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The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival has come to represent something more for this city… It is a unique experience that attracts a diverse and loyal group each year. – Weekend Argus

 

 

DIARISE
2019

Tickets for the 2019 Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines, will open soon. Watch this space for details!

BOOKINGS OPENING SOON

[ 2018 HIGHLIGHTS ]

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.

LEARN MORE

[ LATEST NEWS ]

Read the latest Cape Town Funny Festival news updates.

10
Jul 2018

Funny Festival Dishes Up Five Star Entertainment

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines Baxter Theatre – 9 July – 5 August Festival producer – Eddy Cassar Cast –…

04
Jul 2018

Meet Funny Festival Producer: Eddy Cassar

Eddy Cassar has spent his entire working career in events, either publicising them or organising them. Together with his life partner Jane, they started Eddy…

04
Jul 2018

Funny Festival Encourages Winter Tourism

Cape Town is not called the “City of Great Events” for nothing. Throughout the year, the city plays host to scores of cyclists, athletes, jazz…

[ 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.