Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 15 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.
Kick off the Christmas season with the City of Gastonia on December 5! We will be hosting Christmas in the City, complete with a parade, marketplace, and tree lighting.
4PM- Gaston County Jaycees Parade starts
4PM- Marketplace opens
Keep Gastonia Beautiful tree lighting begins at conclusion of the parade, or around 4:45PM.
The marketplace will feature vendors so you can start shopping for everyone on your list! We will also have food trucks and some free entertainment. Musical entertainment will occur throughout the evening during the tree lighting ceremony.
Vendor information and application: https://gastonianc.seamlessdocs.com/f/christmasinthecityvendorapplication
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