Tampa/Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

Featured Teller

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 registration forms, as well.


Storytelling Festival Registration

Complete all fields below to register your festival-quality storyteller!




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  • The Story

  • Full time in minutes and seconds, (example: “4 min. 32 sec.”)
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


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!

hourglass58 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