The Milwaukee Comedy Festival is celebrating 12 years of bringing joy and laughter to our beautiful city! Join us August 1-6th, 2017 for the biggest comedy event of the year.  Since 2005 the festival has featured the most talented performers in live stand-up comedy, improv, and sketch comedy we can find across the country. Our alumni have appeared on Comedy Central, Conan, Late Nite and many more.

2017 Full Line Up | Special Events
Tue. Aug 1 | Wed. Aug 2 | Thur. Aug 3 | Fri. Aug 4 | Sat. Aug 5 | Sun. Aug 6


Michael Ian Black at MCF

The festival will feature top comedy acts from across the country and different venues in Milwaukee including The Underground Collaborative, Shank Hall, Turner Hall Ballroom, the Official Kick Off at Lakefront Brewery and many more. The Milwaukee Comedy Festival will feature a dozen different shows and events including our closing night Headliner Michael Ian Black on Sunday, August 6th!

Show Dates:

Tuesday, August 1 – Pre kick off event at 88.9 Radio Milwaukee
Wednesday, August 2 – Kick Off at Lakefront Brewery
Thursday, August 3 – Underground Collaborative
Friday, August 4 – Underground Collaborative
Saturday, August 5 – Underground Collaborative and Shank Hall
Sunday, August 6 – Underground Collaborative and Turner Hall Ballroom