Coming Up: River Clay Fine Arts Festival

River Clay Fine Arts Festival

October has officially settled in—which means the calendar comes complete with fantastic fall fun. If you still need suggestions about what to do, we have a great one: the River Clay Fine Arts Festival. This two-day event will roll into town on October 16 and 17 in Historic Downtown Decatur.

About the River Clay Fine Arts Festival

Paintings, ceramics, metalwork, and so much more—the River Clay Fine Arts Festival prides itself on celebrating all kinds of art. Whether you like to create or you just like to appreciate, you’ll love seeing all of the amazing works present. And, if you feel attached to a particular piece, you may be able to buy it too!

What can I do at the festival?

It’s not just about art—but it sure has a lot of cool pieces to see and buy. In addition to the works for sale, the festival will also feature:

  • Food trucks;
  • A juried art show;
  • A chalk art competition;
  • Live music; and
  • Children’s art activities.

Visiting details

You deserve a great weekend! Luckily, that’s just what you’ll find at the River Clay Fine Arts Festival. It starts on October 16 at 9 a.m. and wraps up for the day at 5 p.m. Then, it returns the next day on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Find it at the City Hall Lawn in Historic Downtown Decatur. You can plug it into your GPS as 402 Lee St. NE. That’s only 4.4 miles from Summer Courtyard!

Get your weekend pass in person for only $5! Children 12 and younger can attend for free.


The River Clay Fine Arts Festival will begin in eight days! Will you join in the excitement? You may even find a cool new piece to decorate your apartment—or you can get started on holiday shopping early too. Then, when you get back home to Summer Courtyard, you can put your work of art on display.

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