We’d like to thank the following generous business, sponsors and community partners who help make the Cleveland Comedy Festival possible in 2017. We ask that you support these businesses and organizations as well.



Monogamy doesn't have to be monotonous. Ambiance has been a proud sponsor of the Cleveland Comedy Festival since 2008.


As the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York, Playhouse Square utilizes the arts to engage individuals and attract over one million guests per year. Since 2011, PlayhouseSquare has also been the home of the Cleveland Comedy Festival.

Wyndham Logo

Official hotel of the Cleveland Comedy Festival. Located in the vibrant theater district, right on glittering PlayhouseSquare, the Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare hotel will leave guests cheering.


oWOW Radio

Are you tired of corporate radio? Are you looking for something more than computer generated playlists and endless ad breaks? oWOW is your locally owned, locally operated rock station, aiming the best classic and indie rock right at Cleveland. We take music seriously, and we're playing it just for you. Visit www.owownow.com to hear the sound you've been waiting for.

Hilarities 4th Street Theatre is one of the largest made-for-comedy venues in the country, presenting the best in national stand-up comedy. Partnering with the Cleveland Comedy Festival for shows on Wed 11/18 and Sat 11/21.

Cleveland Magazine

Your guide to the Best of Cleveland. For 40 years, Cleveland Magazine has delivered thought-provoking, entertaining, exquisitely designed, and award-winning editorial to our loyal readers.

Bonkerz @ Hofbrauhaus Cleveland

Enjoy some amazing comedy inside the historic Hermit Club brought to you by Bonkerz @ Hofbrauhaus Cleveland. Partnering with the Cleveland Comedy Festival for shows on Fri 11/20.

The Funny Stop

Six-time champion of Fox8 Hot List "Best Live Comedy", The Funny Stop in Cuyahoga Falls features the best in stand-up comedy. Partnering with the Cleveland Comedy Festival for a show on Wed 11/18.

Non-Profit Community Partners


ALS Association

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

AAF Cleveland

Women's Recovery Center