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4th Annual Story Crossroads Festival

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Presented by Story Crossroads at Murray City Park, Salt Lake City UT

May 15 2019
4th Annual Story Crossroads Festival

Enjoy 15 professional story artists alongside 40 community tellers at the culminating annual Salt Lake County, Utah-based storytelling festival in Murray and South Jordan.

Join in the gathering of people across generations and cultures to celebrate story. Story Crossroads is the culminating event of selected youth, adult, and senior tellers in the Salt Lake Valley as well as featuring performers that merge song, dance, and visual arts with the art of storytelling. Featuring 15 professional story artists including worldwide renown Noa Baum, Oba William King, and Omar and Lori Hansen. American Sign Language, Spanish, and Audio Descriptions available for all

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Go to the Story Crossroads online store and be able to add to your cart both types of tickets for student/senior and adult.

You can also order the student/senior or adult tickets separately as seen here.

$3.00/adult ticket, click here to order

$1.00/student or senior ticket, click here to order

Groups of 10+ are $1.00/person. Homeschooling groups are automatically $1.00/person no matter the size of the group.

The Story Crossroads Festival loves having high-quality storytelling available at affordable rates for individuals and families alike.  Children aged four and under and not students do not need a ticket to attend.  However, parents needs to be aware of their children’s listening sophistication.  Anyone attending is expected to have audience courtesy.

Each ticket is good for one person to attend a portion or the entire 2019 Story Crossroads Festival held on Wednesday, May 15.  Your printed e-receipt can count as admittance or you can verify your purchase with Will Call during the 2019 Story Crossroads Festival itself. Any questions or comments can be directed to or call Rachel Hedman at (801) 870-5799.

Contact: 801-870-5799


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Additional time info:

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Daytime 9:30am-1:30pm at Murray City Park, Murray, UT and Afternoon/Evening 3:00pm-9:00pm at South Jordan Community Center/Heritage Park, free performances Monday-Thursday, May 13-16, 2019, see full schedule at

Special Note for Daytime: Sit-Down & Engaging Story Concerts, starting at 9:30am and end by 12:30pm; Hands-On Storytelling Activities, starting at 10:30am and end by 1:30pm

Headliner Story Artists: Noa Baum, Oba William King, Omar & Lori Hansen

Featured Story Artists: Carol Esterreicher, Dale Boam, David Bullock, Jim Luter, Joan Effiong, Karl Behling, Laurie Allen, Meadowlark String Band Storytellers (Roz Newmark and Melissa Chilinski), Melva Gifford, Nino Reyos, Sam Payne, Suzanne Decaria, Suzanne Hudson

Hands-On Activity Presenters during Afternoon/Evening during “We All Have Stories” Family Marketplace: Utah REACH (Utah Pirate) with pirate ship and imaginative play, Story Train, Mountain Man Petting Zoo; and much more


Daytime–Murray City Park, 495 E. 5300 S., Murray, UT

Evening–South Jordan Community Center/Heritage Park, 10778 S. Redwood Rd., South Jordan, UT (also share same parking lot)

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Noa Baum - Israeli Storyteller


  • Enjoy this barely over 1-minute video to give you hints on what to expect for the 4th Annual Story Crossroads Festival on May 15, 2019 as well as free performances to the public May 13-16, 2019 throughout Salt Lake County, Utah. Go to for full schedule.


Murray City Park

296 East Murray Park Avenue, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

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Musician; Poet; Writer; UDAM Teaching Artist | Yemisi Agbebi is a Singer–Songwriter/ Educator / Author / Storyteller / Poet / Speaker / Culture advocate from Nigeria, West Africa. She has spent the last thirteen years offering cultural education consultation for schools through curriculum enrichment and provides education to students about the diversified and enriched African culture.
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