Fall Festivals in Full Swing Soon

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    Experience the Holidays in JoCo

    A display of creative lights spelling out "Celebration of Lights" is on an archway over the grounds at Meadow Lights.From live shows to holiday vendor fairs to Christmas parades, Johnston County is filled with the holiday spirit this season. Enjoy shopping at the Carolina Premium Outlets for holiday deals, or support local businesses by shopping small at one of our many boutiques. Learn more about best practices for shopping local in JoCo with our holiday shopping guide. In addition to shopping, keep up with the Johnston County Visitors Bureau's weekly calendar of events so you can plan the perfect stay in JoCo this holiday season. Meadow Lights and The Rudy Theatre's Christmas Jubilee are just a few of the fantastic holiday events this season. 

    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, 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 winter!

    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

    Holiday Pop-Up Bar

    Four holiday themed cocktails sit on a cutting board with a festive tree in the background.

    Old North State Food Hall is officially kicking off the holiday season with Blitzen's Tavern, a holiday pop-up bar. From November through early January, look for festive holiday décor from floor to ceiling at Blitzen's Tavern... READ HERE

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