20th Year of Bear Festival in 2016 with Special Events
Bear on the Square will present its 20th Annual Festival in 2016. That's right, 20 years of great bluegrass, old time, and authentic Appalachian arts and crafts.
As the third weekend in April 2016 draws nearer, keep an eye out for planned special events calling attention to the upcoming 20th annual event.
A new CD celebrating the 20th Annual Bear is in the works! It's in production and will feature MainStage favorites through the years. More news coming...
To learn how the Bear Festival came into being, read the story entitled Dahlonega's Bear under the Press Releases tab in the Press Kit section of this website's home page. Also note the photo by Kate Brehe which was taken on the day of the bear cub visited Dahlonega's Historic Public Square.