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How to Book

#1 tip: Book online and print your tickets at home!

Our main booking agent is Ticketmaster. You can book with Ticketmaster for all shows at Melbourne Town Hall, Trades Hall, The Hi-Fi, Forum Theatre, Portland Hotel, Victoria Hotel, Swiss Club, The Famous Spiegeltent, ACMI, The Swamp at Gin Palace, Greek Centre and more. Please note that there are no refunds or exchanges when purchasing tickets.

The booking agents may vary for some shows. Check individual show listings for booking details.


You can book online for most shows via the Festival's season website.


You can call Ticketmaster direct on 1300 660 013.

Tickets for shows at Arts Centre Melbourne are also available via the Arts Centre Melbourne box office on 1300 182 183.

For all other venues, see the individual show pages for telephone booking numbers.


Tickets for Ticketmaster shows can be purchased at the Melbourne Town Hall Box Office (opens 25 March), Trades Hall Box Office during the Festival and Ticketmaster outlets in advance and during the Festival. Box Office queues at the Melbourne Town Hall can be long and we recommend booking in advance. To purchase tickets on the night, arrive at least 30 minutes prior to show time.

Tickets can also be purchased at the door of most venues on the night of the show.


Tickets for most shows can be collected at the show venue. When collecting tickets, please bring your ID, booking account number and the credit card you used to purchase your tickets.

Box Office queues at the Melbourne Town Hall can be long. When picking up pre-paid tickets arrive at least 30 minutes prior to show time.

For full Terms & Conditions of Sale click here.

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival complies with the Live Performance Australia Ticketing Code of Practice. To read the terms and conditions click here.