October 8 – 10, 2021

The annual Paris Storytelling Festival is held in the beautiful and architecturally significant towns of Paris and Carlisle, Kentucky, surrounded by charming Bluegrass horse farms and historical culture. The festival is geared to the old and the new, bringing together counties steeped in tradition yet open to the youth of tomorrow. Stories, music, history and hospitality abound as the communities come together to celebrate and share their love of story.


  • Rogers Barde
  • Bluegrass Garden Club
  • Bourbon Community Hospital
  • Bourbon County Fiscal Court
  • Carlisle Rotary Club
  • CMWA
  • Country Friends Homemakers
  • Eads Hardware
  • Judy Ferrell
  • First Christian Church Disciples¬†of Christ
  • Godolphin Farm
  • Hinkle Holding Company, LLC
  • David & Stacy Jude/The Parsonage
  • Kentucky Bank
  • Julie Leatherwood
  • John & Rita Mayer
  • McConnell Real Estate
  • Morehead State University Document Services
  • Paul Muhollem & Valerie Cravens
  • Paris Bourbon County Tourism
  • Paris City Commission
  • Retired¬†Teachers Association
  • Kenney Roseberry
  • Kay Thomas
  • Dr. Amanda Thornberry
  • Traditional Bank
  • Buck & Sue Woodford