One Festival,
Three Days, a
World of Stories!

National Storytelling Festival | October 4 – 6, 2019

“Like a Bonnaroo
of the spoken word…”

-Garden & Gun

National Storytelling Festival | October 4 – 6, 2019

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!

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