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Looking forward to the 2023 Festival! 

Join us on April 28-29!

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 2023

2023 Festival features a great lineup!

We know you are looking forward to listening to the lineup we have planned for you in 2023. Kevin Kling, Rev. Robert Jones, Megan Hicks, Brian "Fox" Ellis, and Mo Reynolds all in one Festival weekend!  Festival favorites are invited along with new voices for stories from all genres for all ages. 

29th 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 28-29, 2023, 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!

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