NEW DATE!! BCWAF is merging with the NC Rhododendron Festival and will now be held on JUNE 20!!

Saturday, JUNE 20, 2015 : 10am - 5pm


New! The Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Festival is merging with Bakersville's other cornerstone event, the NC Rhododendron Festival! Please note the new date: JUNE 20th!!

Applying for the 2015 Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Festival:

For artists, click on the "Artist Info" tab above.

For a Non-Profit Exhibitor Application or a
 Food Vendor Application (non-profits only now!), click on the "Music/Food/Non-Profs" tab above.

Info For Visitors

Please visit our "Directions" and "About BCWAF" pages for more information about us and how to get here.

No animals will be permitted in the immediate Festival area surrounding the juried artists & food vendors. We love our furry friends, but health & safety regulations do not allow for their presence at the Festival. Thanks for understanding!


We would like to acknowledge our generous 2015 sponsors. The following people and organizations stepped up to the plate, pledging funds that allowed us to continue bringing this truly special event to you:

Bakersville Improvement Group
Jack & Carolyn Riley
Allison Bouvee & Mary Vogel (Birdtown Guest Houses)
Su Griggs
Anita Blackwell (Ya Ya Yoga) & Kent Dauderman (WNC Rentals)
Jann Welch (Bakersville Bed & Breakfast)
Sue & Lee Roy Ledford (Mountain Professionals)
Rob Heffron & Robbie Bell (Speckled Dog Pottery)
Vaughn & Sandy Grisham
Harper Wilson (Tree House Mountain Realty)
Jacque Baker
David & Gloria Hoeppner
Bob & Kay Rodgers
Katherine McCarty
Trixi Keenan
Barbara Elliott
Chuck Young & Deana Blanchard (Selena Glass & Metal)
Terry & Sue Gandy
and, as always... "Anonymous"!

The Bakersville Historic Courthouse Foundation, our fiscal agent, is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization, therefore any donations made to the Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Festival are fully tax deductible. Please visit our donations page, if you would like to help keep our festival up & running! Thanks for your support!