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The county’s first brewery, restaurants, live music, performing arts, the farmers' market, and arts festivals...downtown Clayton is where it’s happening!  We have mom & pop shops that have flourished for decades and new businesses bringing even more variety into downtown. Stroll along our Sculpture Trail, enjoy a community garden, shop and dine all in Downtown Clayton. Everything you need to know about downtown is on this page...from fun events to support for local businesses.


Happy couple dancing at a Clayton Event.
Free movies, free concerts, a farmer and craft market and so much more is going on in Downtown Clayton. See all our upcoming events here.


Before and After of Downtown Clayton Facade Project
Have a new business in Downtown Clayton? Need a little sprucing up to attract customers? We may be able to help!


Photo of The Clayton Downtown Development Association tent during an event in downtown Clayton.
We have a dedicated group of people who are interested in making Downtown the place to be. What is the Association is working on? How you can participate? Find out more here.


Photo of Downtown Clayton from the Ferris Wheel at the Harvest & Music Festival
Festivals that attract thousands, fresh farmer's markets year-round, and art almost every where you look - Downtown Clayton boasts color and excitement.
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  • We have PROUD local Town of Clayton and Johnston County Leaders, and One PROUD Governor - Thank you Novo Nordisk! Following more than six months of negotiations between Novo Nordisk executives, ...

  • Special Meeting of the Town of Clayton Council & Johnston County Board of Commissioners TODAY! On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 the special meeting will begin at 12:30 PM at the Johnston County ...

  • The frail, 16-year-old, arthritic, blind and deaf white miniature poodle went from wandering lost girl to Massachusetts to Superstar during the past week. All because two Animal Control Officers car...

  • You’ve probably driven by it a million times.  That big complex on U.S. 70 just east of the Town of Clayton.  It’s the buildings with the big blue sign out front reading, “Grifols.”    Maybe yo...

  • Clayton Animal Control Officer Helps Return Deaf, Blind Poodle to Owner On Sunday, August 23rd a plane from Massachusetts will land at the Johnston Regional Airport about 11:30 AM.  The pilot and ...

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