Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

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About the Festival

Award Winning Festival

Award Winning Festival

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival is a wonderful example of how our community can enjoy the benefits of cooperation among..

Our Mission

Our Mission

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival engages people of all ages in the enjoyable pursuit of literature and nurtures the..

Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives

To renew and promote the art of storytelling for children and adults. To introduce some of the best stories in the oral tradition to..

How the Festival Contributes

The contributions of the Storytelling Festival to the culture and community are many any varied, including: The TAMPA-HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY..

Contact Us

M. Falvey
c/o Tampa-Hillsborough County Library
900 N Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
info@tampastory.org
813-273-3764

What the Festival contributes:

Serving all ages, cultures …

People from all cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds attend the Storytelling Festival. They range in ages from babes in arms to octogenarians. In 1980, the first year of the festival, the audience totaled 1,000 people. Throughout the year of 2005 over 19,000 people attended storytelling events produced by over 30 professional and semi-professional tellers.

See a Map


Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Home of the 37th Annual Hillsborough County-Tampa Storytelling Festival: 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602

Countdown!

hourglass-34 days and counting until the 37th 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