Storytelling Festival opens 20th year
Starts 9/28/2018 @ 9:45 AM Ends 9/29/2018 @ 10:00 PM
Location Cave Run Lake
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Join America's most beloved storytellers in a beautiful mountain lakeside setting.  The Cave Run Storytelling Festival will open its 20th year on the last weekend in September.

Performances begin at 9:45 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday, September 28-29.  Evening performances begin at 7 p.m.  Ghost stories take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Stories are told in large tents on the shore of Cave Run Lake at Twin Knobs Recreation Area in the Daniel Boone National Forest located west of Morehead. 

These talented artists will take you away to other times and places through the art of storytelling.

Essential information:

Special rates are available for school groups on Thursday and Friday.  School information is mailed in early August and is available on the festival website.  

Family camping is available at Twin Knobs Recreation Area Campground adjacent to the festival area.

The festival area is handicapped accessible.

Food vendors and a sales tent offering storyteller merchandise and festival souvenirs are available throughout the festival.

General public advance registration:

Register by September 14 and save.  There are two ways to pre-register.

1.  Purchase festival tickets on-line at or

2.  Fill out advance registration form, enclose check payable to Cave Run Storytelling Festival, and mail to Cave Run Storytelling Festival, P. O. Box 1364, Morehead, KY 40351.

For school registration, visit and click on the link for School Advance Registration.