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Celebrating 11 Years in 2016!

The Milwaukee Comedy Festival (MCF) is Wisconsin’s largest multi-day comedy event! The Fest features talent from across the country performing the best in live stand up, improv and sketch comedy. We celebrated 10 years in 2015, and are excited to present another great week of comedy in August. This year the MCF will present some big headliners and exciting kick off events!  Stay tuned for more information.


Save the Date:

The 2016 Milwaukee Comedy Festival will be August 4-7, 2016!

Official Kick Off at Lakefront Brewery!  Wednesday, Aug. 3rd

Milwaukee Comedy Festival at Next Act Theatre, Aug. 4-6th

Headliner Jen Kirkman at Turner Hall Ballroom, Sunday, Aug. 7th

About the Festival

The Milwaukee Comedy Festival was founded in 2005 as Broadmindedthe Sketch and Improv Comedy Festival to support and grow the comedy scene in Milwaukee.  The Festival quickly grew into Wisconsin’s premier annual comedy event.  MCF aspires to cultivate an active comedy community where performers can hone their craft, create new and exciting comedy, and foster an inviting environment for both audiences and fellow performers. 2015 marked 10 successful years of the Milwaukee Comedy Festival.

Celebrating 11 Years in 2016!