The Clarence River Arts Festival is an annual event run by the Lower Clarence Arts & Crafts Association that is held at the Maclean Showground every year in July.

The festival includes an exhibition across nine sections with over $12,000 in prize money on offer. Both professionals and enthusiast of the arts and crafts are encouraged to enter.

Fine Art 
Patchwork & Quilting 
Wearable Art 
Creative Needlework 
Youth & Junior Art The Festival opening night will be on Thursday 12th July 2018 at 6pm and the following times over the weekend.

Friday 13th July 9am to 4pm 
Saturday 14th July 9am to 4pm 
Sunday 15th July 9am to 2.30pm