It's fall and festival time in JoCo.

    Ferris Wheel at Clayton Harvest Festival held every year in Clayton, NC.As people feel comfortable traveling freely once more, we invite you to make JoCo part of your plans. Stop on your I-95 or I-40 road trip as you traverse NC; take one of our exits and travel a food trail to find a unique and delicious local spot for lunch or dinner... or even a sweet treat!

    Visit for the whole day and discover one of our many hidden gems, like the reopened and remodeled Ava Gardner Museum. If you still feel most comfortable in the great outdoors, Johnston County has parks, trails, and natural spaces galore, not to mention our agritourism scene... great for getting the kids out of the house or car.

    Most every weekend in the fall, you will find our festivals returning to entertain with music groups, food vendors, 5k runs and much more. Visit our calendar of events page for planning a visit around a festival!

    Thinking of making an entire weekend out of it? Be sure to look into our hotel packages! Maybe alternative lodging is more your style, or you love camping... JoCo has that too! 


    FALL in Love with JoCo

    Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:00 PM

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    LIVE@THE RUDY Re-Opening

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:00 PM by Ashby Brame

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