Amer Zahr
Festival Producer & Founder

Festival Info

The "1001 Laughs Dearborn Comedy Festival" is a partnership between Arab-American comedian/writer Amer Zahr and the Arab American National Museum.

The festival premiered in 2013 and celebrated its THIRD installment on November 12-13, 2015 at the Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Each year, the festival features stand-up comedians from varied locales and backgrounds, with an emphasis on Arab American performers.  This year all festival shows were SOLD OUT!!

Any inquiries about the festival should be directed to Amer Zahr at

All performances at

13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI
Info on buying tickets

After you click on "Buy Tickets," you will be taken to the Paypal checkout page, where you can select your quantity and input your billing information. You can pay with a credit/debit card, or with your Paypal account, if you have one.

After you pay, you will NOT be mailed your tickets. Bring your ID to the event to claim your tickets on the night of the show.