Celebrating Art in Geauga County
The Chardon Square Association’s annual Arts Festival is held on the first Sunday of August on beautiful, historic Chardon Square. Chardon Square is located at the intersection of Routes 44 and 6, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This juried, outdoor show is free to attend and will host over 100 artists both local and out of state, providing a wonderful opportunity for a day of shopping and dining in a park like-setting. It is estimated that 5,000 people enjoy this beautiful show each year.
The artists represented will cover many different genres including; painting, stained glass, leather, fabric art, wood carving, pottery, photography, weaving, copper, jewelry, stone cutting and more.
Artists that are featured come from around the country, as well as from our own back yard. This year’s Featured Local Artist is Pat Ingram of Brushworks Studio and resides in Chardon. Pat has a beautiful new Botanical Collection, as well as a fabulous painting of Chardon Square at Maple Festival time. This painting was created specially for the show.
A great selection of restaurants will be open on the Square during the festival for your dining pleasure, as well as food vendors at the show. While on the Square, enjoy shopping in a variety of shops and boutiques that will also be open.
Please note that no dogs will be allowed in the park during the festival. This city ordinance will be enforced by the Chardon Police Department.