Learn more about National Storytelling Festival.
Over 40 years ago, a high school journalism teacher and a carload of students heard Grand Ole Opry regular Jerry Clower spin a tale over the radio about coon hunting in Mississippi. And the teacher, Jimmy Neil Smith, had a sudden inspiration: Why not have a storytelling festival right here in northeast Tennessee?
Beginning on the first Friday in October each year, this world renowned, 3-day event celebrates storytelling at its most magical.
For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact National Storytelling Festival directly.
Jonesborough, TN 37659