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Cave Run Storytelling Festival Links


"The Cave Run Storytelling Festival is so strongly programmed and well run, it is no wonder that it is becoming such a favorite of storytelling fans. Add the beauty of the site, convenience of easy parking, and a gorgeous time of year and you'll find Cave Run is a real winner."
D.D., Storyteller

"Think 'Democrats and Republicans together in Kentucky', smell the wild pines of Cave Run and the national park, hear hundreds of people bubbling with stories begot of stories. See the cool water of the lake framed by listening ears. Feel the warmth of real and authentic welcome. Yup, that's the Cave Run Festival."
J.B., Storyteller

"Cave Run Storytelling Festival is one of the top five storytelling festivals in the country."
B.L., Storyteller



"Came for a day and spent the weekend – laughing."R.S., Hanover IN

"I have been coming to the festival since I was a little child.  I am 16 now and I’ve never missed!"
E.R-B, Wellington KY

"This festival is absolutely wonderful. The great variety of tellers in such a beautiful setting makes this event the greatest thing that happens in this region."
L.J., Huntington, WV

"The stories had educational value because some of them provided a historical context that allowed the kids to experience what times were like in the past. Waddie Mitchell made the West a reality for them."
R.C., Cumming, GA

"The Cave Run Storytelling Festival is my favorite way to kick off fall." S.C., Morehead KY

"Love it!  Storytellers this year, last year, the year before, etc., are BRILLIANT!"
L.G., Morehead KY

"Best storytelling festival I have ever been to!  Love it here!" E.H., Wayne, Indiana

"Best entertainment possible.  Keep it going!" M.B., Naples FL