Save the date!  For the 3rd year in a row, the Akumal Comedy Festival will be held in the tropical beach town of Akumal, Mexico from May 1-3, 2014.

 Akumal Comedy Festival

This FREE festival will be held at different venues in the town of Akumal and other towns throughout Mexico's famous coastal region; the Riviera Maya.  Professional comedians from the United States and Canada will be bringing laughter to the Mexican Caribbean for three full days of sidesplitting fun!

Grammy Award winning president and founder of Stand Up! Records, Dan Schissel and comedian/actor, Gus Lynch (Saving Silverman, North Country, I Spy), are responsible for the inception of this rapidly growing event.  They aim to showcase the fastest rising stars in stand up comedy while promoting the people, restaurants and businesses of Akumal.

The official Akumal Comedy Festival website will be updated with special accommodation deals along with the schedule of events and comedians beginning next month at .   Check the site often for updates!

Akumal Comedy Festival 2014
The continued success of this laughable event depends on the support of local businesses.  Monetary and in-kind sponsorship opportunities are available for local businesses to get in on the jokes while promoting their business.  Hotel owners and Residents who would like to offer discounted accommodations in Akumal to festival-goers, please contact Marieke Brown at marieke_white[at]

Last year's festival headliners Glen Wool, Alysia Wood and Jimmy Shubert brought down the thatched roof house!  This year's line up is certain to be bigger and better than ever, stay tuned for more announcements about events and news in Akumal at