2017 Event Itinerary 

6:30pm - Gates Open for Admission


  • Enjoy Face Painting 
  • Fall Themed Coloring Activities
  • Farm Animal Feedings
  • Native American teepee, courtesy of Matthew Black-Eagle Man
  • Concession Open - Food Available for Purchase

7:30 - 9pm

  • Storytelling Begins under big top tent
  • Concession Open - Food Available for Purchase

Named after Louisville’s first settlement, the Corn Island Storytelling Festival was a nationally known autumn fixture that drew thousands of fans for three decades before ending its run in 2007. Now back and better than ever! The Corn Island Storytelling Festival will feature a variety of wonderful Storytellers! Past Storyteller have included: Bob Thompson, Roberta Brown, Mary Hamilton & Octavia Sexton! The evening will be filled with stories and activities sure to please all ages. Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this fun Louisville tradition set against the backdrop of our 1795 Historic Barn!

Thank you to everyone who came out to this year’s Corn Island Storytelling Festival! We had record breaking crowds and a great time was had by all! We hope to see you back out next year for another successful evening of entertainment filled with fantastically spooky stories & folklore! Stay-tuned for detail to come for next year’s event!