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Area Attractions


City of Mount Holly City of Mount Holly
This is the offical website for the City of Mount Holly. Learn more about city departments and the history of Mount Holly.

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Schiele Museum Schiele Museum
With its vast collection of flora, fauna, fossils and minerals, the Schiele Museum makes learning fun!

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Tailrace Marina Tailrace Marina
This full service public marina is easily accessible by water or land. Located on Lake Wylie, it's fun for the entire family.

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Historic Latta Plantation Historic Latta Plantation
Enjoy daily tours and monthly events, see rare and endangered breeds of livestock, and visit the honeybee exhibit at this historic landmark.

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Discover You Discover YOU!
This is an interactive health and wellness center designed to educate and inspire children and adults to make healthy lifestyle decisions.

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Carolina Raptor Center Carolina Raptor Center
Learn about the conservation and rehabilitation of these fascinating birds of prey. Summer camps and volunteer opportunities are a great way to get involved with the the cause.

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US National Whitewater Center U.S Whitewater Center
Enjoy rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and more in this state-of-the-art facility . Home to the world's largest man made recirculating river, a trip here will create memories for a lifetime.

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 Latta Plantation Equestrian Center  Latta Equestrian Center
This training facility is located in Huntersville, North Carolina. Summer camp programs, riding lessons, and carriage rentals, are among many of the services offered at the Latta Equestrian Center.

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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Take in the beautiful scenery and participate in new events every month. Located in Belmont, North Carolina, paradise is just a car ride away.

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Gaston County Museum Gaston County Museum of Art & History
Step back in time and explore the state's largest collection of horse-drawn vehicles. Two floors of changing exhibits bring history to life.

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Carolina Aviation Museum Carolina Aviation Museum
The North Carolina Aviation Museum is home to a collection of static aircraft, uniforms, memorabilia, and aircraft models. It is conveniently located near the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

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Mount Holly Events and Festivals


Autumn on MainMount Holly Christmas Tree Lighitng
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.

Christmas Celebration on Main
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.

5K Race
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 MarketMount 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.

Springfest
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


Apple Festival
Mount Holly Farmers MarketThe 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.

Garibaldifest
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.

Hamfest
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.

Rivertime
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.Mount Holly Greenway

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.




Other Attractions


Belmont Abbey College
Visit this historic monastery, founded in 1876, and take in the area's distinct religious beauty.  Belmont Abbey

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.

Crowder’s Mountain
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.

Belmont Drive-In
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.

Carowinds
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.