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Map and Directions

During the Festival, large, circus-type tents are erected in downtown Jonesborough with seating in each tent. When you pick up your passes at Registration, you will receive a Program of Events which will include the event schedule with map indicating the location for the full weekend programming.

The International Storytelling Center is located across the street from the Courthouse at 100 W. Main Street in downtown Jonesborough. Download a map of Jonesborough, with the Center location and parking.
*Map provided courtesy of George Moate.

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From Knoxville, TN

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  • Take I-40 E to I-81 N
  • Take exit 23 to merge onto TN-34 N/US-11E N
  • Turn right at N Cherokee St.
  • Take the 3rd right onto W Main St/Old Tennessee 34
  • We'll be on the right!

From Asheville, NC

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  • From I-240 W, take exit 4A to merge onto I-26 W/US-19 N/US-23 N/US-70 W toward Weaverville/Woodfin
  • Continue to follow I-26 W/US-23 N, Entering Tennessee
  • Take the exit toward TN-107 W/TN-81 N/TN-81 Scenic N/2nd St/Jonesborough Rd
  • Turn left at TN-107 W/TN-81 N/TN-81 Scenic N/2nd St/Jonesborough Rd
  • Continue to follow TN-107 W/TN-81 N/TN-81 Scenic N
  • Turn left to stay on TN-107 W/TN-81 N/TN-81 Scenic N
  • Continue to follow TN-81 N/TN-81 Scenic N
  • Continue onto W Main St/Old Tennessee 34
  • We'll be on the left!

From Lexington, KY

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  • From I-75 S, take exit 29 for US-25E toward Corbin/Barbourville/US-25
  • Turn left at US-25E S/Corbin Bypass
  • Continue to follow US-25E S
  • Turn right at US-25E S/Tennessee Ave
  • Continue to follow US-25E S
  • Turn right at US-25E S/Park Ave
  • Continue to follow US-25E S, Entering Tennessee
  • Slight right to merge onto US-58 E, Entering Virginia
  • Turn right to stay on US-58 E
  • Turn right at US-23 S/US-421 S/US-58 E
  • Continue to follow US-23 S, Entering Tennessee
  • Continue onto I-26 E
  • Take exit 17 for TN-354/Boones Creek Rd toward Jonesborough
  • Slight right at TN-354 S/Boones Creek Rd
  • Continue onto Boone St
  • Turn right at E Main St/Old Tennessee 34
  • We'll be on the right!