Coming Up: 7th Annual River Clay Fine Arts Festival

7th Annual River Clay Fine Arts Festival

Art is an international language, created by many and understood by all. Bringing people together, the 7th Annual River Clay Fine Arts Festival coming up on October 22nd will showcase many different forms of art!

About the River Clay Fine Arts Festival

The River Clay Fine Arts Festival, also known as River Clay, brings people from all over the region together to celebrate art in all of its forms. This festival features a market showcasing many local and national artists, children’s art activities, a student art exhibit, and much more.

Now in its 7th year, the festival will also feature food trucks and even offer a chance to check out the art early at its River Clay Rendezvous. This night of food and drinks kicks off River Clay on the Friday night before the festival and allows patrons to preview the art early. Attendees will even have the first opportunity to purchase any art from the featured artist market.

This year’s 7th Annual River Clay Fine Arts Festival features more than 50 artists and more than 12 different types of media. From ceramics and metalwork to paintings, photography, and more, there is sure to be a piece of art that speaks to everyone at River Clay.

Check out the full artist lineup here!

When and where

River Clay will take place on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before the festival, the River Clay Rendezvous will be on Friday, October 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Located in Historic Downtown Decatur at the City Hall Campus, this park-like setting offers a beautiful space for artists and art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the arts.


Tickets for the River Clay Rendezvous are $60 and include a pass for the River Clay Fine Arts Festival. If you are just looking to go to River Clay on Saturday or Sunday, weekend passes are only $5.

Buy your tickets online now!


Submerge yourself into the art at the 7th Annual River Clay Fine Arts Festival. Purchase art that speaks to you, chat with artists, and experience a truly artistic experience.

Looking forward to exploring new artists and experiencing art this fall? Us too! Luckily for our residents, Summer Lodge is only a short 10-minute drive from the festival location in Downtown Decatur! Find out more about Summer Lodge on our website, and continue reading our blogs to stay up to date on all things Decatur!