Town of Clayton Water Tower at Sunset
Welcome the Town of Clayton, North Carolina


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 & 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. #supportlocal

UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

FAÇADE GRANTS

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!

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

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.

ART AND PUBLIC SQUARES

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.

The Town of Clayton is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Town of Clayton and the Downtown Development Association are charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency. 

 

As a Main Street America Affiliate™, The Town of Clayton is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

Latest News
  • "A Universe of Stories!" Summer Reading Program June 8-July 26, 2019 This summer, Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library is joining libraries across the country to celebrate "A Universe of Stories!"-...

  • DEVELOPERS BREAKFAST! Friday, June 14  8:30 a.m.  The Town of Clayton is hosting the third in a series of informational breakfasts for area developers! Come learn about new changes, and updates...

  • TAX RATE REMAINS UNCHANGED: The Clayton Town manager will present his recommended FY 2019-2020 balanced budget at Monday’s Town Council meeting/public hearing at 6 p.m. May 20 th . This will be the ...

  • Five FREE Concerts! Grab a blanket or chair & enjoy a night on Town Square! The Clayton Downtown Development Association is celebrating the 12 th Anniversary of its FREE Town Square Concert Se...

  • Expect lots of construction traffic, delays and possible closures at Fayetteville and Second streets for the next two weeks as crews are working to wrap up the paving of new parking spaces around Tow...

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