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Why Clayton is the Place to Be This Summer

Summering in Clayton? You’re in luck! Though it may be one of the Triangle’s smaller towns, it’s still brimming with fun activities, outdoor events, live music, and so much more. From the Summer Concert Series to the 4th of July Celebration, now is a great time for a ‘staycation’ in Clayton.

Do you prefer golfing the day away or browsing local art? Tapping your toes to live music on the lawn or enjoying an ice cream cone at Nancy Jo’s? No matter your tastes, you’re sure to find a summer of fun in Clayton this year.

Here are our favorite upcoming events and fun things to do in Clayton. Ready for an exciting summer vacation? Let’s get started!

Upcoming Events in Clayton

Fireworks exploding in the night sky.There’s something about summertime in a small town. Events here are jam-packed and exciting, but not overcrowded.

It’s easy to run into lifelong friends and new acquaintances while strolling the streets.

Already planning your summer of fun in Clayton? Here are some events to include on your calendar.

Town Square Concert Series

Head over to Clayton’s Town Square throughout June, July, and August for summer nights spent listening to live music. Grab a folding chair or blanket to take in local acts like Heads Up Penny, Who’s Bad, and The Embers.

Annual July 4th Celebration

As Clayton’s largest annual event, the 4th of July Celebration is a quintessential American event. Head over to the Clayton Municipal Park for delicious food, watermelon, refreshments, and fireworks!

Best of all, it’s all free.

Clayton Harvest & Music Festival

Enjoy the last few days of summer at the annual Clayton Harvest & Music Festival. For five days, almost 20,000 people hit Downtown Clayton for food trucks, vendors, rides, and live music.

The 2018 festival will feature a Latin American Appreciation and Clayton’s Next Big Thing talent competition.

There’s Opportunities for Adventure Around Every Corner…

Flight of three different colored beers on a counter next to a bowl of nuts.In addition to its fantastic annual events, Clayton is a smorgasbord of fun outdoor activities and opportunities for excitement. Nature parks, golf courses, and art galleries are just the tip of the iceberg.

Head over to the Clemmons Educational State Forest for scenic tours of Clayton’s outdoor beauty. Looking to golf the days away? You can’t go wrong with an afternoon spent at Riverwood Golf Course or the Pine Hollow Golf Course.

How about some good old fashioned libations? Enjoy a gourmet cocktail at Revival 1869 or a refreshing craft beer at Deep River Brewing.

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