Fall Festivals in Full Swing Soon

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    Fall Fun for Families in JoCo

    Get out on the golf course in Johnston County, NC.There are a variety of outdoor activities to choose from to enjoy this fall and create lasting memories. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor adventure such as golfing, hiking, biking, and kayaking or a more relaxed activity such as bird watching and picnicking, you’ll find that JoCo has something for everyone. The Johnston County Visitors Bureau offers weekly calendar of events to help you plan your stay in JoCo. From live music, to festivals, to farm visits, there is something to enjoy. Make sure to check out the website's calendar for the latest updates and events.

    Johnston County is a destination located "just outside the city", only 30 minutes east of Raleigh, and convenient for visitors traveling through NC at the crossroads of I-95 and I-40! Be sure to #VisitJoCo! Our rich history, outlet shopping at Carolina Premium Outlets, recreationagritourism, and emerging culinary scene are just a few reasons to stop and stay a while...don't pass us by! 

    Make plans for a weekend trip to experience all we have to offer. Book a hotel stay, camping trip, or alternative lodging arrangements.

    So take the time to explore the outdoors and enjoy all that JoCo has to offer this summer!

    Clayton Piano Festival Returns
    A singer performs on stage with a pianist for the season 11 Clayton Piano Festival Holiday Gala

    The Clayton Piano Festival returns this year for season 12 which will run from October 14th through December 16th. As in previous years, there will be multiple venues and themes featuring international touring artists... READ MORE

    Ava Gardner Festival Full Schedule

    Ava Gardner sings in Show Boat with the Ava 100 logo.

    This year’s festival, scheduled for October 6-8, concludes the year-long centennial celebration with a multitude of exciting events - new exhibits, heritage tours, special film and video presentations, plus more... READ HERE

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