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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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  • In just over a month, the historic stage of The Clayton Center will be echoing with the patriotic sounds of a nostalgic USO-style celebration as the Town of Clayton hosts its first-ever “Tribute fo...

  • Open House, Sunday, October 11, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sit behind the wheel of one of our shiny red fire trucks. Watch as firefighters demonstrate how they work to save lives.  Get inside the Arc...

  • The Clayton Mid-Day Rotary and the Clayton Chamber of Commerce sponsor these two amazing events October 10th  at Town Square in Downtown Clayton.   It's one full day of beer, bands and BBQ.  And t...

  • Clayton is becoming a little literary hub!   And Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library wants you to get to know these local authors.     We're holding a special free event for the reading public to co...

  • It’s that time of year – leaves changing color and leaves falling all over your yard!  Most of our neighboring towns only offer loose leaf pick-up once or twice a season. The Town of Clayton offer...

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