Gildas' Club

Over 50,000 People Attented LaughFest 2013
Job well done, guys!  2013 was a very, very good year for the nation’s only ten day community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest.  That is because they had more than 53,000 admissions during the third annual event.
LaughFest Adds More Comedy Shows and Events
Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever, community-wide festival of laughter, has announced the return of The Blue Late Night Comedy Series and three returning showcases: Best of the Midwest, Stand-up Comedy Competition and the Clean Comedy Showcase for this year’s celebration d…
Betty White Brings Laughter to Grand Rapids [Video]
In her first visit to West Michigan in her nearly 90-years, Betty White promises that she will never forget us in her heart.
Heart is the 'Password' of the week as talented comedians from all parts of the country have come together to help raise awareness and funds for Gilda's Club.
West Michigan Chills With Cosby At Laughfest!
Two hours seemed like a prelude or a warm-up for veteran Bill Cosby who filled DeVos Performance Hall for two shows yesterday.
Although I wasn't able to attend the show -- I can honestly say that reading quotes from his dialogue is just as funny as hearing him deliver each punchline!  I can so pictur…
Birthday Girl Betty White Turns 89!
I can't believe that Betty White is 89 today!  Anyone who has not only made us laugh-out-loud for decades (The Tonight Show, The Golden Girls), but is still promoting laughter has my full love and support!
LaughFest Tickets On Sale
Individual tickets for the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, are on sale! Tickets can be purchased at (search LaughFest) or by calling 800-745-3000: tickets can also be purchased at the VanAndel Arena box office. Gilda’s La…
More Big Names Added To LaughFest
LaughFest, the comedy show benefiting Gilda's Club coming to Grand Rapids in March, has added some more stars to their line up! In the original show announcement, we learned that the likes of Bill Cosby, Kathleen Madigan, Mike Birbiglia and Betty White would be gracing numerous stages throughou…