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Must-try places for a sweet treat while visiting Gaston County

Updated: May 3



For those of you who like to indulge when on a vacation, here is your go-to guide to complete your traveling experience. Ice cream, flakey pastries, creative cookies and cupcakes, sugary sno-cones, and sweet and savory popcorn are all available to top off your stay in Gaston County.

SWEET PAIRING: It’s easy to get overwhelmed by choices, so we've made a list of some of our most unique sweet treats currently available in our walkable downtowns and paired them with great visitor experiences to make the most of your visit to Gaston County.


 

Belmont

SWEET PAIRINGS

The first five locations on this list can be found in Belmont and would be a nice addition after visiting Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, paddling the Catawba at Kevin Loftin Riverside Park or Riverside Marina, playing on the playground at Stowe Park or simply shopping the boutiques on Main Street.


Cotton Candy Factory

Belmont

Owned and operated by Holy Angels, Inc., the Cotton Candy Factory is a non-profit organization is dedicated to caring for children and adults with intellectual developmental disabilities and delicate medical conditions.


The Everyday Market

Belmont

The Everyday Market is a community-focused cafe that strives to create simple and delicious made-from-scratch desserts paired with exceptional coffee.


Tastebuds Popcorn

Belmont

Handcrafting gourmet popcorn since 2011, Tastebuds Popcorn offers 200+ flavors made with real ingredients. The flavors will make your tastebuds pop!