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Over the last two decades, the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival has become a rite of passage for many Capetonians. Every winter thousands flock to The Baxter Theatre, for what has become Cape Town’s Winter Comedic Tonic. The Festival embraces the humour of the city and showcases some of the world’s top variety acts.
It’s a great night out.

2020 BOOKINGS
CLOSED

The COVID-19 Pandemic, which has put the world in lockdown, has resulted in the cancellation of the 2020 Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines.

2021 TICKET SALES OPENING SOON

[ Performers ]

Every year, performers are hand-picked for the unique contribution they will make to the year's overall line-up. The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival has earned such a stellar reputation among international talent, that their appointment is often due to personal recommendation from previous performers.

ABOUT THE
CAPE TOWN FUNNY FESTIVAL

Eddy Cassar Public Relations founded the country’s first comedy festival way back in 1997. Over the years the project evolved into the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines –  a month-long winter comedy variety show that runs at the Baxter Theatre.

In addition to showcasing the country’s great diversity and humour, the Funny Festival secures a range of speciality acts from around the world, giving the project its unique characteristic.

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[ LATEST NEWS ]

Read the latest Cape Town Funny Festival news updates.

15
Apr 2020

Jive Cape Town Funny Festival 2020 Cancelled

The COVID-19 Pandemic, which has put the world in lockdown, has meant that The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines, has been…

04
Feb 2020

Discounted Group Bookings Available

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival offers attractive discounts for group bookings. Whether you are a charitable group, sports club or school wanting to use…

31
Jan 2020

First Partners Workshop Kicks Off Jive Cape Town Funny Festival 2020 Campaign

The Marketing Workshop for the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines, was held at the New Kings Hotel on 28 January. This…

[ EVENT PARTNERS ]

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines, is a success due to the involvement of these generous event partners. Thank you for being a part of the Funny Festival family.