Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2019 Cleveland Comedy Festival!


This year’s festival will take place from Wednesday, November 13th through Sunday, November 17th across a wide range of venues in the heart of Cleveland, OH. The majority of our shows will be hosted at the country’s second largest Theater District, Playhouse Square.


Submissions to the 2019 Cleveland Comedy Festival are open NOW.
Follow THIS LINK to pay the submission fee of $25 and then fill out our nifty SUBMISSION FORM with your order number and submission tape (5-7 minutes, please).


Submissions will be open at the normal rate until August 17th.
Starting August 18th, we will have an increased rate for last-minute submissions.
Submissions close on Saturday, August 31st.
Acceptance notifications will be sent out the first week of September!