If you live in Port Coquitlam, you may have heard of the Giggle Dam, if you haven’t, that means the lower mainland’s best-kept secret is still intact.
You may have been to a few comedy clubs here and there, and maybe have not liked the travel time, or something was just missing for you…Well, the Giggle Dam nestled in Downtown Port Coquitlam on historic Shaughnessy street is dinner and a show—starring actors who share a love of theatre and making people laugh, as well as you, the audience. Audience participation is key to a making the night magical, and, if you show you want to participate more, the actors make you feel like a member of the cast. Accompanied with the show, the Giggle Dam offers a 5 course dinner of Canadian cuisine, so you can have a laugh while enjoying some delicious food. And who doesn’t love that?
Every Saturday pre-pandemic, there was always a HUGE line of people down Shaughnessy Street, and even now, reservations are being booked well in advance for their Halloween feature: Vancouver Horror Nights: Fear Maze, as well as for their upcoming Christmas show. And you know what they say, wherever there’s high demand, the service must be amazing, and this holds true with the Giggle Dam. Over the course of the year, the Dam puts on four different shows: one for each season so you’re never bored, and are always tempted to go back.
Its name is exactly what it promises—a night full of fun, satisfied stomachs that hurt only from laughing so hard, and different shows that promise to keep you on the edge of your seat. The Giggle Dam is definitely a must-experience venue, perfect for date night, a birthday, or if you just need a giggle now and then. And even if you’re not a theatre lover, the Giggle Dam will be sure to win your heart.