18th Annual La Crosse Storytelling Festival

Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25

The Pump House Regional Art Center in the Art District of downtown La Crosse.-

2019 Performers on Saturday

  • To be announced!

Visit 2020 Performers page for more information–soon.

2019 Friday Night–Tales of the Creepy and Scary

  • Doors open at 6:00 and the stories start at 6:30
    • Stories in the first half of the night are for all ages; after the intermission, they get scarier.
  • Bring a library card and receive $4.00 off admission
  • Beverages and snacks are available for purchase. Complimentary Witches Brew available at intermission..
  • Join us for the fun……..if you dare!!!

Luna Story Slam at the Fest

It’s your turn!!! The story slam is open to all audience members with a story to share. No theme this time–anything goes! Bring a 5 minute (or less story) to be judged by friendly audience members.Stories are from 4:30-5:20 and then the winner will be invited to share their story again at the beginning of the Cabaret at 6:05.

2019 Sponsors


2019 Schedule (tentative)

  • Children’s Area from 11am to 2:15pm
  • Afternoon Performances from 2:15pm to 5:30pm
  • LUNA¬† 5:45-6:45
  • Evening Performances from 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Visit the 2018 Schedule for more information.

Get Involved

Festival Steering Committee