AIN’T NO PARTY LIKE A JFL NORTHWEST BLOCK PARTY
Introducing an all new Pop Up Party at Ackery’s Alley + Special musical performances including a rare DJ performance by Pitch Perfect 2 star, Flula Borg + Additional musical sets added for select shows at The Vogue, Rio and The Fox at the JFL Northwest Block Party!
The JFL NorthWest Block Party will be taking place on February 15 and February 18, 2019. The Pop Up Party will be taking place on February 14 and February 19, 2019.
JFL NorthWest, Vancouver’s comedy festival, is bringing back their beloved FREE outdoor Block Party to the šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn (formerly the QET Plaza) on February 15 and 18, 2019! The fun doesn’t end there! New this year, JFL NorthWest is excited to introduce the Pop Up Party in Ackery’s Alley on February 14 and 19, 2019!
And Over 25 Live Musical Acts added to the 2019 lineup thanks to Creative BC and The Province of British Columbia through the Amplify BC fund!
Block Party 4-1-1
Running on February 15th from 5pm-10pm, and on February 18th from 5-8pm, JFL NorthWest Block Party patrons will be entertained by various Just For Laughs classic TV stand-up specials, presented by Tim Hortons.
With Tim Hortons on-site offering free coffee and hot chocolate, the Block Party will have so much to offer, including: Beverage garden featuring Bomber Brewing, Appleton Rum and Aperol, along with one of the city ’s favourite food trucks, the Reef Runner. Don’t forget to stop by the LED Games Tent to hone your foosball skills. Evo car share will be on site giving away prizes, with plenty of photo opportunities with both the JFL NorthWest mascots, Victor and Kevin the Owl.
Kicking off the Block Party on February 15 is musical star from the Blockbuster smash hit, Pitch Perfect 2, DJ Flula! After performing stand-up on the Howie Mandel & Friends show on February 14, DJ Flula will return to perform two unprecedented DJ sets at the best Block Party of the year!
Festival attendees can also take advantage of additional free live music featuring local performers, Sophia Danai and Adrienne featuring Drix on February 15th; and Kevin McLachlin’s Flight of the Conchords tribute ,Coldwater Road and Ruploops on February 18th.
Introducing Pop Up Party!
Endless free fun for all! For the first time in JFL NorthWest history, Pop Up Parties will be taking place in Ackery’s Alley. On February 14th from 5-8pm PT, patrons can enjoy $5 cans of Bomber Beer, free Tim Hortons coffee, live music from Adam Bailie, Chersea, and DJ O Show.
On February 19th from 5:30-9:30pm PT, festival fans can indulge in Bomber Beer, Tim Hortons coffee, free music by 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!
Even more live music heading to the theatres too! Thanks to the support of Creative BC and The Province of British Columbia through the Amplify BC fund, JFL NorthWest has introduced 25 + live musical performances into the festival mix in 2019 which will include musical performances at select shows taking place at the Vogue, the Rio, VanCity Theatre and The Fox!
JFL NorthWest runs from February 14-23, 2019 in Vancouver. For Festival Tickets, go to: JFLNorthWest.com
JFL NorthWest is proud to welcome its partners Sirius XM, The Government of British Columbia through the Tourism Events Program, Creative BC, Tourism Vancouver, Tim Hortons, Bomber Brewing, Donnelly Group, Campari, Downtown Vancouver BIA, Evo Car Share, Civic Theatres and the Georgia Straight to its 2019 event.
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