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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.

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, The Alex Theater, and Harry Buffalo Downtown

  • 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!!

Quick Links to Featured Shows

Lou SantiniFred Willard
Four Horsemen of Comedy10th Anniversary Show
Alex TheaterContest Prelims
Ladies and WineBros and Beer

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 closed.  Comedians – thanks to everyone who registered and submitted their credentials.

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