The 2017 Cleveland Comedy Festival is on for 11/29 – 12/3!

The 10th annual Cleveland Comedy Festival will take place place November 29 – December 3, 2017.  Comedian Registration will begin August 1, 2017.

Ticketing is now live for all Featured Shows!

  • Our fabulous Comedy Contest featuring 48 of the funniest comedians from all over the U.S. and Canada competing for a top cash prize of $2,000.

  • Stand-up comedy showcases at Playhouse Square and other super cool Cleveland-area venues

  • A very special “Evening With” show with Cleveland’s own and Hollywood comedy legend – Fred Willard!

  • A special 10th Anniversary Show at the Outcalt Theatre celebrating our 10 years of bringing laughs and fun.

And much, much more!!

Latest Festival News

  • Dates for the 10th Annual Cleveland Comedy Festival have been announced.  Our festival will take place Wednesday November 29th – Sunday December 3rd.  That’s the week after Thanksgiving this year.  We’re excited to once again be partnering with Playhouse Square as our main venue partner.

  • Comedian Registration is now OPEN!  Comedians – click here to register and submit your credentials for the 2017 Cleveland Comedy Festival.

  • Check back to this page or follow us on Twitter @CLEcomedyfest or on our Facebook Fan Page for all the latest announcements.