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Looking forward to the 2022 Festival! 

Join us on April 22-23!

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 2022

2022 Festival features a great lineup!

We know you are looking forward to listening to the line-up we have planned for you in 2022. Andy Offutt Irwin, Kim Weitkamp-Gum, Regi Carpenter, Don White, and Phil S. Dixon, all in one Festival weekend!  Festival favorites have been invited along with new voices for stories from all genres for all ages. 

28th 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 22-23, 2022, 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, Story Shed and more!

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

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