One Festival, Three Days, and a World of Stories
October 4–6, 2019 Jonesborough Tennessee
The 47th annual National Storytelling Festival is October 4 – 6, 2019.
In addition to the main stage concerts—the heart and soul of the Festival—the International Storytelling Center curates special events Wednesday through Sunday. Please note that many of these events are ticketed separately.
*** THE FULL NATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL SCHEDULE WILL NOT BE POSTED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 20.***
As of today, the items listed below are only for Pre-Festival and Special Events throughout the weekend. Be sure to check back on September 20 for the full weekend schedule, including 26 Featured Tellers over 8 different venues!