Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

2020 Featured Teller: Orisirisi African Folklore
Our Mission

Our Mission

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival engages people of all ages in the enjoyable pursuit of literature and nurtures the preservation of the oral tradition of storytelling. The Festival provides an opportunity for inter-generational, multi-cultural interaction through story and exposure to nationally renown storytellers. Both children and adults receive training and actively participate in the ancient art of storytelling.

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:

Engaging major sponsors …

An average of twenty to thirty sponsors each year are introduced to the power of story and its impact on children’s lives. Sponsors include Target Stores, IBM, Bright House Tampa Electric, and The Tampa Tribune.

See a Map


Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Home of the 40th Annual Hillsborough County-Tampa Storytelling Festival: 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602

Countdown!

hourglass278 days and counting until the 40th 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