Ocala Storytelling Festival


About the Festival

Stories for Everyone....

Three to One Hundred and Three

In 1998, Ocala held its first storytelling festival presented by a small group of enthusiastic and dedicated members of the Ocali Storytelling Guild and the Brick City Center for the Arts.  The festival was host to 1,300 school children and story lovers from all over the community.  With each successive festival the number of devotees has expanded and the festival has grown in richness and diversity.  This year, public and private school students will, once again, have the opportunity to attend the festival to hear every imaginable kind of story.  Later, at the public concert, the audience will be entertained and enlightened by tales from some of the best tellers the nation and this area have to offer. So come...feel welcome...and rediscover the magic of storytelling at the


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14th Annual Ocala Storytelling Festival!

April 29th, 2011


You Are Visitor

The Stories

On several pages of this website you can hear stories from our local guild members. We hope you enjoy them...but if you need to stop the story, there is a button at the bottom of each page. These are the tellers and stories you are hearing:

Home: Don Leonard tells his story "Hen and Biddies"
General Information: Don tells his story "Deposit Bottles"
Festival Schedule: Jeremy Evans tells his story "Grandad and Cotton"