Are you ready for some laughs, Baltimore?

The 12th Annual Baltimore Improv Festival has returned with the best talent on the East Coast! This year’s festival runs from Jul 30 – Aug 5 at The BIG Theater (1727 North Charles Street Baltimore) and Joe Squared (33 W North Avenue Baltimore).

The Baltimore Improv Festival showcases a variety of local, regional, and nationally-known improv groups in shows and workshops in Baltimore. Proceeds from performance ticket sales will fund BIG’s artistic mission, compensate guest instructors, and will also help cover the cost of future Baltimore Improv Festivals.

Tickets to all shows are $10 each, $60 for an all-access pass (entry to all shows), $40 for weekend all-access pass and $25 for a Saturday pass. You can purchase tickets online and view the full schedule of events at

For more information on this year’s Baltimore Improv Festival, visit their website at

Don’t miss out on the funniest week in Baltimore’s Station North Arts District!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.