The Dubai Comedy Festival is here offering another edition full of laughs! Returning in May, the 10-day phenomenon of hilarity will have you chuckling, giggling, and roaring with laughter as it descends on Dubai from the 12th to the 21st of May. Bringing with it a whole host of funny men and women, this unmissable festival will see rib-tickling performances spread right throughout the city. 

Produced by BRAG, Live Nation, and DXB Live and presented by Dubai Calendar, Dubai Comedy Festival will take place across multiple hotspots across the city, including Dubai Opera, The Theater MOE, and more.  With over 90 talented comedic geniuses set to perform, the Dubai Comedy Festival 2023 promises endless jokes and 10 days of non-stop laughs.  

After multiple seasons of epic sell-out shows, Dubai Comedy Festival has welcomed some of the planet’s funniest comedians to the emirate of Dubai, including Russell Peters, Mo Amer, Michelle Wolf, Bassem Youssef, Maz Jobrani, Eddie Griffin, Vir Das, Gad Elmaleh, Ali Al Sayed, among others. Always a popular feature of Dubai’s social calendar, this year hopes to welcome a plethora of comedy lovers to attend the multiple hilarious shows on offer.       The 2023 edition of Dubai Comedy Festival wants to take things to the next level with 10 full days jam-packed with the world’s funniest individuals unleashing their comic prowess as you fight to catch your breath! It’s time to laugh out loud with your family, friends, and loved ones, as you witness a world-class lineup of multi-lingual stand-up sets, side-splittingly hilarious activations, and late night afterparty fun.      

Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), commented, “We are excited to see what Dubai Comedy Festival has to offer in the 2023 edition and looking forward to welcoming some of the world’s best comedic talents to city. The festival is always a great success and brings a level of humour to Dubai that is unrivalled, allowing family, friends, and communities to bond over the joy of comedy. As a leading international events destination, Dubai continues to offer top-notch entertainment to residents and visitors, including the Dubai Comedy Festival which plays a pivotal role in the growth of our tourism sector, further enhancing our efforts to achieve the goal set by our visionary leadership to make Dubai the best city in the world to visit, live in and work. We look forward to another year of success, with a full house at every show of Dubai Comedy Festival, providing everyone the opportunity to experience another aspect of Dubai’s world-class entertainment offering.”     

As well as providing a platform for the world’s best in comedy, Dubai Comedy Festival is also proud to present local and regional talents an opportunity to showcase their skills while transcending all cultures, backgrounds, and ages, as good comedy should.         With the return of the Dubai Comedy Festival just around the corner, stay tuned to keep up to date with all the big reveals of the world-class acts on their way to light up the various stages throughout the city. Don’t miss out on tickets to catch all your favourite acts when they go on sale starting in March!   

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