Shop Local in JoCo

    From the great savings and national brands at Carolina Premium Outlets to the specialty shops throughout the county in our downtowns, and all the unique gifts at DeWayne's, shopping local is a bargain and supports local businesses in JoCo. 

    Where to get the best deals...

    Kate Spade Outlet now open in Smithfield, NC, at Carolina Premium Outlets.Deals are waiting for you at Carolina Premium Outlets all season starting with the Friday after Thanksgiving, with deep discounts and specials at some of your favorite stores -- Coach Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren, Brooks Brothers, Nike and the new Kate Spade Outlet. Complete your list for family and friends this holiday in Smithfield!

    While in Selma be sure to do some Christmas shopping at area special shops like DeWayne's and for great deals check out Carolina Apparel Outlet, all located at Exit 97 off I-95.

    Holiday events not to miss...

    Christmas light displays at Meadow Lights near Benson, NC.
    The Christmas Jubilee Live @ The Rudy in Selma starts the first week of November and runs through the week of Christmas, and is a very special treat. This show is guaranteed to get you in the spirit of the holidays. Sing along with traditional Christmas favorites like Silver BellsWhite Christmas, and Christmas in Dixie. Laugh until you cry at the antics of the comedian. Bring the whole family and they will find something special that they all can relate to, laugh about, and remember right along with the cast.

    Enjoy Christmas light events at two local favorites spots, Meadow Lights in Benson and Lights on the Neuse on Boyette Farms in Clayton. For a complete list of JoCo events, check our Calendar of Events often.


    Unique Downtown Shops to visit...

    Vintage shopping at The Market in Downtown Clayton, NC.We can't name them all here, so click through to our shopping pages on the website. For some unique Christmas gifts check out these shops that offer Johnston County products made locally.  Candles made in Benson at Salvaged Heirlooms are great gifts to keep under the tree for visiting friends and family.

    You will find several local vendors at The Market at Three Little Birds shop in Clayton, and both locations of Clayton General Store, like Hank E. Panky soaps, and local art and pottery.


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