Azalea Storytelling Festival

March 4-6, 2016

Azalea Storytelling Festival The 20th Anniversary celebration of the much-anticipated, annual Azalea Storytelling Festival will take place March 4-6 at Callaway Auditorium on LaGrange College’s Campus. This beloved, family-friendly opportunity offers a weekend-long schedule of events featuring nationally recognized storytellers including: Donald Davis, Michael Reno Harrell, Barbara McBride-Smith, Ed Stivender, and Carol Cain as Emcee. 

The Festival draws approximately 2,500 people each year, with almost 200 patrons attending from 23 states and several foreign countries.  Founded in 1997, the ASF has become a model of community organization, cooperation, and collaboration, and continues to see some of Georgia’s and the nation’s premier storytellers on its stage.   The organizations, which support this superb event, are the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Development Authority, West Georgia Technical College, Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library, the Troup County School System, LaGrange Tourism Bureau, the WestPoint Fund, and LaGrange College.
For additional information, to view a full schedule of events, and to purchase tickets go to: . Tickets may also be purchased in the LSPA Business Office Monday-Thursday between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. or onsite at the event. Advance ticket purchases are, however, recommended to avoid potential lines the day of the event.

Festival Location
Callaway Auditorium

LaGrange College Campus
801 Dallis Street
LaGrange, Ga. 30240

For more information please contact:
Lafayette Society for Performing Arts
P.O. Box 1448
LaGrange, Georgia 30241


Nationally Acclaimed Tellers:
  • Donald Davis
  • Michael Reno Harrell
  • Barbara McBride Smith
  • Ed Stivender


  • Carol Cain
    Master of Ceremonies

(purchase tickets)
Full-Weekend Festival:
    Adult $45
    Student $22

Friday Night ONLY:
    Adult $20
    Student $12

Saturday All-Day:
    Adult $35
    Student $17.

Purchase by individual session:

Saturday Morning
    Adult $15
    Student $7

Saturday Afternoon
    Adult $15
    Student $7

Saturday Evening
    Adult $20
    Student $12