Come be apart of the Second Annual Rubber City Comedy Festival May 4-7 2022!

Check out the Festival page and Press Room for more information.


The 15th Annual Cleveland Comedy Festival takes place November 2-5, 2022 and returning to the historic Odeon Concert Club as well as satellite shows!

For comics & performers, submissions will open up in May!

Launched in 2008, The Cleveland Comedy Network & Festival is a501(c)3 nonprofit that celebrates the past, present and future of Cleveland comedy.  Now including the Cleveland Comedy Network, home to podcasts and original series.

Mission Statement

To celebrate Cleveland’s rich comedic heritage with an annual festival of shows and events; educate youth comedians through coaching, classroom activities, and live shows; support other non­profits through fundraising efforts involving comedy.

The Cleveland Comedy Network & Festival is supported by ticket sales, project grants, sponsorships & donations from fans like you! We rely on your generous contributions & continued support help to give today's diverse open mic-ers and young performers a unique, inclusive, and welcoming performing arts venue to express and grow into tomorrow's headliners and make Northeast Ohio a premiere destination for laughs (in a good way, of course)!

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