Treat yo’ self! Want a little more from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017? We’ve put together our “More Than a Show” list, for those who like a little extra.


Best of British presents… COMEDY PUB CRAWL
If you’re a fan of both comedy and drinking, this night is everything you’ve ever needed, if you’re not, you potentially died at Dracula’s? Join the rowdy Scots stomping around four vibing bars, starting at the Exford Hotel, with drink promos and a mystery top-class comedian in each venue.

Venue: Leaves from Exford Hotel, 199 Russell Street, Melbourne
Dates: March 31 – April 22, 2017 (Friday and Saturday only) and April 13 & 16, 2017
Time: 7:30pm (6:30pm Sundays)
Tickets: $35.00


Faulty Towers – The Dining Experience
Check-in to Faulty Towers for a night. As to be expected, chaos reigns in this fully immersive show where you become diners, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Perfect for fans of the cult classic show, comedy fans and theater fans.

Venue: The Aegean
Dates: March 31 – April 9, 2017
Time: Dinners Tues-Sun: 6:30pm for 7pm start. Lunches Sat-Sun: 12:30pm for 1pm start.
Tickets: Dinners Tues-Wed-Sun: $89.00. Lunches and dinners Thurs-Sat: $99.00. All tickets include 3- course meal.


Kings of Comedy – Uncensored
Can’t settle on just one show? Kings of Comedy gives you a cheeky taste test of the best new talent around before seeing their solo shows. Package options offer you dinner, drinks and unlimited laughs.

Venue: La di da
Dates: March 29, March 31 – April 22, 2017 (Fridays and Saturdays only)
Time: Showtime 7:00pm; Dinner 6:00pm
Kings Cocktail Caper: two course meal, cocktail, priority seating and show admission $70pp.
Kings Drinks Deluxe: three hours of unlimited beer, wine, bubbles and basic spirits. Show admission and priority seating $75pp.
Kings Royal Flush: Dinner, three hours of unlimited beer, wine, bubbles and basic spirits, Show admission and priority seating $95pp.


Dracula’s Comedy Cabaret – Resurrection
Dracula’s have revamped their most requested shows from the past decade to bring you the razor edge comedy, Resurrection. It’s flashy, kitsch hysteria, with no act too audacious and no heel too high. Tickets include dinner, show, ghost train ride and the amazing new simulated graveyard experience.

Venue: Dracula’s Comedy Cabaret Melbourne
Dates: March 29 – April 22, 2017 (except Sundays and Mondays)
Time: 7:00pm onwards
Tickets: From $89 including entree, main and dessert, menu details can be found here.


Time Star – Time travel goes big bang!
Dust off your shoulder pads, stretch on your spandex and travel back in time with Time Star, a new interactive murder mystery. With an 80s-inspired menu, drag queens, disco hits, glitz, glamour and tones of sexual innuendo, you’re guaranteed a retro evening full of laughs.

Venue: Coopers Inn
Dates: April 1, 8 & 22, 2017
Time: 7:15pm
Tickets: $76pp for show and dinner & group discounts available


Stay tuned for more MICF lists and reviews from us coming soon!


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