Artist Marketplace

artists marketBear on the Square’s juried Artist Market is one of North Georgia’s finest markets of traditional crafts, featuring a remarkable collection of one-of-a-kind, handmade items from the mountain region’s best artists.

Held around the Historic Public Square in Dahlonega, the Artist Marketplace presents juried work from an impressiveOwl painting group of approximately 85 regional artists, including local resident and noted folk artist Billy Roper. Fiber and textiles, folk arts, furniture/woodworking, glass and metal, jewelry, mixed media, drawing and painting, photography, pottery, and jams, jelly, honey, candles, and soaps are almost always represented.


See you in 2022!

Festival Dates:
April 23-24, 2022

Tentative Opening Night Auction:
April 22, 2022 (to be confirmed)

Previous schedule:
2019 Bear on the Square Program


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1015
Dahlonega, GA 30533