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Storytelling Festivals USA

Alabama (AL)

Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival
Brundidge, Alabama, USA
Annual festival in January
http://www.piddle.org/Flyer/calendar.htm

Front Porch Storytelling Festival
Florence, Alabama, USA
Annual festival in May
http://www.una.edu/storytelling/

Tale Tellin' Festival
Selma, Alabama, USA
Annual festival in October
http://taletellin.selmaalabama.com/

Spirit of Athens Storytelling Festival
Athens, Alabama, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.athensstorytellingfestival.com/

 

Alaska (AK)

Extreme Trail Tales: An Iditarod Event
Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Annual event in March
http://www.storytellersguildofanchorage.org/

 

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona Aloha Festival
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Annual festival in March
http://www.azalohafest.org/

Arkansas (AR)

Fairfield Bay Storytelling Festival
Fairfield Bay, Arkansas, USA
Annual festival in April
http://fairfieldbaystoryfest.com

 

California (CA)

Mariposa Storytelling Festival
Mariposa, California, USA
Annual festival in March
http://arts-mariposa.org/storytelling.html

Bay Area Storytelling Festival
El Sobrante, California, USA
Annual festival in May
http://www.bayareastorytelling.org

Ojai Storytelling Festival
Ojai, California, USA
Annual festival in May
http://www.ojaistoryfest.org/

Sierra Storytelling Festival
Nevada City, California, USA
Annual festival in July
http://www.sierrastorytellingfestival.org/

LA Storytelling Festival
Culver City, California, USA
Annual festival in November
http://www.lastorytellingfestival.com/

 

Colorado (CO)

Rocky Mountain Storyteller's Conference
Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Annual conference in April
http://www.rmstory.org/

 

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut Storytelling Festival
New London, Connecticut, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.connstorycenter.org/festival.htm

 

Delaware (DE)

Lower Brandywine Storytelling Festival
Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Annual festival in November
http://www.lbstoryfest.com/

 

Florida (FL)

Ocala Storytelling Festival
Ocala, Florida, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.ocalastorytellingfestival.com/

Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival
Tampa, Florida, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.tampastory.org/

Cracker Storytelling Festival
Homeland, Florida, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cracker-Storytelling-Festival/133479507940

 

Georgia (GA)

Azalea Storytelling Festival
LaGrange, Georgia, USA
Annual festival first full weekend in March
www.lagrange.edu/azalea
/

Do Tell! Stories Under the Bell Tower Storytelling Festival
Madison, Georgia, USA
Annual festival first full weekend in April
www.mmcc-arts.org

Roswell Magnolia Storytelling Festival
Roswell, Georgia, USA
Annual festival in June
http://www.visitroswellga.com/fh-storytelling.html

Swamp Gravy Storytelling Festival
Colquitt, Georgia, USA
Annual festival in August
http://www.swampgravy.com/

 

Hawaii (HI)

Talk Story Festival
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.co.honolulu.hi.us/parks/programs/talkstory/index.htm
 

 

Idaho (ID)

None?
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Illinois (IL)

Just Stories
Annual festival in April
Techny, Illinois, USA
http://www.racebridges.net/juststories/

The Illinois Storytelling Festival
Spring Grove, Illinois, USA
Annual festival in August
http://www.storytelling.org/

Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival
Geneva, Illinois, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.foxvalleyfolk.com/

 

Indiana (IN)

Bristol Hills Storytelling Festival
Bristol, Indiana, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.bristolhills.net/

Storytelling Arts of Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Monthly events
http://www.storytellingarts.org/

 

Iowa (IA)

None?
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Kansas (KS)

Kansas Storytelling Festival
Downs, Kansas, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.kansasstorytelling.com/

 

Kentucky (KY)

Cave Run Storytelling Festival
Morehead, Kentucky, USA
Annual festival in September
http://caverunstoryfest.org/

 

Louisiana (LA)

None?
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Maine (ME)

None?
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Maryland (MD)

None?
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Massachusetts (MA)

Three Apples Storytelling Festival
Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
Annual festival in the fall
http://www.threeapples.org/

 

Michigan (MI)

Jackson Storyfest
Jackson, Michigan, USA
Annual festival in May
http://www.jacksonstoryfest.org/

Flint Storytelling Festival
Flint, Michigan, USA
Annual festival in July
http://www.fpl.info/msf/index.shtml

The Ark's Storytelling Festival
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Annual festival in February
http://theark.org/storytelling_festival.html

 

Minnesota (MN)

Master Storytelling Festival
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.blackstorytellers.com/

 

Mississippi (MS)

None?
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Missouri (MO)

Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.capestorytelling.com/

St. Louis Storytelling Festival
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Annual festival in May
http://www.stlstorytellingfestival.org/

 

Montana (MT)

Montana Storytelling Roundup
Cut Bank, Montana, USA
Annual festival in April
http://cutbankchamber.com/events/storytelling.html

 

Nebraska (NE)

Kearney Storytelling Festival
Kearney, Nebraska, USA
Annual festival in January
http://www.nebraskastoryarts.org/kearney_festival.html

Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival
McCook, Nebraska, USA
Annual festival in June
http://www.buffalocommons.org/

Moonshell Storytelling Festival
Mahoney State Park, Ashland, Nebraska, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.nebraskastoryarts.org/moonshell_festival.html

Heartland Storytelling Festival
Homestead National Monument of America, Beatrice, Nebraska, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.nps.gov/home/forteachers/13th-annual-heartland-storytelling-festival.htm

 

Nevada (NV)

None?
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New Hampshire (NH)

Granite State Storytelling Festival
New London, NH, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.granitestatestorytelling.com/

 

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey Storytelling Festival
Hamilton, New Jersey, USA
Annual festival in September
http://njstorynet.org/wpnjstory/events

Storytelling Festival of World Music & Story
Hamilton, New Jersey, USA
Annual festival in March
http://njstorynet.org/wpnjstory/events

 

New Mexico (NM)

Four Corners Storytelling Festival
Farmington, New Mexico, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.infoway.org/storytelling/

Taos Storytelling Festival
Taos, New Mexico, USA
Annual festival in October
www.somostaos.org

 

New York (NY)

Riverway Storytelling Festival
Albany, New York, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.riverwaystorytellingfestival.org/

The Hammondsport Storytelling Festival
Hammondsport, New York, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.onceuponalake.com/

The Fredonia Storytelling Festival
Fredonia, New York, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.fredopera.org/storytelling.html

  

North Carolina (NC)

Storytelling Festival of Carolina
Lurinburg, North Carolina, USA
Annual festival in May
http://www.storytellingfestivalofcarolina.org/

The Optimist Music and Storytelling Festival
Apex, North Carolina, USA
Annual festival in November
http://www.northraleighoptimistclub.org/about_8.html/

 

North Dakota (ND)

None?
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Ohio (OH)

The Akron Storytelling Festival
Akron, Ohio, USA
Annual festival in July
http://ascplhistory.akronlibrary.org/akron-storytelling-festival/

The Southern Ohio Storytelling Festival
Chillicothe, Ohio, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.sostoryfest.com/

Storytelling Festival in Washington Square Park
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Festival in September
http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/news/2012/storytellingfestival.html/

 

Oklahoma (OK)

Territory Tellers "Spirit of Oklahoma
Seminole, Oklahoma, USA
Annual festival in June
http://www.territorytellers.org

Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.artscouncilokc.com/oklahoma-city-storytelling-festival

 

Oregon (OR)

Northwest Indian Storytellers Festival
Portland, Oregon, USA
Annual festival in January
www.wisdomoftheelders.org

Hearing Voices Storytelling Festival
Washington County, Oregon, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.wccls.org/voices

Tapestry of Tales Storytelling Festival
Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Annual festival in November
http://www.multcolib.org/events/tales/

 

Pennsylvania (PA)

Story FUSION
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Annual festival in March
http://www.lvstorytellers.org/Our-festival.htm

Three Rivers Storytelling Festival
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Annual festival in August
http://home.comcast.net/~3rstf/index.html

Beaver Tales Storytelling Festival
Beaver, Pennsylvania, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.beaverheritage.org/beavertales10.htm

 

Rhode Island (RI)

None?
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South Carolina (SC)

Patchwork Tales Storytelling Festival
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Annual festival in March/April
http://www.patchworktales.org/

Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
Woodruff, South Carolina, USA
Annual festival in April

http://www.stonesoupsc.com/

 

South Dakota (SD)

None?
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Tennessee (TN)

Smoky Mountains Storytelling Festival
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA
Annual festival in February
http://www.smokymountainstorytellingfestival.com/

Ocoee Story Fest
Cleveland, Tennessee, USA
Annual festival in March
http://tntellers.org/osf/

Fiddlers Grove Storytelling Festival
Lebanon, Tennessee, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.fiddlersgrove.org

Talespin Festival
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Annual festival on Mother's Day in May
http://www.downtownchattanooga.org/play/festivals.htm

The National Storytelling Festival
Jonesborough, Tennessee, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.storytellingcenter.net/festival/

 

Texas (TX)

The Texas Storytelling Festival
Denton, Texas, USA
Annual festival in March/April
http://www.tejasstorytelling.com/

Tumbleweed Storytelling Festival
Abilene, Texas, USA
Annual(?) festival in September
http://www.tejasstorytelling.com/

Lone Start Storytelliing Festival
Frisco, Texas, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.lonestarstories.org/

George West Storyfest
George West, Texas, USA
Annual festival in November
http://www.georgeweststoryfest.org/

 

Utah (UT)

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival
Orem, Utah, USA
Annual festival at the end of the summer
http://www.timpfest.org/

 

Vermont (VT)

None?
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Virginia (VA)

Sounds of the Mountains Music and Story Festival
Fincastle, Virginia, USA
Annual festival in April
http://www.soundsofthemountains.org/

 

Washington (WA)

Forest Storytelling Festival
Port Angeles, Washington, USA
Annual festival in October
http://www.dancingleaves.com/storypeople/

 

West Virginia (WV)

None?
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Wisconsin (WI)

La Crosse Storytelling Festival
La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
Annual festival in September
http://www.lacrossestoryfest.com

 

Wyoming (WY)

None?
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Storytelling Festivals (outside USA)

Canada

Storytellers of Canada
Storytelling festivals in Canada
http://www.storytellers-conteurs.ca/calendars/festivals.html

Victoria Storytelling Festival
Greater Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada
Annual festival in February
http://www.victoriastorytellers.org/festival.html

French Storytelling Festival
Montréal, Québec,
Canada
Annual festival in April
http://www.festivaldeconte.com/

Festival de conte du Québec
Montreal, Québec,
Canada
Bi-annual festival in October
http://festival-conte.qc.ca/

Kootenay Storytelling Festival
Proctor, British Columbia,
Canada
Annual festival in July
http://www.kootenaystory.org/

Yukon International Storytelling Festival
Whitehorse, Yukon,
Canada
Annual festival in August
http://www.storytelling.yk.net/

Alberni Forest Fest
Alberni, British Columbia,
Canada
Annual festival in July
http://www.forestfest.ca/

St Marys Storytelling Festival
St Marys, Ontario,
Canada
Annual festival in September
http://tntellers.org/osf/

Toronto Festival of Storytelling
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Annual festival in March/April
http://www.storytellingtoronto.org/Pages/Festival.html

http://www.vancouverstorytelling.org/

 

New Zealand

Glistening Waters Storytelling Festival
Masterton, Wairarapa,
New Zealand
Bi-Annual festival in June
http://wairarapa.co.nz/storytellers/

 

Australia

Australian National Storytelling Festival
Perth, Westeran Australia,
Australia
Annual festival in September/October
http://www.australianstorytelling.org.au/festival/

Italy

Intercultural Theatre Storytelling Festival
Rome, Italy
Annual festival in May or June
http://www.narrazioneinterculturale.org/in.the.storytelling.festival.htm

 

Denmark

Moesgård Festival
Denmark
Annual festival in June
http://www.moesmus.dk/page.asp?sideid=386&zcs=4

Spoken Word Festival in Odense
Denmark
Biennial (odd years) festival in November
http://www.spokenwordfestival.dk

 

Austria

Tales of Graz
Graz,
Austria
Annual festival in May/June
http://www.graz.tales.org/index_en.htm

 

UK

Wales International Storytelling Festival
St Donats Arts Centre, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales,
UK
Annual festival first weekend in June
http://www.beyondtheborder.com

Festival at the Edge
Stokes Barn, Much Wenlock, Shropshire,
UK
Annual festival in July
http://www.festivalattheedge.org/

Alton Word Fest
Alton, Hampshire,
UK
Annual festival in October
http://www.altonwordfest.org.uk

Settle Stories
Settle, North Yorkshire,
UK
Annual festival in October
http://www.settlestories.org.uk

 

Ireland

The Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival
Cape Clear Island, Skibbereen, Co. Cork,
Republic of Ireland
Annual festival in September
http://www.capeclearstorytelling.com

 

Germany

Märchen-Festival
Neukirchen-Vluyn,
Germany
Annual festival in July
http://www.maerchen-festival.de/


Storytelling Events

Tellabration! Storytelling festival/event
held Saturday before Thanksgiving in November
http://www.tellabration.org/History/index.htm

Network of Biblical Storytellers
see website for more details about Festival Gathering
http://www.nobs.org/

Nordisk Fortaellerseminar
Annual seminar/workshops always on week 30. The seminar location rotates between Nordic countries.
http://www.ryhojskole.dk/v2/default.asp?sektion=3&skabelon=2&page_id=903&sprog=1

Pint Pot of Fire Storytelling Competition
Storytelling competition in October at the Alton Word Fest
http://www.pintpotoffire.co.uk/

California Indian Storytelling Festivals
see website for festival events throughout the year
http://www.cistory.org

Young Storyteller of the Year
event held annually in March, UK
http://www.ysoy.org.uk

The Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf
Almost every Tuesday evening at 8pm EST
http://www.artofstorytellingshow.com/past-guests/

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