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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Donate to our festival today and you can become a WOS Sustaining Member*!

Please join us in becoming a Sustaining Member of the unique cultural experience that is Word of South. This event takes place annually in the heart of beautiful Tallahassee, Cascades Park, and showcases local and national authors and musicians. A majority of the events are free to the public, and with your support, we can keep it that way!

As a Sustaining Member you will receive:

Preferred parking throughout the weekend

Preferred seating for main stage performances

Access to VIP lounge

Recognition on the Word of South website

Recognition on a special banner to be hung on the main amphitheater stage

New Sustaining Membership Levels:

Starting Sustaining Member:

If you are 35 or younger, you can enjoy all the benefits of a Sustaining Member for just $100.


With a standard contribution of at least $250, you can receive all of the benefits detailed above to enjoy the VIP WOS experience.

Super Sustaining Member:

For a gift of $500 or more you will receive all of the standard Sustaining Member benefits plus a sampling of books by festival authors and an invitation to the Saturday evening Artist Party at the Edison.

Your generous gift will help continue this festival for years to come. Thank you for joining our sponsors in making literature and music accessible to all in our community.

*A membership may include up to two people!

Privacy Policy

Word of South will never share your name, contact information, or credit card number with an outside entity or individual. Word of South will keep your name and contact information to communicate with you regarding the Word of South Festival, annual events, and to send your Sustaining Member or Sponsorship goodies to you, but will never use your information to promote events or products unrelated to the Word of South Festival.