Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk

For more information, contact Dalleen Jackson at 828.233.3205 or  


Make plans now to attend the 2018 Bear Reveal!

  • May 11, 2018
  • First Citizens Bank Plaza on Main Street
  • Gypsy Jazz music by One Leg Up starts at 5:00 
  • Bear reveal starts at 6:00

A tremendous thanks to our Bear Sponsors.

This year’s bears represented a host of non-profits, including some familiar names and some not so familiar to the Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk. We are always thrilled to see the variety of organizations that participate in Bearfootin’! 

  • Apple Valley Railroad Club
  • Attorneys Title, Homestead Fine Linens, Moe's Original BBQ, ReMax, Shermans's Sports & Army Store
  • Blue Ridge Health Foundation
  • Blue Ridge Humane Society
  • Carolina Landscape Management
  • Council On Aging
  • Friends of Habitat
  • Friends of Historic Johnson Farm (Brian and Lindsey Wilson)
  • Harry and Sarah Grymes 
  • Henderson County Heritage Museum
  • Hendersonville Family YMCA
  • Land O'Sky Garden Club
  • Mast General Store
  • Nicholson Company HVAC
  • Safelight
  • Shelly's Jewelry
  • SMSgt David Grover, USAF (ret.) and BOAZ
  • Tapestry Eating Disorder Program
  • United Community Bank 
  • United Way of Henderson County

Bear Auction

  • October 20, 2018
  • Music and  Registration starts at 3:00
  • Live Auction starts at 5:00
  • Historic Courthouse Plaza, Main Street
  • Seating is limited

If you can’t attend the auction but would like to bid on a bear, we can assign a live onsite bidder for you. All you have to do is pick your favorite bear, establish a maximum bid and forward the attached form to We will take care of the rest! 

Get your Proxy Bid form here!

Reserve your 2019 bear. 
Show your creativity and support your favorite non-profit by sponsoring a 2019 Bearfootin' bear!