Best of SF Stand-Up Comedy

Fri Mar 15 2024 at 08:00 pm to 09:30 pm

The Purple Onion at Kells | San Francisco

Force Majeure Media
Publisher/HostForce Majeure Media
Best of SF Stand-Up Comedy
A fresh line-up of SF's Best Comics every Friday at the Legendary Purple Onion at Kells! No Drink Minimum.
About this Event

One of the longest running independent comedy shows in America featuring a revolving showcase of SF's best comics every Friday at Kells, home to San Francisco's legendary Purple Onion in the heart of beautiful North Beach. We're easy to get to and an amazing starting point for an unforgettable Friday night in SF.

About the show

Each show features five to six comedians, ranging from SF's best up and coming acts to the occasional drop-in national headliner.

Come early and enjoy some great food and amazing craft drinks at Kells full bar and restaurant. At 8pm, grab your drink and head downstairs for the show!

The show will end by 9:30pm.

We encourage everyone to stick around after the show and party with us at Kells!

Frequently asked questions

Is there an age requirement?

The show is for mature audience members of 18+ only unless accompanied by parent.

Is there a drink minimum?

No, there is no drink minimum.

What if I'm late?

Not a problem, just head downstairs whenever you're ready to laugh.

Is there parking available?

There is free parking on the street but it can be tough to find a spot, there are many public parking garages close by. See your options on Parkopedia.

If the event is sold out, will you have tickets at the door?

We often sell out, so please buy your tickets in advance. If the event is sold out online, we will not have any extra tickets to sell at the door. In that case, please get tickets to the next show!

If I can't make it to the show anymore, will the fees be refunded?


More information and show background

For more information, please visit our website.

Have any questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions? Feel free to email ([email protected]) or call/text us at (415) 748-5119 anytime. We'd love to hear from you!


The Purple Onion is a legendary comedy club in San Francisco that had its heyday in the 1950s and 60s and helped launch the careers of Phyllis Diller, The Smothers Brothers, Lenny Bruce, Woody Allen, and Richard Pryor. Now, a new generation of comedic talent is set to take the stage! From the producers of one of the longest running independent shows in America, comes this comedy tour de force with some of the hottest up and coming acts in the Bay Area!


Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub in San Francisco offers a warm atmosphere inside an original Barbary Coast building. Oak flooring, some private wood booths and central tables with white table cloths combine to create an extraordinary dining atmosphere. An interesting and unexpected menu with creative flair offers classic Irish and American favorites as well as innovative dishes.


Cameras and video/audio recording devices are not permitted. All non-headliner shows' lineups are subject to change.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Purple Onion at Kells, 530 Jackson Street, San Francisco, United States


USD 15.00

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