Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk

For more information, contact Dalleen Jackson at 828.233.3205 or  


Get your 2017 Bear before they’re gone!

2017 Bearfootin' Sponsor Application

A tremendous thanks to our 2016 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’! Call us today to reserve your 2017 bear!


2016 Bear Sponsors

  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • American Legion Post
  • Mainstay/Safelight
  • Blue Ridge Humane Society Board of Directors & Volunteers
  • Pardee Hospital
  • Habitat for Humanity Staff & Volunteers
  • Hendersonville Community Theater
  • The Salvation Army
  • Friends of Carl Sandburg
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Horizon Heating & Air Conditioning and WHIT's Frozen Custard
  • Hendersonville Bar Association
  • Hendersonville Sister Cities
  • Wingate University
  • Joyce & Don Huber
  • One Hundred Block: Sherman's Sports & Army Store, Moe's Original BBQ, Scarlet, Attorneys Title, Homestead Fine Linens & Carolina Cottages
  • Mast General Store
  • Hannah Flanagan's
  • Carolina Specialties Construction



Bear Reveal

May 12, 2017

Come see the bears revealed one-by-one at the First Citizens Bank Plaza. Music by Bill Berg starts at 4:30 followed by the reveal at 5:30.




Bear Auction

October 21, 2017

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!


Music and Bidder Registration
starts at 2:30
Live Auction starts at 4:30
Location: Historic Courthouse Plaza, Main Street

Limited seating will be available.