Artisan Haven:

Celebrating Wisconsin's Creative Spirit

Saturday, June 8th from 9 am - 4 pm on Maple Avenue

Discover the vibrant tapestry of creativity woven into the highly curated art market along Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Featuring nearly 100 local artists, this bustling hub celebrates the rich diversity of artistic expression within the region. From traditional paintings and sculptures to avant-garde installations and mixed media creations, the market showcases a kaleidoscope of art mediums including oil, acrylic, jewelry, watercolor, ceramics, glasswork, textiles, photography, and woodworking. Each artist is meticulously selected through a juried process, ensuring a dynamic array of talents where no two offerings are alike. Nestled in what locals affectionately call the “art district,” Maple Avenue is also home to the Dodge County Center for the Arts, currently hosting a captivating quilt show and a mesmerizing peony art exhibit. Meanwhile, the adjacent Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre and world renowned portrait artist, Stephen Bennett invites visitors to participate in the Community Portrait of Hero Paint-A-Tile event, adding an interactive dimension to this cultural enclave. Whether you’re an art enthusiast or a curious passerby, the Maple Avenue art market promises an unforgettable exploration of Wisconsin’s artistic spirit. View our art market map and vendor list here.
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Art Market at the Wisconsin Arts & Peony Festival Beaver Dam Wisconsin

Brushstrokes of Wisconsin

A Kaleidoscope of Local Arts Creations

Live Music

Wisconsin Arts and Peony Festival Beaver Dam Art Market

The Wisconsin Arts and Peony Festival bursts with lively live music, enriching the ambiance of both the art and farmers markets. At the Art Market on Maple Avenue, visitors groove to the classic rock covers of Buck Fifty from 9 am to Noon, followed by the soothing acoustic melodies and diverse repertoire spanning from the 1950s to the present by David Mazzie from Noon to 4 pm. The seamless fusion of art and music elevates the festival’s charm. Meanwhile, over at the Farmers Market on the corner of Spring and Henry Streets, Elwood Lee croons 70s covers and a blend of country and rock from 9 am to Noon, adding another layer of authenticity to the festivities. Whether admiring artistic creations or browsing fresh produce, attendees are treated to a symphony of sounds that enriches their festival experience.

Food Trucks

Yum Yum Thai Food Truck Beaver Dam Wisconsin Art Market

At the Wisconsin Arts and Peony Festival’s Art Market, a delightful array of food trucks awaits, enhancing the sensory experience of the event. Yum Yum Thai Kitchen satisfies cravings with authentic Thai flavors, while Dell Prairie Kettle Corn offers irresistible popcorn treats. Flip’s Mini Donuts serves up freshly fried delights, while Dam Chicken grills savory poultry dishes. Palenque’s Mexican Bar & Grill delights with traditional Mexican cuisine, and Annabelle’s will be serving up a variety of delicious Cedar Crest ice cream flavors. Big Blue Yummy tempts with gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, while the Shiver Shack brings whimsy with cotton candy, lemonade, and energizing drinks. Love pizza? Marco’s pizza will be selling pizza by the slice.