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Cleveland Funny Bus Comedy City Tour
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Cleveland Funny Bus Comedy City Tour2024-06-17T09:01:04-04:00

Funny Bus Cleveland

The award-winning and nationally recognized Funny Bus was recently voted ‘Best of Cleveland,’ and we’re excited to bring you this unique blend of laughter and learning.

Whether visiting town or a proud Cleveland local, you’ll enjoy exploring the city, laughing, and relaxing on this 90-minute bus tour. Laugh and learn with us on your next date night or girl’s night out, or kick-start a fun night on the town.

We always feature local comedians showcasing the highlights of our beloved city and the surrounding area.

Guests can bring their own beer and wine, too.

The Funny Bus has provided fun and excitement to guests of all ages since 2015 and offers tours in Charlotte, NC, and Atlanta, GA.

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Alan Cox Show

WMMS’ Alan Cox Show and the Funny Bus, two of Cleveland’s powerhouses of comedy and entertainment, have joined forces to give you a fantastic night of fun. On this 90-minute trip, join the hosts of Cleveland’s highest-rated afternoon radio show while exploring the city’s most exciting neighborhoods and entertainment districts. Your tour guide is a local comedian who will put a flavorful, fun spin on the area’s sights, sounds, and history.

As always, you can bring your beer and wine on the Funny Bus, but Collision Bend Brewing Company, our departure point, has offered to make your Night Out With Alan Cox even more entertaining! Stop by the bar before the tour on Wednesday night and present your digital ticket. You’ll get two free beers per ticket (the two free beers only apply to the Night Out With Alan Cox Tours, not Funny Bus standard tours).

If we had seatbelts on the Funny Bus, we would tell you to buckle in for the fun, but we don’t – so sit back, crack a beer, and get ready to laugh on this hilarious, one-of-a-kind tour experience!

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Tickets are $29.00 each, including all fees.

Private tours are available any day.

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It’s best to purchase your tickets in advance, as our tours often sell out.

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The Cleveland Funny Bus departs from Collision Bend Brewing Company, 1250 Old River Road, located on the East Bank of the Flats. There are several access points to the East Bank of the Flats from downtown Cleveland including West St. Clair Ave. and Huron Road.  If approaching from the West, take West 25th Street and veer right onto Columbus Road to enter the Flats area.  Follow signs to the East Bank.  Guest can also take advantage of the Cleveland RTA rail system with the Green and Blue lines dropping guests just a few feet from Collision Bend Brewing Company.

There are several paid parking lots in the East Bank of the Flats, with one located directly adjacent to Collision Bend Brewing Company, and there is a limited amount of street parking. Guest can also take advantage of the Cleveland RTA rail system, with the Green and Blue lines dropping guests just a few feet from Collision Bend Brewing Company.  Another seasonal option is the Cleveland Metro Parks Water Taxi, which transports guests for free from a large parking area on the West Bank to the East Bank – be sure to check their seasonal schedule here. Please plan ample time for parking so you arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. The tour cannot wait for guests who arrive late.

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Unless otherwise notified, tours run rain or shine. In the summer and warmer conditions, the bus is open-air and does NOT have air conditioning.  During heavy rains, windows are covered with clear vinyl for your comfort.  During colder weather, windows are also covered and heaters keep the bus warm and cozy. Please dress appropriately.

How long does the tour last?2023-03-03T19:23:23-05:00

Each tour will last about 90 minutes with a 15-minute bathroom break in the middle of the tour.

How far in advance should I buy my ticket?2023-03-03T20:38:17-05:00

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis within the two-person bench seats on the bus. If you have a ticket you have a seat and there isn’t a bad seat on the bus; however, if you have a larger group, we suggest you arrive early to secure seating next to each other.

How is seating arranged?2023-03-03T20:39:20-05:00

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis within the two-person bench seats on the bus. If you have a ticket you have a seat and there isn’t a bad seat on the bus; however, if you have a larger group, we suggest you arrive early to secure seating next to each other.

What is the cancellation policy?2023-03-03T20:34:31-05:00

All sales are final and our policy is NO REFUNDS for any reason. In the rare event that management must cancel a tour, you will be issued a refund. If we are forced to cancel a tour for any reason, we will make every attempt to notify you at least two hours before your scheduled tour. All passengers will be notified using the contact information you provided during the booking process.

Can I bring alcoholic beverages on the bus?2023-03-05T16:32:13-05:00

Beer and wine only, please – no liquor allowed. If you bring a cooler, it must fit on your lap or under the seat. Passengers under the age of 21 are not permitted to consume alcoholic beverages and passengers are expected to comply with all local regulations. All beverages must be closed when you board the bus and no open containers will be allowed off the bus.

What happens if I drink alcohol on an empty stomach?2023-03-05T16:32:54-05:00

Drinking alcohol on an empty stomach is not recommended and may cause dizziness, floppiness, embarrassment, nausea, swelling, and jail time. 

Is the tour appropriate for all ages?2023-03-05T16:34:24-05:00

The jokes heard on the bus are adult in nature and are similar to what you would hear in a comedy club, thus, just like an R-rated movie, no one under 17 is permitted. The only exception is the PG-13 tour which is offered only in Charlotte, NC.

 

Are car seats allowed?2023-03-05T16:33:39-05:00

There are no safety belts on the Funny Bus so for safety reasons, no car seats, small children, or babies are allowed. Refunds will not be issued for tickets purchased for small children or babies.

Is the bus wheelchair accessible?2023-03-05T16:34:08-05:00

The bus does not have a wheelchair lift. However, we do our best to accommodate all of our passengers and can store small mobility devices on the bus if necessary. Please call us to discuss your specific requirements.

Is it appropriate to leave a gratuity?2023-03-05T16:33:17-05:00

Gratuities are never expected but always appreciated.  All gratuities are divided equally between the driver and the comedian.  Your comedian will provide an opportunity for gratuities at the end of your tour.  We also accept Venmo.

Are there any incidental charges?2024-06-17T08:37:43-04:00

Incidental charges are extremely rare; however, a charge can be incurred if a guest causes damage to the bus through vandalism or the release of bodily fluids (vomit, urine, etc..).  The minimum charge is $100.00.

The Funny Bus Does Private Tours Too!

Gather your group and share some laughs on our private tours! Our tours accommodate up to 72 people across two buses, making them perfect for company events, team-building activities, and customer appreciation events. They’re also great for personal celebrations like family reunions, neighborhood gatherings, and birthdays. Feel free to bring beer and wine to liven up your private party, and we always stop at the halfway point for beverages and bathroom breaks. We can also customize the tour start times and pickup locations, although a surcharge may apply based on distance. If your group is smaller (20 people or more), you can still enjoy a discount on our regularly scheduled public tours.
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For more information about our Private Tours call 216.404.7786

Meet the Comedians

Julia Mary
Julia Mary
Julia Mary is a relentless tornado of comedic anarchy and a fearless force of nature. When she’s not giving city tours on the Funny Bus in downtown Cleveland, you can find her doing local comedy shows, hanging out at home with her cats, or crying in a public bathroom. Some may describe Julia as “a bit much”, others would say she’s “way too much” – either way she’s guaranteed to make you laugh.
Sarah Vulpio
Sarah Vulpio
A Cleveland native who took a swing at living in the Windy City, Sarah returned to her roots to fulfill her lifelong dream of working on the Funny Bus. Off the bus, she’s busy hanging with her cats, hogging the tanning bed at Planet Fitness, and telling jokes onstage to audiences of all ages (just kidding—please do not bring your kids to her show). She will definitely make you laugh, but will also leave you wondering, “Um… is this girl okay?”
Kristen Hoffman
Kristen Hoffman
Kristen was born and raised in Cleveland but recently returned from a four-year hiatus in New York City. Try as it might, NYC could not kick the Midwest out of this girl. A musical theatre defector, Kristen loves to be the center of attention and fell in love with comedy when she realized she wouldn’t have to share the stage with anyone. She enjoys running, occasionally for exercise, but mostly just away from her problems.
Darjon Bentley
Darjon Bentley
A comedian, actor, writer, and director from the ‘hoodburgs’ of Cleveland, Dar’Jon is a special type of a guy that loves to joke about his culture and upbringing, but is equally capable of laughing with you about yours! On top of poking fun of himself, you can catch him either on your screens at home or on a stage at your local theatre.

See the Funny Bus in Action

Watch these short videos for a quick look at the fun and excitement of a Funny Bus Comedy City Tour. Check out our YouTube page for more videos featuring our wild staff and more Funny Bus antics. You’ll have as much fun as we did making them.

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Had an absolute blast. First off it is super convenient getting picked up in the flats at Collision Bend Brewery. The Funny Bus staff was warm and welcoming as we got on the bus. The interior was roomy and comfortable. Our small cooler fit perfectly under the seat and the seats even had a bottle opener attached. The tour was informative and the comedian was hilarious. Kudos to the funny bus as this has been long overdue for Cleveland. Can’t wait to book our next trip.

BYOB bar on wheels? Are You Kidding? Sign Me Up, Please. I laughed so hard I was rolling in my seat. Seriously, My cheeks hurt, and had to gently massage them at the end of the tour. I could tell that our tour guide/comedian, really enjoy & love what he do — and he’s good at it too!  

Great idea! Loved hearing all about the city of Cleveland, playing some games and lots of laugh! BYOB was a nice addition!  Trip Advisor

Funny bus was a trip! The bus, staff and tour all clicked. Being able to bring adult beverages was a plus. Would only recommend if you want to laugh and have fun. Going to book the funny bus for our work outing.

This tour was fun and interactive – the crowd is invited to dance, cheer along, and answer questions and win prizes! Oh, and did I mention you can bring along your own drinks?

“I love the concept. It’s so much fun. It’s not the typical history tour of the city.”

New Day Cleveland, Fox 8

“20 Things You Need to do in Cleveland this Summer”

Cleveland Scene

“Led by local comedians, the 90-minute bus tour combines laughs and local lore for a lively tour of the city’s core.”

Freshwater Cleveland magazine

Voted “Best of Cleveland”

Cleveland Magazine

“A regal, 34-seat urban chariot, that’s all tricked out and ready to rock”

NBC Channel 3 News

“What a fun way to check out the city!”

ABC Channel 5 News

Meet the Owners

Dean and Sarah Schnurr are married and combined have more than 50 years of experience in marketing, public relations and management. As seasoned event planners, they have a keen understanding of what is necessary to make an experience memorable and they have used those skills to ensure Funny Bus tours provide top notch entertainment.

Dean grew up in Northern Ohio and Sarah has lived here for 25 year. They have a great knowledge of the Cleveland area and since starting the Funny Bus in 2020 they have immersed themselves in the local comedy scene. They pride themselves on identifying the finest comedians to provide tours and ensure the guests are laughing the whole trip.

As ‘hands on’ owners, they are involved in all aspects of Funny Bus operation and it is not uncommon to see them sitting next to guest on a Funny Bus tour. They encourage riders to introduce themselves and share information about their Funny Bus experiences or just say ‘Hello'

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