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Summer Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Clayton - July 29th! Come support local! 

Browse our amazing downtown shops and the Clayton Farm and Community Market, enjoy music and a bite to eat at one of our local restaurants! Participating businesses will be offering their best deals of the season including: Rejoyce GiftsClassy StitchesUnique Gifts by JacquelynnBlackley's Printing & Sign ShopNancy Jo's Homemade of ClaytonThree Little BirdsLucky Lucy's BoutiqueSherry's Signature CheesecakesDylan's Unique Gifts & WeddingsHomeTowne RealtyA shopping guide and map will be provided to each shopper and don't forget to register to win a Downtown Clayton Shopping Spree at any participating business! Three lucky winners will be selected after the event to win one gift card to each participating business! Contact for more information or if you are a downtown business who wishes to participate. *Farmer's Market opens at 9 a.m. and event will begin at 10 a.m.!


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.

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.

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