“Children played at those stories; they dreamed about them. They took them to heart and acted as if to live inside them.” 
Gregory Maquire, A Lion Among Men

 

 

Welcome to the 20th Annual Weber State University Storytelling Festival!  This year, to help celebrate our twentieth year, we have invited some of our favorite storytellers from past years: Donald Davis, Angela Lloyd, and Bill Harley.  We also welcome nationally acclaimed children's author and bilingual storyteller, Carmen Deedy.  Beloved regional storytellers and dozens of youth storytellers from local school districts with also delight, entertain, and edify.  Come celebrate with us for three absolutely magical days of storytelling events for all ages. In addition to our traditional three-day festival, we offer a variety of workshops and events (please explore the drop-down menu). 

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, all Storytelling Festival events are FREE of CHARGE except the Storytelling Festival Banquet on Tuesday evening. For banquet tickets, please contact Jackie Shafer (jackieshafer@weber.edu) at 801-626-7515.