2018 Alterna Savings Crack Up Comedy Festival

Get ready for the 2018 Alterna Savings Crackup comedy festival taking over the National Capital Region this February and March! The festival is a week-long festival of comedy shows and events that attract top comedic talent from around the globe to Ottawa. All proceeds from the festival are in support of local mental health initiatives taking place in the Ottawa region.  





Want in on all the fun and a great cause? Catch one of our upcoming events here: 

Crackup Snowmania Challenge

Lansdowne Park (Designated Park Areas and Concourse)
1015 Bank Street Ottawa, ON, K1S 3W7 Canada

The yearly Crackup Snowmania Challenge is back!

From a 1000 snowmen in 2015 to a record-breaking 2,000+ snowmen in 2017, we can’t wait to see how we surpass our goal of 3000 snowmen in 2018. (Donation of $10 per snowperson for our participating charitable partners is recommended) 

Come with family and friends to have some fun and help raise proceeds for a great cause!


Crackup Comedy Gala and Candy Awards

Westin Ottawa Hotel 11 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, ON, K1N Canada

Join us March 22nd for an exclusive night of cocktails, live entertainment and a gourmet dinner in support of CHEO.

Hosted John Candy's kids Chris and Jen Candy, the evening will feature live entertainment, tributes to 2018 honourees and an inaugural presentation of the "Candy" awards. All proceeds from the evening are in support of CHEO’s 1door4care project.


Reserve Your Table Today

Don't miss the fun! Visit the Crack Up Events page for a full list of events