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Christmas in the City

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Rotary Centennial Pavilion, North South Street, Gastonia, NC, USA

Christmas in the City is on Sunday, December 3 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM in downtown Gastonia and the Rotary Centennial Pavilion

The event kicks off with the City of Gastonia marketplace at 3:00 PM at the Rotary Pavilion. The Gaston County Jaycees Christmas Parade begins at 5:00 PM at Main Ave./Chester and ends at Main Ave./Broad. The Keep Gastonia Beautiful Tree Lighting will begin at the Rotary Pavilion following the conclusion of the parade. Both the tree lighting and marketplace will conclude at 7:00 PM.

The marketplace and tree lighting event will feature Santa, free entertainment and inflatables, vendors, and more!

To sign up to be a vendor, please visit:

More information regarding the parade, tree lighting, and marketplace will be posted in the coming months. A final list of parade floats and vendors will be posted prior to the event.

For more information, click the LEARN MORE button above or reach out to the venue/host directly. 

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