National Storytelling Festival
One Festival, Three Days, and a World of Stories!
Make plans now to attend the 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival, October 3-5, 2014 in historic Jonesborough, Tennessee! Held during the first full weekend in October each year, this world-renowned event celebrates storytelling at its most magical.
The National Storytelling Festival appreciates the generous support of all its sponsors, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Bank of Tennessee, Crestpoint Health, Holston Distributing, Main Street Cafe & Catering, One Stop Wines & Spirits, Ramey Ford of Johnson City, and The Tennessee Arts Commission. Media sponsors are News 5 WCYB, FOX Tri-Cities, Tri-Cities CW, Johnson City Press, Kingsport Times News, Herald & Tribune and Cumulus Media.
Plan Your Visit
View the talented teller lineup from the 2013 National Storytelling Festival.
Find your way to and around Jonesborough, TN.
Learn how it all began 41 years ago.
Get a registration discount to organized adult groups.
Other events during the Festival weekend.
Make reservations as early as possible!