Top 5 worldwide Comedy Festivals in 2018

March 6, 2018
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Are you a fan of comedy show, and you don’t know where to go to enjoy comedy festivals with your friends or family? 2018 will host a lot of comedy festivals around the world. From North America, Europe, to Asia a lot of famous Comedians around the world are planning to take live shows in 2018. Here are the best 5 worldwide comedy festivals in 2018.

Just for Laughs Festival

We are going to start with one of the greatest comedy festivals in the world. Montreal hosts the annual Just for laughs festival on July 25th to July 28. Four days full of laugh and entertainment gathering the biggest players in the comedy world such as Jim Carrey, Trevor Noah, and Ali Wong. It’s feature a mix of stand-up, Improv and sketch comedy. Bi-lingual, multicultural Montreal is one of the most enthralling of world cities during the summer festival, drawing nearly 2 million comedy lovers. Don’t miss one of the best festivals in the world. Check for more events in Montreal.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourn.e International Comedy Festival is one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world, alongside Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival. The comedy capital city in Austria continue to host this great comedy festival from March 28th to April 22nd, 2018. The festival includes enormous program of stand-up comedy, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts. It has grown to be Australia’s largest cultural ticketed event, gathering attendances of up to 770,000. Also, it provides opportunities for grown talent to perform in front of great audience. It’s going to be full of suspense, laugh, and love.

Kilkenny Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

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Kilkenny the Irish city is hosting one of the best comedy festivals in Ireland “Kilkenny Cat Laughs Comedy Festival”. Cat Laughs festival will hold on May 31st till June 4th, 2018. It’s considered one of the world class comedy and the best treated audience in the world. Cat Laughs will host a great international comedian artist like Bill Murray, Zach Galifianakis, Louis CK, Laura Kightlinger, Bill Burr, George Wendt, Ross Noble, Peter Kay, Bill Bailey, Tig Notaro, Emo Philips and Sarah Millican among others. Also, it has helped to the careers of Irish acts Dara Ó Briain, Graham Norton, Dylan Moran, and many, many more.

New York Comedy Festival

New York Also, has one of the fabulous comedy festivals around the world. The New York Comedy Festival features the biggest names in comedy such as Kevin Smith, Ron White, Bill Maher, and Brian Regan performing at world-famous venues throughout the city. This five-day event in November also providing improv and sketch comedy as well as panel discussions, performances from Comics to Watch and the final show of the New York’s Funniest Stand-Up Competition. Check more comedy events in New York.

New Zealand International Comedy Festival

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fabulous comedy festivals in 2018

From Kilkenny the Irish city to the funniest New Zealand cities Auckland and Willington. Will host one of the top international comedy festivals on 26 April to 20 May 2018. After 26 years audiences loved it and the festival grew into the massive annual event that it is today. Every year, for in Auckland and Wellington as well as regional touring around the rest of the country, comedian like Jimmy McGhie and Lloyd Langford will perform in front of great audience in deferent venues all around New Zealand. Go and have fun in fantastic festival like New Zealand International Comedy with your friends or family.

Check for more comedy and other great events near me this weekend. 

By Tarek Alkhiami

Tarek writes for Chillwall on fun events near me around the world.

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