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Looking forward to the
2024 Festival! 

Join us on April 26-27!

We invite everyone to join us in April for another wonderful
weekend of storytelling performers and festival fun.
Come to Downs, "the Storytelling Capital of Kansas!"

Storytellers 2024

2024 Festival features a great lineup!

We know you are looking forward to listening to the lineup we have planned for you in 2024. Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp Gum, Andy Offutt Irwin, Anne Rutherford, and Dino O'Dell all in one Festival weekend!  Festival favorites are invited along with new voices for stories from all genres for all ages. 

30th Annual Festival is scheduled!


The Kansas Storytelling Festival is normally scheduled every year for the last full weekend in April.
We will welcome you to Downs on April 26-27, 2024, for an event featuring
many of the finest professional tellers available, along with Festival audience favorites,
like the Tall Tale Contest, Local Legends, Master Storytellers, and more!

Please save the dates for a magical weekend of stories and hometown hospitality in Downs!

Thank you to our sponsors!

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