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

Don't miss the FREE Town Square Concert Series 
presented by the Clayton Downtown Development Association and One27 Homes
Click the image for ALL the free concert details! 

 

 

 

 

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
  • We're repairing damaged decking on the pedestrian bridge span over the Neuse River, thanks to a resident who reported the damage to us! Bicyclists, runners and walkers will not be able to cross the b...

  • NOTIFICATION OF WASTEWATER RELEASE IN JOHNSTON COUNTY General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when a...

  • Town Council Approves 2019-2020 Budget Town Council marked Clayton's historic transition from a small to medium-sized town Monday night, with the 4-1 passage of the 2019 Fiscal Year Budget, which...

  • REGISTRATION CLOSED! Our 2019 Clayton Police Youth Summer Academy is FULL! Conducting traffic stops, going through an interactive police weapons simulation, and visiting the Johnston County jail ...

  • The Clayton Town manager presented his recommended FY 2019-2020 balanced budget at Monday’s Town Council meeting/public hearing on May 20th. Several Council members wanted more information about s...

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