One Festival,
Three Days, a
World of Stories!

National Storytelling Festival | October 1 – 3, 2021

“Like a Bonnaroo
of the spoken word…”

-Garden & Gun

National Storytelling Festival | October 1 – 3, 2021

National Storytelling Festival
October 1-3, 2021

National Storytelling Festival | October 4 – 6, 2019

“For what New Orleans
is to jazz . . . Jonesborough
is to storytelling.”

-Los Angeles Times

National Storytelling Festival | October 4 – 6, 2019

October 1-3, 2021
The 49th annual National Storytelling Festival is October 1-3, 2021. (Book Early for discounted tickets!) Consider this your one-stop-shop for details about the program, as well as other useful info to plan your visit.
The Festival showcases the world’s best storytellers over the course of three days in historic Jonesborough, the oldest town in Tennessee. Check back often for updates!

Sponsors

Join us in Jonesborough, Tennessee for the 2021 National Storytelling Festival.

Friends of Storytelling Festival

Neal Binstock & Karen Woodall
Virginia Buhr
Kristin Crosby
Lauri & Don Davenport
Leigh & Andy Ellis
Ann Frisch
Cari & Jay Jarman
Thelma Kidd
Claudia Kozinetz & Carl Hacker
Steve Mayer & Vera Oye' Yaa-Amna
Holly McEntee & Dr. Eric Sandgren
Ralph & Mary Perry
Joan Pinkerton
Carl Russell
Lynn & JoAnn Spees
Corinne Stavish
Marilyn Stempeck
Kent & Cathy Taylor
Kerry Stubbs

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