Newcastle City Council officially presents the Newcastle Comedy Festival!

The Inaugural Newcastle International Comedy Festival is taking place from May 23-26 with 6 venues featuring an all-killer, no-filler cast of Australian stars, talented newcomers and international performers, we’ve got all your comedy bases covered.

Get on board, grab your mates and get giggling as the ultimate comedy event rolls into town!

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Shows and Dates

With big names both nationally and internationally there is a comic for everyone with shows over 4 days making sure you see all your favourite comics and some new ones!

Our Guests

With big names both nationally and internationally there is a comic for everyone.

Venues

We have secured some of the best venues Newcastle has to offer, with shows within 3 minutes walking distance between each other.

Check our Shows

We got heaps of comics doing both stand up and 1 hour shows. Check out the full line up here!

Sponsors

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our major sponsor the City of Newcastle. With out this support we would be unable to put on such a fantastic festival with National and International guests!