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Top 5 Things Your Kids Will Love at LaughFest 2017

LaughFest returns to Grand Rapids, March 9 - 19. Here are the best ways to get out with the family and enjoy it with the kids!

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Gilda’s LaughFest Announces First Round of Talent and Introduces New Festival Badges

Joanne from the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, stopped by The River on Wednesday, December 7th and announced the first round of talent and shows scheduled for the festival’s seventh year to be held March 9 to 19, 2017, in downtown Grand Rapids, and surrounding communities. New this year, details were released regarding LaughFest Badges, which allow individuals access to various aspects of the festival depending on the level of badge purchased.

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The Best Jokes From LaughFest Kids Joke Time in Grand Rapids

Hilarious, brave kids took the stage at Grand Rapids Public Library last night for LaughFest's second of three Kids Joke Night events.

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LaughFest Super Saturday Kids Zone [Photos]

Opening weekend of LaughFest included an opportunity for kids to work off some energy at the Super Saturday Kids Zone!

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Five Highlights for Kids at LaughFest 2016

LaughFest 2016 runs March 10 - 20. The event offers a wide variety of entertainment options including many opportunities for children and families.

View the best bets for kids at LaughFest 2016!

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LaughFest 2016 is Getting Ready to Burst With Laughter

It's coming sooner than you think, so, prepare to laugh! Gilda’s LaughFest!

The sixth annual LaughFest is set in March, 2016 from the 10th to the 20th. eleven days of laughter and fun to support Gilda's Club.

In anticipation of the event, they just announced that they are now accepting sign ups for its Community Showcases, 5k FUNderwear Run, and LaughFest Friends memberships.

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LaughFest 2015 Releases Attendance Numbers

Gilda’s LaughFest reports that this year's festival brought more than 45,000 people to West Michigan from across the United States.

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Gilda’s LaughFest Comedians Tweet About Grand Rapids

Gilda's LaughFest wrapped up on Sunday, but Grand Rapids had 11 days to make an impression on some of the country's best comedians.

See what they had to say about our airport, museums and more on Twitter.

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Kids Tell Jokes on Stage at LaughFest 2015 [Video]

Gilda's LaughFest 2015 was filled with many hilarious moments as kids took the stage to tell jokes in Holland, Lowell and Grand Rapids.

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Spirit Crowns Gilda’s LaughFest Community Kickoff, Even If World Record Doesn’t [Videos]

A paper crown-capped world record was part of the agenda at the Gilda's LaughFest Community Kickoff.

While the world mark set last July didn't tumble, the throngs at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids more than made up for it in spirit, energy, effusiveness and antics Thursday night.

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LaughFest to Attempt World Record for Most People Wearing Paper Crowns

On March 5, LaughFest will once again look to make history.

LaughFest will attempt to set a world record for most people wearing paper crowns at one time.

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Gilda’s LaughFest 2015 Individual Ticket Sales Begin Friday

Less than two months until LaughFest 2015!

This year's festival runs March 5 to 15. Individual ticket sales begin Friday at 10 a.m.

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