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From 29 March to 23 April 2017 the city will party hard as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary. Everyone can get involved in this huge birthday bash, with hotspots all over town studded with comedy gifts ready for unwrapping.The festivities attract audiences from near and far, from junior laughter-lovers at The (Very) Big Laugh Out, to late-night hijinks at the Festival Club. Featuring a mass of local and international stars, this is one big party and everyone is invited!From the humble beginnings of the 56 shows in year one to over 550 shows in 2015, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival has become Australia's national comedy festival and one of the biggest in the world. The Festival has played host to thousands of performers, with millions of people entertained and inspired by their fearless imaginations in the pursuit of free speech and good times. May they continue for another 30 years!Please visit the website for more information.