Thursday, June 8, 2017

What Story Will You Hear at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival?

There are some events that bring entertainment, some that bring culture, and some that benefit the community in important ways. The Timpanogos Storytelling Festival does all that and more. The festival happens in Lehi, UT, and celebrates the art of storytelling while promoting language and literacy in schools. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday after Labor Day, the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival comes to tell a story you’ll enjoy hearing. Some of the most famous storytellers in the West come to the festival, meaning you’d better have your imagination fired up and ready to go.

There’s plenty to do here in Provo, UT! When you plan your vacation here, be sure to download the free Vacation Guide from the historic Hines Mansion. We want you to have the very best time here in Provo. That’s why you can trust our suggestions for incredible things to do while you’re here!

Great Stories and More at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

An annual Provo tradition since 1990, the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival brings in fantastic storytellers from all over. It began as a backyard neighborhood event, and now is the biggest storytelling festival in the West. Each year, the festival gains popularity and attendance for its renowned storytelling competitions, benevolent literacy campaigns, and more! Here’s what you’ll experience.

Electric Park

September 7-8: School Events in the morning and afternoon

September 8: Bedtime Stories at 6:30 p.m.

September 9: Laughin’ Night (location 2) at 8:00 p.m.

Show Barn

September 7-8: School Events in the morning and afternoon

September 9: Shivers in the Night (Ghost Stories)

Ashton Gardens

September 7: Timpanogos Storytelling Conference from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Look Who’s Talking--Garden Festival Tents at 7:00 p.m.

September 8-9: Friday and Saturday Daytime Events--Garden Festival Tents

September 9: My Favorite Stories at the Garden Amphitheater at 8:00 p.m.

September 9: Laughin’ Night (location 1) at 8:00 p.m.

Read more on locations and events.

What You Need to Know

Event Addresses

Ashton Gardens, Thanksgiving Point

3900 Garden Dr, Lehi, UT 84043

Electric Park & Show Barn, Thanksgiving Point

3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043


Ticket prices vary between single event tickets and weekend passes. Be sure to buy your tickets in advance to take advantage of the Early Bird Prices!

Stay in a Storybook Mansion During Your Festival Weekend

What could complete your Timpanogos Storytelling Festival experience better than a stay at the historic Hines Mansion in Provo? We’re just a short drive from the festival, and right in the middle of the best things to do in the area. You’ll love staying in a whimsical mansion where every room tells a different, unique story. Browse our availability and you’ll see exactly what we mean. Pick your room and contact us today to reserve your stay! Plus, if you need more ideas for ways to spend your time outside of the festival, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide!