National Comedy Center Grand Opening & Lucy Comedy Fest: Aug. 1-5, 2018

The National Comedy Center is currently developing the 2018 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival schedule.  Featuring over 50 events in 4 days, each event is individually ticketed.  Presale for Members begins April 27 while public on sale begins May 4. 

Read about the 2018 preliminary lineup here

Annual Events:

Featuring comedy legends from around the country, past performers include Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Lewis Black, Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Engvall, Kathleen Madigan, Paula Poundstone, Joan Rivers, Ray Romano & more.
Programs that can only be seen in Jamestown, NY, past dialogues have included Regis Philbin Host: Letterman Senior Staff – From Catskills to SNL to Broadway: Alan Zweibel – In Conversation with Robert Klein – Comedy Legacies: Bruce, Carlin, Pryor – David Steinberg: Comedian, Director, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Seinfeld”, and more!

Past exhibitions have included A Glimpse into the Carlin Archive, Lucy I’m Home, Dumb & Dumber Mutts Cutts Van, The Desi Arnaz Exhibition, and more! 
Comics whose credits include Letterman, Leno, Colbert, Conan, and more perform their newest, and sometime blue-est, material.
Featuring critically-acclaimed family comedy groups, these shows are offered free to the public thanks to our sponsors. 
Enjoy Lucy antics as professional impersonators entertain you through your laugh out loud dinner theater performance.
Join us in the street for a block party featuring live music, beer, wine, vendors, & more!