Virtual Festival

Virtual Event Information

We are also presenting a virtual National Storytelling Festival this October so if you can’t make it in person you can still experience the world-class storytelling from the comfort of your home. We’ll be announcing more details about the event and line-up in the coming weeks, so please stay tuned!

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One $95 weekend pass is good for your entire household!



Register separately for our pre-festival workshops.


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Enjoy 25+ hours of storytelling content at your leisure for 14 days beyond the event.


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Virtual Storytellers

Sheila Arnold

Sheila Arnold has been a full-time storyteller since 2003, traveling throughout the country sharing her stories and songs, historic character presentations, Christian monologues, and professional development for educators.  Known for…

Donald Davis

Donald Davis was born in a Southern Appalachian mountain world rich in stories, surrounded by a family of traditional storytellers who told him gentle fairy tales, simple and silly Jack…

Dolores Hydock

Dolores Hydock is an actress and storyteller from Birmingham, Alabama. Her vivacious style fills the stage with wit, energy, and a swirl of characters that bring to life an array…

Andy Offutt Irwin

With a manic, Silly Putty voice, hilarious, heart-filled stories, and amazing mouth noises, (arguably the greatest in the world), Andy Offutt Irwin has been described as “The Marx Brothers meet…

Mara Menzies

Scottish/Kenyan storyteller Mara Menzies enthralls audiences around the world with stories from her rich dual heritage. Her inimitable physical and interactive style has garnered a following as far afield as…


A native of Osaka, Japan, Motoko has performed storytelling and mime professionally since 1993. Her repertoire includes Asian folktales, Rakugo and Zen tales, and mime vignettes, as well as personal…

Kim Weitkamp

Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer, and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic…

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