Mark Your Calendar for the 10th Anniversary Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival
April 12-13, 2024
Join us for two days of family-friendly fun! We'll have storytelling, workshops, a quilt display, and more.
The 2024 Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival will be held at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge, a lovely lakeside venue with plentiful parking and a terrific view of the surrounding area. You're in for a treat! The address is 3499 US-76, Young Harris, GA 30582.
Our featured tellers for the 2024 festival are listed below (click on their names to learn more about them)
Michael Reno Harrell
Tickets are on sale now! Take advantage of our early-bird specials through Eventbrite: https://2024gmsf.eventbrite.com. We offer discounts for senior citizens, military personnel, college students, students/teachers, individuals with disabilities, and low-income individuals who can attend for free. The maximum in-person ticket price (at the door) is $20 per day or $35 for two days. Online viewing tickets are $10 each.
You can stay on-site for the festival! To take advantage of the fantastic festival discount on rooms at The Ridges, call 706-896-2262, ext. #1, and ask for the GMSTF2024 block. Rooms are filling fast, and the discounted block will close on February 12th, so reserve your room today!
Click here for a draft of the festival schedule.
Whether you’re planning to bring students to the festival or share it with them online, we hope you’ll look at our festival guide for teachers. It includes information about the storytellers, storytelling activities to use with students, and other resources. Click here for the guide.
Click here for a map of the festival venue.
The festival is made possible each year by donations from generous individuals and businesses. If you would like more information on how to become involved as a sponsor, please click here.
The festival is entirely volunteer-run. Many jobs and shifts are available. In exchange for working a shift, volunteers will receive a free festival ticket, a t-shirt, and the undying gratitude of the organizers. Click here for more information and to sign up.
For more information on our organization and this year's festival, stay tuned to our website or email us at email@example.com.