Cherryville is a thriving city located in the northwest corner of Gaston County and on the western edge of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Metropolitan Area.
Things to Do
During your visit don't miss The Cherryville Historical Museum located in the old City Hall Building on Main Street. Around the corner, located in the original gas station where Carolina Freight had its humble beginnings, is the C. Grier Beam Truck Museum. Inside, visitors can explore vintage trucking memorabilia. Within walking distance is J. Ralph Beam, Jr. Heritage Park, containing five original buildings from the early years of Cherryville including City Hall, an old jailhouse, a one-room schoolhouse, a smoke house, and an early warehouse for federally licensed bonded liquor. On North Depot Street kids of all ages can watch model trains in the historic Cherryville Depot Train Museum.
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Cherryville Historical Museum
Cherryville Historical Museum is housed in the old City Hall Building on Main Street and has three floors of exhibits that follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800’s to today.
Cherry Blossom Festival
Located on Main Street in Downtown Cherryville, the Cherry Blossom Festival is a 2 day community festival with games, inflatables, clowns, puppets, dancers, little Blue Choo, arts, crafts, food, entertainment stage and the Little Miss Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant.
New Year’s Shooters
Shooters from all over travel to Cherryville, North Carolina to take part in this very old tradition. Complete with the chant and musket blasts spectators are welcome to watch the shooting which takes place every year on New Year's Day.