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🌚 Full Moon Party🌚

September 29, 2023 @ 4:00 pm 9:00 pm

Join together to enjoy an evening under the stars to celebrate the Harvest Full Moon on Friday, Sept. 29.

  • Cacao ceremony @ 7:30 p.m. – gather at the community fire pit to drink ceremonial cacao, practice gratitude and center your heart.
  • Group fire and roasted marshmallows @ the community fire pit.
  • Glow cornhole @ 7 p.m. @ Why Knot Tiki Bar- Grab a partner and play cornhole under the full moon
  • Star gazing – Use your Swan Bay Star gazing packet to learn more about constellations

📽️ Movie Night @ The Why Knot Tiki Bar 📽️

September 23, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

Grab a blanket, some snacks and come to the Why Knot Tiki Bar for an evening movie with your park friends and neighbors!

Tonight’s feature: The Hangover The movie will start at 7 p.m.

Want to enjoy dinner with your movie? Visit the Johnny D’s Food Truck for stuffed shells and meatballs!

Full Moon Paint & Sip

September 29, 2023 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

The moon will be full on Friday, Sept. 29 and Swan Bay Resort will be in celebration of the new moon!

Join painter Lynette Lundy at the Why Knot Tiki Bar as she guides you through a lesson in painting a fall themed full moon canvas. The price includes all your needed art supplies and a FREE drink at the Why Knot Tiki Bar!!

$45 per person. Registration required by Sept. 27. Call 315-482-7926 to reserve your spot today!

Waterfront Cornhole Tournament

September 16, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Grab a partner and see if you can beat your park neighbors in a cornhole tournament!

Four sets of cornhole boards will be set up at the pavilion next to the marina from 1 – 4 p.m.

Call 315-482-SWAN to sign up! First place winner will receive a buy one get one card drink card to use at the Why Knot Tiki Bar!

Downtown Clayton, New York

A destination worth the drive!

Things To Do In Town


Things To Do On The River

  • Take a Clayton Island Tour on a Glass Bottom Boat through the islands, you never know what you’ll find lurking beneath the water!
  • Rent a Pontoon Boat, Fishing Boat, Paddle Boat, SUP, Kayak, Lily Pad or Bike to enjoy on a hot summer day from Swan Bay Resort
  • Cruise through Millionaire’s Row an array of Islands and Islands homes which was once the playground of the rich and famous at the turn of the 20th Century.
  • View Cargo Ships passing through the Main Channel coming from all over the world! You can find out their locations and schedules, here. For Daily cargo ship schedules come visit the Main Office and then head on down to our Marina to watch the ships go by.
  • Self-tour or take a guided tour to Rock Island Lighthouse and learn about its history!
  • Hop aboard a Fishing Charter with the fam!
  • Do something extra adventurous with Scuba Diving in the St. Lawrence River

Shopping Downtown

The Rift Boutique at Swan Bay Resort
RV Camping & Marine Supplies, River Souvenirs, Apparel, Pet Supplies, Jewelry & More!
43615 NY-12 Alexandria Bay, NY – Swan Bay Resort’s Main Office
(315) 482-7926


The Mason Jar
Home Decor & River Themed Items
521 Riverside Dr. Clayton, NY
(315) 285-5588

Karla’s Christmas Shoppe
The name says it all!
500 Riverside Dr. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-1906

Porch & Paddle
Goods for everyday life
236 James St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-3148

The Golden Cleat
River jewelry for everyone!
534 Riverside Dr. Clayton, NY
(917) 544-9455

River Magic
Handmade Whimsies & Garden Art
313 James St. Clayton, NY
(315) 285-5059

Where To Eat

The Lyric Coffee House
A quaint coffee shop
246 James St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-4700

Shipwreck Eatery
Quick eatery with Bagels and Lunch
602 Riverside Dr. Clayton, NY530 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY
(315) 285-5058

Bistro w/ Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
602 Riverside Dr. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-2341

Wood Boat Brewery
Craft Beers & Pizza
625 Mary St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-3233

The Channelside
Waterfront Dining
506 Riverside Dr. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-2940

The Clipper Inn
Motel Restaurant and Lounge 126 State St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-3842

Di Prinzio’s Kitchen
Italian with a side of the St. Lawrence River
428 Riverside Dr. Clayton, NY
(315) 285-5136

Foxy’s Restaurant & Bar
Arrive by boat or car!
18187 Reed Point Rd. Fishers Landing, NY
(315) 686-3781

Saint Lawrence Spirits Distillery & Chateau
Proud to work with local farmers
38289 NY-12E Clayton, NY
(315) 285-5224

Clay’s Fudge Factory
905 James St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-4528

Castle Ice Cream
750 James St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-2753

Check out these Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries in the 1000 Islands Region!





Why Knot Tiki Bar at Swan Bay Resort
Relax at the outdoor Tiki Bar & Pool. Live music every weekend!
43615 NY-12 Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-7926

O’Brien’s Restaurant
226 Webb St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-1110

Lost Navigator
215 James St. Clayton, NY
(315) 686-7098

Island Bay Pier House
110 State St. Clayton, NY
(315) 285- 5197


Annual Events


From weekly farmer’s markets to Punkin’ Chunkin’ to the Christmas Parade, check out Clayton’s Annual Events!


Find out more about Clayton through the Chamber of Commerce!
Call the Chamber: (315) 686-3771
Email the Chamber:

All Restaurants, Activities & Locations have differing hours depending on the Season. Please call ahead for additional details!


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