When is the Comedy Festival?

The 2013 Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs from 27 March to 21 April 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.


What about RAW and the Roadshow?

RAW Comedy registrations will open in September with the heats taking place accross the nation in January. Keep checking back for more information.

The Roadshow will take place across the country between April and July.


Who is on at the Festival?

The 2013 Festival line-up will be released online in February 2013.


How can I keep up with the latest Comedy Festival news?

There are lots of ways to stay in touch with the Festival. You can sign up to our e-newsletter, follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and much more. Read more on how you can connect with us.


How do I book Festival tickets?

Tickets to most Comedy Festival events are available now and can be purchased online through this website. Tickets to many shows are also available through Ticketmaster either by phoning 1300 660 013 or by visiting an outlet near you. Check individual event pages for details of the event you want to see.

Tickets for the 2013 Festival will go on sale in February 2013.


How can I get tickets to the Gala?

The Gala is the Comedy Festival's most popular event and always within hours of tickets going on sale. The best way to get tickets for next year is to sign up to our e-news, to be the first to find out exactly when and where the Gala goes on sale.


Where can I find a comedian to perform at my event?

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has contacts for all the comedians who appear at the Festival but the question of who is best for your event can be a really tricky one. We recommend you have a look at past Festival programs and, if you want to contact someone in particular, let us know. Otherwise, email us and we can put you in touch with some good booking agents in your area.


What is a Comedy Festival Gift Voucher?

If you know your friends or family love comedy but you don't know what show they'd like to see you can buy them a Comedy Festival gift voucher. Available in amounts of $20, $50 or $100, the vouchers can be purchased now and the shows chosen later.