What a massive Festival! It’s been 26 days packed with all the laughs, giggles, snorts and everything in between. Thank you Melbourne for sharing the past month with us. See you next year.
Catch the Roadshow when we head to your neck of the woods! Touring to over 75 destinations across the nation.
Watch the 2022 Gala and Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow on ABC iview
Go into the draw to win a VIP weekend at the 2023 Melbourne International Comedy Festival!
2023 Melbourne International Comedy Festival - Wednesday 29 March to Sunday 23 April 2023
Opening Night 2022
Congratulations to our 2022 Award Winners!
RAW Comedy National Grand Final 2021
We're delighted to announce our 2022 award nominees!
Ditch the sleep and stay up laughing.
Nothing wrong with being a 'lil sketchy!
She took out our top gong last year, so check out who our reigning Most Outstanding Show winner recommends seeing at this year's Fest!
We're spoiled for choice when it comes to funny women in our Festival program.
Check out the hilarious First Nations comics at this year's Festival!
If you like tunes with your laughs, you're in the right place.
Get more bang for your buck with these line-up shows!
Life is a Cabaret! Well, life at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival can be a cabaret.
Catch the cast of this year's Opening Night at the 2022 Festival!
Check out these funny kings, queens and everything in between!
Here are the shows at our Festival that have Auslan Interpreted sessions!
The queens of comedy are back! Delivering wit, wisdom, laughs and lip in classic Upfront style, they never disappoint! A massive night of the very best, shattering stereotypes and raising the roof with a kick-ass line up that’s all killer, no filler.
The award-winning comedian and host of our 2022 Gala gives her top picks for the Festival!
Congratulations to our 2022 Award winners and nominees!
Apr 23, 2022
The 2022 Deadly Funny title was awarded to Janty Blair from Butchulla QLD, with special mentions given to David Human and Dora Smith.
Apr 16, 2022
The RAW Comedy crown will be shared this year, with joint winners Alexandra Hudson and Bron Lewis taking out the 2022 RAW Comedy title!
Apr 10, 2022
Congratulations to Erin Almeida from Loreto College in Ballarat Victoria, the winner of the 2022 Class Clowns National Grand Final!
Apr 6, 2022
Armed with a pen and a coveted Festival VIP pass, Funny Tonners review shows right across the Fest. Keep your finger on the Festival's pulse with our Funny Tonne reviews!
This year we’ve got a deal for last-minute comedy lovers with exclusive Rush tickets at one of our hottest comedy hubs, Trades Hall. Every night (except Wednesdays) you can access $15 Rush tickets!
Tell us in 25 words or less who you think deserves a night of laughs. Winners will receive four tickets to an exclusive night out at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival – two for them and two for the person they nominate.
Mar 28, 2022
Dilruk Jayasinha perfomring at the 2021 Opening Night Supershow!
Apr 2, 2022
Each year the Melbourne International Comedy Festival scours the country to discover the next wave of big names in Aussie comedy – with a fresh line up of new faces coming together annually to form that year's Comedy Zone. Get to know the bright stars that are our 2022 Comedy Zoners.
The Gala, proudly supporting Oxfam, will be hosted by the luminescent Steph Tisdell. Then one week later, the impressively dapper Rhys Nicholson will take on hosting duties for the Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow.
Mar 4, 2022
The 2021 Deadly Funny National Grand Final will screen exclusively on NITV, Tuesday 22 March at 9pm.
Mar 11, 2022
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s relationship with Mitsubishi Motors continues for a second year in 2022 with Mitsubishi Tix the Mitsubishi Outlander Comedy Convoy, a one-night only money-can’t-buy event and more!
Mar 11, 2022
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