Yamba / Clarence Valley Events

Major Annual Events in the Clarence Valley, Brooms Head, Yamba, Iluka, Grafton, Harwood and more

 

 

 

 

 



 


 

What's on in Yamba / Gig Guide / Dates for Your Diary 2018

Download the Clarence Tourism Calendar of Events here

Month

Day

Event

Location

More Info

January

14th

Yamba Family Fun Day

Yamba Main Beach

0417 002 682

14th Pignic Races Iluka Bowling Club  
26th Maclean Lions Club Billy Cart Derby Maclean

Ken Crampton 02 6645 3253

March

 

  31st March-30th April

Plunge Art and Culture Festival

Yamba & Clarence Valley

Clarence Valley Council (02) 6645 0015

TBA Lower Clarence 2018 Relay For Life Yamba

Abby Wallace 0438 688 005

TBA Mind, Body and Soul Festival Yamba

Katrina Shailer 0434 761 362

 

 

 

 

 

April

 

 

 

 

 

TBA

Maclean Highland Gathering

Maclean

Diane Latta (02) 6645 5771

TBA Yamba Triathlon Festival Yamba (02) 4423 7775
TBA Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod Maclean Karen Mckenna (02) 6645 8322

May

TBA

Maclean Agricultural Show

Maclean

Nerida Dufficy 0487 140 572

TBA

Grafton Agricultural Show

Grafton

Carol McDonald (02) 6642 2240

June

TBA

Grafton Truck Show

Grafton

0407 815 026

TBA

6th Annual Lower Clarence Music Eisteddfod

Maclean

Doug Towner (02) 6645 2063

TBA

Grafton Speedway- Vintage Festival

Grafton

David Lander 0408 222 906

TBA Clarence River Masters Swim Club Yamba

Tim Cashman 02 6646 397

TBA Brooms Head 3B's Fun Run Brooms Head

Ken 02 6646 3253

TBA Harmony Day Harwood Hotel  

July

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     5th -15th

   July Horse Racing Carnival

Grafton

CRJC (02) 6642 2566

5th Westlawn Prelude Day Grafton CRJC (02) 6642 2566
8th South Grafton Cup Day Grafton CRJC (02) 6642 2566
11th Ramornie Handicap Day Grafton CRJC (02) 6642 2566
12th Grafton Cup Day Grafton CRJC (02) 6642 2566
15th    Maclean Cup Day Grafton CRJC (02) 6642 2566
TBA Clarence River Arts Festival Maclean Showground (02) 6645 3700

TBA

Merlin's Psychic Fair

Yamba

Yamba Bowling Club 0429 644 129

TBA Maclean Veterans Week of Golf Maclean Geoff Grayson 0409 030 751
TBA Glenreach Timber Festival Glenreagh Judith Hansen (02) 6649 2134
August 11th - 12th Battle Cup Challenge Yamba www.battlecup.com.au
TBA Coast 2 Course - Cystic Fibrosis Walk Brooms Head Tracey (02) 6645 2222
TBA Yamba Veterans Week of Golf Yamba John Daley 0417 673 723
17th - 19th Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival Nymboida Laena Stephenson (02) 6649 4155
TBA Tim the Bream Fishing Classic Harwood  
September TBA Jacaranda Ball Grafton Donna Hunt (02) 6642 3959
TBA Maclean Swap Meet Maclean Bob Gray (02) 6645 2950
TBA IPSA Family Fun Day Iluka IPSA (02) 6646 6177
TBA Yamba Gourmet Street Food Festival Yamba Yamba Golf and Country Club (02) 6646 2104
October TBA Bridge to Bridge Ski Race Grafton Mark Stephenson 0412 282 280
TBA Quota Annual Art and Craft Fair Yamba 0434 430 754
TBA Australian National Goanna Pulling Wooli Kellie Blacksell (02) 6649 7740
TBA Eat Street Yamba Yamba Yamba Rotary Club 0418 764 060
TBA Grafton Zombie Walk Grafton Clarence Valley Youth (02) 6642 0954
TBA Yamba Yoga Festival Yamba RLSC (02) 6646 8822
TBA Clarence River High Tea Calliope Kristy McGrath 0418 731 123
TBA The Clarence 100 Copmanhurst - Yamba 0433 155 953
TBA Yamba Euchre Tournament Yamba Graeme Routson 0427 184 366
TBA Clarence Valley Country Muster Calliope Wendy Gordon 0432 741 947
TBA 83rd Jacaranda Festival Grafton Donna Hunt (02) 6642 3959
TBA Yamba Zombie Walk Yamba Clarence Valley Youth (02) 6642 0954
November 9th - 11th Yamba Rod Run Yamba Lewi Falzon (02) 6685 0107
TBA Jacaranda Thursday Grafton Donna Hunt (02) 6642 3959
TBA Twilight Riverlight Festival Grafton Donna Hunt (02) 6642 3959
TBA Jacaranda Float Procession Grafton Donna Hunt (02) 6642 3959
TBA BRSC Bridge to Breakers Harwood Wayne Culph (02) 6645 5020
December TBA Grafton City Head of the River Rowing Regatta Grafton Neville Doughan 0408 371 892
TBA Grafton Rowing Club Regatta Grafton Lyndall Burchell (02) 6642 1471
TBA Maclean Twilight Rodeo Maclean Bruce Green 0427 937 498
TBA Yamba Family Carnival Yamba 0409 309 244
January 2019 1st Yamba Twilight Street Market Yamba  

 

Yamba River Markets

Yamba River Markets

2016-09-25 - 2016-09-25 | Map

The Yamba River Markets are on the fourth Sunday of the month, located at Ford Park on the foreshores of the beautiful, scenic Clarence River. There's always something new at the ...more

Yamba Farmers Market

Yamba Farmers Market

2017-07-19 - 2017-07-19 | Map

The Yamba Farmers Market operates every Wednesday at the Whiting Beach car park. The range of products for sale includes free-range eggs, honey, chillies and chilli products, rose...more

Mal's Blues Bar

Mal's Blues Bar

2017-11-26 - 2017-11-26 | Map

Yamba Golf and Country Club's back deck becomes a 'blues central' on the last Sunday of every month with Australia's premier electric guitarist Mal Eastick and monthly invitational...more

Battle Cup Challenge

Battle Cup Challenge

2018-08-10 - 2018-08-10 | Map

Battle Cup Challenge is the ultimate competitive knock-out assault obstacle gauntlet to test your strength, speed, and agility. There will be three race categories to choose from. ...more

Tim The Bream  Yamba Fishing Classic

Tim The Bream Yamba Fishing Classic

2018-09-01 - 2018-09-01 | Map

Yamba's famous annual 'Tim the Bream' national fishing titles will return to Ford Park Yamba NSW and the Clarence River in August with a prize pool of over AUD30,000. The featur...more

Eat Street Yamba

Eat Street Yamba

2018-09-30 - 2018-09-30 | Map

Eat Street Yamba is an afternoon food market being held 4pm to 8pm in Coldstream Street Yamba. There will be plenty of food stalls including Rotary's barbecue, cold foods, nibbles...more

Yamba Rod Run

Yamba Rod Run

2018-11-09 - 2018-11-09 | Map

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. Some splendidly restor...more

Iluka Markets

Iluka Markets

2017-06-04 - 2017-06-04 | Map

Run on the first Sunday of the month and set amongst the trees on the Iluka Sports Ground, the Iluka Markets have become widely recognised as having a friendly and relaxing atmosph...more

Maclean Highland Gathering

Maclean Highland Gathering

2017-04-14 - 2017-04-14 | Map

Grab your kilt and get to Maclean, the 'Scottish Town in Australia'. Walk among the clans that invade the town for the Highland Gathering every Easter from around the country. Pip...more

Maclean Community Monthly Markets

Maclean Community Monthly Markets

2018-02-10 - 2018-02-10 | Map

Maclean Community Markets are held on the second Saturday of each month in the main car park, near the Maclean Bowling Club. Stalls offer an array of items including jewellery, clo...more

Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod

Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod

2018-04-27 - 2018-04-27 | Map

From ballet to jazz, modern to tap and even song and dance, the Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod is full of competition and entertainment. An annual event in the lovely township of ...more

Music Eisteddfod - Lower Clarence

Music Eisteddfod - Lower Clarence

2018-06-16 - 2018-06-16 | Map

Making music is one of the most wonderful past times in life. Their Eisteddfod is a celebration of vocal, instrumental and everything in between. They have choirs, big and small, s...more

Arts, Crafts and Quilts - Annual Exhibition

Arts, Crafts and Quilts - Annual Exhibition

2018-07-13 - 2018-07-13 | Map

The Lower Clarence Arts and Crafts Association's Annual Open Arts and Crafts Exhibition will include displays of fine art, patchwork and quilting, creative needlework, fabric and f...more

Maclean Macmarket Day

Maclean Macmarket Day

2019-01-05 - 2019-01-05 | Map

The Maclean MacMarket is an annual market held on the first Saturday of the year hosted by Lions in the main street of the town. Thousands of people descend to this riverside vil...more

Grafton Farmers Market

Grafton Farmers Market

2016-11-17 - 2016-11-17 | Map

The Grafton Farmers Market continues to attract new stallholders while still maintaining its core of regulars. The market is held weekly on a Thursday, in the Christ Church Cathedr...more

Grafton Jacaranda Festival

Grafton Jacaranda Festival

2017-10-28 - 2017-10-28 | Map

From the last weekend in October to the first weekend of November every year the longest running floral festival in Australia, the Grafton Jacaranda Festival, is held under canopie...more

Steve Grace Shed Night Tour

Steve Grace Shed Night Tour

2018-01-26 - 2018-01-26 | Map

Steve Grace recently released his latest CD Slim Dusty Songs: A Tribute to Australia’s King of Country on the opening night of the Slim Dusty Country Music Festival. Over 600 peo...more

Cinema Under the Stars Grafton

Cinema Under the Stars Grafton

2018-02-02 - 2018-02-02 | Map

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is Australia's largest free outdoor cinema program and is coming to Grafton! Event kicks off at 5.30pm with a fantastic line-up of fam...more

Iluka Rowing Regatta

Iluka Rowing Regatta

2018-02-25 - 2018-02-25 | Map

It is the Iluka Rowing Regatta, but they hold it in Grafton, because there is no better place to row than in front of Memorial Park - the river is wide, it's easy access and there ...more

Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic

Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic

2018-05-12 - 2018-05-12 | Map

This one day event, beginning in Grafton passing through Glen Innes and finishing in Inverell, is a 228 kilometre ride over some of the most demanding terrain in worldwide cycling,...more

State Hockey Championships - Under 15 Girls

State Hockey Championships - Under 15 Girls

2018-05-25 - 2018-05-25 | Map

State Hockey Championships in Grafton are full of colour, action and fun. If you're a coach or parent assisting the girls, you have scored, as Grafton in May is beautiful. If you a...more

Grafton Open Art Exhibition

Grafton Open Art Exhibition

2018-06-09 - 2018-06-09 | Map

The Grafton Open Art Exhibition was established in 2013 by members of the Grafton High P and C. The opening night is a free event with live music and nibbles. The purpose of th...more

Grafton July Racing Carnival

Grafton July Racing Carnival

2018-07-12 - 2018-07-12 | Map

The Clarence River Jockey Club, located in the picturesque jacaranda tree lined city of Grafton on the NSW North Coast, is home to the richest non-metropolitan carnival in Australi...more

Loving Life Day

Loving Life Day

2018-08-04 - 2018-08-04 | Map

Loving Life Day is an annual community fun day with free stage entertainment, free family activities, market stalls and food vendors, all in the centre of Grafton. On stage: Music...more

Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix The Clash on the Clarence

Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix The Clash on the Clarence

2018-08-11 - 2018-08-11 | Map

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** Round Five of the Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix, 'The Clash on the Clarence', is to be held on the scenic Clarence R...more

Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races

Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races

2018-10-27 - 2018-10-27 | Map

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** A spectacle usually seen only in metropolitan areas, the Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races held on the beautiful Clarence River in G...more