Comics from around the world converge for the 19th annual Winnipeg Comedy Festival, a stomach-clutching, tear-inducing, laugh-producing event presented by the Gas Station Arts Centre. CBC Radio’s hit show The Debaters is back with host Steve Patterson to kick-off the festival! See more than 70 comedians, including past favourites and fresh faces, at different venues across the city. The festival also features free public performances, a tent with fun and games in Osborne Village, and of course, random banana sightings. Various venues.