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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.
Latest News
  • The Town of Clayton's Police Department is proud to welcome a new officer to the team. On Thursday, July 23, 2015  inside the Town Council Chambers, Officer Andrew Darden was officially sworn-...

  • The long-awaited musical production by Clayton Youth Theater opens this weekend!   Thoroughly Modern Millie  has a talented cast of local teens who've been hard at work in rehearsals since early Ju...

  • Election filing has officially ended...so who's on the ballot for the November 3rd election?     Incumbent  Mayor Jody McLeod will be elected to his fourth term as Mayor of the Town of Clayton...

  • Six Clayton teens participated in a week-long academy held at the Town of Clayton's Police Department.  Here they were exposed to various aspects of police work and given information that will allow ...

  • The Town of Clayton Police Department is saddened to report that a 3-year-old boy died today after being pulled unresponsive from the pool at the LionsGate Athletic Club at 18 Middleton Street in Cla...

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