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Christmas Shopping in Gaston County

Updated: Oct 26, 2023

Gaston County in late November and throughout December offers a delightful Christmas shopping experience for the holiday season. With a range of bustling markets, and festive décor, it's the perfect place to find gifts and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit. Explore the charm of holiday shopping in Gaston County, where local shops and markets make the season merry and bright.

Merry Market

Saturday, November 3 & 4, 2023

Municipal Complex in Mount Holly


Spend the day shopping, the largest indoor artisan event in the area. Shop over 50 local small businesses. It’s the perfect opportunity to check off everyone on your Christmas List. Plus, admission is free all day, so you can enjoy a head start on your holiday shopping. Don’t miss this chance to support local businesses and find unique gifts for your loved ones.




Pop Up Shop Tina Fitzpatrick Jewelry

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Pita Wheel in Gastonia


Tina Fitzpatrick, an artisan from Charlotte North Carolina, is a skilled jewelry maker known for her handcrafted quality and will be showcasing her exquisite creations at the Pita Wheel in Gastonia. Don’t miss the chance to visit her semi-precious gem store and discover the perfect, unique item for your special someone. Tina’s artisanal pieces are sure to leave a lasting impression and make for thoughtful gifts. Make sure to stop by and explore her stunning collection.




Merry Market

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Loray Mill in Gastonia


Come spend the day immersed in shopping at Loray Mill in Gastonia. With over 50 local small businesses to explore, it’s the perfect opportunity to discover unique and handcrafted gifts. Don’t miss this chance to support local artisans and find the ideal presents for your loved ones.





Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Main Street Events in Mount Holly


On Small Business Saturday, shoppers from all walks of life come together to celebrate and support the backbone of their local economies – small businesses. As the day follows the busy shopping frenzy of Black Friday, it presents a stark contrast to the chaotic scenes witnessed at big-box stores and malls. Instead, the streets of small towns and city neighborhoods bustle with a sense of community and warmth. Amidst colorful storefronts adorned with cheerful decorations, these small businesses open their doors with a spirit of anticipation and joy of the Holidays.




The Main Street Holiday Market

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Gazebo Mini-Park in Cherryville


Spend Small Business Saturday in downtown Cherryville on Main Street, where the heart of the community comes alive with bustling local enterprises. The streets will be adorned with vendors offering their homemade crafts and goods, creating a vibrant and festive atmosphere. This is the perfect chance to explore a wide array of unique products and discover something special for everyone on your gift list. Support small businesses and artisans while enjoying the welcoming charm of Cherryville’s main street. Make it a memorable day of shopping and community spirit. Main Street will be open for business and vendors with homemade crafts and goods will line the Park. You are sure to find something great for everyone.




BILLY CRAFT ART & MAKERS MARKET

Sunday, November 26, 2023

Confluence in Cramerton


At the monthly indoor market in Cramerton, we’re celebrating creativity and promoting the joy of shopping locally. Each visit brings a delightful surprise, as different local artists and makers showcase their handcrafted treasures. With ever-changing offerings from one month to the next, you’ll want to keep returning to the Billy Craft Art and Makers Market to explore the diverse talents on display. It’s the perfect opportunity to discover unique, one of a kind items while supporting the creative community. Join us in embracing the spirit of local artistry and craftsmanship.




Very Cherry Who-Ville Christmas on Main Street

Friday, December 1, 2023

Gazebo Mini-Park in Cherryville


Join the festive fun by visiting the Grinch and Santa, and shop with local merchants for the perfect holiday gifts. Enjoy a whimsical ride on the famous Who-electric hayride, a delightful experience for all ages. Satisfy your appetite with a Seussical twist by indulging in green eggs and ham at Home Folks Café. Cap off the day with an energetic holiday dance party featuring DJ Larry, ensuring a lively and joyful end to your celebration. It’s a day full of holiday cheer and unforgettable moments.




Christmas Tree Lot

Friday, December 1, 2023

Mount Holly Farmers Market


You don’t have to venture to the mountains this holiday season. Mount Holly’s Farmers market has a delightful selection of Christmas trees for your family to peruse. With a variety of options available, you can choose the idea; tree to make your holiday season special. Save time and enjoy the convenience of shopping for your Christmas tree right in your local community. Find the tree that suits your style and brings the festive spirit to your home, all while supporting local businesses in Mount Holly.




Miracle on Main Street

Friday, December 1, 2023

Main Street in Mount Holly


Experience the enchantment of “Miracle on Main Street’ in Mount Holly, a magical event that promises an evening of dazzling lights, live music, and a charming array of vendors. The festivities include delectable food trucks and local craft vendors, ensuring a delightful culinary and shopping experience. From handmade crafts to unique gifts, you’re sure to discover something special for everyone on your Christmas list. It’s a wonderful opportunity to embrace the holiday spirit and support local businesses. Join the community in celebrating the season with this heartwarming event.




Annual Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, December 1 & 2, 2023

Create In Us in Mount Holly


Support your local community by shopping at the annual Christmas Bazaar, offering two chances to find the perfect gift on Friday December 1 and Saturday December 2. Explore the unique and diverse creations available at create in Us Art Studio, where each visit promises new surprises. With a wide range of handmade goods and artistic treasure’s your bound to uncover something special for your loved ones. This event not only makes your holiday shopping enjoyable but also supports local small businesses, hosting a sense of togetherness during this joyful time of year.





Cramerton Holiday Market

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Centennial Center in Cramerton


Get ready to make your Christmas list and check it twice, as the Cramerton Holiday Market brings a delightful array of vendors to charming downtown Cramerton. This event, takes place on Saturday December 2 offering the perfect opportunity to explore a wide range of gift options. With numerous vendors showcasing their unique offerings, your sure to find something special for everyone on your list. It’s a wonderful way to embrace the holiday spirit support local businesses and enjoy a festive day of shopping in the heart of Cramerton.




Holiday Pop-up Shop

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Veronét Vineyards and Winery in Kings Mountain


Come and join us in welcoming a fantastic lineup of vendors for a day filled with holiday shopping fun. There's nothing quite like the joy of checking off items from your kids Christmas wish list while sipping on great wine at Veronét. This annual event is the perfect combination of gift hunting and relaxation. Make the most of this wonderful opportunity to find the ideal present for your loved ones, all in one place. Don’t miss our on the festivities as you explore unique offerings and create unforgettable holiday memories.




Artisan Market

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Joy Performance Center in Kings Mountain


A host of Artisans will make their way to the heart of Downtown Kings Mountain this holiday season. Crafts, jewelry, Christmas décor and so much more. Fill all your loved one's stockings this Christmas with something we know they'll love. The Downtown Holiday Artisan Market will be held at the Liberty Mountain Garden located at the Joy Performance Center. Don’t miss the opportunity to make your holiday season even more special with the downtown Holiday Artisan Market.