Mariposa Storytelling Festival


Our Annual Mariposa Storytelling Festival brings you the best storytelling performances every 2nd weekend in March. Spring 2017 will be our 30th Storytelling Festival!

This festival begins in historic Mariposa, with storytelling events on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11. On Sunday, March 12, the festival moves to Yosemite National Park for the finale in the East Auditorium at the Yosemite Valley Visitors Center.

To join our mailing list, please email

Teachers call for Dominican University credit for Festival attendance, (209) 966-3155.

All Festival sites are handicapped accessible. Check the schedule for performances with ASL interpretation for the hearing impaired.

Festival is recommended for ages 8-108. Children’s Concert is on March 11 at 2:00 PM

Lodging: Contact Mariposa County Visitors Center at (866) 425-3366 or visit RV parking at the fairgrounds: (209) 966-2432.

Cover artist is Penny Otwell. Click here to see more of her work.

Our Past Festivals