Bear on the Square Mountain Festival
The 23rd annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival returns to Dahlonega’s historic public square on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, 2019. Pre-festival events, including musicians starting to jam on the square and the Live and Silent Country Auction, are Friday, April 26.
Bear on the Square is an authentic Appalachian Heritage Festival spotlighting bluegrass and old-time music, a juried Artists Market Place featuring traditional mountain crafts, storytelling, free music workshops and demonstrations, local wine and beer, a Sunday Gospel Jam, children’s activities, dancing, and more.
Festival highlights include:
-Friday Night Auction - live and silent! Items include Folk Art, Vintage Bear items, original art, gift certificates from Spas, Wineries, Restaurants, etc and lots more!! $5.00 admission includes food from Shenanigans and Bourbon Street Grille, wine and an auction paddle!
-FREE concerts in the MainStage Tent featuring top-notch bands and performers playing Bluegrass and Old-Time Music. T-shirts for sale in the tent all weekend!
-Moonlight Jam Saturday night led by Jeff Mosier