Holiday Gift Guide for Shopping Local in Gaston County

During the holiday season, shopping local for gifts can land you with a great selection of one-of-a-kind, amazingly thoughtful presents for your friends and families. From art classes to personalized home decorations, Gaston County has some of the best vendors to visit for holiday gifts, so we put together a list to help you navigate to a few of our favorites.


115 Gifts & Provisions


Head to the charming town of McAdenville—where ‘gifts’ is literally in the name (and for good reason) of the boutique shop. Right in the center of Christmas Town USA, McAdenville’s extravagant public holiday lights display, there’s a gift for everyone here.

Belmont’s Specialty Foods


Gift someone the best gift of all: food! With over one thousand packaged food options and various gift baskets, you are guaranteed to find a few scrumptious gifts for friends and family at this specialty culinary shop.  

HIVE Design


Trouble finding the perfect gift for your mother-in-law? HIVE Design offers a variety of specialized home décor, accessories, stationary and more that you can get engraved or monogramed for someone specific in mind.

AR Workshop


Either create your own gift or book a session to create something together! AR Workshop hold classes for you to create a piece of art of your own.

Belle Boutique


If you are shopping for a trendy relative or stylish best friend and want to wow them with some clothes they will love—go here. Belle Boutique will help you pick out the perfect outfit to wow your fashionista friend.

Create In Us

Mount Holly

Get creative when gifting your creative friend. Whether you both want to paint or build a craft, we highly suggest booking a class together at this art studio in Gaston County’s rising arts district.


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