15th Annual La Crosse Storytelling Festival

Friday, September 8th and Saturday, September 9th, 

Myrick Park Main Shelter in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

2017 Performers on Saturday

  • Beth Horner
  • Kevin Kling
  • Stuart Stotts
  • Truly Remarkable Loon

Visit 2017 Performers page for more information.

2017 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 $3.00 off admission
  • Hot dogs, beverages, and snacks are available for purchase. Complimentary Witches Brew available at intermission.
  • Diane Breeser, or her alter ego, will be the emcee.
  • 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.


2017 Sponsors


2017 Schedule

  • Children’s Area from 12:15pm to 4:30pm
  • Afternoon Tent from 1pm to 4:30pm
  • Evening Tent from 4:30pm to 9:45pm

Visit the 2017 Schedule for more information.

Get Involved

Festival Steering Committee