7th Annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival

June 7-12, 2016
Atlanta, GA
March 25 – March 29, 2015



In 2016, we SOLD OUT 21 of 27 shows!

1st Place - Rob Haze – Atlanta, GA
2nd Place - Dulce Sloan - Atlanta, GA
3rd Place - Trenton Davis – Los Angeles, CA
4th Place - Matt McClowry - Detroit, MI

The 7th Annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival returned to Atlanta June 7-12, 2016. We are adding shows and comedians to make this year the biggest yet. We have 101 comedians coming to Atlanta to perform over 6 nights at over 35 shows around town. Yea, it is a LOT of comedy!

We have hundreds of professional comedians submit and they compete against one another for the Winner of The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival 2016. We have had numerous semi-finalists go on to great success like second place on 'America's Got Talent', several Conan appearances, and 20+ appearances on 'Last Comic Standing.' 

This festival is for true comedy lovers because on every show you see 12 comedians doing their best 7 minutes for you. With a rotating cast of 101 comedians, each show is funnier than the last. 

Thank you to last year’s sponsors:
Laughing Skull Beer, Number Juan Tequila, and The W Hotel Midtown.


Comedian Info And Registration

Comedian submissions is now closed. We will announce the selected comedians by December 31, 2014. Thanks for submitting and good luck!


1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
4th Place

"Attending The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival is like going on a second honeymoon with comedy and remembering why you fell in love with it in the first place.”

Matt McClowry

"I've done other festivals but never has every show been packed to the brim with smart, great audiences--until this one.”

Danny Palmer

“Most fun I've had losing a festival.”

Dan Decotiis

“This festival revitalized and inspired me, personally and professionally. And I had a blast!”

Meghan Hanley

"I could not have had a better time. It's inspiring and terrifying to see how many brilliant, funny and talented people there are.”

David Tveite

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