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Gaston's Guide to Family Fun in Gaston County

Hey there, kiddos! It's your friend Gaston the Eagle, swooping in to tell you about all the exciting adventures waiting for you and your family right here in Gaston County. From game nights to movie marathons, educational explorations, and outdoor escapades, there's something for everyone. So, grab your parents' and let's dive into the fun!

Gaston's Guide to Family Fun in Gaston County

Gaston's Guide to Family Fun in Gaston County

Family Game Night at River Room

The River Room is the place to be on Friday nights for some good old-fashioned fun. Bring your family, bring your friends, and get ready for a night filled with laughter, games, and maybe even a tasty treat or two. Whether you're into board games, card games, or just enjoying the great outdoors, there's something for everyone at Family Game Night.

BINGO Bonanza at Warlick YMCA

Get ready to shout "BINGO!" at the top of your lungs because Family Bingo Night at Warlick YMCA is coming up on May 3rd. Bring the whole family for an evening of excitement, prizes, and friendly competition. It's a night you won't want to miss!

Movies and Matinees

Grab your chairs, your blankets, and your favorite snacks because movie nights at Stowe Park are back! On May 11th, we'll be watching Shrek, and on May 25th, it's Jumanji. But the fun doesn't stop there! There are also Saturday movie matinees at Lowell Library and a special movie night in Centennial Center in Cramerton on May 24th. So, pack up the popcorn and get ready for a cinematic adventure under the stars.

Education is Fun at Schiele Museum

Strawberry Jamboree, Reptile & Amphibian Day, Myths of the Moon—there's so much to discover at Schiele Museum! From learning about strawberries to getting up close and personal with reptiles and amphibians, there's always something exciting happening at the museum.

Play Ball with Gastonia Baseball Club

Head over to CaroMont Health Park to cheer on the Gastonia Baseball Club. Check out the schedule and make plans to root for the home team with your family.

Adventures at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

The Butterfly Bungalow opening from May 25th through September 3rd. There's so much natural beauty to discover at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, and this family-friendly exhibit is the perfect way to do it.

Park After Dark at Dallas Park

Calling all campers! Pack up your tents and camping gear and head to Dallas Park for Park After Dark. Enjoy an evening of family fun, games, and s'mores under the stars on May 17th. It's a camping adventure you'll never forget! Spaces are limited so make your reservations now!

Skating and More at Kates Skating Rink

Homeschool Skate Days at Kates Skating Rink in Gastonia are a blast for the whole family. Plus, there's a FREE Jungle GYM for the little ones and a lunch special available. Lace up your skates and get ready to roll on May 9th.

Family Fun at the Library

From Super Saturday Lego to Family Coloring Parties, Gaston County Library Main Branch is the place to be for family-friendly fun. Come build, create, and color with us!


So, there you have it, kiddos! With so many exciting events happening in Gaston County, there's never a dull moment. Grab your parents, grab your friends, and get ready for a summer filled with adventure, laughter, and memories that will last a lifetime. See you there!


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