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Local Artisan Holiday Shopping Markets in Gaston County

Updated: Dec 6, 2021

The season gets officially in full swing, with holiday shopping including these amazing holiday inspired markets, filled to the brim with fantastic gifts from local makers.

December 11 | Mount Holly

Returning for another year. Join us in Mount Holly for this Pop Up Market in Mount Holly as over 20 amazing local makers and small businesses showcase their goods. Plus this market will have food trucks onsite and tunes to create a super fun evening in town.

December 11 | Belmont

The South Fork Market is back! Just in time for the holidays. You'll be able to support small businesses AND get your holiday shopping complete.

December 11 | Belmont

Come Shop from the Starving Artist Market Vendors and cross everyone off your list this year at Primal Belmont where you want to be this December for your last minute Holiday shopping!

Dec 11 | The Boathouse, McAdenville

Christmas lights drive tens of thousands to McAdenville, NC each season. As the town pushes for a more pedestrian friendly event, Catawba Riverkeeper is hosting this Christmas Market. Visitors can beat the nighttime traffic by arriving to McAdenville in the afternoon to shop and enjoy hot chocolate and food trucks before walking through the lights in Christmas Town when the sun goes down.

December 11 & 18 | Kings Mountain

Bring your friends to support local craftspeople at the Downtown Holiday Market in Kings Mountain. Featuring a host of artisans with crafts, clothing, jewelry, and more. Fill all of your loved one's stockings this Christmas with something we know they'll love.

December 12 | Veronét Vineyard, Kings Mountain

Who doesn't love checking off gifts from the Christmas shopping list while drinking wine at this beautiful vineyard. Join us as we welcome amazing vendors for a fun day of holiday shopping at Véronet Vineyard.


Don't let this year's supply-chain and shipping issues get you down. Embrace this opportunity to shop local and put the FUN back into Christmas shopping in Christmas County