Visit Downtown

Aerial view of Embers Concert Downtown

The county’s first (legal) brewery, rooftop dining, live jazz, performing arts, the Saturday farmers' market, and annual arts and music festivals... Downtown Clayton is where it’s happening!  We have mom-and-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, dine and sip - all in Downtown Clayton.

Helpful Links and Resources

Below you will find some external resources and external links that we hope will be helpful.

North Carolina Downtown Development Association

NC Downtown Development AssociationThe North Carolina Downtown Development Association (NCDDA) is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to the improvement and advocacy of downtown districts throughout the state. Members include downtown development managers, coordinators and Main Street managers; economic developers; town planners; town managers; architects; landscape architects; developers; and other professions related to the development of North Carolina's downtowns. Clayton's Downtown Development Coordinator, Bruce Naegelen, is NCDDA's President-Elect.