Taking place from October 15 – 24, the Dubai Comedy Festival is an annual 10-day programme of events, activities, promotions and appearances by local, regional and international comedians. Poised to be the largest comedy festival in the Middle East, Dubai Comedy Festival offers a first-class and highly accessible entertainment programme for the emirate’s residents and visitors. The festival will include an opening night of Arabic Comedy, second night performance from Hannibal Buress and Jerrod Carmichael; closing weekend that will see Dave Chappelle and Trevor Noah perform. Nitin Mirani will headline ‘Desi Invasion’ on October 17, performing alongside Atul Khatri, Abish Mathew, Kenneth Sebastian and Neeti Palta. Other highlights include the Comedy Strip @ JBR Walk, which will host a number of unique and hilarious Comedy Nights, and free daily street performances.