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The WTF Festival is jam-packed, laughter filled weekend developed and created by Tourism Sault Ste. Marie. The festival features some of the biggest names in Canadian entertainment performing in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario over June 7-9, 2018. Everything from a global comedy legend, to an awards luncheon, murder mystery on a moving train, a comic magician (yup, that’s a thing), and two late night shows that won’t hold back.

This lineup is sure to make you bust a gut, so you may want to pack extra pants!

Thursday, June 7

Gateway Casino Sault Ste. Marie Jokers’ Poker Celebrity Tournament
You’ll raise. You’ll fold. You’ll laugh.
Want a chance to go all-in against some of Canada’s best comedians? The WTF Comedy Festival will kick off with a Celebrity No-Limit Hold’em Poker Tournament.

You can register in person at the Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie's main cage or by calling 1-800-826-8946 ext. 5863 or 705-541-5863.

Thursday June 7 at 6pm
Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie
$150 tournament buy-in

Friday, June 8

Dave Broadfoot Awards Luncheon
The 2018 Awards luncheon will pay tribute to two iconic names in the comedy industry. Luba Goy will be receiving the Dave Broadfoot Award and K. Trevor Wilson will be accepting the Roger Abbot Award. Be sure to get your tickets now to enjoy this intimate luncheon with these prestigious comics.

Friday June 8 at 12:30 pm
The Machine Shop
Tickets $60 and are available at the Machine Shop or online at www.wtffestival.ca

Comedy Legend Russell Peters
We are stoked to have legendary comedy superstar Russell Peters as our headliner. Russell has sold out the largest of venues across the nation and around the globe. He was the first comedian to sell out the Air Canada Centre, not once, but four times.

Friday June 8 at 8 pm
The Essar Centre
Tickets range from $45 to $75 plus HST and Convenience Fees, tickets are available at the Essar Centre or online at www.wtffestival.ca

Late Night Show featuring Kenny Robinson 19+
This no holds barred show will feature Kenny Robinson. www.kennyrobinson.com

Friday June 8 at 11 pm
Soo Blaster
Tickets $10 in advance or $15 at the door and are available online at www.wtffestival.ca or in person at Soo Blaster.

saturday, June 9

A Murder on the Agawa Express
All Aboard! Ride at your own risk as this train winds its way through the rugged Northern Ontario landscapes, and one unlucky passenger is staged to be murdered during this interactive production onboard the fabled Agawa Canyon Tour Train.

Saturday June 9 at 8 am
Agawa Canyon Tour Train
Click Here to add your name to the wait list for tickets.

WTF Feature Variety Show
Coming live from the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre the WTF Variety Show is chalked full of wild Canadian talent. This unique show will feature the best from all genres of comedy: musical comedy, stand up, magic, sketch and improve. This year’s star studded lineup is being hosted by The Doo Wops.

Saturday June 9 at 8 pm
Canadian Heritage Bushplane Centre
Ticket Price $25 available online at www.wtffestival.ca or in person at the Bushplane Centre.

Late Night Show featuring Darren Frost 19+
Darren Frost is famous for his completely and totally unfiltered, profane and opinionated brand of “in your face” social commentary. www.darrenfrost.com

Saturday June 9, 11 pm
The Canadian Night Club
Tickets $10 in advance or $15 at the door and are available online at www.wtffestival.ca

Do you like to laugh? Of course, everyone does! Then be sure to pack your extra pants and book your tickets at WTF Festival. Weekend packages available.

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