Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

2018 Featured Teller: Pat Nease

  • August 25, 2018Be a Storytelling Festival Volunteer

    Be a Storytelling Festival Volunteer

    The festival needs you! Volunteer online today to be a part of the Festival Weekend.

  • August 23, 20182019 Featured Teller: Pat Nease

    2019 Featured Teller: Pat Nease

    Past president of the Florida Storytelling Association, Pat is a four-time winner of Florida’s Liars Contests. Despite her enlarged funny..

  • Register Youth Tellers Online

    Register Youth Tellers Online

    Teachers and evaluators—now you can register your youth tellers online with our easy form. Of course, you can still download printable..

    The 39th Annual Storytelling Festival!
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    The culminating festival will be held April 13th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, located at 1505 Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602 .

    The festival is FREE and open to the public.

    In addition to this year’s Featured Storyteller (Pat Nease), the festival also presents hundreds of school-aged Festival Quality Storytellers, regional storytellers of all ages, balladeers, puppets, storybook characters, and much much more!

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    39th Festival Flyer

    39th Annual Flyer

    Contact Us

    Jason Rogers
    c/o Tampa-Hillsborough County Library
    102 E. 7th Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33602
    info@tampastory.org
    813-204-2659

    What the Festival contributes:

    Involving local artists …

    The Storytelling Festival involves a number of local creative artists, including members of the Tampa Bay Storytellers Guild, members of the Florida Suncoast Puppet Guild, Tampa Recreation Creative Arts Theater performers, and, of course, the student storytellers.

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    Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Home of the 39th Annual Hillsborough County-Tampa Storytelling Festival: 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602

    Countdown!

    hourglass-6 days and counting until the 39th Annual Storytelling Festival is here!

    What they’re saying:

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    “This [Festival] is a wonderful opportunity to see and hear storytelling at its best by some terrific young talent. Great job Storytellers!”

    — Deanna Long, Festival Attendee

    In Memory

    Virginia RiversThe Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival is dedicated to the memory of Virginia Rivers