festival to be announced in early 2022!
Tickets and Passes
- FANTASTIC seats to one headliner show
- A whopping 12 credits to reserve to your favourite 42 acts and ComedyCon events!
- See 1 headliner with the best seats and get 7 credits
- See 1 headliner with great seats and get 5 credits
- See 1 headliner and get 2 credits
MORE INFO ON PASSES HERE
JFL42 is an interactive festival featuring headlining acts & hundreds of the funniest performers over 11 days. At the heart of JFL42 is our festival app & pass.
As a pass purchaser, you unlock Super-Comedy-Fan status and get credits to see shows. The best part? Every time you use a credit for a show, you get another – FREE!
More info will be sent your way soon when our full line-up is announced. Then you can activate your pass & start picking your shows using your pass credits!
STEP 1 - BUY A PASS
Choose the pass that’s right for you! We’ve got passes that come with or without a headliner show PLUS credits that you can use to reserve to the other amazing shows and ComedyCON events*.
After you purchase your pass, more info will be sent your way soon when our full line-up is announced in early 2022.
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS TO SHOWS WILL BE AVAILABLE, should this pass thing not be your style.
STEP 2 RESERVE
As soon as you activate your pass, your credits will appear… like magic! Log in and use your credits to reserve to whichever of the other artists & shows you want to see.
One credit = one guaranteed seat to one of the 42+ acts or ComedyCON events!
STEP 3 SCAN BARCODE
When you arrive at the venue, pull up your barcode on the app and have it scanned at the door.
STEP 4 CREDITS BACK !
Once your barcode has been scanned, the credit you used to reserve to that show will be put back in your account.That’s right, we’re not kidding around.You’ll get your credit back and you can use it to reserve to your spot to ANOTHER SHOW!
How many shows can you see in 11 days?
* Prices don’t include service charges.
- Each passholder must have their own pass if they want to see any of ‘the 42 acts’ using credits. Passholders can only use their credits to reserve spots for themselves at any given show – no sharing credits between buddies, spouses, or family members. If you purchase more than one pass, make sure to transfer the additional pass(es) so they can use their credits as well.
- You will only able to access ONE pass per user. You can purchase more than one pass at a time, but you must transfer the additional passes to other people. If you wish to add an additional headliner or credit to your pass, you can do so at a discounted price AFTER you have purchased your pass.
- If you check into the show one hour before to one hour after showtime, the credit you used to reserve your spot to the show gets returned to your account. Use it to reserve to another show!
TORONTO'S COMEDY FESTIVAL FAQ
What’s a credit?
Once you activate your pass, your credits will appear, like magic! Use these to reserve a seat for the other shows & comedians and any of the ComedyCON shows. One credit = one guaranteed reservation for a show.
What’s a Special Event?
Special Events are super awesome shows that are TICKET ONLY and cannot be combined with a pass. All Special Events shows will be announced at a later date.
I want to see two headliner shows. Can I buy two 1-headliner passes at the same time for different shows?
Nope, unfortunately that won’t work. Each person can only access ONE pass per user account. You can purchase more than one pass at a time, but you must transfer the additional passes to other people. But, if you want more comedy you can always add an additional headliner or credit to your pass! You can do so at a discounted price AFTER you have purchased your pass.
*Please note this discount does not apply to the Special Headliner Events (to be announced at a later date).*
If I get a ‘Just the 42’ pass with 2 credits can I reserve one spot for me and one for a friend?
Each person must have their own pass if they want to see a show at JFL42. You can only use your credits to reserve spots for yourself at any given show – no sharing credits between buddies, spouses, or family members.
I just purchased my pass but don’t know how to log in to my JFL42 account!
Passes can’t be activated just yet. You should receive an activation email in early 2022 with instructions on how to set up and register your pass. Don’t worry — we’re eager to get started so we’ll send this off as soon as it’s available!
PS: Please check your junk/spam folder as it may have been received there by mistake.
How long are the shows?
Most 42 shows and ComedyCON events run approx. 60 mins. Headliner shows are around 80 – 90 mins.
How do I get my pass once I’ve purchased it?
Patience, young grasshopper. After your purchase has been processed through Ticketmaster, you’ll receive an email with your activation link, in early 2022, as soon as our line-up is announced.
I bought my pass, where is it?!
You should receive an activation email in early 2022 with instructions on how to set up and register your pass. Passes can’t be activated just yet. But don’t worry, we can’t wait to kick this off so as soon as it’s available to activate, we will email you!
If you haven’t received an email from JFL42 containing your activation link by April 15, 2022, check your junk mail or email email@example.com.
Are these passes refundable?
Unfortunately, we do not do refunds on passes, however they are completely transferable. If you find someone else who wants to go in your place, you can use Ticketmaster’s ticket transfer system to send them the passes to their name so that they can attend the festival instead of you.
How does my pass work?
Just like you, every pass is unique. After you complete your purchase, you will receive an email confirming the purchase. In early 2022, you will receive a second email containing a super special link to activate your pass. Once you activate it, the pass will be yours and yours alone. Your credits will appear, and you can start reserving immediately. Once you arrive at the show you reserved, pull up your reservation on the APP have your barcode scanned at the door. Just like that — you’re in! Don’t forget when you get scanned into a show, you get your credit back and use it to reserve to another great show. Basically, your pass/smart phone is scanned at entry of each venue so make sure you take it with you wherever you go! (As if you don’t already take your phone everywhere!)
Is it mandatory to have a Facebook account?
No BUT logging in through Facebook will give you the full interactive experience of the Festival.
Are all shows 19+?
Unfortunately, some of our venues are bars and are 19+, like Garrison and Rivoli. BUT all our other venues are teenage friendly if you have an adult accompanying you which means you won’t be missing out on too many shows! Just know that some of the content is R rated so if you are a parent please look into the act before you go with your kids, but you were going to do that anyway, right?
What if the event is full?
This Festival is your chance to speak up. Never before has your voice counted for so much! If an event has reached capacity, you can “petition” to have a show added. When enough people band together and add the show to their ‘wish list’, we might just be able to add another show! Remember, be quick and reserve as soon as it’s been added!
Is your festival Wheelchair accessible?
All of our venues are wheelchair accessible with the exception of Comedy Bar (both the main space and the cabaret), Bad Dog Comedy Theatre and Yuk Yuk’s. Please note that Royal Cinema itself is wheelchair accessible, however their restrooms are not.
I’m ready to buy a JFL42 pass, but I’m confused on how to do it — help?
We’re always here to help! We love helping! You can always contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I loan my pass out to my cousin Bob for the night?
You cannot loan your pass out to your cousin Bob, or anyone else for that matter. Once you activate your JFL42 pass, it becomes yours and yours alone — unique and individual, just like you! Your identity will be associated to the barcode on your pass. Barcodes will be scanned at each venue and ID will be checked. Serious stuff!
What if I only want to see 1 headliner?
Get any of the Headliner passes! Each one comes with credits that you can use to see the other hilarious acts and shows. You can also buy individual tickets for select shows online.
What if I’m not into this whole pass business and just want a ticket to see a show?
All good! You can buy an individual ticket to see the headliner (or special event) of your choice. But remember… if you want the best value, a pass is the way to go.
Not interested in seeing a headliner?
You only want to check out the 42 acts? That’s cool, we get it. Our ‘Just the 42’ pass starts at only $59 and comes with 2 credits that you can use to see ‘the 42’ PLUS access to ComedyCON. Want to see more than two shows? How many times do we have to tell you? Check in to a show and get your credit back. Then you can use it to see another one of the 42! Limited quantity of these passes available.
Who do I contact about a press inquiry?
Have a not-so-FAQ?
Please email us at email@example.com