What To Do
Mount Holly Events and Festivals
Autumn on Main
This festival showcases local artists and vendors each fall in Downtown Mount Holly. Enjoy live music, sample regional wines, and let young artists explore the Kid Zone.
Black History Forum
This event in February recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for their leadership and activity in the community. Attendees enjoy guest speakers and musical performances by local residents.
December brings the spirit of the season to Downtown Historic Mount Holly. Buggy rides, strolling carolers, among other holiday treats entice locals and visitors alike.
Christmas Tree Lighting
This annual celebration is held to light the official Mount Holly Christmas Tree along with holiday decor lining the downtown streescape.
Concerts and Movies in the Park
These family events are frequently held in the spring and summer in Tuckaseege Park. Enjoy refreshments and your favorite film or band under a clear evening sky.
As a runner or walker, everyone's sure to enjoy this Springfest event. Stop by for a chance to win door prizes from a variety of local and nationwide vendors.
Mount Holly Farmers Market
The marketplace is located in the heart of the city during the spring and summer months. Their mission is to make healthy, organic food avaliable to the community while providing education for a healthy lifestyle.
Mount Holly Nights
Join us on Friday nights for concerts from your favorite big name bands. The month of May kicks off the Friday Night Live street concert series in downtown Mount Holly.
Mount Holly Sports Hall of Fame
This organization was established to honor outstanding atheletes in the Mount Holly community. Celebrating a history of excellence in sports.
Vendors line the streets of Downtown Mount Holly for this annual festival. Stroll down Main Street to hear live music and celebrate with community members.
Other Events and Festivals
The Lincoln County Apple Festival is held annually the third Saturday in September. Enjoy live entertainment and arts and crafts in Lincolnton, North Carolina.
Christmas Town USA
The lights glow nightly throughout the month of December. The Christmas Town Tradition has been in effect since 1956, pleasing old and young alike.
Enjoy arts and crafts, food vendors, and hayrides at this annual festival in Belmont, North Carolina.Take part in this springtime celebration that's perfect for the whole family.
Held annual each Labor Day weekend, this event is perfect for the radio enthusiast. Sponsored by the Shelby Amateur Radio Club, this hamfest has become one of the largest on the East Coast.
This annual event is held to promote appreciation for the Catawba River. The program highlights current and future projects to help improve water quality.
Mount Holly Attractions
Catawba River Artisans
This collaboration of local artists promotes the art of pottery, painting, woodcrafting and more throughout the community.
Historical Landmarks and Attractions
Mount Holly's historical charm extends far beyond Main Street. Visit the sites and step back in time to see what has made Mount Holly so prosperous.
Mount Holly Greenway and Related Trails
Over 90 miles of trails stretch across Gaston County. Perfect for walking or biking, exploring the trails is the perfet escape outdoors.
Tuckaseege Park and other City Parks and Recreation facilities
Whether you're in the mood for a game of baseball or a serene picnic, area parks are a great place for fun.
Belmont Abbey College
Visit this historic monastery, founded in 1876, and take in the area's distinct religious beauty.
Lineberger’s Maple Springs Farm
Pick your own or buy ready-picked varieties of fresh produce and fruits. Explore the wildlife trail or take a hayride while enjoying the beauty of mother nature.
Enjoy rock climbing, hiking, camping, and fishing at Crowder's Mountain. This state park holds scheduled educational programs and permanent exhibits providing information on our community's natural wonders.
Bring the whole family for a night at the movies under the stars. Come and enjoy one of the world's most unique entertainment experiences.
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Billy Graham Library
Visit this unique location only miles from where Billy Graham grew up. Tour his childhood home and explore the exhibits in the unique barn-shaped library.
Roller coasters, water slides, and carnival food vendors are enjoyed by all ages. Carolina's Entertainment Capital provides a great atmosphere for family fun.
Also visit www.visitgaston.org for additional information on area attractions and events.