We’re moving! The 16th Annual Athens Storytelling Festival Tent will be on the Athens State University campus, 5 blocks from downtown Athens.300 N. Beaty St., Athens, Alabama 35611: October 18-22, 2022FIND ATHENS STATE ON THE MAPYou heard us right! We plan to be in-person this year, so join us as we move our tent a little to the east to the Athens State University campus. Join us for a crisp fall weekend spent listening to stories of adventure and excitement...a place where memories and magic are captured and spun into tales that make you laugh and cry. Hear stories that tell of a time that used to be, or a time yet to come. Glimpse into the past and live the imaginary. Learn more about your parents, your children, and yourself. Discover all this and more at the annual Athens Storytelling Festival. 2022 Lineup of Featured Tellers Donald Davis Bil Lepp Josh Goforth Dolores Hydock
CHILDREN’S DAYS FIELD TRIPS We’re sure you’ll hear local schoolchildren chattering about the stories they hear during our traditional Children’s Days field trips. In addition to Donald Davis and Bil Lepp, our Children’s Days tellers this year are: Bobby Norfolk Tim Lowry
2022 Ticket Options Athens Storytelling Festival provides a variety of ticketing options to fit your schedule. MORE INFO ABOUT TICKETS PURCHASE TICKETS The big rectangular tent rises over Marion Street in the shadow of the Limestone County Courthouse announcing the arrival of the annual Athens Storytelling Festival to Athens, Alabama. Soon throngs of school children from North Alabama will descend on the community during the day on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for laughs – and unbeknownst to them, learning.
The family friendly fun happens in the evening when world renowned storytellers take the stage under the big tent.
Don't miss the fun all week long under the tent on the campus of Athens State University, Athens, AL. Check the VisitAthensAL.com/Plan-Your-Trip page for planning your visit to the Athens Storytelling Festival.