Melbourne International Comedy Festival acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we work and live. We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' spirit, imagination and rich history of storytelling and humour that is an inspiration to all Australians.

Browse Shows

Quick Links

Newsletter

Navigation

Sitemap

Social

IMPORTANT COVIDSAFE UPDATE FOR PATRONS WHO HAVE RECENTLY ARRIVED IN VICTORIA - click here

{{ cartMsg }}
Dismiss
{{ cartMsg }}
Dismiss
Online Shows

Enjoy the Festival wherever you are!

Enjoy the Festival wherever you are!

Watch from home from your well-worn couch!

Specially crafted for 2021 COVID- times, our digital program features allstar line-ups, peeks behind the curtain, classic clips, panel discussions and more… there’s something for everyone.

ONLINE HUB
COMEDY FESTIVAL ONLINE
COMEDY FESTIVAL ONLINE

Festival News & Videos

All News
2020/21 RAW Comedy National Winner

2020/21 RAW Comedy National Winner

Congratulations to Prue Blake from Victoria, the 2020/21 RAW Comedy Winner!

Apr 10, 2021

Mitsubishi Diamond Advantage $20 Tix

We're at the half-way mark of the Festival, a bunch of new shows start this week and we've just released a stack of $20* Mitsubishi Diamond Advantage tickets! Get in quick - tix are limited.

Apr 5, 2021

Mitsubishi Diamond Advantage $20 Tix

EXTRA SHOWS ADDED

The Festival is in full swing and shows are selling out - so much so that many artists have added extra dates! These artists are in demand, so get in quick...

Mar 29, 2021

EXTRA SHOWS ADDED

2021 Class Clowns National Winner

Congratulations to Dhruv Rhao from SA; the winner of the 25th annual Class Clowns National Grand Final!

Mar 31, 2021

2021 Class Clowns National Winner

We've officially launched the 2021 Festival!

Melbourne International Comedy Festival today launched its 34th year of laughs with Creative Industries Minister, The Hon. Danny Pearson MP officially launching the Festival.

Mar 23, 2021

We've officially launched the 2021 Festival!

Funny Tonne show reviews

Funny Tonners review shows right across the Fest. Reviews are posted on the Festival website here.

Mar 24, 2021

Funny Tonne show reviews

Mitsubishi Motors revs up to support the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

We’re delighted to welcome Mitsubishi Motors to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival family as the Official Automotive Partner of the 2021 Festival!

Mar 9, 2021

Mitsubishi Motors revs up to support the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Staying COVIDSafe this Festival

Find out more on how we're staying COVIDSafe this Festival.

Mar 3, 2021

Staying COVIDSafe this Festival

Just announced: Comedy Commutes!

You don’t have to leave your neck of the woods to enjoy the Comedy Festival vibe! Every weekend of the Festival, a carefully crafted mix of familiar faces and fresh new talent will commute to local venues around Melbourne.

Mar 4, 2021

Just announced: Comedy Commutes!

Introducing your 2021 Gala & Opening Night hosts

We are thrilled to announce that The Gala proudly supporting Oxfam, will be hosted by BECKY LUCAS while the AUNTY DONNA boys will take the reins of the Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow!

Feb 26, 2021

Introducing your 2021 Gala & Opening Night hosts

Meet our 2021 Zoners

Each year we scour the country to discover the next wave of big names in Aussie comedy. Expect wall-to-wall jokes from the next generation of comedy superstars. Featuring Andrew Lee (QLD), Floyd Alexander-Hunt (NSW), Andrew Portelli (VIC), Tor Snyder (WA) & Elliott Stewart (NSW).

Feb 11, 2021

Meet our 2021  Zoners

Melbourne Museum Summer Sessions

Melbourne Museum, IMAX, Melbourne Music Week and Melbourne International Comedy Festival have teamed up to present Melbourne Museum Summer Sessions.

Dec 21, 2020

Melbourne Museum Summer Sessions