CLARENCE RIVER ARTS FESTIVAL
Date: Fri 7 - Sun 9 July 2017Location: Maclean Showground, MacleanCall: 02 6645 3700
This year's exhibition will feature; Fine Art, Sculpture, Photography, Patchwork & Quilts, Jewellery, Wearable Art, Creative Needlework, Woodwork, Craft, Youth & Junior Art
Event Date: Sunday 30th September 2018: from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Event Type: Sporting Event
Address: Wooli Sports Ground, Wooli
Contact Name: Kellie
Phone: (02) 6649 7740
Two combatant’s face-off on all fours in a tug-o-war like contest for a cash prize with a thick leather strap tied between their heads.
Australian Open, Yamba 29th October-3rd November
Yamba has always been a strong supporter of waveski surfers, once being home to the Clarence Valley Waveski Club which in its prime was one of the largest and strongest clubs in Australia. The first ever Waveski World Cup was held at Yamba in 1990.
Event Date: TBA October 2017 - Yamba RoundEvent Type: Surfing AustraliaPhone: 02 9349 7055 Website:
The nudie Australian Boardriders Battle is the biggest grassroots club series in the sport's history. In 2016/17, it involves more than 60 of Australia’s best boardriders clubs in eight state qualifying rounds.
Information provided by http://www.clarencetourism.com/events/
Event Date: Thursday 5 July to Sunday 15 July 2018Address: Powell Street, Grafton (map)Website:https://www.crjc.com.au/july-carnival/
Celebrate in style with the Clarence River Jockey Club for the running of the Grafton Cup - the richest non-metropolitan carnival in Australia which attracts crowds in excess of 30,000.
Special functions and extra entertainment are programmed into this exciting event with luncheons, dinners as well as fashion on the field.
Main race days include:Thursday 5 July: Westlawn Grafton Cup Prelude DaySunday 8 July: Grafton Toyota Sth Grafton Cup DayWednesday 11 July: Grafton District Services Club Ramornie Hcp DayThursday 12 July: Grafton Cup DaySunday 15 July: Maclean Cup Day
2018 July Race Programme
Event Date:May each yearEvent Type: Sporting Event, FundraiserAddress:Ford Park, Yamba (map)Contact Name:Aime SalkeldPhone:02 6646 3465Email:Website:http://www.mothersdayclassic.com.au/our-events/regional-event-locations/new-south-wales/yamba/
Date: tba 2017Location: Yamba’s CBD and Flinders ParkWebsite: http://surfingthecoldstream.com.au/
Surfing the Coldstream Festival will be back for the 10th Edition of awesome family friendly fun and promises to be even bigger and better! If you enjoy good food, art and music, then this is where you need to be come October 2017. This free festival celebrates what we cherish about our lifestyle in Yamba:
Just like previous years, the 2017 festival will feature incredible artists from Australia with international reputations,, and talented local musicians. Other attractions include; art and crafts, an ocean-themed kids’ area and parade, street performers, awesome local food, buskers and the amazing community spirit of Yamba residents.
Entertainment will go on throughout from 9am to 10pm in Flinders Park and Yamba’s CBD and entry is absolutely free? Have fun with friends and family outdoors at Surfing the Coldstream Festival. Previous events have not disappointed and by the look of things, neither will this one.
For further details contact Phil Nicholas on 0418 302 465
The Rotary Club of Maclean began The Tour de Woodford in 2008 to bring the community of the Clarence Valley together in a way that gave not only families and individuals the opportunity to have a great time together, but encourage the more competitive rider to pace themselves against their fellow cyclist on one of two open road courses, 25km or 45km.
Yamba River Markets
The Yamba River Market is held on the 4th Sunday of every month and is located at Ford Park on the foreshores of the Clarence River. The market trades from 8 am till 2pm and features local and regional food, craft, art and performing artists in a village atmosphere.In addition to the arts and craft stalls the market also provides free live entertainment, showcasing local emerging talent, touring bands and musicians.
Yamba Farmers Market
The Yamba Farmers Market operates every Wednesday from 7am to 11am at the Whiting Beach car park. The combination of location, community and quality local produce make for a great all-round experience.The range of product for sale includes free-range eggs, honey, chillies and chilli products, rosella jam and organic vegies, gluten-free sweets, pecans, jams, relishes, bread, pork and beef.
Event Date: Friday 9th to Sunday 11th November 2018
Event Type: Exhibition & Show
Address: Yamba & Coldstream Streets, Yamba
Every year the small coastal town of Yamba at the mouth of the Clarence River plays host to hot rod enthusiasts from up and down the Australian east coast for the Yamba Rod Run.
Some splendidly restored modern and vintage rods can be seen tootling around Yamba streets adding an extra layer of colour to the sun and surf.
Further Info at http://www.clarencetourism.com/events/yamba-rod-run/p/720
Want to know more? Follow these links for the latest information:
Clarence Valley Tourism
Yamba Chamber of Commerce
Clarence Valley Council
Yamba Bowling Club
Yamba Golf Club