Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

2018 Featured Teller: Pat Nease

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..

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:

County-wide mini-festivals each Spring …

In February and March, children tell their stories at a series of mini-festivals throughout the County. Those children who meet the Storytelling Committee’s criteria for outstanding storytelling are deemed to be Festival Quality Storytellers and are invited to be featured storytellers at the culminating Festival in April. All children who learn stories are awarded a certificate thanking them for promoting the art of storytelling. Those children who are Festival Quality Storytellers are featured at the Festival and awarded gift books and ribbons at that event (approximately 500 each year).

See a Map


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

Countdown!

hourglass20 days and counting until the 39th Annual Storytelling Festival is here!

What they’re saying:

image

“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