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Asheville Comedy Festival

August 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Presented by Laugh Your Asheville Off, with support from Prestige Subaru, Highland Brewing Co., and Franny’s Farmacy, he largest comedy festival in the Southeast comes roaring back to Asheville August 10-13, 2022, with all the guffawing, snorting, and deep belly-aching laughter audiences have come to expect. Now in its 14th season, Asheville Comedy Festival presents four nights of shows at Highland Brewing Company (8/10) and downtown at Wortham Center for the Performing Arts (8/11-13). The festival will showcase an eclectic mix of more than 50 comedians from around the globe (that’s whittled down from hundreds of submissions), inclusive of all genders, races, and styles. A full list of the 2022 comics can be found at

Dates, Times, Venues
Wed., August 10, 8 pm. Kick-off Party at Highland Brewing Company (12 Old Charlotte Hwy., #200)
Thurs., August 11, 7 pm. Wortham Center for the Performing Arts (downtown at 18 Biltmore Ave.)
Fri. & Sat., August 12 & 13, 8 pm. Wortham Center
doors open 30 minutes prior to each show

Secret Lineup Late Shows
The festival will host, with local comedy producers, 3 late night Secret Lineup Shows that will be announced closer to the festival.

Wednesday night Kick-off Party comedy show tickets are $25; all shows at Wortham Center are $34. The VIP Cosmo Pass is available for $100, and grants access to all shows ($127 value). Cosmo Passes are limited to 50 total. Tickets available at Be advised: tickets almost always sell out in advance, with VIP tickets selling out within days.


August 13
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Asheville Comedy Festival
View Organizer Website


Wortham Center for The Perming Art
18 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, 28801
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(828) 257-4530
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