happenings this month Dubai Comedy Festival Begins!
Dubai Comedy Festival Begins!
Updated on 12 May 2022

The Dubai Comedy Festival is now here and is sure to have attendees laughing for days.

Running from 12 to 22 May, comedy fans can enjoy a series of hilarious stand-up comedians putting on amazing shows.

The tour begins with Russell Peters performing as part of his 'Act Your Age' world tour on 12 May followed by hilarious comedian, Vir Das on 13 May, both held at The Agenda.

The Laughter Factory, known for bringing the laughs to Dubai every month will host two sets of shows during the festival, the first set featuring comedians, Ger Staunton, Aurie Styla and John Fothergill performing from 13 to 17 May and Ali Sultan, Corey Rodrigues and Daisy Earl performing from 18 to 22 May.

The entertaining Jo Koy will perform on 14 May at the Coca Cola Arena and Alaa El Sheikh, Noha Kato and Mohamed Helmy will perform an Arabic show at The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates on 17 May.

The Backroom at Bla Bla Dubai will also host a series of amazing comedy performances from 14 to 20 May and will feature a lineup of entertaining artists.

The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates will see two Arabic shows with Adi Khalifa, Ahmad Al Shammari and Eman Khallouf performing on 17 May followed by Shaden Fakih, Chaker Bou Abdalla and Nour Hajjar on 19 May.

Josh Widdicombe will put on a funny show on 18 May at The Agenda with Loyiso Gola performing on 20 May at the Coca Cola Arena.

Bringing French comedy to Dubai is Gad Elmaleh with his show on 20 May at The Agenda.

The last show of the festival will be held at The Agenda on 21 May with hilarious stand-up Bassam Youssef performing.

For more information, visit the Dubai Comedy Festival website.

Share this page!
COMMENTS
Use this weekend as a warm up to the long holidays
Exciting events to be a part of this month!
Exciting events to try out
Dubai is gearing up for a blast from the past with iconic 90s bands B*Witched and Eternal set to rock the stage at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on 4 May.
The festival will be held from 15 December to 29 January 2023
The musical show will be run from 13 to 15 May
Last weekend of the month fun
The silver anniversary June tour has an amazing line up
Get ready to rock and roll in Dubai as the Grammy Award-winning reggae and dancehall star Shaggy, joins forces with the legendary R&B group Blackstreet for a sensational concert at Coca-Cola Arena on 11 May 2024.
To honour the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment has introduced a variety of thrilling events, entertaining attractions, and retail specials happening throughout the city this week. 
Emirates Park Zoo and Resort is welcoming visitors for free during the first three days of Eid, but there's a catch! You should arrive early, between 8am and 9am, to avail of this special offer.
Enjoy watching amazing street artists from 8 to 20 March
With the weekend around the corner, if you are planning to explore Dubai and attend some of the best concerts and events, then look no further as Discover Dubai is here to help you plan the best weekend with its things-to-do recommendations.
The 10-hour festival will be held on 20 August
Bollywood actor and singer Farhan Akhtar will perform on 1 September at Coca-Cola Arena
The 28th edition will run from 15 December to 29 January 2023
The performance will be held on 25 March at 9.30pm at the Jubilee Stage
Exciting news for Marvel enthusiasts! It's time to dust off your capes and masks because the Marvel Universe LIVE is bringing iconic superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, and Guardians of the Galaxy to Dubai.
The event will run on 26 February at Media Rotana Hotel in Barsha Heights
The exhibition will run till 30 November
Get Ready For The First World Padel League In Dubai!
Known for hosting some of the most extravagant celebrations worldwide, and after following its successful 2023 edition, Elrow Dubai XXL is gearing up to dominate the Middle East once again in 2024.
The final run will be held on 26 March
Enjoy watching movies and Ramadan markets this year
Ladies and gentlemen, will you please stand because LOVERS, a tribute show to Taylor Swift, is making its way to Dubai in February 2024 at Theatre by QE2 in Port Rashid.
Under 'Ramadan in Dubai' Dubai Festival and Retail Establishment has announced seasonal offers by Dubai Malls, shopping districts and more. 
Top things to do in Deira, Garhoud and Al Muteena.
Get ready for a December full of fun and festivities in the UAE! As 2023 winds down, the UAE is buzzing with amazing concerts, shows, and events that promise a good time.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

With 10 million litres of water and thousands of aquatic animals, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world.

Dubai is the perfect playground for beginners and experienced kite addicts, with warm seas and favourable winds throughout the season. There are two fantastic beaches dedicated for kitesurfing and most afternoons

Here's where you can catch the latest release.

WHITE Dubai host’s regular international DJ’s who perform outstanding electronic and deep house music. This renowned Beirut nightlife concept is located at the rooftop terrace at the Meydan Racecourse

MOTIONGATE Dubai is bringing some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters to life featuring 27 action-packed rides and attractions. Book your tickets now!

Situated on Jumeirah Beach Road, the enchanting Jumeirah Mosque with its huge central dome is the best known mosque in Dubai. Non-muslims can visit the mosque through an organised tour with the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for

Global Village, Dubai’s leading family entertainment and cultural attraction gets bigger and better every year. If you’re looking for a theme park to keep the family entertained, the hugely popular Fantasy

FEATURED
Take a magic carpet ride across rolling red sand dunes, with an amazing bird's eye view of the untouched desert below.
Since its opening in December 1999, the Burj Al Arab has been one of the most photographed structures in the world. Sometimes referred to as "the world's most luxurious hotel
Unveiled in February 2010, the Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres high - 320 metres taller than Taipei 101 which held the record since 2004. The Burj Khalifa currently holds seven records, including the highest occupied
The Dubai Fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, and is 275 metres long with five circles and two central arcs. Over
The UAE is surrounded by two bodies of water, both offering different diving experiences. Dubai is good for shipwrecks, which are home to Barracuda, Snappers and Jacks, with common
A 'must do' when in Dubai.
INSTAGRAM
FOLLOW
Discover Dubai
Stay Connected - Drop us your email.